Living Room Reveal

On a crisp, sunny morning the french windows in our little living room greedily catch the first toasty beams of light and spread a gentle warmth throughout the space. When it’s cool and gloomy outside however, they frame a haunting view of dispersing mists rolling over the nearby hills. Either way, a sense of nostalgia is somehow born in...…READ MORE

The Makings of an Entryway

Following is some information regarding costing and details of how I achieved the look in my entry. WALLPAPER Sorry, I can’t recall its name or brand (poor, I know) though it was purchased new from a home decorator centre. It was my favourite and the most appropriate out of all the thousands I looked at...…READ MORE

The Painted Hive Entryway

At only 1.1 meters deep x 1.6 meters wide (3.5 x 5.2 feet) my tiny entryway doesn’t even rate a mention on the floor plan! An inch either side of the photo below and you’re straight into the living room or hallway. Sorry, I don’t have a before pic though if you can imagine a little undressed space...…READ MORE

Welcome to My Hive

Firstly, I have to say, my home is a major work in progress. When we moved in around three years ago, we had virtually NOTHING! We lived that way for a while, content in just having our own little parcel on earth. During this time we also learned from the bare-bones of the house what was needed...…READ MORE

Adventures in Hanging a Starburst Mirror

Kristine to Hubby: Hey, do you reckon I’ll need to find a wall stud to hang this? (Secretly thinking she was just gonna hang it where she wanted anyway regardless of whether there was a stud there or not). Hubby: It’d be good. (Commence drilling). Kristine to Hubby: I think I just hit a stud. Hubby: That’s...…READ MORE