Preparing the living room for paint

When renovating the inside of a villa, there are a few things you need to consider. Do you keep it traditional to its character, or modernise so when you’re inside it’s like you’re in a new home. This is particularly important when starting in the living room like us.Traditionally, villas were designed to face the…

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D.I.Y Planter Box

There’s no denying that the thought of a lush garden is amazing, but they require a lot of work. For those of us who have small backyards, busy schedules or want to create a garden that is niche to a type of flower, planter boxes are a great solution. I remember when I was younger…

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Choosing lighting for your home

The right choice of interior lighting can add so much to the look and feel of your space. There are a few things you should consider from the start of your light purchasing process to ensure you have all your ducks in a row to really optimise your home’s lighting.

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Why we’ve broken up with Kmart

We used to be great friends, joining the great race for a ladder shelf, daily trips to get our hands on a copper geo candle holder.. but things have changed – see why.

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Making a sideboard out of a cabinet

Making a sideboard out of a cabinet is easy. We take you through how we made a TradeMe purchase come to life with hairpin legs .

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DIY – Herringbone Table

I managed to get my hands on a really funky mid-century style table. It was in reasonable condition so I was on the hunt for some inspiration to up-cycle the table. I have always admired the geometric designs that people are starting to incorporate into their designs, they take a bit of skill and patience…

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How to achieve balayage drawers

I find my self pinning all these stunning shots on my pinterest account of other peoples up-cycled furniture.  One thing that has caught my eye multiple times is a balayage effect on the individual drawers, balayage is a gradual lightning effect (it may be a hair definition but we will use it here haha). I…

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