The Block 2021 Guest Ensuite Reveal

The Block 2021 Guest Ensuite Reveal

We’ve finished the second week of The Block 2021 and it’s been interesting to see the development of the house schemes with the Guest Ensuite reveal.  There is certainly a theme developing.  Ronnie & Georgia are continuing with their very tasteful scheme of warm neutrals, demonstrating that simplicity and a pared back approach is a.. Read more

Shelley Craft’s Byron Bay Beach House

Shelley Craft's Byron Bay Beach House

This house tour of Shelley Craft’s Byron Bay Beach house is a real treat.  Forget the classic white coastal look, this is an altogether different proposition which is refreshing and fun but very tasteful.  I love this home as I am a fan of lovely warm tones.  I would love to hear your thoughts in.. Read more

The Block 2021 – Guest Bedroom Reveal

The Block 2021 Guest Bedroom Reveal

Welcome to The Block 2021, where we are kicking off with the Guest Bedroom reveal.  This is a good way to break in the contestants, 3 new couples and 2 old timers and to begin to get a feel for how their houses will shape up. This year we will be including the total cost.. Read more

How to use a strong feature colour

How to use a strong feature colour

All white interiors are certainly popular, but I am hearing more and more from clients that they would like to introduce some colour.   In fact, they are craving some more colour but are completely unsure of how to achieve this without compromising the look of their home.  Using a strong feature colour can be daunting,.. Read more

Trend report – Grey and Oak Interiors

Trend Report Grey and Oak

I am a big fan of Scandi style and one of the trends that has come from this look is the partnership of pale grey and oak in interiors.  Do you love this look?  I do, and I think that it also suits other styles too.  These two colours can be used to great effect.. Read more

How to use Colorbond Dune

How to use Colorbond Dune

Colorbond Dune has been a mainstay in the range for many years and is still an extremely popular choice.  I really like to use it for a number of reasons which I will tell you below.  If you’re considering a new roof or are building a new home, this may be one of the colours.. Read more

House 13 – The Three Birds

The Three Birds House 13

The concept of The Three Birds has been hugely successful.  It’s how many of us would like to live, working with close friends and renovating properties together – what a fabulous job!  It’s always interesting to see the next house and The Birds are now up to house number 13.  This will be a treat.. Read more

How to use the colour Sage Green

How to use the colour Sage Green

Have you noticed the recent love affair with green in the world of interiors?  Green, in general, is making a comeback, but Sage Green is really causing a stir and fast becoming many people’s new favourite colour.  I am thrilled as green is my favourite colour and I also love to see more colour in.. Read more

Albury House Tour – an award winning environmentally responsive home

Albury House Tour

An environmentally responsive home is one which many of us aim to achieve when we are building a house.  Sustainable finishes and inclusions together with buildings that can withstand our tough climate conditions are often front of mind, but then budget constraints get in the way, builders don’t always want to use new or different.. Read more

What colour do I paint my cornice?

What colour do I paint my cornice

The cornice is the plaster detail that covers the join between the wall and the ceiling.  It’s an area that isn’t usually paid a lot of attention until you have to select one or decide what you should paint it.  There is a very straight forward answer in terms of painting and that is that.. Read more