Category Archives: Exteriors

Colour schemes, advice and ideas for home exteriors and gardens

Let me show you how to use Terracotta

Trend setters in paint companies are starting to talk about Terracotta again.  A much maligned.. Read more

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Country Home Ideas – Inside Out Colour Schemes

The latest Country Home Ideas is in the shops now and my colour feature article.. Read more

How to find the right white for your exterior

Finding the right white for an exterior project contains all the pitfalls that are there.. Read more

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My 5 top tips to create the perfect cottage garden setting

It's the first day of Spring here in Sydney; the windows and doors are open and.. Read more

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How to achieve a classic neutral exterior

Why opt for a classic neutral exterior scheme About 15 years ago a local builder.. Read more

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Colourful Front Doors – What they say about you!

There is something about a colourful front door that makes me smile.  In a world.. Read more

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The Gardener’s Studio and the Art of Pottering

One of my favourite pastimes is to potter and whether that is around the house,.. Read more

Don’t paint your house black until you have read this

Have you noticed the trend for painting exteriors black?  Would you consider painting your house.. Read more

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Behind the Garden Gate

We all love the anticipation of getting a glimpse of something hidden.  This is the.. Read more

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Why the big deal with street appeal?

Two reasons really – you might be thinking of selling or you want your house.. Read more