Playroom makeover: fun, colourful and functional!

Sep/11 By

We were really due for a playroom makeover.  Like, overdue.

Quick backstory:  we once had this room re-carpeted.

Yep, we pulled up the existing carpet and replaced it with… wait for it…. more carpet.

ROOKIE ERROR.  But in my defence, … Read the rest

How to style a tween room

Feb/12 By

I get asked HEAPS about how to style tween rooms.

Tween rooms decorating ideas

You know why – we’ve all been a tween.  It’s that awkward stage where you think you’re really awesome and know everything and should be able to do EVERYTHING adults … Read the rest

Nurseries that swing both ways

Dec/14 By

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I’m one of those parents that HAD to know all of our babies genders before they arrived.

I spent hours trying to find out.  That’s no exaggeration either. The first half of my pregnancy flew by, with my eyes firmly … Read the rest

Tween Room Birthday Makeover for Mia

Nov/6 By

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Turning double digits is a pretty big deal.

It’s the kid’s equivalent of us hitting the big 5-0 I think, except without the mid-life crisis looming overhead.

Tweens are notoriously hard to buy birthday presents for .

What they want … Read the rest

I heart I Heart Designs

I heart I Heart Designs

Sep/25 By

 

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Nope, that’s not a typo.

Although I am prone to repeating myself, given that as parents we repeat ourselves 8million times per day (am I right??).

BUT it’s true.  I really do love I Heart Designs.

I was … Read the rest

Meeting Lara from Yukul Art – Business Review

Sep/13 By

 

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When my kids ask me to draw them a picture, I draw stick figures.  I draw bubble cars with wonky wheels, maybe the odd cat that could be mistaken for a cow/dog/horse/sheep.

But I bet when Lara’s kids grow … Read the rest

My Brush with Fame and Shhh Silk Pillowcases

Sep/12 By

 

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I’ve heard about people sleeping on silk sheets, and I always imagined it to be like wearing satin boxer shorts.

I imagined the sheets sticking to me when I was even the slightest bit warm.  I imagined slip sliding … Read the rest

I’ll have High Tea with Designer Rugs anyday

Jun/27 By

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I’ve never been inspired by a rug before.

I’ve never met a rug that made me fall in love with it, swept me off my feet and made me picture growing old together, walking hand and tassel into a sunset.… Read the rest

Make and Style It: Hello Mountain shelf!

Jun/22 By

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I’m told by Lisa-Marie at Bear and Sparrow that this mountain shelf Kmart hack is pretty easy.  Having never attempted to use tools more than a handful of times in my life, I’ll take her word for it and welcome … Read the rest

Make and Style It – DIY Designer Living Launch

Jun/12 By

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Welcome to the launch of Make and Style It – DIY Designer Living! Thanks for coming on this amazing ride with us.

You know what this is all about? Creating beautiful stuff.  Beautiful spaces.  And doing it yourself.  On a … Read the rest