Lately I’ve been spending a lot more time on site of our new build — Bruno is often calling me out to make quick decisions (like this morning deciding where all the taps in our house would go), and to keep costs down we’ve been working there on weekends doing […]
BUILDING OR RENOVATING
A curation of expert advice for building and renovating, including from lighting experts, builders and more. Information about latest products, design hacks and more!
Katie and Mitch, a young couple from Brisbane, recently completed building their first home. We sat down with them to hear their experience of building and get their top tips. Over the next few weeks, we’ll be taking you inside their home and sharing their advice with you. Today we […]
That title should actually read ‘Need to Decide on Ensuite Design and Finishes… HELP!’ You all went above and beyond when I asked for your help to plan my kitchen! Your advice was invaluable — giving me the guts to lock in marble bench tops (hooray!), warning me of design […]
Many people are stuck with an outdated kitchen because it’s just suuuuuuuccchhhh an expensive space to redo! While an entirely new kitchen may be out of reach, there are some affordable jobs you can do yourself to give your kitchen a new look. Today we’re sharing a clever, cost-effective DIY […]
We’ve always been fascinated by colours and how they can influence your mood and thoughts. Wanting to know more about this, we’ve enlisted the expert advice of Wendy Rennie, a Haymes Colour and Concept Manager. We’re asking her to explain the psychology behind colour so you have a good starting […]
Designing a new kitchen can be one of the most overwhelming experiences. Getting your layout right is just the tip of the iceberg, then comes selecting cabinetry, bench tops, door handles (or none at all!), appliances, lighting… we could keep going all day. Selecting a countertop for your lifestyle is […]