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We have been sharing loads of renovation content lately and one area that we constantly get questions about it flooring! From questions on how to select the right flooring for your home, to the exact flooring material we used...
Renovating is one of those things you get a taste for and either become addicted to or never want to experience again, EVER! For Courtney, after she and her husband Marcus completely renovated their family home, she couldn't wait to...
In collaboration with IKEA The kitchen is the heart of the home and also the most expensive space to renovate so it’s something you want to get right, first time! We want to inspire you to create your dream kitchen –...
Supported by Trex We've been busy these past few weeks mapping out plans for Bonnie's backyard and installing the new Trex deck and today we're so excited to share the completed deck with you! We couldn't be happier with the...
Supported by Trex The other day we showed you Bonnie’s barren backyard and talked about our plans out here and today we’re so excited to show you the progress that’s already been made. Progress in Bonnie’s yard We mentioned in our last...
Woohoo, I'm so excited to share my laundry renovation reveal with you! In case you missed it, my old laundry wasn't really a laundry at all — rather just some cabinetry along one wall of my garage. My garage is...
I’ve always been drawn to a black and white colour palette. There’s something effortlessly chic and stylish about this monochrome duo. From the bathroom to the kitchen – you can work this scheme into any part of your home. This...
Supported by Trex Over the past few months we’ve been busy renovating Bonnie’s house and while our focus has predominately been inside, with the weather now warming up we’re shifting our focus to outside. Here you can see Bonnie’s backyard —...
Words by Lauren Beattie of Lo Studio There is no denying that white kitchens have become the go-to for renovators over recent years. They’re timeless, clean, versatile…. and very safe! Don’t get me wrong, I really do love a well-designed...
Supported by IKEA The other week we shared Bonnie’s brown and poky kitchen and talked about our plans for this space. We spent weeks pulling together our inspiration and researching kitchen options. Ultimately, Bonnie and her partner decided a kitchen...
When it comes to updating tired interiors, there are two things top of the list that offer the biggest bang for buck — repainting and replacing old window coverings. Traditionally the options to update your window coverings weren’t great —...