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!

Ever wondered what height to hang pendant lights? Pendants are such a beautiful addition to your home — adding drama, interest or luxe-factor to any room — yet when they're hung too high or low, it can make them...
Lately, many of you have been sharing your window woes with me so I'm revisiting a blog post I wrote when we were building our house and turning it into a tips post. You see, windows are really, really...
Supported by Monsta Shop If you follow along on Instagram and watch my stories, you’d know we’re kicking off a renovation series at Bonnie’s new home. Bonnie is one of the main ladies behind the scenes of Style Curator, so...
A bathroom trend that we can't get enough of right now is round mirrors! Small or large, frameless or with a rim, metallic or coloured... we're sure you'll find a bathroom look to love from this round up of bathroom...
Supported by People's Choice Credit Union Whether you want to renovate, extend your property, landscape or do as I recently did and knock down to build new, many of us have BIG DREAMS for our homes. After 18 months of...
Are you about to build and looking for advice on how to select the right brick for your home? You've come to the right place! Today architect Shannon Battisson at The Mill is here to give her advice on picking...
Looking to update your tired kitchen but can't afford an entire remodel? Or are you looking to sell and know how a kitchen can make or break the deal? I'm going to share my top ways to update your kitchen...
The other day I was lucky enough to be invited on an exclusive tour of Lana’s ‘forever home’. Lana is one of the ladies behind Three Birds Renovations — a wildly talented and successful renovation force turning tired homes...
Building or renovating? Then chances are you'll be faced with the arduous decision of what material or materials to use on the exterior of your home. It's possibly one of the most important choices you'll need to make for your...
Nowadays you can buy just about any product online — it’s more convenient and affordable — but one product that seemed to miss this step into the 21st century was paint…. That is until now! What is Monsta Shop? I’m really...
When we asked top interior designers and stylists to share their number 1 tip for defining your interior style, they all swore by mood boards! But how do you go from mood board to deciding on products and materials,...