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Gina Ciancio, voice of STYLE CURATOR, shares her home build and styling journey. From an ex-guvvie house to their new architectural home with investment granny flat, she shares all the progress and challenges along the way!

Creating an epic outdoor play area for your child

Earlier this month I shared Patrick's Kmart hack cubby and I mentioned that it was part of a larger play area I was making...

Laundry renovation reveal: Gina’s new laundry

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...

Gina’s living room makeover

For the past few weeks I've been reworking my living room — taking it from a space that never felt quite 'right' to one...

Need your help to plan and design my outdoor dining space

You may have read in my 2017 New Year's resolutions that I'm on a mission to finish our house this year! One space that...

Why my laundry is one of my biggest building regrets

It's now been 2 years since we moved into our home and overall I'm so happy with our house — it has great flow,...

Adding a luxe feel to my home with designer sheer curtains...

Supported by DIY Online Blinds Ever since we moved into our home, I knew our windows needed sheer curtains to finish the spaces. Those of...

Gina’s home: Butler’s pantry tour

Earlier this year I shared my kitchen on the blog and promised the pantry tour would be coming soon! Today is that day and I've...

My bathroom mistakes to avoid!

I recently shared our black and white main bathroom and as much I love certain features in this space... there are a lot of...

Gina’s home: new black track ceiling mount light in the kitchen

It may have taken 2 years but I finally found the perfect light for our kitchen — a sleek, matte black track light with...

Gina’s home: Ensuite room reveal

Today I'm really excited to share our ensuite with you! During our build, I called on your help to plan the layout and select finishes...

My new laundry is taking shape: A peek at Gina’s laundry...

Just a couple of weeks ago, my laundry was a wall of ad-hoc cabinetry along one wall in my garage (see it here). It...

My bedroom makeover, turning my bedroom (back) into an adult space

After over a year of having our bedroom overrun with baby furniture and toys, this weekend I turned our bedroom back into an adult...

Progress report: Gina’s outdoor dining space

A little while ago I asked for your help to plan my outdoor dining space. Things are starting to take shape so I thought...

Planning my living room makeover and a peek at the progress...

There's one zone of my house I've never managed to get quite right — our living room! When we first moved in, my old brown...

Mini Room Reveal: Gina’s Powder Room

It might be the smallest room in the house but it's one of my favourites in terms of how the different materials and design...

Patrick’s bigger boy room: Unisex bear theme nursery / child’s room

Literally the day after I published Patrick's temporary and tiny nursery on the blog last year, he had some sort of freak out and...

Planning my new laundry room

Last week I shared my very embarrassing, real life laundry space and how it's one of my biggest building regrets! The time has finally come...

Gina’s Home: Master Bedroom Reveal

It's time for another room reveal of my home and today I'm letting you into our master bedroom! This is my favourite space in our...

Patrick’s tiny nursery and tips for setting up a small nursery

The other week my little man made the big step of moving into his own nursery so I thought it was about time to...

5 Bedroom updates I’ve made since becoming a mum

Supported by Onebed Anyone who knows me, knows I love my sleep so by far the biggest adjustment I’ve had to make since becoming a...

Gina Needs Your Help to Pick Pendant Lights!

Our house is nearing completion and it's time for me to order our pendant lights... Problem is, I can't decide and need your help! I'm not...

Kitchen Planning: See Gina’s Kitchen Ideas

OK, this is the space I'm finding the trickiest to commit decisions but I can't put it off any longer! You might have read in...

Construction Update 10: Walls, Walls, Walls

Yes, my friends, finally our house is starting to feel like just that — a house! All sorts of trades are blitzing through the block...

Construction Update 11: Colour Consultation and Painting

You may have read my admission in our ‘How to select white paint’ tips article that I once painted a room baby poo colour....