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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!

Planning my new laundry room

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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...

Creating an epic outdoor play area for your child

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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...

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

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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...

Construction Update 4: The Budget is Already Stretched!

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That title should actually read 'Construction Update 4: The Budget is Already Stretched! AND WE HAVEN'T STARTED BUILDING YET!!!' Ha ha, yes, it's sad but...

Gina’s home: Black and white bathroom reveal

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This week I restyled my bathroom and thought it would be a good time to finally share this space with you! I've previously shared little...

Need to decide on ensuite design and finishes

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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...

Need your help to plan and design my outdoor dining space

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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...

Gina’s Christmas tree and her top Christmas tree styling tips

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Christmas is just 5 weeks away and while most of you will be holding out til 1 December to put up your Christmas trees,...

Baby Style Curator #2, Meet Alexander

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You may have noticed things have been a little quieter on the blog this week — we've all been too busy enjoying newborn snuggles! Last...

Take a Peek at Gina’s Powder Room Planning

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You may have read in my bathroom post that our new home build is quickly progressing and it's time to lock in all the...

Alexander’s Australian inspired nursery

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Ok, I'll admit, I totally failed on predicting the gender of my baby! I laugh now when I think...

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

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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...

Hack your own pull-out laundry hamper

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Something I've always wanted in my laundry is a luxe pull-out hamper - you know those fancy German ones that allow you...

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

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

Construction Update 19: My birthday wish came true and a surprise...

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The suspense is finally over and I’m happy to report we made it into our new house in time for my birthday, hooray! It...

Construction Update 5: Pouring The Concrete Slab

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Driving up our street yesterday and seeing that huge concrete truck and pump was surreal... It finally hit me that 'THIS IS HAPPENING!' For so...

Construction Update 12: More walls, stairs and a light at the...

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It's been over two years since we started this home build journey and I can finally say I see a light at the end...

Construction Update 2: House Demolition

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They came in like a wrecking baaaaalll... All I could hear in my head as our house crumbled was Miley Cyrus' 'Wrecking Ball' song. In one...

Gina’s Home: Master Bedroom Reveal

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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...

Learning how to waterproof

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Before I start this post, I should say that under no circumstances should you waterproof your home without a licensed waterproofer there to supervise...

5 Bedroom updates I’ve made since becoming a mum

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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...

Dear Santa: 7 Things I’d Love in my Home that Only...

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I'm pretty confident I made it onto the 'Nice' list this year so I'm preparing my wish list for Santa. Generally the things on my...

Gina’s home: A peek inside my creative workspace

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Since having baby Patrick, I've been spending more time working from home in my office than ever before. Actually, it's more like a creative...

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

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