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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!

Time to start planning the kitchen

The slab to our house has just been poured and now it's already time to start planning our kitchen... and I need your help! I've...

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...

Construction Update 2: House Demolition

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 Christmas tree and her top Christmas tree styling tips

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

Gina’s home: A peek inside my creative workspace

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: Black and white bathroom reveal

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...

Moving Day: Top 5 Tips for Moving House Yourself

After months (and months!) of planning, we can FINALLY start on our home build! The process to this point went a little something like this: Let's...

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...

Construction Update 18: A Race to the Finish!

You may have read in my last construction update (which was rather depressing, sorry!) that it's my birthday this month. YAY!! And all I...

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...

Baby Style Curator #2, Meet Alexander

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...

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...

Construction Update 4: The Budget is Already Stretched!

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...

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

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 13: Cold Weather Causing Delays

I was so optimistic in my last update... I think I even predicted we would have finished painting by now? Well, that hasn't happened,...

Gina’s front yard: the plan, the ‘before’ and progress to date

If you follow me on Instagram, you would know my front yard isn't really much of a front yard at all. 'Dirt patch meets weed...

Gina’s home: Guest bedroom reveal

I know I seem say this about every room reveal but the guest bedroom is one of my favourite rooms in our home! With my...

Need to decide on ensuite design and finishes

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...

Construction Update 3: Site Cut, Footings and Floor Plans Revealed

It's been two weeks since our house was demolished and things are starting to move along quickly. Site cut We left the block for about...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...