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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!

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...

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...

Gina’s home: Butler’s pantry tour

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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...

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: Guest bedroom reveal

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

Patrick’s nursery progress

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I can't believe my little man is turning 3 months this week! The past few months have been a blur — sleepless nights and...

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...

Mini Room Reveal: Gina’s Powder Room

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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

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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...

Gina’s home: Kitchen room reveal

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Today I'm (FINALLY) sharing our kitchen room reveal with you! Firstly, I've got to say huge thanks to all...

So I think I’ve become an Ikeaholic…

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I can't believe it's already been five weeks since we moved into our new home! As much as I'm loving it, settling in has...

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 18: A Race to the Finish!

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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...

Construction Update 17: One Step Forwards, Two Steps Backwards

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Why oh why did I jinx myself with my last construction update when I said I finally believed I'm 'so close' to moving in?! It's...

Construction Update 16: Timber Flooring, Kitchen Benchtop and Even a Spot...

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In my last construction update I asked 'When the frig will my house be finished' and optimistically hoped I would move in four weeks...

Construction update 15: Will my house ever be finished?

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This is the question I keep asking myself over and over... When the frig will my house be finished?! After all this time designing, planning...

Construction Update 14: What a Difference a Holiday Makes

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I've just returned from sunny Queensland and boy-oh-boy am I over the moon with how our house is tracking! Canberra's cold and foggy weather...

Where I started when designing and building our new home

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The other day I received an email from a reader who was about to start renovating two houses, with different objectives, and described herself...

Construction Update 13: Cold Weather Causing Delays

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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 needs your help to pick pendant lights!

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Our house is nearing completion and it's time for me to order our pendant lights... Problem is, I can't...

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...

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...

Kitchen planning: See Gina’s kitchen ideas

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OK, this is the space I'm finding the trickiest to commit decisions but I can't put it off any longer!

Bathroom Planning: Deciding on Products and Finishes

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In just a few weeks, our house will be fully sheeted and it will be time to install our kitchen, bathroom, ensuite and powder...