Get the Grid Look

A minimalist and monochrome look we're loving right now is The Grid. Think Year 5 notepad chic, this pattern is making its way onto all kinds of homewares from bedding to laundry baskets. Today we're sharing...
Josh and Charlotte dining and pendant

The Block Triple Threat: Week 5 Living and Dining Room Reveals

Living and dining rooms were revealed on The Block this week with some brutal feedback from the judges! Some couples veered away from the architect's plans to swap living, dining and kitchen room layouts and......
Lisa feature

Artist Spotlight: Lisa Lapointe

As soon as we saw the works of Lisa Lapointe, we had to contact her to feature her drool-worthy art with you. She hand draws most of her art entirely out of coloured pencil and...

WIN WIN WIN: 2 x $100 Block Shop Vouchers

Supported by The Block Shop It's GIVEAWAY TIME on the blog again and this time we've partnered with our friends at The Block Shop to give away TWO $100 gift vouchers for their online store. Contrary...
Construction update

Construction Update 9: Taking Shape and The Freakout

OK so for those of you who have been following my home build, you would know this is our first time building a house... There's so much involved that you never think of and...

The Block Triple Threat: Week 4 Cellar, Laundry & Powder Room Reveals

It's cellar, laundry and powder room week on The Block Triple Threat! Delivering three rooms (two of them wet areas) in one week is no easy task but didn't the contestants step it up to...

Local Surface Designer Claudia Owen

Canberra-based designer, Claudia Owen, has been working away hard behind the scenes to create her stunning new range of prints. You see, Claudia is unlike any artist we’ve featured to date — she’s a surface...

Architectural Projections at Enlighten 2015

Culture and creativity illuminate the nation's capital during Enlighten, Canberra's annual lighting festival (and so much more) from Friday 27 February until Sunday 8 March. We stepped out to experience the architectural projections at Enlighten...
Latest collection from Sack Me!

Home Decor Trends from Life Instyle 2015

At Life Instyle we were lucky enough to get a front row pass and see all the latest homewares, art and furniture that will be hitting stores this year. There are some seriously drool-worthy products...
Darren and Dea bedroom

The Block Triple Threat: Week 3 Second Bedroom Room Reveals

The contestants revealed their second bedrooms on The Block last night and there were some mixed responses from judges. We didn't agree with everything they had to say so let's check out each room...