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HOY – The on-demand ferry which will take you from Elizabeth Bay to Circular Quay

Just like Uber but on water Did you know you can now call a ferry in the same way you call an Uber? That’s right, since December 2018 Captain Cook Cruises have been operating an on-demand ferry service from Elizabeth Bay Marina to Circular Quay Harbour Master Steps. It’s a Sydney first and we think it’s pretty … Read the full post »

The best indoor plants for Sydney living

Adding Indoor plants to your home has many benefits – from creative décor to purifying the air. But it can be difficult to know which ones are suitable for being indoors, especially in our Sydney climate. If you’re looking to make your home a little greener but don’t know where to start, we’ve put together our … Read the full post »

8 new ways to decorate your walls without pictures or paintings

Collecting art can be an art form in itself. It can take years to perfect and collate a collection that you’re proud to hang on your walls. So, what do you do in the mean time? Here are some alternative wall décor ideas, for when you don’t want to use photographs or paintings. Hanging plants Vertical gardens bring fresh, green life into … Read the full post »

New homeowner’s guide to purchasing

  Buying your first home – or any home after that – can be an exciting time in anyone’s life. It can also be quite stressful and nerve wrecking too. You make such a big purchase decision based on only a handful of viewings. So how to make the most of the few times to do view … Read the full post »

5 tips on how to Feng Shui your bedroom for a zen start to the new year

Let’s aim to finish this year and start the new one as we mean to go on – calm, collected, well rested, and full of zen. To even have a hope of doing this, we need to ensure we have ample sleep. Feng Shui is the ancient Chinese art of arranging living spaces to … Read the full post »

Best renovations for small bathrooms

As residents of Potts Point which has one of the highest ratios of apartment living, we see a lot of small bathrooms. We see all sorts. Some of them are very cleverly renovated, some not so, and some are in need of some tender loving care. But it got us thinking about what makes a clever small bathroom renovation and why. … Read the full post »

Moving? How To Keep It As Green As Possible

Moving is a stressful time. In fact, it can be one of the most stressful things you do. It represents change and unfamiliar territory. There’s so much to think about, what you need, what you’re taking, what you’re getting rid of, how you’re doing it, what needs to be cancelled etc. But what about the … Read the full post »

How can we reduce water wastage in the home?

[caption id="attachment_1909" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Simple ways to save water[/caption] Simple tips to recycle water Water is a precious. Life can’t exist without it. Just making small changes around the home can help to recycle it and reduce the wasted water that just goes back down the drain. We share some simple tips to save and reuse water where you can around the home. Reuse excess … Read the full post »

10 thing we love about Potts Point

We’ve just shared some Sydney love so it’s only right that we show some affection to our home town, Potts Point. Those that know us know how much we love it. As a home, as a base for our business, as a homeowner. And here’s some of the reasons why: 1. The community It’s probably one of the … Read the full post »

10 things we love about Sydney

We think it’s time to share some Sydney love. Those that know us know how much we love this city. Those that live here know how great it is. Golden beaches, wonderful weather, and a world famous harbour that brings out the green-eyes amongst the rest of the world. There are lots of other reasons why we love … Read the full post »

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