Archive for the ‘Renovations’ Category

How to make a small room appear bigger

If you have a home full of smaller rooms, or just one tiny room in a house, you may love the coziness of it or hate the containment of it. Whatever your feelings are towards a small room, the good news is there are things you can do to make it appear bigger. Some are clever tricks, some … 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 »

10 interior design bloggers to watch in 2019

          Are you looking for some interior design information for your next project? Or do you just love to keep up with the latest interior trends? Then we’ve got you covered with our 10 interior design blogs to look out for in 2019: State of Green – Jenny Tranter If you like to keep on top of trends and keep on the forefront … 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 »

7 High-Tech Investments You Should Be Making In Your Next Renovation

Are you planning on a renovation? Or do you just feel like your home needs a bit of a tech upgrade? There are some really exciting home technologies available at the moment which could make some big improvements in your home. Making these investments now will move your home up to … Read the full post »

An interview with local interior designers – Edwards McKie Design

The transformation of 413 63 Crown Street Every so often we have the pleasure of seeing the transformation of a property. 413 63 Crown Street was one of those occasions. Mitch and Mark from Edwards McKie transformed a drab, closed in, 2-bed apartment in Woolloomooloo into an open and cozy inner-city … Read the full post »

Home electrical faults – what are you allowed to fix yourself?

[caption id="attachment_1668" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Electricity is dangerous and should never be taken for granted.[/caption] Vs when’s it time to call in the professionals When things go wrong in the home, it’s so easy to think to ourselves “we can do that, I don’t need to pay someone”. But sometimes, DIY is a definite no-no. Especially when it involves electricity. As a Sydney … Read the full post »

10 ways to make your kitchen brand-new, without buying new

      [caption id="attachment_1543" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Kitchens are a great thing to change, when you just need a change.[/caption] Simple tricks can make a big difference   Sometimes we just need a change. An upgrade. We just get a bit sick of the same. But, we aren’t always in a position to buy brand-new. And a kitchen is a perfect example. We’ve … Read the full post »