Inspiration by Room Type

After kitchen reno - extractor hood

Budget Kitchen Renovation: Late 1970s to 2021

  • Liana 
  • 5 min read

I transformed our dated late 1970s kitchen on a small budget of around $300. Eventually we would like to take the wall down between the living room and kitchen/diner to create an open plan space but for now, we wanted a kitchen we could live with for a couple of years whilst we saved up for a more costly renovation.

Top 5 Best Shed Houses in Australia

  • Liana 
  • 11 min read

Commonly referred to as a Shed-House – ‘Shouse’ or Shed-Home – ‘Shome’, a livable shed turned house is a popular way to create a budget home with plenty of open plan living space.

The benefits of using a typical shed style layout include having large non-structural wall spans and an open-plan interior space. The style also has a striking aesthetic and grandeur which is hard to replicate in a standard home construction.

Eclectic decor - be inspired by art. Photo showing eclectic decor scheme with gallery wall.

What is Eclectic Home Decor?

  • Liana 
  • 6 min read

Ever wondered what eclectic home decor is? Find out all about eclectic decor and how to create this look. According to the dictionary definition of eclectic, it is an adjective which describes “deriving ideas, style, or taste from a broad and diverse range of sources”.

DIY bedroom makeover - whole room view of bed, bookshelf and chair. Hanging plants and fluffy rug.

DIY Home Decor Project – Girl’s Room to Teenage Retreat Makeover

  • Liana 
  • 1 min read

Everyone gets to the stage where they no longer want a themed kids room and want something a bit more grown up. This was the case for Promise – an eleven-year-old girl from South Australia. She previously had a Frozen themed room which she had had since she was 5 years old. Now a tween, nearly a teenager, she was due a makeover and she had a budget of $1000 to renovate her room however she wanted.