How to get your home style right like a pro
You know when sometimes you can’t even get your own personal style right. Your outfit just doesn't feel like you're truly expressing your true style. You want to feel the entire flow with your clothes, hair and shoes. To make it more confusing, you see hundreds upon thousands of style and home images that inspire you to get started on your own renovation / design journey.
The problem is you love a mix of boho and eclectic with a touch of rustic and industrial influences and you know this may be a problem when planning your design because this mix may not add up to the right flow…….like when you make a cocktail and you put too much vodka but not enough kahlua and it doesn’t taste right.
Let’s start with the desired end result first.
I always start at the end and work out how I'll achieve that goal. I fill in the gaps once I know exactly what the outcome is, what...
The kitchen sink is the centre of activity in the kitchen, it’s where we fill our cups and kettles, wash our food, hands, dirty dishes and where we strain our pasta.
I always look for a functional and attractive sink mixer.
One that will compliment my kitchen but at the same time a mixer that’ll be able to fill my large pot with water, without struggling to get it under there and back out again.
I also want a sink mixer with the spout reaching well into the sink, and not one that just reaches over the edge of your sink and splashes the hell out of me when I turn on the water .
Another thing; check the height of your sink mixer, ensuring it’s not going to hit into your window sill or an above counter.
Keeping these things into consideration, means you’ll pick the right sink mixer which will compliment your kitchen or laundry.
There are plenty of sink mixers out there, which can cost a serious bundle of cash.
For many renovations,...
I’m not just about following all the latest trends, but I’ve got to say I definitely get inspired by some of the new styles which are showcased in the shop window or on Pinterest’s trending pics.
From uber stylish interiors, glossy magazine spreads and also Instagram, I love getting inspired by new ideas which hit me with such an exciting impact. I then hunt and source the items which I think will work beautifully and incorporate (my interpretation) into my space, always with my personal stamp on it.
Which creative being doesn’t enjoy being inspired? Inspiration creates new ideas. And new ideas always stir up passion.
This is my take on interior style trends to look out for and to contemplate in 2019.
Remember, there are no certain rules. This is to inspire you and go wild.
Think natural fibres such as linen, wicker, rattan, and sisal (which I saw a lot of in 2018). I honestly don’t see these materials or this look...
By Sean Callery October 11, 2018
As anyone who’s ever made pancakes will tell you, executing the perfect flip isn’t always easy. There’s pride and breakfast at stake. But what about house flipping, where there’s potentially a lot more on the line?
Can it be profitable in today’s market? How difficult is it? And is it worth the effort?
House flipping is an investment approach that typically involves buying undervalued properties, renovating them and then selling them on at a profit. The aim is often – theoretically at least – to complete this process quickly and to spend as little as possible on the renovation in order to maximise profit before moving on to the next ‘flip’.
When you consider the investment of finances, time and emotion that can be involved, house flipping may not be for everyone. But for some ambitious Australian investors and renovators, the challenge and potential profit are significant...
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