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DIY: Butcher’s Block Makeover

butchers block makeover Queenslander deck

When my father passed away, I inherited the timber butcher’s block that he used to keep in his kitchen.  For a long time I really didn’t have a proper home for it, but when we moved into our white house, I decided that it would make a perfect little drinks servery tucked into the corner […]

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Setting Up a Home Command Centre

Getting organised home command centre

There is something about a new year that makes you want to get all organised.  A couple of years ago I created a Home Command Centre in my kitchen, and I want to share with you what I did and how easy it is to set up your own. I needed a central landing deck. […]

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Kylie’s Christmas Room Tour

Christmas tree

Last week, Sam shared how her room looks at Christmas.  See It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas Room Tour.  This week it’s my turn to let you in and show you how I decorate my room for Christmas. I set up the Christmas tree in the formal room, or as Kath & Kim […]

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Christmas Wreath Showcase

christmas wreath showcase white wicker wreath with black and white stripe bow

Here’s my quick and easy DIY wreath.  A simple black and white wreath to go with my black and white house. It’s so simple and easy, I’d hardly call it a DIY project.  Here’s what I used: A White cane wreath that I purchased from Choice (discount store) Black and white striped grosgrain ribbon from Provincial […]

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How to Hang Christmas Tree Lights

christmas tree lights

For all those people waiting until tomorrow (1st December) to put your Christmas tree up, here is what you need to know about how to hang Christmas tree lights to create a beautiful looking tree. I’ve already put my tree up.  My daughter and I have a tradition of decorating the tree together.  We crank […]

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Christmas Potted Plants

Christmas potted plants red bows

If you have some potted plants by your front door or in your garden, why not decorate them for Christmas?  Christmas potted plants are such a quick and easy way to add some festive holiday cheer to the outside of your home.  It’s as simple as a bow, some lights and some decorations. I have […]

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