Paint A Colourful Front Door

First impressions count.  Welcome your guests and create an inviting entrance with a beautifully painted front door.  A colorful door is the easiest way to add instant curb appeal to your home. A fresh new coat of paint on your front door could be just the perfect makeover your home needs. Image: The Fuller View – […]

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DIY – How to Make a Simple Garden Path

DIY garden path

Today I am going to share how to make a simple garden path for your home.  We have added this path up the side our our house and a path leading to the front door.  Follow these simple steps to add the finishing touches to your own home. What you will need: Pavers Dromana toppings […]

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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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DIY – Chinese Star Jasmine on Espalier Wire

I have often admired espaliered grown plants.  Today we are going to make our own DIY espalier frame for a Chinese Star Jasmine.  My project is on the side of my chicken house.  The girls will love it. What you will need. Hammer and battery drill. Screws  (make sure to use a length that will […]

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Set up the Pool House for Summer

pool house summer

Now you may not have a glamorous pool house, or even a pool for that matter, but you can still create a beautiful outdoor setting so you can enjoy some summer sunshine.  The key is to make it comfortable, so you have everything you need at hand. Image: Driftwood Interiors What you Need to Set […]

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How to Clean an Outdoor RugOutdoor

How to Clean an Outdoor Rug

With summer nearly here, now is the perfect time to clean your outdoor rugs and freshen up your outdoor area.  One of the benefits of outdoor rugs is that you can easily clean them yourself.  Follow our simple tips to restore your outdoor rug to looking new again for summer. How to Clean An Outdoor […]

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Secrets to Decorating a Small Balcony

Decorating a small balcony

With many more of us living in apartments with a small balcony, or wishing you had a little city hideaway, today we have some balcony inspiration and five simple steps to creating your own patio garden so you can enjoy the outdoor air while living in the city and you won’t even have to leave […]

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