Should you buy an old home or a new home?

*collaborative Post* This is office chit-chat gold. Mainly because everyone who works in the office lives in either an old home or a new home, and everyone is eager to win the argument over whether it’s best to buy old or new. Of course, for most people, it’s a matter of what’s available and within budget at the time. But what if timing and budget were a little more, sort of, not important. What if we had all the time {Read More}

How to Sail Through Home Improvements  

Planning a project takes a while, and that’s not a bad thing when you consider you’ll have to live with the results. So build your ideas gradually, plan out what you’d like and what your budget is, then scout out ideas or inspiration. Get in the Mood Make an ideas or mood board to gather colours, textures and patterns that will make the atmosphere you’d like for your space. It helps you figure out which colours work together, for example, {Read More}

Updating Bathrooms

On our ever increasing to do list for the house are the bathrooms. Although our en-suite bathroom is relatively new and in good working order, one thing it doesn’t have is a shower. My husband ends up having to use the family bathroom which isn’t the end of the world, I know. But if we are going to be renovating the bathrooms, it’s certainly something he’d love to have. Inspiration So here’s  my inspiration post of my perfect bathroom. It’s {Read More}

Part-time slacker

After the birth of my daughter, I decided I wanted to spend as much time as possible with her at home instead of sending her off to be looked after by other people (after all, surely the reason we have children to begin with is to spend time with them and bring them up, right?). Well, we couldn’t afford for me to stay at home altogether and actually, I also missed working a little, so deciding to go back to {Read More}

CanvasChamp : review

Updating photo frames and pictures around the house can not only be time consuming but can also end up costing a small fortune. There are so many ways now to display your images from photo frames, canvas prints, acrylic, wooden blocks, the choice seems endless. However, we tend to always go back to canvas. So when CanvasChamp got in contact, I jumped at the chance to review one of their canvas prints. I knew immediately which photo I was going {Read More}