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Picking the Right Carpet for your Home

Picking permanent fittings for your home is hard. Decisions like that make me want to hide under my doona and never come out. Paint colours, wallpaper and furnishings are easy enough to replace, but more expensive decor investments like flooring and carpets are not something you can change on a whim. I still haven’t decided on my bathroom tiles (more…

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Paint swatches

The never ending ‘Home Improvement’ quest

Today I’m off to choose tiles for our upcoming bathroom renovation. Yes we’ve finally bitten the bullet and signed a contract with a builder to upgrade our leaky beige toilet, the vanity that is being chocked up by house bricks and (this one I won’t miss) the corner spa with gold taps that shoots out black slimy scum no matter…

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vintage egg cups

Easter Decor & Homewares you can enjoy All Year Round

Do you decorate your home for seasonally? I’d love to do it more, but the reality is that some years my Christmas decorations are still up as late as February! With Easter coming up, I think I’ve found the perfect solution – Easter decor that you can enjoy all year round. I’ve scoured Etsy for gorgeous handmade and vintage home…

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Home Tour My Poppet Kitchen

The Truth Behind Home Tours

I love flicking through the pages of glossy shelter mags and checking out home tours on sites like The Design Files and Apartment Therapy. I like to see how other people inhabit their homes, it says a lot about them, what they chose to surround themselves with. There is also a part of me that is a little voyeuristic, not…

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