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Chinese New Year Home Decor - Year of the Dog - mypoppet.com.au

Paw-some Dog Themed Decor for your Home this Year of the Dog

Happy Chinese New Year! As people all around the world usher in the Year of the Dog with festivities, parades and delicious meals with friends and family, it’s also a great opportunity to bring some doggie good fortune into your home. If you were born in the years 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994 you’re a Dog, and according to the Chinese…

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Clothing Swap - Tips - Mypoppet.com.au

The Great Summer Clothes Swap

Have you ever been to a clothes swap? I haven’t. Normally I just donate my unwanted clothing to the local op-shop (it’s where I buy most of my clothes anyways, so it’s sort of like a swap I suppose). But I have a few hard to get rid of items, like a pair of Italian black leather boots and a…

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Lounge Room Refresh: Patching, Painting & Planning

Remember back at the start of the year when I told you about how I hoped to have all our home improvements ‘done and dusted’ by the end of the year? Well it seems that timeline was a little bit ambitious. The bathroom renovation took much longer than expected, and it was quite chaotic too. (It’s finished now and when…

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bathroom renovation

Bathroom Renovation – Nearly There!

We’re nearly there you guys! Our portable en-suite is being taken away today because we finally have flushing toilets and a functioning shower. Yay! Still not ready for a big reveal though, it will take a while to really settle into the space properly. I haven’t even decided where my towel rails will go, probably have to purchase some first…

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Bathroom tiles - mypoppet.com.au

Bathroom Renovation – Tiles for Miles!

We’re on the home stretch and now that the tiles are in, it’s all finally coming together! Even though our bathroom isn’t large, there was quite a lot of tiling to do, and ‘Graham the Tiler’ was here for about a week and a half working on it. He was a real character with his thick Scottish accent and singing…

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Bathroom renovation - progress

Bathroom Renovation – Progress Report

We are officially in week 4 of our bathroom renovation, but it feels like it’s been going for months. The first couple of weeks were really stressful. Lots of unbearably loud noise and so much dust! Jackhammers and power saws at 7am is not my idea of a good way to wake up. Poor Emma has had a hard time…

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