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Bathrooms are tricky places to grow plants. Only because there is often low light, a lot of warmth and moisture. Not all indoor plants love these environments. Tropical plants are probably best suited. Today I have 6 indoor plants that would love to live in your bathroom. They are pretty hardy…

The last BIG reno job is finally done at my house – this tiny ensuite. Imagine it’s the size of a caravan haha! Yes it’s that little.  It measures 880mm x2700. It cost me $4,200 start to finish. The challenge was trying to find products to fit. I had to…

Here we go again! Another bathroom renovation has started. This one is tiny! It’s 900 x 2800. So you can’t move in there! It had a lot of water damage (I knew this when I bought the house). So now that’s it stripped back I can see where the damage…

I get asked about this often as I’ve just added them to two recent bathroom renos. There’s two products on the market that I recommend and are affordable. They are – Easycraft Wet Area Panels & James Hardie External Cladding. Both are available at Bunnings (I am not sponsored or…

Hi there! I went searching for a bathroom layout idea and came across so many. I love looking at how people have configured their bathroom and I always look straight for the toilet. I hate seeing the toilet as the first thing. When deciding on a bathroom layout, it’s important…

If you’re doing a reno, or building a new house and want to create a bathroom that doesn’t feature white tiles then here are a few ideas for you…   I’ve written a Bathroom Reno Checklist and Tips On How To Add Value To Bathrooms you might also like.  …

Tiles can cause headaches in a reno. Not having enough or choosing too many feature tiles which throws off the look of a space, are just some of the problems that crop up when renovating a bathroom. If you’re about to embark on a new reno, here are 5 tiling…

Another bathroom reno done! This one was finished at the end of January. It wasn’t smooth sailing but I’m happy with how it turned out. There was asbestos so it was a full strip, clean and re-do just about everything. It cost a little more, but it actually wasn’t too…

A busy housing market with low interest rates, reality TV shows and the willingness of people to give DIY a go is prompting Australians to renovate their houses in droves. And never has there been a more inspirational time, with images and ideas readily at your fingertips thanks to social media.…

If you’ve been following along at my Instagram you would have seen this final reveal of the bathroom reno I’ve been working on. It’s been a long slog, but so worth it. When I bought this little flip house the shower had been leaking and it was gross and not…

Choosing the right grout colour can make all the difference in your bathroom, so it’s worth taking the time to consider all the options if you’re designing a new bathroom. Using a light coloured grout, particularly in conjunction with white tiles, can produce a bright, clean look. This does seem…

If you get obsessed with looking at bathrooms like I do, then it’s easy to want all the impractical things! They say bathrooms and kitchens sell homes, so you can see why a lot of dollars can be spent making these the best possible. But what about their practicality? We…