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Here’s how to DIY floating timber shelves – Buy some oak timber, metal rods and liquid nails from Bunnings. Mark out where you want the shelf and find the studs in your wall. Cut the shelf to size and seal it. Cut down the rods (use a grinder) so they…

Don’t Skip the Primer! Ever wondered why professional painters always start with a primer? Here’s why you should too! Paint-and-primer combos work well on already smooth, clean surfaces. But if your walls show any signs of wear or it’s been a while since their last coat (think eight years or…

Here’s a simple guide to help you find your perfect tile combination: 1. Whether you’re into the Hamptons, contemporary, earthy eco, or minimalist modern, there’s a style for everyone. If you don’t know your style, write down some colours you love. 2. Start by selecting 4 tiles that catch your…

Renovating your place? It’s exciting but tricky! Here are three things to watch out for: 1. Budgets can balloon – Surprise costs from unexpected repairs or price hikes can stretch your wallet. 2. Time flies – Delays from weather, material shortages, or busy tradies mean it might take longer than…

Planning a home renovation can be as thrilling as it is daunting, and the cost? Well, that’s as variable as this Aussie weather! The golden rule here is simple: size and scope are the main cost drivers. So, how do you navigate this financial fog? Start by splitting your renovation…

FIRST up… I wanted to share that today I have reduced my Reno Rules eCourse to $299. Hurry so you don’t miss this special. Next up… I wanted to share 6 Red Flags You Shouldn’t Renovate Your Home 1. Structural Issues If your home has significant structural problems, such as…

I was so determined to do this project! I needed something quick and cheap to get rid of these brown doors. It was not hard, just time consuming because I had to leave the doors off for a few days so they could dry in between coats. HOW TO (after…

Let’s Talk Kitchens: The Heart of Any Home Renovating a kitchen, often seen as the heart of any home, can be a daunting task. The costs can spiral, and the time can stretch, but don’t worry! I have some nuggets of wisdom to help you create your dream kitchen without…

Bathrooms are undoubtedly one of the most rewarding spaces to renovate in your home. Bringing a dated 1970s-style bathroom into the modern day can be a truly transformative experience. With a few strategic upgrades and design choices, you can turn your old-fashioned washroom into a stylish oasis that perfectly blends…

Have you seen how expensive an oversized canvas is? I didn’t have hundreds of dollars to spend but I wanted something large and cheap (so this meant DIY!). I had two spare canvases in my shed coincidentally. And I thought hey, I wonder if I can join them together?? I…

Choosing a whole house colour scheme is one of the most important decisions when it comes to interior design. It can make or break the overall look and feel of your home. A consistent colour scheme creates a sense of harmony and flow throughout the space, making it look well…