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Why do I need a website?

Over the last few weeks I have been helping some friends/clients get their websites up and running. They've been relatively easy jobs with basic content. This good. Why? Because I think every business needs a website no matter how small you might be. Here are the reasons why... You're never closed. Even when you're not at work your website is! It's a no brainer. You can showcase yourself. Put your best foot forward. Showcase your items, services and previous jobs. People have the ability to find you from any mobile ... read more

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The Block Triple Threat: 2nd Guest Bedrooms revealed

Last night on The Block Triple Threat we got to see the 2nd round of guest bedrooms. What do you think? The judges were really divided on Darren & Dea's animal print bed head! However, the win went to Tim & Anastasia with 27/30. Here is their room below... ... Darren & Dea scored 25.5/30. ... Josh & Charlotte scored 24.5/30. ... Jess & Ayden scored 22.5/30. ... I didn't really fall in love with any of the bedrooms this week. It's hard for the contestant to come up with a new look week after week! ... read more

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Stunning Sunday: ‘THE CHURCH’ for sale in South Melbourne

Hi there! Today for my Stunning Sunday post I was sent the link to this magnificent Church renovation by a reader (currently for sale in South Melbourne). Isn't it grand? Look at those ceilings and windows! Look at the height of the kitchen... "Award winning c2001 renovations by architect Simon Swaney contributed stunning living, dining and entertaining areas, accompanied by a contemporary kitchen with a huge butler’s pantry and substantial cellar, to ultimately flexible dimensions featuring at least four bedrooms, three bathrooms and a range ... read more

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Floor Plan Friday: 2 storey home with a view

Hello! Today I am sharing a 2 storey plan with you for those how might have a view and need the kitchen/living on the top floor. Maybe you've got a beach view, or river view or live in the bush. Here's a good spacious floor plan for you... click on the picture to view larger.   There are 2 sets of stairs on this one - external and internal and there's also an added alfresco on the bottom floor. Although if you had a view you'd probably live on that top balcony. What do you think about this one? Here is where I found the original plan. Pop ... read more

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Around here lately

Howdy! How have you all been? I haven't had a chance to hang out here much this past week, I've been a busy little chicken designing websites and stuff. It's good to be busy though! My big kid Cruise turned 13 on the weekend. So I am officially a mother of a teenager. What? How did that happen? Time has gone too quick. He's changed since this high school thing. My husband and I were talking about it last night. He's growing up and every week I can see he's becoming more and more of his own person. This is not a bad thing, but I am aching ... read more

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The Block Triple Threat: Bathroom reveal

I'm a day late with this post! Sorry guys... anyhoo... if you didn't get to see the rooms properly from The Block Triple Threat's bathroom reveal then here they all are.... No surprise that Darren & Dea won with 26.5/30 (has Dea changed the spelling of her name for this series? Maybe I was writing it wrong all last season?? She did have it spelt Dee, but it doesn't matter, it just means google will get confused!)...   Shop with Darren and Dea here. ... Jess & Ayden scored 21/30. Shop with Jess & Ayden ... read more

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Stunning Sunday: When ‘Grand Designs’ came to Park Orchards

Oooo I love this home! It's for sale in Park Orchards (suburb of Melbourne, Victoria). "A living sculpture designed from the inside out by award-winning Architect Pleysier Perkins to compliment a setting that is the very definition of private serenity, “Terra Murus” is a home unlike any you've seen before. Impressive in every way, yet incredibly warm and inviting, this remarkable haven utilizes rammed earth walls in a way that fascinates rather than dominates, whilst extensive walls of glass frame lush green views that add to the sense of ... read more

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Floor Plan Friday: Designer & spacious family home

 Howdy! It's Floor Plan Friday today and I have this designer and spacious home to share with you. It's got a very different layout on the front and I really like how to home is built in sections. On the left there is the lounge/master and the right has the other bedrooms. It's separated through the middle with the family/kitchen. The rumpus room is very narrow, so that would be a bit tricky on the styling. Again the laundry is in the perfect spot for me! What do you think about this one? Here is where I found the original plan. Pop here to ... read more