Decorating with a ladder

The ladder has been popping up in the world of decorating lately. Kmart brought out a bamboo style ladder and I’ve seen it featured in my Instagram many times. People have even painted it white or black to suit their style. Today I have a few ladder styling ideas for you. A ladder can be […]

5 Feng Shui techniques for a less stressful home

Feng shui literally means connecting people to their environment where we can live in harmony with our surroundings. It means WIND and WATER and is the ancient Chinese art of placement. Water and wind (breath) flows through everything. This flow of energy is called ch’i. Ch’i brings all living things to life and circulates throughout […]

How to grow a healthy rubber plant

The rubber plant has won my heart. It’s becoming my favourite indoor plant. It’s better than the fiddle leaf if you ask me! Big call I know, but look at those leaves! They are thicker, more defined in shape and the colour is stunning. The leaves don’t droop or become tattered like a fiddle leaf […]

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Building is in the blood

This is my sisters house. She is building too! She doesn’t live in the same town as me, so over Easter I got a chance to take some photos of her house in progress. Isn’t it just gorgeous?? She has a huge block of land and the house is sprawling over it. She has a […]

Moving Day

Country Living. It’s official…..we will be living in the new house from Monday 27th April. I am feeling very excited. It’s finally here! While there is still so much to do after we move in (timber deck, turf, gates, blinds, shutters…..) I am really looking forward to getting all my pretty things out again. I […]

So much happening

This could be a long one, so get ready! The photo above was taken by my husbands phone very early this morning. The pressed metal tin splashback is going on in the kitchen. I looked at it a few hours ago and it’s all glued into place, the join has been filled and it’s getting […]

Lotsa fun

My handsome and gorgeous Tex had a 4th Birthday. Look at the rocket cake his Aunty made him! She is so clever πŸ™‚ Thanks for following my blog and reading it via RSS! But you know, I am so much more awesome in real life over here: Katrina from The Block. website | twitter | facebook | […]

He is awesome

Have I ever told you how awesome my husband is? Well he is, you know. There is not much this man can’t do… I work lots. I mean lots. I never did work as I was busy having babies and he was busy working and building his own company up. But then an opportunity came […]

By jingies he got it!

My kitchen guy got it right! I was a little worried, but it has all come together. Windows are all taped up and painting is about to start. Thanks for following my blog and reading it via RSS! But you know, I am so much more awesome in real life over here: Katrina from The Block. website […]

Home Sorted

I bought this little book the other day. The cover was so cute! I have only flicked through it, but so far it looks so handy. This is a blurb from the website: Home Sorted! – The Book Home Sorted! covers each room of your home individually including your office and provides simple organising methods […]

When Obsession Takes Over

My obsession for these Smiggle boxes has gone on far too long…… These will be entering my new office very soon. Thanks for following my blog and reading it via RSS! But you know, I am so much more awesome in real life over here: Katrina from The Block. website | twitter | facebook | email

My Formal Lounge Room

Katrina’s Formal Lounge Room – by katrinachambers on Polyvore.com Well the room is not really that formal at all, but it’s just what people call it. “The good room”, “The sitting room”…whatever you like. Anyway, it’s a room away from the main living areas. I already have all of this furniture very similar so I […]

My Family Room

Katrina’s Family Room – by katrinachambers on Polyvore.com Ok, so as promised I finally got around to finishing this. I have just bought 2 x 3-seater chouches in a gunmetal grey similar to above. I have the side table (similair to this) and the coffee table already. I also have most of these bits and […]