New House

The first purchase

With the thoughts of our new house clearly in my mind all the time, I have been making sure I keep my spending on new home wares to zero. Even with my guilty pleasure being nice linen, I have had to stop myself time and time again as I tell ... Read More »

Adding luxe with grasscloth wallpaper

Have you been watching The Block? Dee and Darren are back again this year and as much as everyone in the whole entire planet seems to dislike them….I actually love what they deliver. This year Dee has a new weapon up her sleeve – grasscloth wallpaper. This product is something I have ... Read More »

Where magic happens

Truth be told, I am loving my work at the moment. There is not a moment I wake up and dread the day ahead. I feel so energized and passionate about my businesses – positively busting. I have to stop myself from working all day and night because I quite ... Read More »

A bathroom for a little princess

It’s been a while since I shared with you some of the images that are inspiring me for our new home. One of my favourite past times is to spend time on Pinterest drooling. Today I thought it would be nice to take a look at what I would love ... Read More »

Manifesting a dream

Here’s a little fact that not a lot of people know about me. I don’t mind a spot of cross stitching. There I have admitted it. Hello I am Michelle and I am a closet cross stitcher. Although it has been a long time since I have picked up a needle ... Read More »

My first artwork

On the weekend I purchased my first piece of artwork for my new house…you know the dream home in the making. We were out and about at a local spring fair and they had an art display filled with works from local artists. Now I am not really into art, you ... Read More »

A dreamy laundry

Who on earth would think you could put the words dreamy and laundry together? We don’t tend to spend a lot of time in the laundry because, let’s face it, they are not the most exciting of places. They are usually small, unorganised and not very appealing to the eye. ... Read More »

Bathroom Porn

Ahhh…I can picture it now. The beautiful ensuite in my new home. I am soaking in the deep tub, fully stretched out. The scent wafting through the air…I am not sure if it is the bath oil or the scented candle perched on the window sill…whatever it is, it’s amazing. ... Read More »

Creating a place to feast

As I continue on the journey of planning my new house, my mind is thinking about how I would entertain friends and family. One of the rooms I have been in two minds about is a dining room. Dining rooms seem to have become a thing of the past. A ... Read More »

Black doors

I want black doors in our new house. There I have said it. Probably not a popular choice. Oh can you see it….beautiful black doors with white trims. Not seeing it? Well here is some inspiration:   I mean just take a look at the difference a black door can make: ... Read More »