Author Archives: Jenny Murfitt


Beautiful Bathroom Renovation

If you’re considering a bathroom renovation, you’re probably already dreaming of the chic waterfall shower head, stylish tiling, luxe double vanity and free-standing bath you want in there... not to mention all the stylish décor items you saw on Pinterest to go with them. But the reality is that redesigning...

The Dinner Project

We’ve reached that time of year again, where the weather is cooler and the days are shorter. Whether we like it or not, Winter is in full swing. Why don't you beat those winter blues and create an evening of food and laughter with a mid-winter dinner party. The thought...

Making the most of Small Spaces

Do you have a small room that feels cluttered and overflowing?  Or, have you embraced the move towards higher density living with a smaller home?  Either way, you don't need to compromise on your own style, you just need to be a little more creative with your space. Inviting Living...

Bedroom Rules!

From a luxurious headboard and soft carpet to the right paint colourings and lighting, your bedroom is crucial to creating that quiet getaway in a clutter free space. Let’s delve into some basic rules to make your bedroom work best for you! Rule 1- Placement Start by positioning the bed...

The forgotten room

We're really starting to see living room trends shift more toward casual spaces. What traditionally used to be a room reserved for guests and special occasions has morphed itself into the hub of the family home. Centered around the idea of conversation, relaxation and entertainment, living rooms are now a...

Insulating your home

Good quality insulation helps keep the heat in during winter and out during summer. This makes your house easier and cheaper to heat properly, and more comfortable and healthier to live in. The priority for insulating your home should be ceiling and underfloor, followed by walls. Lets take a look....

Cake fit for a Queen

A rich dark chocolate cake...with a layer of decadent frosting...mixed in with crunchy biscuit pieces (YUM!!!) Yes, this recipe is by far HRH Queen Elizabeth’s most favourite afternoon tea cake, as confirmed by The Royal Chef, Darren McGrady. “It’s her favourite cake, she eats it until it’s all gone” says Darren,...

Home Interior Trends for 2019

Maximalism is in, inspiring us to focus on unexpected mixes of colours, patterns, textures and eclectic décor. This unconventional trend brings fun to the forefront of home decorating, it allows us to express our own personality into our designs, and incorporate these ideas into our modern home, regardless of space,...

The Dos and Don’ts of Bathroom Ventilation

Your bathroom is the wettest room in your home. Steamy showers, flushing toilets, running sinks, and occasional drips all add up to high humidity. And with major moisture comes potential problems: mould and mildew, a funky smell, peeling wallpaper, paint that chips and scratches easily, and even lifting or splitting of...

Heating your home

When choosing heating for your home, consider the amount of heating you need, upfront and running costs and environmental impacts of each different option. Here’s a quick overview to help you choose the right solution to suit your home, and all who live there. Electric heaters Electricity provides energy for...

Life Hacks to Save Money

The following 12 money saving life hacks will help you keep more money in your pocket so you can enjoy the true pleasures of life. 1.       Buy generic Did you know that many name brand household products carry the same ingredients as generic brands? You can save hundreds of dollars by...

Gold Rush

Metallic accents have been at the forefront of kitchen decor over the last few seasons as an easy way to transform the basic into the sophisticated. But lately its vast metallic surfaces that are sizzling hot and turning up in unexpected places like backsplashes, benchtops, islands and cabinetry. Luminous gold,...