Archive of ‘DIY Home’ category

Five Mistakes we made with our First Home Renovation

Buying your first home is pretty exciting (stressful as hell but pretty awesome). If you’re lucky enough to be in the same position, you may have done things differently, but perhaps you made some of the same mistakes? If you’re just about to buy your first home, don’t see this as gospel! These are just […] Read more…

Renovation Woes: The Waiting Game

I know this isn’t unique to me, well, to us. We’re not alone in renovating, and definitely not alone in renovating on a budget. You know how it goes, you save a bit, you get some done, you save a bit, something crops up, you get nothing done, you try to save up, nothing gets done. […] Read more…

One Year in and One Room Down – The Master Bedroom

It’s just over a year since we moved into our first home. It’s hard to see the changes when you’re living in a place but looking back, and when you stop and think a lot has changed since we moved in. For the moment I’m just going to focus on the master bedroom because it’s […] Read more…