Posts Tagged ‘homes’

Michael Hayes, Old Style Joinery, Beautiful Furniture

I first met furniture maker Michael Hayes on social media quite a few years ago and our lives have woven around each other ever since. We discovered we have the same birthday and as twin lovers of upcycled and handmade furniture, we have developed a friendship that resulted in running a fabulous event together with Barry DuBois…

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Is a change as good as a holiday?

They say change is as good as a holiday and I certainly daydream constantly about all the things I want to change about my life, my home, my work, my time and myself. Sometimes I think I become so caught up in thinking about possible “other” directions in life I could take, that I forget…

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Phil and Amity from The Block

Do you love The Block? Love a good party and checking out gorgeous homes? If you are in Adelaide, come along to the Channel 9 Telethon Distinctive Home and Land Lottery Aspire “Dream Street Party” on Sunday 18th August and meet Phil and Amity, winners of The Block All Stars! See the 2013 Lottery Home,…

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Wellbeing Wednesday, talking about Mindfulness

Being comfortable and relaxed in our homes is very important and we Aussies tend to see our homes as our sanctuary, a place to relax and unwind. Learning things like relaxation and mindfulness practices can help us to enjoy not just our downtime, but can make us more productive.  Mindfulness is an important skill that…

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Wellbeing Wednesday, healthy home design

Volatile organic compounds Today we are looking at the second part of indoor air quality, and focusing on design and renovation around your home to ensure the air is as healthy as possible. There is more and more talk about volatile organic compounds (VOCs) but what are they and why do we need to be…

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