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Entryway update

Welcome to the entryway

This is our small, awkward entryway, and it was due for an update. Not kidding on the small part. Dimensions are 1.6 x 1.8m, or 5’3″ x 6′. Here’s what it looked like after we got the keys. (AKA: studies in not having a wide-angle lens.)  Continue reading »

Garden plans: bottlebrush, banksia, lomatia, aulax, flax, limelight acacia

Front yard garden plans.

I mentioned that I’ve got a fire lit under me when it comes to making garden plans, and it’s for good reason. Anything we want to harvest this summer/fall, we need to get on it. Anything we plant in the yard is going to look pretty dinky for the next 2-3 years, so, the sooner the betterContinue reading »

Refinished sideboard top

Refinishing a sideboard!

I’ve been thinking about furniture for the open living/dining area, in particular the dining section, seeing as we have nothing for it right now. Our apartment didn’t have room for a whole separate dining table and chairs, so everyone who came over got to be a slob and eat their dinner on the couch just like us.  Continue reading »