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a general moodboard: blue-gray colour palette, tas oak floors

Paint, and home colour palette thoughts.


Fixing a bunch of walls at once also means painting a bunch of walls at once. Woo! But then we have to live with those decisions! Noooo. Paint is fixable, yes, but not conveniently or cheaply. It’s something I want to get right the first time, so I can change the colour at my leisure and not feel annoyed about it for years.  Continue reading »

No More Textured Ceilings

Textured ceiling paint removal.

Not long after we got the keys to our house, we were out with friends and somehow, the idea of ‘hey, let’s christen your empty new house’ came about. Yeah, okay, sure, cool. Not going to lie: entering the house for the first time since it was transferred to our names was creepyContinue reading »

Walls and other animals

Repairing plaster walls and other animals.


There’s certain house fixes that are more difficult to accomplish after moving in. You get all your heavy furniture in there, days pass, months pass, your apathy grows and you never get around to doing what you had intended, but it still eats at you.  Continue reading »