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DIY kitchen tile

Adios, vinyl. Hello, sexy kitchen tile. This kitchen tiling project was a labour of love that Jamie and I carried out, a couple years ago. Luckily for you and me, we get to flash-forward through the whole process from start to finish.  Continue reading »

Room Reveal: My Home Studio | Saltbush Avenue

Room Reveal: My Home Studio

The thing about taking photos of your home studio is that you need to clean the place from top to tails before doing so. Sigh. I am fortunate that I’m in a position to have a room of one’s own, though, and here I get to show you how it’s come together as a study, workspace, guest room, secondary lounge, gaming corner, craft crap storage locker and thrift shop tchotchke showroom.  Continue reading »

Retro Armchair Restoration | Saltbush Avenue

Retro Armchair Restoration

This story has been months in the making. I brought home these retro armchairs, refinished their frames, made some upholstery, took numerous missteps along the way… but they’re finished, both of them, and I have two beautiful midcentury recliners to show for it.  Continue reading »