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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 »

Interior paint palette: White Box/Duck Egg Blue; Thundercloud; Signature; Raku; Ironstone; Grand Piano Quarter; Beige Royal Half; all Dulux except Taubmans Thundercloud

Interior paint palette: clouds and sea

We’re at the painting stage in more rooms! The study and the hallway have been checked off the list. Oh god finally, more of our rooms are becoming liveable.

Here’s the interior paint palette we’ve decided on. Blues and greys. Our paint can collection has grown.  Continue reading »

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 »