The laundry and the reality of my laundry habits.

The laundry and the reality of my laundry habits.

The Laundry. It is one of those spaces that we wish we could stand in and wiggle our nose and make the work be done and dusted. I often look at Laundries with huge spaces and endless budgets and wonder if mine were like that….would I love doing washing more?   Na,ah, no I would not. […]

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How to Decorate your Bookshelves. Part 2.

How to Decorate your Bookshelves. Part 2.

Part 2 Lets start todays bookshelf styling with a recap of the last round of information I gave you here. We talked about the 20 items you need to decorate your shelves with, well now we need to see how you integrate balance, repetition, colour ...

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2016 Decorating Trends. Pink

2016 Decorating Trends. Pink

Last week I discussed here what trends were going to be stayers for 2016. I saved 2 for last, Pinks and strong blue blacks. Actually just black is still hanging around in most of its capacity and its going to keep making its statement. Today ...

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Take a Shelfie to win.

Take a Shelfie to win.

Have you seen the latest bit of fun you can have on Instagram? All you need to do is take a photo of your favourite decorated shelves/shelf, hashtag #takeashelfie and tag @elementsathome. You can win a Visa card for the best shelf and get a ...

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Decorating with Crystals

Decorating with Crystals

I am on board, I have reached a time in my life where I am open to anything (within reason) and this has me trying my hand at Decorating with Crystals. I have jumped in with both feet and ordered 2 types, offering me up something to heal my mind ...

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Not Quite The Mudroom

Not Quite The Mudroom

The Mudroom in my house is not quite a room but then I can’t call it a drop zone because it does way more for us than dropping stuff off. Our space is directly in the path of our garage entrance and although its a space where we can take ...

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3 Tips to Help You Prepare, Before Laying your Turf

3 Tips to Help You Prepare, Before Laying your Tur...

  3 Tips to Help You Prepare, Before Laying your Turf Prior preparation prevents poor performance, as they say, and taking the time to establish the bed of your lawn before you even have a lawn can save a lot of headaches down the track. My ...

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2016 Decorating Trends

2016 Decorating Trends

Me, I am a thinker. I think about every single thing I do…..not really one of those spontaneous un-calculated off the cuff kind of people. So when it comes to purchasing anything for my home, I think about it, plan for it, create a ...

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Cute DIY Copper Succulent Pot

Cute DIY Copper Succulent Pot

  I made this copper succulent pot, and I am more than happy to show you the simple steps it took to get this cute dining table room vignette. I have been lucky enough to grow some fabulous succulents in my front yard and most have taken ...

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My Boutique Suburban Bar.

My Boutique Suburban Bar.

Have you ever thought about how you would design your shop, store, cafe or suburban bar if you were told you could fit it out anyway you like. I have been approached to help with some of the design elements to a new bar/cafe that is being ...

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5 Essential Bedroom Items.

5 Essential Bedroom Items.

Lets look at my bedroom for example, how do I decorate a space like this. What are my top 5 items that are the basis for a simple but design inspired room dedicated to sleeping. Once you have these 5 items decided on and chosen we can move on ...

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Coffee Table Stencilling.

Coffee Table Stencilling.

I am buying a coffee table. No seriously this is big news. I haven’t had a usable coffee table for about 6 years. I have had a coffee table in my house but it was used in the “good lounge room” before we moved and we sold it ...

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Curious Grace bring us “klaylife” beaded Chandeliers

Curious Grace bring us “klaylife” bead...

I am very excited to tell you that one of my favourite brands is now selling the amazing beaded chandelier from “klaylife” These pendant lights are not just beautifully glorious they are also full of individual life stories. Curious ...

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