Having that stunning design for the home of your dreams can be fraught with frustration and despair when reality hits and you find out at quoting stage that you cannot afford it and need to go back to the drawing board. To help you nail your vision, Renovating Mums chatted to the team from Blueprint…

The transition from tween to teenage years heralds a significant and often expensive personal style overhaul. During this time of rapid personality growth, how your teen styles their bedroom is just as important in expressing their newfound tastes as the clothes they wear. With a combination of creativity, clever ideas and White Knight’s craft and…

Building or renovating? Building contracts can be confusing, and there are many who have ended up getting burnt after they’ve signed – uncovering mountains of hidden costs and finding clauses they can’t get out of.  The initial excitement of planning a major renovation or building a new home can consume you. It’s only after signing the building contract that people…

Find out why an Interior Designer is not only for the rich and famous… People ask us all the time why do I need an interior designer when I can find what I’m looking for on Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest or from my sisters’ best friend who just redid her sons room.  Busting the myth that hiring an interior designer is only…

Bathroom Inspiration – wash your worries away…. In need of a family-friendly bathroom renovation but not sure where to start?   Leah & Galit, design and renovation experts from Just In Place, Sydney recommend you give your family-friendly bathroom renovation a boost with these top bathroom design tips and inspirational ideas.   1 Storage  Declutter and keep the knick-knacks out of…

Why are windows and glass important? Windows open your home to space and light whilst connecting you to the outdoors. This is why choosing the right type of glass for your windows is key when thinking about the type of sanctuary you want to create for your family. Most windows contain glass that is only…

OR the things you MUST include when designing a family friendly kitchen These days there are so many options when designing your family kitchen that it is difficult to really know what design trend works, and what is just a fad that you don’t need. We see so many people spending their often limited hard earned renovation dollars on the next best kitchen trend to find it…

Dirty shoes, a discarded toy, a baby learning to crawl is often a familiar site for us mums. When planning your renovation project you need to plan from the ground up and a fundamental choice for your reno is often choosing child friendly flooring.   We all dream of creating a beautiful home and the right floor coverings can make a powerful  impact.  So how do we juggle the…