Kids bedrooms, guest bedrooms and other bedroom spaces

  25.04.2017   Amelia   Design, Podcast   2 Comments

How to get it right in kids bedrooms, guest bedrooms and other bedrooms spaces. Known as ‘secondary bedrooms’, there’s lots to know to get it right. This episode is all

Wardrobes, linens, laundries and mudrooms

  18.04.2017   Amelia   Design, Podcast   No comments

In this episode, I talk about wardrobes, linens, laundries and mudrooms. I also cover walk-in robes and other storage such as broom cupboards. These spaces can be important to get

Bathrooms, ensuites and powder rooms

  11.04.2017   Amelia   Design, Podcast   No comments

This episode is about the wet areas in our home, namely bathrooms, ensuites and powder rooms. These are cost intensive areas in our home. They, as well as our kitchens,

How to find out if your Brisbane home is pre 1946

Do you know why “pre-1946” is so important when renovating or building in the Brisbane City Council area? Well – did you know that the first recorded aerial photograph of Brisbane

Bedroom Number 1 | Your master suite

  4.04.2017   Amelia   Design, Podcast   8 Comments

The main bedroom of the house … Bedroom Number 1. This can be simply a bedroom, or it can be arranged in combination with extra or attached spaces such as

Connecting with your ‘why’ when buying a home (from a UA reader)

Are you buying a home? Or making big choices about your renovation or building project? Connecting with your ‘why’ is a great way to simplify things.  I received this beautiful

All things kitchens (including butlers, walk-in pantries and appliance cupboards)

  28.03.2017   Amelia   Design, Podcast   10 Comments

There’s a huge amount to consider when it comes to designing your kitchen. And more than any other area of your home, you can feel a lot of pressure that

Read this before hiring friends or family for your renovation or new home

If you’re planning on using friends or family as builders or tradespeople, here’s a word of warning. Watch this video to find out. And here’s the transcript, if you prefer

Your second living space | Do you really need it, and how to get it right

  21.03.2017   Amelia   Design, Podcast   2 Comments

This episode is about the second living space or room in our homes. It goes by lots of different names, and most homeowners planning a renovation or new home want

3 Mistakes to Avoid with Soil Tests

What’s a soil test? Why do you need one before renovating or building your new home? And what are the 3 mistakes I see homeowners make that can cause extra