What to Display in a Display Cabinet

June 22nd, 2016

We've taken the tricky selection process out of deciding what you should put in your display cabinet. Below are 6 suggestions of the type of things you can put in a display cabinet. 1. Glass and China If this was on Family Feud, Glass and China would be the highest answer on the survey. Glass and China are generally precious pieces that are only used for special occasions- if at all. Putting them on display not only allows people to see their beauty on a regular basis but also allows f...

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The Little Things- How to Update your Kitchen Without Starting Over

May 23rd, 2016

There is a major misconception that in order to update your kitchen or any room in the home you have to start from scratch. Well it does not have to be that way. If you have any serious water damage to your cabinetry or walls then we would recommend a complete do-over to avoid problems down the track but if you just want to give your home a fresh look we have some great ideas!   Change the Taps Something so little can make such a big difference! Taps wear, they start to drip and ca...

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Bliss in a De-Cluttered Kitchen

April 15th, 2016

By Elise Purkis- UnKluttered Life 0418 127 979 /   As a professional organiser and interior designer based in Geelong, living with a 1950’s kitchen with a makeshift solution for a much needed dishwasher certainly made my heart sink just a little bit every morning when I walked into the kitchen to get my early morning coffee kick (no machine coffee in our house, Nescafe Blend 43 all the way). My 1950’s kitchen...

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Fresh Take on Display Cabinets

April 13th, 2016

Display cabinets can amplify a room when done well drawing attention to precious collections, antiques, or cherished pieces. Here are some tips to make sure you make the most out of your selection   1. Don’t overcrowd them The purpose of a display unit is to showcase items that are sentimental, that are antique, that you love and cherish and want to show off. Space out your items and only select key pieces to show off. If you put too many items in your display unit it wil...

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4 Ways to Keep Ants Out of Your Home

March 3rd, 2016

Ants are very common in the home in warmer seasons. While we have just hit autumn, the seasons seem to be changing with warm weather still lingering and summer fruits still in season. It is the perfect time to entertain and the perfect time of year for ant invasions. Here are four quick and easy ways to avoid coming into your kitchen in the morning and finding a new family have assembled on your sink.   1. Clean down all surfaces This may seem like a no brainer but sometimes wh...

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