House · Top 10

Christmas Gift Ideas – Stocking Stuffers For The DIYer

With Christmas just around the corner, we have compiled a little list of Stocking Stuffers for the DIY enthusiast in your life! There is nothing saying, if you are the enthusiast, that you can’t send Santa, your friends and your loved ones a link to this page as your Christmas Wish List. It can be… Continue reading Christmas Gift Ideas – Stocking Stuffers For The DIYer

House · Kitchen · This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things

This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things – Pantry

It’s been a little while since I updated the TIWWCHNT section of the site.  Of course, there have been plenty of little mishaps between our last submission and now, but none of real note, just the usual scrapes down the walls, bathroom windowsill destruction and unexplained chip in the tiles in the toilet. Today we’ll… Continue reading This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things – Pantry

Decorating · Garden · House

How To Easily Update Outdated Ceramic Pot Planters

We have had these old ceramic planters for many years.  They once had some type of large aloe-vera-esque plants in them, and we sat them on the verandah of our old house.   The colour of the planters is very ‘meh’, but we did get them for free and they did match the colour of… Continue reading How To Easily Update Outdated Ceramic Pot Planters

Bathroom · Decorating · Garden · House · Kitchen · Top 10

10 Easy Home Improvement Projects for Under $100

You really don’t have to be cashed up to begin home improvement projects. Not all projects need to be big and expensive. Sometimes the small ones can make a big impact. If you’ve been planning some mighty renovation projects, but just feel overwhelmed (oh yeah, we know this feeling!) and don’t know where to start,… Continue reading 10 Easy Home Improvement Projects for Under $100

Bathroom · Fail · House

FAIL – The Shower is Leaking – Part Four (Final)

This, the final episode of the Leaking Shower saga, has been some time coming. It has been fixed now for quite some time.  I’d like to say we haven’t updated because we wanted to be sure it was actually fixed before we declared publicly that it was. Truthfully, it’s because I’ve been lazy about writing… Continue reading FAIL – The Shower is Leaking – Part Four (Final)

Bathroom · Decorating · Garden · Kitchen

Easy DIY – How to Make a Cool Kokedama ‘Curtain’ (Part One)

What is a Kokedama? A kokedama is basically a plant suspended in a string-wrapped ball of soil.  The term ‘kokedama’ is Japanese and literally means ‘moss ball’ (koke = moss, dama = ball). So why kokedamas?? Actually, I had never heard of these fabulous balls of coolness until Mr Hammer’s sister and her husband gifted… Continue reading Easy DIY – How to Make a Cool Kokedama ‘Curtain’ (Part One)