Jenny Butler

The Truth About White Floors
Anna of Door Sixteen‘s beautiful white floors When we were researching the idea of installing white floors as part of our kitchen renovation, we couldn’t find an honest report on what it was like living with them. Are they a nightmare to keep clean or is it much the same as a darker coloured floor? Are damages more noticeable? Someone please just give us an opinion other than “they’re pretty!”.
Jun 19, 2019
Inspiration: Windowsill Garden
We’ve been enviously reading posts from the Northern Hemisphere about the lead up to summer and meanwhile down here in Australia, we’ve just entered winter. It’s getting really cold and frosty so not much is happening in our garden at the moment.
Jun 18, 2019
Anna Spiro’s Brisbane Abode
Name: Anna SpiroLocation: Brisbane, AustraliaSize: 2,370 square feetYears lived in: 1 year, ownedOver the past few weeks we’ve been getting a glimpse into some of Australia’s most exciting interior designers’ homes. This week we take a look at Brisbane based interior designer and blogger Anna Spiro’s home.
Jun 18, 2019
How To Remove Paint From Textured Glass
While renovating our bathroom, we got an annoying amount of paint on the window. The glass is textured so even though we had prepped the window with painters tape it still leaked [we were also a bit clumsy in other places]. The textured glass meant a razor blade wasn’t very effective so we got creative!Materials:Razor BladeNail Polish RemoverMicrofiber ClothCotton TipsGlass Cleaner 1. Scrape as much paint off the glass as you can with the razor blade.2.
May 8, 2019
Simone’s Beachside Vintage Cottage
Name: Simone GeorgetteLocation: Brisbane, AustraliaSize:  Approx 350 square meters (3,700 square feet)Years lived in:  2 years, Owned We featured Simone’s amazing waterside backyard a couple of months ago and we were excited to see inside her home today. Simone’s passion for all things vintage is evident throughout her house, with a lot of her furniture and objects coming from eBay, garage sales, op shops and found on the side of the road.
Apr 18, 2019
Max and Peter’s Squeaky-Clean Quarters
Name: Max and Peter Kater of Murchison-HumeLocation: Sydney, AustraliaSize: 250 square meters (2,700 square feet)Years lived in: 7 years We’ve loved Murchison-Hume products for a while now, not just because they’re effective eco-friendly products, but also because they also look so darn good. We were thrilled to discover the aesthetic of Murchison-Hume products flowed from the founders’ own home. Max and Peter’s abode is refined, yet is still entirely a family home.
Apr 17, 2019
House Tour: Rachel’s Weatherboard Cottage
Name: Rachel PittsLocation: Footscray, Melbourne, AustraliaSize: 82 square meters [882 square feet]Years lived in: 3 years >> Rachel and Leigh’s home has a really open, genuine and fresh feel to it. One of the first things they did after purchasing their 1900’s weatherboard home, was tearing down the wall in between the kitchen and living room.
Feb 20, 2019
Tina’s Port Douglas Cottage
Name: Tina, Matthew & Pablo Location: Port Douglas, QLD, Australia Size: 98 square meters [1060 square feet]Years lived in: 3 years, owned Artist Tina and her chef husband Matthew live in a beachside cottage in Port Douglas with their toddler Pablo. Living half the year in one of Australia’s most beautiful holiday destinations and the other half in Berlin, they make good use of their home by renting it out as a holiday rental when they’re not there.
May 21, 2010
Dana’s Yellowtrace Sydney Apartment
Name: Dana HughesLocation: Sydney, AustraliaSize: 100 square meters [1075 square feet]Years lived in: 8 months After discovering Dana’s beautiful blog Yellowtrace a few months back, we have been addicted to the impressive interviews, features and photography. Through her interior design work, it was clear Dana had an amazing eye — it’s thrilling to see how her style is reflected in her own Sydney apartment that she shares with her husband.
Apr 9, 2010