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Jody Winter
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Another Spot of DIY
One of my friends recently commented on Instagram "Who are you and what have you done with Jody?". DIY and crafts have never been my 'thing' but this house has certainly given me the confidence to experiment with my creative side. I recently did a little ma...

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A Spot of DIY
I have a 'd' and a 'y' in my name, but DIY is not something friends and family have associated with me in the past.But this Summer I started dabbling a little, starting with painting the shelves of our $80 Mitre10 shelving unit . I slapped two coats of Kare...

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New Living Room Rug
We love our beautiful floors but for some time, we've been looking at large rugs to break up our living room space. After much research, we went to Source Mondial in Parnell. They have a huge selection of rugs, all beautifully presented. And the staff reall...

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Vintage European, Greytown
My sister and I took our Mum for a girls' weekend to Wellington and Greytown last weekend. It's a place we all know well (long-time readers will know that my sister and I go there every June!). Greytown is about a one-hour drive north of Wellington, in the ...

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Master Bedroom Wardrobe Fitout and Doors
Very late at posting this as the work was completed in late December! But I also wanted to wait until the floors were done so I could post a final 'after' shot. Our wonderful cabinetmaker Dean from DL Cabinetmaking (who did our kitchen) made the beautiful d...

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Dark and Moody: Our New Floors
The Project The floors were a mish-mash of grey-brown carpet in the bedrooms and front sitting room, and engineered French oak boards stained a strange yellowish colour. In addition, the boards in the hallway were running width-ways, not long-ways. We wante...

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Kitchen Makeover
We took the 'kitch' out of our kitchen. We now have an elegant, modern and functional kitchen that works well for us. The old kitchen was not only ugly, it was also stupid. By stupid I mean it had several usability issues that can only come from a house tha...

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Kitchen and Wardrobes Renovation Update
It's all done! I need some time to sort through the before and after photos and will do a big post in the new year. Off to the South Island for a week, starting in Hanmer Springs with my family, then Paul and I are in Akaroa for three days.

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Zara Visit
I, like many others here in New Zealand, have been eagerly awaiting the arrival of our first Zara store which opened at Sylvia Park in Auckland a few weeks ago. A friend and I visited recently. I must say I was impressed. The store is bright and clean and s...

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Christmas Wreath Workshop at Garden Objects
So excited to be attending this workshop at the gorgeous Garden Objects in Kohimarama in a few weeks! I consider myself a non-creative type so this will be a challenge, but fun I am sure! The best thing is I'll be trying something different and meeting new ...
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