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Super Cute DIY Aussie Renovation

These people actually have more plants in their home than I do! This home was originally a workman’s cottage from about 1910 and it sits on an acre of land in the Brisbane suburb of Red Hill in Australia. After getting a bid from an architect of $500…

Another Awesome Aussie Home Perched Above the Cliffs of Avalon Beach

The Avalon Lighthouse The approach to this home fills you with a sense of arriving somewhere that is very far away from Avalon Beach, Australia with its accents of Africa, Morocco, and Greece. Named the Avalon Lighthouse as it is perched high atop the cliffs of Bangalley Head where the…

Sunday Funday in Byron Bay, Australia

Sunday Funday in Byron Bay, AU I am back! Our 13-year-old daughter, Issy, celebrated her Bday this weekend so it’s been non-stop in our neck of the woods. I’ve been so looking forward to finally sharing this special pictorial. An impeccable private oasis…

Look Inside this Tiny Home on a Remote Australian Island

Follow my blog with Bloglovin   On a Remote Australian Island~ This tiny home is just 1100 square feet, and includes a living area, dining area, kitchen, one bedroom and bathroom. It is located on a remote island in Far North Queensland, Australia. The primary design elements are shutters made…

Australian Splashback

My love of Australian architecture and design is something I’m trying to incorporate (copy exactly!) into our Laguna Beach, California beach house. Australian architecture has generally been consistent with architectural trends in the Western world, with some special adaptations to compensate for distinctive Australian climatic and cultural factors…