Seeing Things Through Your Own Eyes

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I have had a run of illness lately, which was very frustrating for a busy bee person like myself, followed by a few days of better health, followed by stabbing myself in the eye with a pot plant (not my first time), resulting in excruciating pain and a few days of being unable to do…

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Angela’s House: Real Homes Movement Tour

This house tour is one that is very exciting for me to share, after sharing Angela and her family’s beautiful rental house tour a few years ago, and in my book. At the time Angela was fairly new to Australia and had big dreams to buy their own home. A new baby and a few…

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Cate’s House: Real Homes Movement Tour

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Cate lives with her husband John and their two adult children, along with one cat and one dog, in a 1905 stone fronted villa located in the inner western suburbs of Adelaide. It is possibly one of my top dream homes ever and is perfectly situated just 10 minutes from the city and 10 minutes…

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Building an Earthship, Sustainable House Day 2016

Have you heard of an Earthship? Mr Recycled and I had heard about them, but knew very little about what they are until we got the opportunity to visit the Earthship at Ironbank in Adelaide, and take a tour as part of  Sustainable House Day 2016. More than 100 of Australia’s best environmentally sustainable homes will…

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Building a Tiny House in Adelaide

(featured image – tiny house by James the Upcyclist – image Alicia Fox Photography John Baxter is building a tiny house in Adelaide. Currently located in the Adelaide hills, he says that the portability of a tiny house is one of its attractions, but also one of the issues, as you have to find a permanent…

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Brenda’s Vintage House Tour

Brenda lives in Springwood NSW in the Blue Mountains, in a gorgeous mountain home built in the 1920’s. The garden is magnificent and the camellias and azaleas are particularly beautiful when in bloom. She has only been here for 18 months but says it will be their “forever home”. Built in the 1920’s, it is a fibro and brick…

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