Guess what? I got my house renovation approved! As many of you will know, I bought a house last year and have been busy working on a plan to renovate and make it into my dream home. This is a huge project for me. Throughout my career, I've worked on lots of renovation and home improvement shows, but this time I'm on the other side of the camera! You can follow my … [Read more...] about How I got development approval for my Renovation Rookie project in record time!
Deborah Hutton is well known to Australian audiences. She has been on our TV screens and in our magazines for more than three decades as a model, host, ambassador, and spokeswoman. She has done lots of shows in the past on property, homewares and renovation but it’s always been talking about someone else’s project or brand. In 2016 Deborah bought a 4-bedroom house. To … [Read more...] about Deborah Hutton’s Renovation Rookie journey
It’s been a while since I’ve been on camera, because I’ve had a tough time losing Billie. So I’m focusing my attention now on renovating my house and creating a new fresh space for me. Here’s where I’m up to: This is a major renovation and I’ve got in my mind what I want it to look like. Essentially I’ve been happy with the floor plan for quite some time but when … [Read more...] about Why I’m throwing myself into my Renovation Rookie project
I've recently discovered that renovating a kitchen could be a bit like planning a wedding. Everyone's got an opinion; an all "white" kitchen might need some accessorising, lighting is essential, a good kitchen won't guarantee your living arrangements will work and invariably you need to go a bit "kitchenzilla" to get exactly what you want! To prepare for the big event, I've … [Read more...] about Getting on my kitchenzilla and the four best kitchen planning articles I’ve read
This week I’m talking to a Feng Shui expert about one of the most important considerations I have in renovating my house. The reason I bought this house is because it had a lovely energy to it and I need to retain that. To do this, I’ve found myself a Feng Shui master to talk to me about the principals of Feng Shui and what I need to consider. Watch the first instalment … [Read more...] about Creating energy in my house and exploring the role of Feng Shui