A fresh coat of paint on the walls of your home is often the fastest way to give it a face lift and is something that is very easily done DIY. But painting aside, how do you go about choosing the right colour?
One of the problems in many older homes, particularly those over 100 years old and terrace houses is the risk of the dreaded rising damp.
When we moved into our terrace house one of our big plans was to covert our disused roof space into a usable attic or loft space we could use as firstly a storage area for all the much loved belongings and secondly as a usable space for the home office. (more…)
In this post you will find our top 12 tips and tricks for your next DIY Bunnings Kaboodle kitchen or laundry renovation.
After becoming slightly obsessed with the beautiful fiddle leaf fig plants I’ve seen on Pinterest pins and in my glossy design magazines, I decided that it was exactly the thing I needed to bring life and a bit of greenery to the living area of my Newtown Terrace.
Lots of inner city terrace houses around Sydney barely have what you can describe as a laundry and ours was no exception! In this post you will find all of our pointers for completely renovating the small laundry of a Newtown Terrace to create a luxurious, multi-functional space.
When it came to what to do with our dilapidated Victorian outhouse (aka Dunny!), we decided instead of knocking it down, it was time to give it a revamp.
Welcome to Pickering House blog! I’m Jasmine and together with my husband, I have been slowly renovating and restoring our beautiful Victorian terrace in the inner west suburb of Newtown in Sydney.
I’m so glad you can join me on this blog as I share with you my passion for renovating older homes and our experience and knowledge about renovating small spaces on an affordable budget.
I hope you enjoy! x