Today I decided to create some art using this photo of Dan and Chelsea I took on our recent family holiday in Ruakaka. I played with the colour making the picture more blue with less contrast and then using our home printer I printed it out. I then found this scrappy piece of Ply wood…. ….and gave it… Continue reading Printing A Picture Onto Wood
The master bedroom is moving along at a steady pace, the wallpaper is gone… The windows have been scraped sanded and painted I thought also I would share our new addition to the office, a floor lamp. Our new lamp makes me think of the Pixar lamps! Who knew lamps could be so cute?
This is my 100th post on kiwihome and I thought I would use this milestone to thank you guys for taking the time out of your busy lives to read what is going on in our kiwihome! I started kiwihome in January on a New Years resolution whim! I have always loved reading blogs and I… Continue reading Kiwihomes 100th Post
I have been making cheese this week! I have never made cheese before but I was given some whole milk from a farming friend and I thought I would give it a go! This recipe for ricotta from the Good Morning show was the easiest I could find for my first attempt at cheese making. Ricotta Cheese Ingredients… Continue reading Cracking cheese, Gromit!
Here is the room that will be our Master bedroom. It screams the 80s right? But the potential is there… bay windows fireplace and gorgeous ceiling! It can be tricky to look past the pink curtains and flowery wallpaper but we aim to have a great master bedroom soon. So far I have pulled up… Continue reading Master Bedroom (before pictures)
Wow! Where did the week go? We have been super busy since we came back from our holiday and this week has gone by so fast! Dan just finished making this wall hung desk for the office It is over 3 metres long and is attached to the wall by brackets he made himself! I gave it a… Continue reading D.I.Y Office Desk
We are back from our holiday at the beach! Last week we left Auckland City behind and headed north for Ruakaka Beach. Going north in the Southern hemisphere means warmer weather but September/October is New Zealand’s early spring so it’s to cold for swimming but it did mean we had the whole beach to ourselves! We took bikes… Continue reading Ruakaka Beach-Northland, New Zealand