The double-page spread is headlined: ‘Joh Snaps: Enough is enough!’, and claims that the host has found herself caught in the crossfires of the feuding judges on the hit home renovation show. According to a “TV insider” quoted by Woman’s Day, Griggs is “crumbling under the pressure of keeping up appearances” and is concerned the “drama” could “damage her career.” Griggs with House Rules judges, from left: Drew Heath, Lawrence Llewelyn-Bowen and Wendy Moore. Picture: Seven.Source:Supplied Reposting the article to her official Instagram account, the 43-year-old former Commonwealth Games swimmer had a blunt message for the magazine. “Hey @womansdayaus I see you are at it again, writing bollocks. For the record: I don’t feel stuck between the judges. I’m not worried about my career, and I’m really not feeling any angst at all about this year’s series. It takes a lot to make me snap ... and … [Read more...] about Johanna Griggs slams Woman’s Day claim she’s ‘crumbling’: ‘Bollocks’
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Creating the rustic look is expensive, but low maintenance costs and the element of timelessness make it a great bargain for the urban dweller, says Namrata Kohli. Photograph: 42mm Architecture/Facebook Raw and rustic interiors have caught on like wildfire. Be it upmarket homes, luxury resorts or smart condominiums, the focus today is on keeping the interiors clean and simple and giving them a natural, earthy look. Some trace this 'outdoor entering indoor' theme to the modern nomad's psyche. Even though he lives in the midst of a concrete jungle, his mind and heart crave proximity to nature. Rustic look to please modern tastes Designer and home store owner Nitin Kohli has seen a growing demand from clients for homes that resonate the nature theme. At his home interior store, the natural looking table with bar stools is a bestseller.He says this kind of raw appeal holds sway over people who are nature lovers and have made eco-friendly, sustainable living an integral part of their … [Read more...] about Trending: Urban Indian homes want rustic look!
Set on a massive 1060sqm corner allotment in the heart of heritage-rich Alberton, the 54 Melbourne Place property would suit those willing to roll their sleeves up to either renovate and redevelop or to build their own dream home – with plenty of scope to include features such as a swimming pool or tennis court if desired, subject to council consent. MORE NEWS: Luxe Rostrevor home sells after 400 days on market This Adelaide rental will have you go potty 54 Melbourne Place, AlbertonSource:Supplied 54 Melbourne Place, AlbertonSource:Supplied The villa presently includes a kitchen with eat-in meals space, a large separate lounge room and three bedrooms. Timber floorboards, high ceilings and leadlight windows at the front entry add to the home’s overall sense of character, as do the feature fireplaces. A bathroom sits at the rear of the house, while a garage and a shed add to the storage options. 54 Melbourne Place, AlbertonSource:Supplied The property is … [Read more...] about Limitless potential in Alberton
At least three potential parties have already put their hands up to bid for the 405 sqm parcel in the sought-after, inner city suburb of Norman Park. Investors and builders will be hungry for a piece of the auction action at 93 Macrossan Avenue on Saturday when Place Estate Agents get things underway at 11am. This block of residential land at 93 Macrossan Ave, Norman Park, is going to auction on Saturday.Source:Supplied For early risers, another auction in Norman Park will be taking place around the corner at 92 Morehead Avenue on Saturday. A 1930s Queenslander with traditional features such as VJ walls, picture rails and casement windows will go under the hammer at 9am. The home has been beautifully updated, with the contemporary kitchen featuring a walk-in pantry, stone bench tops, Miele appliances and bi-fold servery windows and doors opening out to a back deck. This house at 92 Morehead Ave, Norman Park, is going to auction on Saturday.Source:Supplied The property is within … [Read more...] about SOLD: Blockbuster auction weekend ahead in Brisbane
The owners of this 1960s home adored the craftsmanship and location of their beach shack, near Portsea’s Shelly Beach, but needed more space for their kids and some creature comforts. “It was your typical beach shack from the ’60s, with timber weatherboards,” recalled architect Berit Barton, of Pleysier Perkins, hired to reinvent the home. “There were lots of creams and yellows throughout and it was quite dated.” Ms Barton was impressed, however, with the home’s strong mid-century features: white timber windows, the old textured ceiling and the internal wiggly steel beam. “The level of craftsmanship was wonderful, too,” she said. “We had textures to work with, and there was an existing brick chimney fireplace that produced a roaring fire. The owners just wanted to freshen up the home, rethink the kitchen and connection to the outdoors and create a new living space.” The home, post-renovation. The fireplace and wiggly … [Read more...] about How a 1960s beach shack has been sympathetically updated