Bra$$ tacks

When we started out trying to cost and plan for our extensions it felt a lot like we were trying to squeeze information out of the illuminati. Hunting down prices for materials really requires quotation after quotation, and labour pricing can be found on various guide […]

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Products for modernist homes

When furnishing and planning interiors for modernist homes, there are a few design principles we followed. It also occurred to us that there is no ‘rule’ for how to ‘wow’ your interiors. Some people prefer luxe, a fusion of old and new, or cool sharp […]

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Inspiration on Instagram

Among the millions of posts on Instagram, here are a few of my favourites relating to Architecture, Design, Interiors and Architects internationally and locally and relating to P&S homes, mid-century and contemporary works. Great Tags to Follow on Instagram Just copy and paste into your […]

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P+S Facebook Group

I’ve received many words of thanks, encouragement and praise with this little blog on our big journey. It’s been a year since our new spaces became functional and we have been slowly working on the old space. This involves slightly less exciting tasks like replacing […]

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The greatest gifts

During 2017 we had some pretty challenging times. My husband would say it wasn’t too bad but he is the eternal optimist everyone needs in their life. For me, the demands of work and raising children are foremost on my mind and everything else comes […]

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Spring intensive 

We’ve made it to Boxing Day, 2017 and my head is now recollecting the past 3 months so this is an update about Spring and the intensive lead up to summer and today. Time has moved very fast since August. I received a letter from […]

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Pettit & Sevitt details

We’re getting closer to finishing our extended areas and that means we’re starting to think about moving out of the original P&S Lowline spaces so that we can re-skin it with new Gyprock (and insulate while we’re there) following our October 2016 flood. I am […]

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Vintage Gyprock

During the plastering process, we have decided to strip the original P&S lounge/dining room. It’s about 34sqm and needs to flow through to the new section. It’s got new doors and the opening to the new section but now it needs the timber flooring which […]

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Travel for work and soul

In March we are often required to travel for trade shows, so our scheduled pool completion was once again on hold as we wouldn’t be there to see it happen. April and June was filled with kitchen and bathroom specifying, so lots to keep us […]

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