Our Urban Box

House & Home, Plants

Indoor Plant Styling Ideas

I am sure you’re not shocked to see a blog post about indoor plants again! This time it is indoor plant styling. I am obsessed so I figured you must be as well? Am I right? I am creating my own indoor jungle in my new home, slowly adding to my plant family, researching unique and different plants.

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House & Home

Indoor plant tips from a wannabe plant lady.

Hello! Thanks for dropping in. Today I wanted to share with you some indoor plant tips that have been working for me lately. If you follow me over on Instagram, you would have seen that I have been posting a lot of photos of my indoor plants. Some established and others are new. I have been asked a lot of questions about how I much I water,  ...

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Life

It’s 2017 + I’m B.A.C.K

  Wow. 2017 already! 2016 went kinda fast didn’t it? Did you feel like that too? You may be wondering where the heck I was in 2016 – I kind of lost my blogging mojo. It happens. I blogged a bit but my heart wasn’t in it so I stopped. Took a break. 

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Shopping

FAB FINDS | Ezibuy

So I must confess. I always thought Ezibuy was a bit daggy. Somewhere older women shopped. Sorry!! But… ahh…um… I think I will be eating my words. I was scrolling through my Instagram stories and an account I followed had a photo of this white wall cage thing I have been lusting over. No idea it came from Ezibuy! I quickly  ...

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Building, Our House

HOUSE UPDATE | WE HAVE BRICKS

Hey! Gosh it has been sometime since I have blogged! I miss it so MUCH. I have been super busy with a new job and I have neglected Our Urban Box. I really hope to find my groove again soon. I wanted to pop in quickly today and give an update on our house progress as I know a few of you were wanting a update. Since my last post about the roof  ...

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Building, Our House

HOUSE UPDATE | LOOK AT THAT ROOF

Safe to say – the new house is flying along now! Every time I post an update on my personal Facebook page, everyone comments about how quick it is going up now. We now have frames, a roof and windows! It has been great to walk through and see how the layout is going to work and the room sizes are all quite good. Its hard designing a  ...

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Shopping

New Kmart Catalogue is Online + My Favs

Kmart have released a killer of a catalogue! The front cover draws you in with its emerald green wall and tropical vibe – which is tempting when out side is a top of 10º!! I was a wee bit excited to see it in my letterbox yesterday. The new catalogue features lots of new items – furniture, pendant lights, vases, brass items,  ...

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Building, Our House

House Update | Slab is Complete

With all the rain Wagga has had this winter, I honestly thought I would never get a slab, let alone 3. We have three slabs as the house is a tri level split home. It took a while between the lower slab getting poured and the highest level being poured. A few days of  sunshine was undone by a few days of rain.

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Shopping

Five Buys Friday | Blush Homewares

  Blush homewares have been popular for a little while now. We’ve seen the pastel trend the past few seasons and I think pastel pink and blush homewares will work well with the predicted jewel tones that are coming our way (emerald green and blush = perfect). So now is the perfect time to add a touch of soft and pretty to your home!  ...

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House & Home

The best plants for hanging pots

Did you see my post on Monday? It was full of hanging pots inspiration. I wanted to follow it up with a post showing you the best plants for hanging pots. When I shared my post about my string of pearls, quite a few people commented saying they had no idea what a string of pearls was. I thought that would make the perfect blog post – so  ...

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House & Home

Hanging Pots Ideas You Can Do This Weekend.

I’m loving hanging pots at the moment. I wanted to give you some hanging pots ideas as I have been trawling the internet for some inspiration. I have two string of pearls under our patio which were looking amazing. And then the dogs ate them. Those pooches are lucky to be alive – string of pearls are toxic to dogs and my two ate a  ...

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Building

5 Tips Before You Start Building!

While I wait for my slab to be poured, I thought I would share some tips with you – some things to think about before you start to build, before you sign the contract and before you design your floor plan. These are a few things I have learnt along the way that I thought might be useful to you!  

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Other

These Dolls Houses Are Way Cooler Than Your House!

Before we start let me just say – Its totes ok to be jealous of a dolls house ok? Because I am and we can be jelly together! Did you have a dolls house growing up? I had one. Unfortunately I never got to play with it because it sat in Dads shed for the whole 18 years I was home uncompleted. Mum had the dolls house and all the

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Other, Shopping

5 Buys Under $50

Oooh, the mid year sales have started and I’m flinging my purse wide open – #sorrynotsorry Adam. Here are some things I have purchased lately and a couple I have my eyes on! 1/ Rebecca Judd Loves for Adairs Print – was $80 – I picked it up for $37! I am going to go back and get some more on payday. There are about 4 in  ...

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House & Home, Interiors

LOVING THE HEXAGON TILE

Image Credit – Niche Design & Build One of the hottest trends in tiles at the moment is the hexagon. I think the hexagon tile is more interesting than the subway tile, which is also quite popular. I’ve had discussions with people who say the hexagon tile will date, but I think everything dates eventually! As long as you stick  ...

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House & Home

GOING TROPICAL OVER THE MONSTERA PLANT

  Theres a new plant in town and I believe he might be a little easier to keep around than the ol’ Fiddle. Its the Monstera Plant. Its large, lush and tropical leaves are popping up every – on linen, art work, cards! It certainly is a very on trend plant at the moment. I have been eyeing of these plants for a little while. I  ...

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Other, Shopping

KIDS LINEN | THE NEW FAVES

Happy Monday!  Last night I was doing some online browsing for new linen for the kids new rooms. Now we have actually turned soil I can start shopping up a storm to style the house. First room to be done will have to be Mr A’s. Poor kid never really got a ‘proper room’ after his nursery. So I think it will be his room first.  ...

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