Colour Crush – Seafoam

Colour Crush – Seafoam

I know the blog’s called Home of Marble and Mint,  but I adore nearly all shades of green and blue and love to use them as accent colours throughout my home. My new colour crush for this season is Seafoam.   Seafoam is a light blue–green with a hint of...
Our Renovation Update #6 – Windows, Walls and Worries

Our Renovation Update #6 – Windows, Walls and Worries

There was action aplenty onsite this week, gotta get it done while the sun’s shining for once! Bright and early the windows reappeared and the hebel panels were delivered.   Straight away the windows were then installed! Installation also began on the hebel...
The Power of Hebel PowerPanel

The Power of Hebel PowerPanel

The exterior walls of the house going up this week has prompted several people to ask what material we’ve used and why. It’s a CSR Hebel product called PowerPanel, which are aerated concrete slabs reinforced with steel mesh. Being a masonry product it...
Our Renovation Update #5 – Roof Framing

Our Renovation Update #5 – Roof Framing

Roof framing continued this week.  Also the wall sarking was wrapped around the walls ready for the Hebel PowerPanel.    The verandah starting to take shape.   Excitement ensued on Wednesday when Trend delivered the windows.  They arrived just before I left...