Chic To Shore

Home Renovation and Decor

We Have a New Site and a New Name: Darling Street!

In August 2012, my sister Melanie and I set out to start a home decor and renovation blog as a way to share our home design adventures with others. This … Continue reading

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PART 1: Clever Ways to Use Blackboard Paint

Blackboard paint is a HOT trend at the moment and why shouldn’t it be!? It’s practical, it’s fun and it adds a sense of “look how on-trend I am right … Continue reading

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Win this Lamp

A lamp is the perfect ¬†finishing touch for a room and an essential for any bedside table. For your chance to win this Shady Designs lamp,¬†click on this link to … Continue reading

January 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

3 Rules of Gardening in Pots

We are excited this week to publish a guest blog from a Sydney gal – Rebecca! Living in a terrace house in inner Sydney, Rebecca has mastered the art of … Continue reading

January 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Boat Sand Pit (Sand Box)

When I was on holidays, I visited a friend of a friend’s beach house and they featured this beautiful wooden row boat in their garden. This antique boat is as … Continue reading

January 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Yes… I am a “First Time Builder Virgin!”

We are thrilled to welcome our new guest blogger – Clare. Clare is currently building a brand new home in Sydney, Australia and will be sharing all her exciting adventures … Continue reading

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5 DIY Herb Gardens

How often have you spent $3 on a bunch of basil, only to use it for one meal before it dies a droopy death in the fridge? Yet we all … Continue reading

January 8, 2013 · Leave a comment