House Reveal – Week 2 -South Australia

Round living room chair

Wow tomorrow night will be house reveal number 3 and I haven’t reviewed house 2 yet. I can’t believe how these weeks are flying by. Imagine how the contestants feel . I am overwhelmed and I have not completely overhauled 3 homes in the last three weeks! … Read More

House Reveal- Week 1- Victoria


Well Bronik and Corrines’ home was revealed on Sunday night in Victoria and it is almost time for the next home reveal. These weeks roll around really fast. Ryan and Marlee’s South Australian home is about to get revealed tonight but I want to update you on last weeks whole house reveal.… Read More

First Week of House Rules

House Rules countdown clock

“Five Stitches and a Nudie Run”

Well the first week of House Rules is nearly over. Three episodes down and now we have a nervous wait for the whole house reveal on Sunday night. I can’t wait to see what this mishmash of house rules will turn out like.… Read More

Inspiration Board -Week 1

reclaimed wood fireplace surround

Here are some photos to get you inspired. The favourite thing this week for me on ‘House Rules’ has been the wood surround for the fireplace. I have found pictures to give you more ideas.

All the pictures I have sourced are either from google images or Pinterest. … Read More

Lets have a Sneaky Peek

Knick Nacks

I don’t know about you but sometimes I drive past a house and think Ohhh I wonder who lives there? My imagination goes into overdrive thinking about what might be behind the hedge or behind the gate. I think this is why I love so much because it gives you an inside look into how other people live.… Read More

House Rules

House Rules Teams for 2015

Australia’s biggest renovation show ‘House Rules’ is back and I can’t wait for the new series of House Rules to start. I don’t know about you but I kinda watched the first series, on and off, enough to know what it was about but not regularly enough to really get in to it.… Read More

Study Make-Over

Picture of desk with scattered items

The first room I am going to tackle in the “Spring Clean my life” clean up is the study. Over the years it has morphed into a paper graveyard.

I have read books like “Paper Flow” which I loved, but found it difficult to implement all the steps.… Read More

Spring Cleaning My Life

Spring Cleaning Photo
After two years of working flat out to get my business up and running – I stopped and turned around and saw that my house/garage/garden/diet/relationships were all suffering.
While we as women think we can have it all – we can- but maybe not all at once.… Read More

Artificial Flowers

Artificial flowers can be beautiful

Artificial flowers are much maligned.

You probably have images of Nan’s hall/entry table with a dusty dried arrangement. I do.

In fact my Mum found spiders in her hall table basket of dried flowers – no joke.  They might have looked like this.… Read More

Welcome to Mocha Home

Tracy standing at counter Mocha Gifts

Hello to you and welcome to Mocha Home.  This is my first official post…yay!

I’m Tracy and I am passionate about beautiful homes, decorating and design. Trouble is- I have never had a very big budget to work with. So here at Mocha Home you will find achievable ideas and inspiration to make your home your haven.… Read More