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Renovate w/ Gilly's - An Interview with Daniel and Jade from The Block

Renovate w/ Gilly's - An Interview with Daniel and Jade from The Block

We've been so excited to share this interview with you, and are so happy to have had the chance to chat to Daniel and Jade from The Block. These hard-working farmers from 250 kilometres north of Adelaide made four attempts to get on The Block and when they did, they conquered. What an incredible journey they had and what incredible, humble people! 

Check out the interview below!

Understanding Timber - A Brief Overview

Understanding Timber - A Brief Overview

Understanding Timber - A Brief Overview | Gillys Australia

The timber industry is a rapidly evolving one. In the last few decades, modern innovations such as automated machines and advanced technologies have made it more efficient than ever before. This article provides you with an overview of what timber is and how we can use it to produce some amazing products.

Renovate w/ Gilly's - An Interview with Henry Hangan, the master of Tiny Homes

Renovate w/ Gilly's - An Interview with Henry Hangan, the master of Tiny Homes

In a world that's ever evolving and more people working from home, it's no wonder Tiny Homes are becoming massive in Australia. In today's climate, people are able to work from home or on the road. 

Hangan specialise's in custom built Tiny Homes, making every design unique and one of a kind. 

Not only are Tiny Homes efficient, eco-friendly and more financial viable - these day's , with incredible creators like Henry, it's possible to turn Tiny Home dreams, into a reality. 

We had a chat to Henry about his business Tiny Homes by Hangan. 

Follow their journey on instagram here and check out there website https://www.tinyhouse.com.au/ for more info!

The Wonders of Hemp Oil

The Wonders of Hemp Oil

For the purposes of this blog, we will be talking about hemp oil in the context of timber finishing. It is well known for its health benefits as a source of beneficial fats and as a skin moisturiser (you can certainly use our product in these ways as it is completely food safe) but perhaps, less well-known as a wonderful, natural, VOC-free alternative to a polyurethane finish.
Tips and Tricks for Removing Stains on Furniture

Tips and Tricks for Removing Stains on Furniture

When hot cups or even cold drinks are left on furniture, they can sometimes leave an unsightly white or pale mark. This is where the moisture sneaks in under the surface finish but not into the timber. Hot or cold drinks spilling directly onto the surface also cause these white marks. There are a few ways to tackle these, which are very effective.
Which Product Do I Need? An Overview of Gilly's Range

Which Product Do I Need? An Overview of Gilly's Range

Gilly's large range of products can be a little overwhelming and confusing for the first time buyer. We have products tailored for specific uses and some that are more versatile. Understanding how we categorize will help you to choose which product (and why) you need for your project.
Renovate with Gilly's - An interview with Kim from Our Home Of Bliss

Renovate with Gilly's - An interview with Kim from Our Home Of Bliss

 This month we had a chat with Kim from Our Home of Bliss. Kim has amassed a following of 10K on instagram through her likeable and relatable posts about renovating, DIY and the ins and outs of being a Mum.

The mother of three juggles her home life whiles delving into the world of interior design, and home creation. Check out the interview below!

Renovating with Gilly's - An interview with CCSS (@ccss_tm)

Renovating with Gilly's - An interview with CCSS (@ccss_tm)

This month we had a chat to CCSS in Melbourne. An online shop started by Clare & Sonam, it began as a project to decorate their warehouse apartment in Collingwood. The pair soon discovered their knack for sourcing one-of-a-kind treasures.

CCSS is the result of the duo’s tireless endeavours to seek out unique vintage, mid century & modern furniture. Each piece of furniture has a story and has had an incredible journey. 

Check out what Clare and Sonam had to say below!

Renovating with Gilly's - an interview with Kimmy & Rhi from House Rules(@kimmyrhiau)

Renovating with Gilly's - an interview with Kimmy & Rhi from House Rules(@kimmyrhiau)

Welcome to Renovate with Gilly’s, a new segment where we interview fellow renovators to pick their brains and maybe learn some tricks of the trade along the way. This month we were incredibly lucky to score some time with House Rules, winners Kimmy and Rhi. 

The Tasmanian twins were crowned 2020 champions with a judges' score of 27/30. The sisters from Launceston won $100,000 and walked away with a transformed home (Kimmy's) plus $30,000 cash secured during the series, after topping the leaderboard three times. What an incredible achievement for them both!!

Check out the interview below!