Claire O’Connell Home

The Everyday Home

DIY / Design / Renovation

Seasonal Trends, Home Hacks, & DIY Tips

You don’t have to have any experience or a huge budget to create the home of your dreams or start building an investment portfolio.

We are spilling all of our secrets and sharing DIY, Design and Renovation tips to you can love your home or take the stress out of building your investment portfolio.

Featured in

Forbes Home & The Interiors Addict



Serial renovators embark on 15th house and this one’s for keeps! Collaboration with The Interiors Addict

Ever had a pinch me moment? This is mine! I have been featured in the Interior Addicts blog sharing our renovation story.

Transform Your Home with 5 Easy DIY Projects

Looking for ways to make your weekend both productive and creatively fulfilling? Whether you’re a seasoned DIY enthusiast or just starting to explore your crafty side, these five projects are perfect for adding a personal touch to your home. Let’s dive into some fun and manageable DIY ideas that will have you feeling accomplished by Sunday evening.

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Hi there, we are Claire & Derek

claire and derek


We have renovated over 15 houses across UK, USA & Australia. All of the properties we purchased were distressed and in need of a full redesign and remodel.
We knew nothing when we started our first renovation and have honed our DIY and investing skills gaining financial freedom through the decisions we have made. We are now sharing all we know about renovation, design and investing, in Airbnb and flip houses.
“…..The biggest secret of all…..THERE’S NOTHING SPECIAL ABOUT US!”
– Claire O’Connell





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Living in Style

Knowing how and where to spend your money will go a long way to helping you create a home you will love for years to come.  Follow our blog to get updates on new trends, money saving tips, investment tips and more inspiration than you will know what to do with.

Some of my favourite brands

Koala Eco
Designer Appliances
Mica Lighting
Ugg Australia