IT’S ALL ABOUT THE NORTH HOUSE! In spite of the multitude of challenges presented by this second lockdown, the highly motivated BuildHer8 ladies have been ramping up the momentum at the Rathmines Project. We have now almost completed our ‘take off’, and the tender process has officially commenced with leading trades and contractors! What’s more,…

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ABI AND THE JAMES STREET PROJECT Online shopping is on the rise, especially if you are in Melbourne. Sadly for the retail sector, amongst others, we are in a Stage 4 lockdown. Whilst I shop local for gifts and small things, when it comes to building products and renovations I really appreciate being able to…

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BUILDHER EMILY MACALPINE FROM MARG.STUDIO EXPLAINS Today we have a real treat! One of our incredibly talented BuildHers, Emily MacAlphine, an interior designer and art advocate from MARG.Studio has written a guest blog post on how to choose, buy, frame and hang artwork! MARG.Studio is a Melbourne based interior design studio specialising in designing for a long…

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BuildHer moments of 2019 2019 has come and gone! And it’s been such a huge year for us at BuildHer Collective. We just wanted to take a minute to share a few of our highlights – most of which involve ALL OUR LOVELY MEMBERS. From finished dream homes, to auctions and developments … family and…

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  What’s Christmas if we can’t discuss the serious issues at this time of the year??? I mean… Christmas wrapping… If this issue is not at the top of your list then who even are you!! If you’ve read our latest newsletter, you’d know that we helped you sort all your gift giving needs out…

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‘Without light, colour does not exist…’ This is a statement I have never forgotten since my studies at Design School. It reminds us just how important lighting is not only in design but in life in general. Some lucky BuildHers were fortunate enough to visit One Mani House earlier in the year which was a…

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You may have noticed that we had a few pieces of bone inlay featured in the Bayview house. This was the first BuildHer house that we’ve styled with inlay, but we wanted to add a new texture to the mix, and we love the way that these pieces make a statement. Inlay creates a point…

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For some, there is no long weekend. They will be at work slogging it out. For others, they will enjoy the spoils of a long weekend and spend it away with family or friends, perhaps at a winery or the beach (if this beautiful weather holds out!). Let’s face it, the rest of us will…

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Stop. Right. There. I know exactly what you are thinking! Your mind has gone straight to the 60s or 70s, velvets, shag rugs and the colour of the era- orange (and brown!)!!!  But let me tell you, the sunken lounge of today is one that feels fresh, modern, inviting and plays right into our love…

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Creating a moodboard is a great visual tool to collect your thoughts, reflect your vision for a space or even just see how materials interact with each other. You don’t have to be a professional to put together a moodboard, you just have to give it a go. Stunning Materials board by Studio David Thulstrup…

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