A RENOVATION & EXTENSION IN ROBERT ST, BENTLEIGH For Anita, one of our Master BuildHers, property was a passion shared with her father in her youth that carried through to adulthood. With a cosmetic renovation under her belt, plus the project management and interior styling of a Phillip Island holiday house, Anita gained confidence in…

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SARAH’S TONAL NORTHCOTE HOME Build Like a BuildHer, Masterclass student and Colour Consultant Sarah of Sarah Wood Designs (find her on Facebook HERE) was always destined to be a creator. Growing up with a builder for a father, the family were constantly purchasing new blocks in the neighbourhood, building new houses, moving, and repeating. But it…

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WELL YES – YES YOU DO! How to paint brickwork – that’s what we’re talking about! You may have seen the recent stories on our Instagram account of John, myself and ALL of the children painting. As over 700 hundred of you wanted to know more about how to paint brickwork, I thought I had…

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DEMOLITION TIME! As we all take a collective sigh here in Melbourne, the team at BuildHer8 continues to buckle down using this time to plan, plan, plan – and ensure we are setting up for success on site! When life gives you lemons… You know what Ivy says? Make gin and tonic!!! With all the…

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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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THE TEAM BEHIND BUILDHER8’S RATHMINES PROJECT We all know that there are many different types of residential architects. Their purview can range from modest homes to an entire city, involving design, develop, present, and management all sorts of projects. Choosing the right one will go a long way in helping you achieve your desired outcome.…

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LET’S TAKE A DEEPER DIVE INTO HER KEW RENOVATION Like many of us, Alison has worn a number of hats, collecting experience in a range of complimentary roles that led her to the hard hat she wears now. Harnessing the analytical side of her brain for her early career years working in cybersecurity and finance,…

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Designed by MRTN Architects Light and dark, east and west, new and old, Dark Light House’s new living pavilion contrasts without simply doing the opposite. When a humble, but beloved beach-house becomes a full-time family home, it becomes necessary for a little more living space. MRTN Architects’modest addition transforms and reorients the home, respecting the…

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