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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THE FORM-FUNCTION-BUDGET TRILEMMA The importance of well-designed joinery in a home cannot be understated. At no other point of a renovation is the tensional trilemma between form, function and budget more obvious than in the kitchen. The dizzying number of options, and thus decisions, all packed into the one space. Materials, finishes, profiles, handles, open…

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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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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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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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Earlier this week I was lucky enough to get invited to and attend the GlobeWest Collections 2020 release. And oh was it fabulous!  Believing in choice and a diverse range of products to fit within every home’s unique blueprint, it is clear that our trusted supplier and friends at GlobeWest have paid careful attention to…

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So after much debate (within my own mind of course- I tell ya, the Gemini in me was going berserk!), I’ve finally selected the gorgeous Master Bedroom at Bayview House as my favourite room! Why? As mentioned, this room gives me all the good feels. It is the perfect fusion of classic and contemporary and…

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