Dreams do come true!

Creating a Low-tox beautiful and functional home with BuildHer Rachel Harris Let’s meet our BuidHer Rachel. She focused on creating a “low tox” home and now we welcome you to join us and take a tour with us. We love this beauty! She – yes, she is a SHE and is full of depth, classic…

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Allie’s BuildHer Story

A story of optimism, designing your outcome and building a ‘dream team’! Photography by SpaceCraft Whether to knock down and rebuild or renovate is so often a question that we ponder and struggle to find the best answer to. When we are looking at creating our home it is tricky as there are no clear…

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Out of the Woods with Anita!

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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How a Kitchen Guru Can Save Your Sanity

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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A BuildHer Building Tale with Sarah Wood

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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10 Kitchen Do’s and Dont’s

The Kitchen is the heart of the Home! SO cliché right? But most of us, when designing a house, will overlook this space or leave it to last because we find it too overwhelming. I am here to give you some tips to make the process easier and get the best out of your kitchen…

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Architects Use Renovation as an Opportunity to Chase the Sun

Designed by Davidov Partners Architects Chase the sun. Not just my favourite song of the early 2000s, but also a rallying call to all home builders and renovators, and exactly what Davidov Partners Architects have done in the reno of this Caufield North Californian Bungalow. Maybe they’re Planet Funk fans too? Derived from a destination…

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