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6 Reasons a Pool Cabana is the best way to Create Poolside Shade

6 Reasons a Pool Cabana i

    A lot of homeowners realise (after putting in a pool) that they don’t have any shaded area poolside!   We all know the feeling of hot bricks or tiles under the Aussie summer sun. It’s definitely not somewhere you want to lie down!   It’s...

Lucy’s 2-in-1 Garde

Lucy recently sent us this beautiful photo of her Melwood cabana – and doesn’t it look fantastic! “We built our Melwood cabana 5 years ago and we recently added an awning n lights. We are attaching a photo- it looks amazing!– Lucy and Christos”   Lucy...

How this family added spa

Most people need more space and don’t know how they can achieve it. This has become a major problem particularly in and around Sydney, where the ever-inflating property market means that many families cannot afford to move to a bigger home. The Nichols* family from Sydney’s...

Jan & Andrew’s

Move over man cave, and step aside, she shed, Jan and Andrew have come up with the perfect couples’ solution: a his & hers studio! Jan & Andrew have converted their Melwood structure to serve two different purposes: a creative space for Jan, and a workshop...

Claudia’s Outdoor R

Claudia has created the perfect space for enjoying time with family and friends, completing homework, or just relaxing! We love the way Claudia has finished her outdoor room as well, and the custom decking and outdoor furniture she has added perfectly complement the space! In...

Style Your Garden Room: W

STYLE YOUR GARDEN ROOM: WINTER STYLE INSPIRATION 26th July 2016 On a chilly winter morning like this it’s no surprise I find myself browsing through well-styled, warm and inviting images of living rooms and interior spaces from around the world. Imagine an immaculate, yet cozy-looking...

Backyard Hobby Room

A Cubby House Made for Hobbyists Why should Cubby Houses be just for kids. Anyone with a creative spirit, a knack for DIYs and crafting, or simply a hobby that requires a bit of extra space can tell you they too have felt the desire for their own “grown-up play house” before....

Small Business Owner? Her

Australians should be on a high after the country’s 2015 budget. It favoured the small business with the intention to assist them in growth.  By definition, a small business is one that employs 20 or less people and is usually owned and run by the business owner. With the immense...