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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...

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A Home Office in the backyard is sounding more and more appealing to all of us who have had to work from home. However, it can be hard to work out what size garden room you need, or how much will fit inside. To help you picture this, we’ve curated a few of our favourite Melwood...

Claire’s Must-See B

There’s nothing we love more than a good before & after!   The lovely Claire of @theshabbychick, (aka queen of furniture transformations) recently applied her skills to her entire backyard. By adding a Melwood Pool Cabana, and a pool to her backyard, Claire has transformed...

This Multipurpose Garden

This multipurpose Garden Room is a Home Gym & Hobby Space. Meet “Caz’s Cottage” – a garden room that doubles as a home gym and a sewing space. Carolyn’s garden room gives her space to work out each day, as well as dedicated space to focus on her sewing...

Andrew’s Metalworki

Imagine if you had space to focus on your hobby, without distractions. Space to perfect your work. To fine-tune details. Spread all your tools & materials out, and not have to pack them away.   The luxury of closing the door at the end of the day, knowing you can return...

From the Archives: An Art

Taking a look through the Archives at our Head Office recently, we came across a fascinating #melwoodartstudio from the early 90’s.  It was the art studio we created for Renowned Australian Artist Keith Looby! #honoured Keith, who won the Archibald Prize in 1984 for...

How to Choose the right G

A garden room is a property investment. Selected carefully, and built to last, it will be enjoyed by your family for years to come. To ensure the design is spot on, you need to get its position, size and look just right. Here’s how:   1. Find the perfect spot Garden rooms...

3 Reasons why Teenage Ret

As kids grow, the family home can feel more and more crowded. Parents are solving this problem with a teenage retreat in the backyard.  Designed to give teens the space they need, whilst keeping them nearby, teen retreats are a win-win for parents & teens.   Here are...

Mark’s Backyard Hob

Let me ask you a question, just quickly… Do you have a hobby? What’s your passion? Is there something taking up a legitimately large portion of your time and thoughts?   Next – where do you pursue this? Have you ever wished for your own little space? Where you...