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How to Plan a Pool Cabana for Your Backyard

How to Plan a Pool Cabana

If there’s one backyard upgrade Aussies love, it’s a swimming pool!   A lot of pool owners face a common problem though: no poolside shade to relax in and dry off after a swim. The solution? Pool Cabanas.   These popular structures are easy to install,...

Case Study: Fred’s

  Creating a multi-functional space is now one of the most valuable home improvements you can do, as we all find ourselves spending time at home. Fred & Deborah did exactly this when they created their Outdoor Media Room with a Mod No.12. We didn’t anticipate...

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 Stylish Teen Retreat

Most parents can relate to the struggles of growing teens. They crave independance and their own space, but aren’t old enough to be ‘out on their own’ just yet.   The solution? A stylish teen retreat in the backyard! Aussie families are adding these 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...

HSC Study Tips to help yo

The countdown is on, and this year’s HSC exams are nearly here! We’ve gathered together some top-of-the-class tips from former students to get your child a step ahead! Parents of teens in their final year, as well as those of us who have done the HSC, will remember what...

Helen’s HamptonR

With clever styling, and classic door & window choices, you can have a slice of the Hamptons right in your own backyard! Helen has turned her Melwood Garden Room into the ultimate backyard escape.   Helen’s relaxing backyard escape   After the Garden Room was delivered...

Alison’s Backyard R

Meet Alison’s stunning Backyard Retreat! Perfect for the whole family, this has something for everyone to enjoy! Ample seating and the large deck area makes for perfect summer evenings spent with family and friends, whilst the cabana area is the ideal quiet space to relax. By...

Teenage Retreats | Space

 Every parent deserves a teenage retreat   A teenage retreat is a lifesaver for parents of school-age kids. Space for your teens = peace of mind for you.    As your children grow into teens it is a well known fact that their needs, requirements and tastes...

How to create the perfect

How to create the perfect teenage retreat in your backyard  Do you ever feel like your teenagers are taking over your house? Even just a little bit? Maybe just one room, or a little bit of every room? There is a solution! You can have your space – and your sanity –...