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November 2021 in Design Inspiration

SPRING MAKEOVER: OUTDOOR LIVING SPACES

 After hibernating inside over the colder months, it’s time to embrace outdoor living again and focus on getting your entertainment and living spaces ready for the warmer months.

The key idea behind creating a seamless connection between indoor and outdoor living spaces is to ensure that there’s an easy passage between the two zones and to continue your personal style across these spaces.

So, what are the key elements to focus on in preparing an outdoor living area for spring?

REVISIT YOUR FURNITURE NEEDS

October 2021 in Design Inspiration
As the warmer weather approaches, it’s time to spend more time outside and bring a bit more colour indoors.  One way to do this is by adding hanging plants inside and out, they can bring vibrancy to places and are usually low maintenance.  You can also test out your diy skills and recycle materials.
September 2021 in Design Inspiration

Right now, the mornings are crisp, and the days are getting longer. With the clouds clearing (most of the time), it's the perfect time to prepare your garden for Spring and decide which plants you want to grow.

To inspire you and get you moving, here’s our comprehensive guide on how to prepare your garden for Spring, along with our round up of some of the best plants and veggies to plant and make your neighbours green with envy!

Getting your garden ready.

July 2021 in Design Inspiration

With the master bedroom being the most personal space in the house, its design, look, and feel should reflect your personality. Watch the video below and take some inspiration from our interior designer, Gail Connor, and pickup up some quick and easy tips to personalise your master bedroom this winter.

March 2021 in Design Inspiration

Looking for fun family activities to enjoy at Easter in addition to an egg hunt? Here are our top five activities to do together that are suitable for all ages.

Egg and Spoon Race

Who can resist a good old-fashioned egg and spoon race? You can use the traditional hard-boiled eggs which are less messy for young children, or similar sized chocolate eggs as well. Why not colour and decorate your hard-boiled eggs for an additional family activity. Just grab some wooden spoons and you are ready to go!

Create Easter Crafts

March 2021 in Design Inspiration

So, you’ve built your dream home and now you need to furnish it. Of course, it goes without saying that it’s important your home interiors are designed to suit your lifestyle and your personality. It’s where you spend the majority of your time, after all. However, furnishing and decorating your home can take a lot of time, effort, and money. So, it’s really worth pacing filling it with high-quality, timeless pieces that will last, as spending more money on fewer items now will pay off later.

October 2020 in Design Inspiration

Spring has finally sprung, which means it’s a great time to start prepping your outdoor space for the season ahead. And nothing adds cosiness and light to a backyard setting quite like your very own fire pit!

October 2020 in Design Inspiration

Jacinta Evans, Senior Interior Designer, Metricon.

The lounge room is often referred to as the heart of the family home – regularly having a duel life as a living and a work zone.

It can often be a challenge when designing a lounge room to find a cohesive balance between functionality and form, that works for a family now and into the future. When choosing a house plan it is always a great idea to look around various display homes, which can give you a sense of a space and provide you with some great ideas.

October 2020 in Design Inspiration

Who amongst us doesn't hanker for a bit more space? Whether your home is big or small, we’ve got plenty of tips to create space and make your house feel more roomy, comfortable and relaxed.

Mirror Image.

May 2020 in Design Inspiration

Growing your own edible garden isn't hard – it just requires a little time, patience, good advice and common sense.

Here are our top tips for getting started…

What to plant?

The very first thing is to decide what you want to grow. This can be as simple as thinking about what herbs and vegetables you like to eat and use often. Plus, it’s also a good idea to research which varieties grow best in your area.

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