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Outdoor entertaining ideas

Australian weather means that outdoor entertaining is always an option. Whether you are looking to throw the ultimate pool party or snuggle up around a fire pit, we’ve got you covered with these outdoor entertaining ideas! Before you start planning what your outdoor entertaining area is going to look like, there are a few things…

The Block contestants #makeitmodular in back yard reveals!

It’s finally here; saving the best until very last, we finally get to see the stunning back yard reveals on The Block! From pizza party pits, to feature tiled modular fencing murals…let’s check out what these Blockheads have created!     House 1: Harry & Tash Sleek and understated, House 1 has effectively created a…

Design Trend of the Month — Sun Trap Corners

This month, we’re basking in the glow of the latest design trend we’re seeing amidst our creative customers; behold, the sun trap corner! Case Study: DIYer sings praises of VogueWall pool wall What is a sun trap corner? A sun trap is an outdoor area that gets drenched in sun, with fencing that shields it…

Design Trend of the Month — Expressed Joints

Life’s too short for boring fences. Home design is all about self expression; so, for this month’s featured design trend, we’re bringing an architectural edge to your fence with the power of Expressed Joints! What is an Expressed Joint? By definition, an ‘expressed joint’ is simply a join line that has been pronounced, to make…

Design Trend of the Month — Outdoor Home Offices

Working and learning spaces have suddenly become a must-have for many homes; but finding the right space can be a challenge in itself.  With flexible work arrangements prompting us to re-imagine our work spaces, why restrict yourself to the indoors; find out why you need an outdoor home office today! Perks of an outdoor home…

Design Trend of the Month – Terraced Gardens

Looking for a creative way to tackle your tricky sloping block? Level up with this month’s design trend and create an amphitheatre of lush foliage with terraced gardens! Landscaping hack for sloping blocks Steeply sloped blocks can be quite a challenge to work with. Furthermore, the cost of retaining walls over 750mm can usually skyrocket,…

DIY Ideas – How to design an architectural garden

Structure. Texture. Contrast. Balance. For this month’s DIY idea, we deep dive into how to design — and build — the perfect architectural garden for your home. Case Study: The Designory #makeitmodular for designer Byron Bay escape Structure One of the most striking elements of an architectural garden is the structures and shapes it brings…

DIY Ideas; Roundup of Our Most Popular DIY Projects of 2019

Ring in the new year with a fresh backyard; browse our most popular DIY ideas of this past year and treat yourself to a backyard transformation!     Want more design inspo? Relive our most loved 2019 design trends and dive into our 2020 design trend forecast! *** Written by Evelyn Kandris