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Two-storey home renovations

Jane Eyles-Bennett - Monday, February 05, 2018

Renovating the facade of a two-storey home is entirely different to renovating the facade of a one-storey home. Use these top tips to make sure your two-storey home reno looks the best it possibly can…

Create a visual anchor
If you were to stand on the road and look along the driveway towards your house, you should be able to get an idea of how your property presents, and how much ‘visual anchoring’ it needs. To visually anchor a property is to give it a sense that the house is anchored in place. It is quite a subtle thing but when done well, it makes an enormous difference to the overall aesthetic of the entire property.
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Renovating with Kids

Jane Eyles-Bennett - Friday, November 24, 2017

In my business, I help home owners work out the look, feel and overall design of their renovation rather than the physical implementation. Lucky me - for the most part, my clients manage their own renovations; including navigating the ins and outs of renovating with their children in the picture. If this is you too, I’ve come up with a list of things that should make the process easier. (Read More)

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Love this beautiful Queenslander make-over! A fresh new coat of paint, new landscaping and a new double garage bring this gorgeous home into 2017.
Our aim was to streamline the layout of this ensuite bathroom for our client and give it a contemporary/traditional vibe. New finishes and fixtures selections are sympathetic with the Queenslander architectural style of the home, creating a stunning end result. Fit for an, ummmmm, Queen, don't you think?!
One change to this kitchen improves it dramatically. What were the previous owners thinking? A red glass splash-back in a Queenslander!! Urghh!
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