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Home Decor & Design May 30, 2014 posted by

The Humble Shipping Container – not so Humble!

Recycled, Modern & Stylish – This is a grand statement of “Up Cycle” – Shipping container homes, wow! Freighter ships around the world are carrying millions of shipping containers at this very moment.  Once they arrive at there destination, the goods are off loaded and often the shipping container will never find its way back home. Fortunately with some great imagination the humble shipping container can take on a new life, in many different ways to create fantastic new homes that will amaze. The standard sizes for shipping containers in metres are 1.82, 2.43, 3.04, 6.09, 12.19 with two height options of 2.13 or 2.74. These sizes have proven to be very versatile when used for building constructions, as you…

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The Humble Shipping Container – not so Humble!
Home & Land News March 21, 2014 posted by

7 Essential Indoor – Outdoor Entertaining Trends!

Australian’s have always enjoyed their backyards, however these days more than ever we are taking our creature comforts with us, and incorporating this lifestyle into the new homes designs of today. It’s become a bit of a contest between some new Home builders who will remain nameless as to who can present their display home with the most impressive and in some cases simply stunning integrated and seamless indoor / outdoor living spaces. “Keep it up guys, we are loving it by the way”.  Display Homes presented with landscaping and flowing yet zoned spaces that can be enjoyed in all seasons really makes sense and is a big hit with visitors. What better way to excite a buyer than to…

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7 Essential Indoor – Outdoor Entertaining Trends!
Home Decor & Design June 6, 2013 posted by

Brilliant Garden Design for Smaller Spaces

Peta Donaldson is an emerging Melbourne Garden Designer producing some outstanding livable outdoor spaces for clients. In recent years Peta has been invited and exhibited her work at the prestigious Melbourne International Garden and Flower Show and later this year at the Australian Garden Show Sydney. Today people are building larger homes on smaller blocks of land which reduces the amount of outdoor space left over. With this in mind quality new land estates are being designed to provide residents with a lot of communal open space. What priorities and questions should people be asking themselves when considering a design for their compact outdoor space?  When meeting with my clients for the first time, I always ask the following questions…

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Brilliant Garden Design for Smaller Spaces