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Bedroom ................................8 Declutter your room

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COOKIE CUTTER She’s known as Australia’s renovation queen and is a regular contributor to Network Ten’s The Living Room. Now, Cherie Barber shares her thoughts on the best strategy when it comes to cosmetically renovating for profit. My Renovation’s guest contributor says anyone with a flair for design and spare cash can make a property look amazing. However, big ideas require big budgets and if renovation is a wealth-building strategy then you have to keep a close eye on the bottom line. Here, in her own words, Cherie shares her favourite strategy, which she calls the cookie cutter approach to renovating.

CHERIE SAYS: Don’t get me wrong, I love interior designers and property stylists and have a tremendous amount of respect for their craft, but if you’re renovating properties priced in the low to medium price range, it’s unlikely your property will warrant an individual design approach. There’s a time and a place for eye-catching interior design and that designer wow factor that will have you drooling to your knees. That is in structural renovation territory, where dilapidated dumps in trendy inner-city locations and the middle-ring suburbs are being snapped up by

eager-beaver renovators with price tags of $750,000 and above. The hope here is to throw everything at it and aim to resell for almost double the purchase price. In come the surveyors, the town planner, architects, engineers, interior designers and a swag of other expensive team members to help you design and renovate your way to some cracking hot profits. This is where a cookie cutter approach would be completely the wrong strategy and could lose you money. With a structural reno you need to spend money to make money.

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TIPS To hit your profit target, you need to have: • Bought your property at the right price • Know the formulas of what, and where to spend on your reno • Correctly estimate (through market research) what it’s going to sell for once renovated • Once you have these three critical goal posts in place, you’ll be on your way to making a decent profit.

In comes the cookie cutter strategy, says Cherie For cosmetic renovations on lower priced properties, you don’t have the budget for individual design. By developing a palette of colours, materials and even tradies that you transport from one project to the next, you streamline your costs, timeline and processes saving you big time. This is called the cookie cutter approach. The trick is to use colours and quality finishes that stand the test of time. You’ll stick to a family of flooring, kitchen finishes and other details, but the point is you have all those materials ready to roll out on every project. Your team of tradies know exactly what to do with any new project, so there’s no need for you to be on site every day. Cookie cutting your renovation also minimises wastage. Those leftover tiles, laminate flooring and bargain lights that you bought a bundle of can simply be used on the next project. Of course, you can make minor tweaks to your cookie cutter to individualise the look. It’s the key to profitability, and ensuring renovations run on time and to strict budget. For more from Cherie visit renovatingforprofit.com.au

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Top ideas for the bedroom If you’re short on space, it’s easy for a bedroom to become messy. Who else has a floordrobe? National visual merchandising manager for Fantastic Furniture, Craig Evans, shares his favourite tips to clear clutter in your bedroom. Here’s how to create a comfortable space…

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STYLE //

DRESSING UP Choosing the correct artwork and wall hangings for your home can be tricky business. Here are some foolproof ideas to get you on the right art track.

TOP TIPS TIPS • Trust your instinct • Research artists and art types to find out where and what to buy • Be bold – don’t be afraid to mix old with new or colour with black and white • Investigate the local art scene • Remember that wall art can be more than a canvas.

WE LOVE Lara Scolari is an emerging contemporary Australian visual artist, who lives and works full time on her art. Working with various designers in 2016, Lara has been commissioned to create space specific artwork for many harbour and beachside Sydney homes as well as for refurbishments of high-end established restaurants. Lara’s latest body of work, Contemporary Luxe, is focused on the tonal combinations of rich and luscious colour, together with the simpler considered form of the fluid organic circle. This is influenced in part by our Australian culture – an island continent surrounded by water. Producing strong, considered bodies of work, Lara’s coveted artworks are beautiful in organic form, line, shape and composition. Visit art2muse.com.au/artists/lara-scolari.

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The size of any artwork is an important design consideration for the room. Don’t hang a small canvas on a large, blank wall. It’s also important not to hang a massive painting in a small space. Go with what feels right.

Balance Bright isn’t always best. This doesn’t mean artworks have to be void of creativity. The Miss Soho piece by Brent Rosenberg is the perfect addition to this modern living space. Visit cranmorehome.com.au.

Simple works If you have bold and colourful furniture or flooring, opt for unique pieces in pastels, grey or black and white. The Shai canvas is part of the winter/autumn collection from Urban Road.

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recognition they received. “Business is booming on the Sunshine Coast so it was such an honour to be recognised after such a busy year. We wouldn’t have this success if it wasn’t for our amazing team and the loyalty of our great Sunshine Coast customers,” Donna says. State Franchise Manager for Queensland, Jack McClane says, “Mike and Donna are seasoned veterans in the flooring industry and this experience has resulted in a terrific 2016 for their Maroochydore store.” The Teggins’ also took out the prestigious Floor Stores Leadership Award which is awarded to people within the Solomons Flooring group who show extraordinary leadership that benefits the whole group Australia wide. “To be recognised for this award was a shock. Solomons is a great company and it’s great to be presented with this award in front of my peers,” Mike adds. The annual conference was attended by franchisees and suppliers from throughout Australia.

Get cooking UK company, Belling, has been crafting products for more than 100 years. Its latest product, the new Belling Black Series, is being pitched as the “best on the market”. The series comprises four multi-function ovens, including the company’s first built-in steam combination oven and warming draw. The warming draw has a 22-litre capacity for warming and defrosting, and features six temperature settings. The series is available from Harvey Norman.

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To suit every budget. INDOORS • OUTDOORS • BATHROOMS • LOUNGE ROOMS • BEDROOMS POOLS • FEATURE WALLS • PATIOS FENCES & more!! Drop into our showroom and speak to our friendly team about a free quote 2/5 Premier Circuit Warana

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A fresh coat of paint in the right colour may help sell a home for more money. This is the claim coming off the back of the Zillow 2017 Paint Colour Analysis, which looked at more than 32,000 photos from sold homes to see how certain colours impacted sale price on average. Homes with rooms painted in shades of light blue or pale blue and grey can sell for as much as $5440 more than expected, Zillow reported.

Our quality speaks for itself. Servicing the Sunshine Coast for over 30 years with quality Australian made doors and windows without compromising on style. Call our team for a free design, measure and quote.

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WE LOVE Interior decorator, property stylist and Sunshine Coast based, Ros Hines Designs shares affordable decorating tips and styling inspo. Be sure to check out her work.

LIFEST LIFESTYLE With a mixture of homewares, design and a focus on the coastal lifestyle, Coast Store has found the perfect blend of style. This Instagram account gives you an inside look at what’s on offer at the Maroochydore store.

DESIGN Stylish, sophisticated and unique. These three words sum up the work of San Francisco designer Ken Fulk. His Instagram account, which has 36,000 followers, is sure to inspire DIY designers and home renovators.

find your style with Inspiring Choices 2017! From greeting to completing a room, view over 100 pages of flooring designs and find out the latest styling tips from Australia’s leading decorators. Featuring luscious carpets to the natural beauty of timber and bamboo, whether your style is modern, coastal, or something in-between, you’ll find it in Inspiring Choices 2017. Visit our showroom to collect your free copy.

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Winter nights Don’t let the cool nights deter you from enjoying the outdoors. Create the perfect winter hub for your family.

Design inspo We love the design of this outdoor area. It is positioned perfectly to take in the greater outdoors. It also includes two social areas – one for dining and another for relaxing for before or after dinner drinks. All you need to add is an outdoor heater or firepit to make the area nice and toasty.

Create your own private haven... with a designer fence system • High impact resistance • Will never crack or leach, no efflorescence • Increased street appeal • Highly adaptable to all sites • Unlimited design possibilities • Design service available • Sunshine Coast manufacturers • A network of qualified contractors • Patent pending

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MAKE YOUR GARAGE AMAZING WITH WE LOVE! The Thermofilm classic electric heatstrip is the newest in outdoor heat technology. It is a stylish and energy-efficient heating option and available from BBQ & Fireplace Centre, Birtinya.

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PLAN ahead... If you have been thinking about building an outdoor kitchen, the winter months are a great time to plan your renovation to bring your entire cooking experience outdoors in time for summer. BeefEater Barbecues’ sales manager, Matthew Spinks, says planning through the cooler months has many other advantages. He says summer can be a busy time for tradies and planning your outdoor living space in winter can not only save you money but a lot of stress of finding a quality tradesman to carry out the renovation. He says deciding between fully modular and built-in options will depend on space: “It will determine what type of barbecue, exhaust hood, cabinets, sinks you can legally install. Ensure you choose an outdoor barbecue that is licensed for use in Australia.”

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DIY //

FIRE UP THIS WINTER If you have invested in a good quality barbecue, then it pays to take care of it. Here are some great tips from the team at BeefEater Barbecues on how to clean your barbecue effectively. Soap up Once the barbecue has cooled down, remove the grills and immerse in warm soapy water. Scrub the bars gently with a regular kitchen scrubbing brush to avoid damaging the surface of the grill. Towel dry Rather than allowing your grill to drip dry, rinse off the soapy water then dry immediately. Oil it Spray with a light coat of vegetable oil to protect the surface of the grill. Tray clean Scrape out any fat and residue from the drip tray and put in the bin (rather than the sink as it can clog the drain). Remove the tray and wash in warm soapy water. Equipment Use a stiff wire scrubbing brush to remove any hardened residue and then a regular kitchen brush for the rest. A mild detergent will suffice, to avoid damaging the surface of the grill.

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• Living Walls • Paver & Masonry sealers • Living turf & synthetic grass • Garden edging

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SPRUCE UP YOUR OLD CONCRETE

tip If you haven’t cleaned the barbecue since the last time it was used, opt for the bake-off method. The high temperatures of barbecue cooking is what gives the food its delicious flavour, but cooking with high temperatures releases juices and fat from meat that can stick and splash. This can take some time to clean off, especially if left. All you need to do is heat up the barbecue and then place the lid on and run the burners on high for five minutes. Turn them off but leave the lid closed for 20 minutes. Scrub clean.

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Invest in tools It’s worth investing in a good tool set that can handle high temperatures, oil and fat coming from the barbecue. Choose barbecue tools that have long handles to ensure safety. Visit beefeaterbbq.com.au. DID YOU KNOW? Just like the cooktop, microwave or oven in your home, the barbecue is much easier to clean after a meal than if left, when cooking splashes and food residue can become hard and caked-on.

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finishing touches Advice and ideas to turn your renovation into a home.

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NEW ROMANCE Introduce a striking and luxurious style to your home with a touch of red and black. The dark combination will bring a sense of sophistication to your living room.

Fill a vase with deep red roses for a touch of romance. It will also bring a pleasant scent to your home.

WE LOVE! This vibrant red and black painting is from Go Arty.

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ART, GIFTS & HOMEWARES Our showroom offers a vast array of decorator items, gifts, jewelley and soft furnishings. Come and browse our showroom, you’ll never know what you might find.

CLASSES & WORKSHOPS Offering classes from single day workshop to 6 week beginner and advanced classes in painting and drawing. Also group bookings for parties and hens nights.

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ART DECO Introduce a touch of art deco, new romance style, in a subtle way. The marble wall modernises the classic pairing of colours.

SUAVE STATEMENT The Ramira Club chair adds a suave statement to your home. It looks pretty comfy too. It’s from Domayne. y

SIMPLE TOUCHES Red and black may scream sophistication but that doesn’t mean you can’t add touches off everyday items such as this black and white lamp from Rob Larson’s Curtains and Interior Décor. Phone 5444 2412.

BEAUTY We love the simplicity of this stark room. Clean floors, white rug, white windows and that blast of red. Perfection.

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WE LOVE!

THE NEW GREEN

This brushed metal vase is from Go Arty. Phone 5451 1445.

The annual Milan Furniture Fair attracts thousands of people each year, and for good reason. It sets the benchmark for design globally. This year, designers introduced a number of trends but one of the biggest was the colour green. Steering away from Pantone’s Colour of the Year, Greenery, which lends itself to a lighter yellow hue, a darker colour dominated. The emerald colour was paired with a range of metals and pink tones.

BLACK AND GOLD A luxurious lamp will brighten any dull corner. The Vienna table lamp is from Salt&Pepper. Visit saltandpepper. com.au for local stockists.

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