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enovation. It’s a word that can send a shiver of fear down your spine, and rightly so. Taking on a renovation project is not a decision that is made lightly. It takes a lot of work, a lot of time and a lot of patience. But the rewards are endless and the sense of pride at the completion of your project will make it all worth it. To gut and rebuild a home from scratch is a pretty special thing. It is also a huge learning curve and often brings the start of a thing we like to call “the renovation bug’’. If you have a renovated property that you are proud of, let us know. We’d love to share your stories. Whether it’s an entire house, an outdoor area or specific room, My Renovation wants to showcase your work. Contact me via email at email@example.com In the meantime, we’ve got plenty to offer in this month’s mag. Our cover story has some nifty tips and tricks to get your started on your project and we are sure you’ll become a renovating enthusiast in no time. Happy reading!
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Cover story ........................ 4 Avoid renovating pitfalls
Kitchen .............................. 6 Dining and benchtops
Living .....................................8 Lighting and ceilings
Bedroom ..............................10 Creating space
Style .....................................12 Urban jungle
Changing rooms .................14 Creating a baby’s nursery
Flooring ...............................16 Best options for the kitchen
Tips ......................................18 Wallpaper, paint and light
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TIPS AND TRICKS Follow My Renovation’s guide to avoiding renovating pitfalls.
nyone who has renovated at least one property will tell you it takes patience, commitment and a lot of hard work. There are many steps involved in converting your budget buy to the house of your dreams. Renovating involves everything from planning, budgeting, designing to ripping up floors and knocking down walls.
The good news though is that it’s worth all the blood, sweat and tears. These days there are so many great products available and dozens of experts in a range of fields who can help you complete the project. And, if you follow our list of mistakes to avoid, and tips to make it a breeze, you’ll become a renovating enthusiast.
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OVERALL PROJECT Underestimating costs This is a big one as you don’t want to start your project and run out of money before it’s completed. Be aware if your debt starts to increase. TIP TIP: IP: Th The k key iis to t plan. l The Th more thorough your planning nning and research is, the less likely you are to e a big mistake on your cost projections. projec make Source urce and d compare quotes t for f tradesmen t d and d m materials. Disproportionate budgets Make sure to do a thorough cost breakdown for each individual room. There is no point in committing to spend $20,000 on the bathroom and only $10,000 for the kitchen. TIP D TIP: Do your research h and d spend your money where ere it is needed. As a general rule of thumb, ng into consideration ation the size of your yo taking property, roperty your priorit priorities should be the kitchen, bathrooms and outdoor entertainment area/deck. ba Location If you are renovating for investment and plan to sell the house for a profit, make a wise choice when purchasing your property.
KITCHEN Space Have you ever owned a home that didn’t have enough kitchen bench space? Chances are, you have. Well, here’s your chance to correct the problem. When designing your kitchen include enough work space because it’s not a mistake that’s easily corrected.
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Education Educate yourself. You can’t go into a renovation project blind. That’s when mistakes will happen. Read magazines, speak to people who have completed their own projects and seek advice from experts in each field including construction, design, flooring, kitchen, bathroom and electrical.
T Trendy vs traditional Many will agree that when it comes to the kitchen, it’s smart to keep cabinets and counter tops modern and practical. While you might want to make a statement, be practical about your theme and colours. Kitchens are expensive and you don’t want a style that will date.
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TIP: P: Keep colours neutral in tones of white, beige, beige grey, y, taupe and black. ck. Add colour and pattern patterned e design in the spla splashback or with your décor.
Cutting corners Whatever you do during your renovation, don’t cut corners. If you come across a problem, don’t ignore it but fix it before you continue. Otherwise, it might come back to haunt you further down the track. TIP: If you aren’t able to fix an issue, hire competent mpetent tradespeople who know what they are doing.
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BATHROOM Ventilation Do not overlook the importance of good ventilation in a bathroom, unless you want to regularly be removing mould from sinks and showers. Install an exhaust fan and have at least one window in your bathroom – even if it’s a small one. TIP: IP: Ensure the door or panels of your shower are e open and d do d nott enclose ose the unit. This will w provide id a way ffor ste steam to escape the shower. Keep the tub Removing the bath tub from your main bathroom is a real estate no-no, particularly if you are renovating to sell. It could possibly limits potential buyers. TIP: P: If you have a ssmall bathroom, consider installing nstalling lling a combine combined d shower h and d bathtub. bathtub b th Waterproofing You do not want water issues in your bathroom. Not only is it costly but it can be difficult to fix. Hire a plumber who can waterproof the bathroom correctly. TIP: If possible, hire a tradesmen who holds a certifi fied waterproofi p ng g licence,, this way y you y are confident the job o ha has been done properly. My Renovation | March, 2016 5
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Be bold Renovating the kitchen? Don’t forget the humble dining room in your plans. Brighten up the room with a splash of paint. We love this look. The blue paint teamed with the off-white rug and timber furniture is a match made in heaven. Use lighting, such as a chandelier, to complete the room.
Smooth finish If your budget doesn’t allow for a full overhaul of your kitchen you need to prioritise. One of the most visible and main elements of any kitchen is the benchtop. Therefore, your number one priority should be in investing in quality surfaces. There are numerous materials to choose from but for a lasting look choose clean, smooth lines in neutral tones.
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Take note More often than not, a family’s activity centres around the kitchen. It’s the perfect place for to-do lists and job boards. Install a narrow built-in blackboard that can be used for reminders, messages and fun quotes. It is useful and adds a quirky, personalised touch.
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THINK BIG Are you a book lover, or enjoy quite time? If you don’t have the space to dedicate an entire room to a library, create a reading nook. Attach slimline shelves to a living room wall, or use a narrow bookcase. Add an occasional chair and lamp into the mix and you’ve got yourself a comfortable reading corner.
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Creating space Renovating a bedroom can be tricky especially if you are limited with space. Here are some tips on making the most of the area…
Smart storage If you are working with a small space and don’t have the luxury of extending the bedroom, be smart about storage. Use built-in cupboards and take advantage of the wall space around your bedhead or the doorway to install cupboards or shelves.
Instead of a dressing table, place a small unit of shelves or a chest at the foot of your bed.
Easy and affordable Does your bedroom have old cupboards that need updating? To keep costs down buy flatpack built-in robes or rip out the old shelving in existing cupboards and use simple rails and wire shelving. Rails are easy to install and are affordable too.
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Go green Potted greenery is a great way to introduce natural elements and light to any room. This Boston fern looks terrific in its white pot and will work well in a bathroom or living space. It’s available from Domayne. Visit domayne.com.au
G loud Get Embrace the vibrant colours and patterns of the jungle and brighten plain walls with a mural, print or wallpaper that is sure to b grab the attention of visitors. g
Be bold and welcome the tropical trend into your home. It’s a style that’s going the mile. From cushions to throws and through to art work and décor there are endless ways to create an urban jungle.
Twinkle, twinkle Tealight candles don’t always have to be white and plain. Use them as a feature on your kitchen bench, shelf or dining table. Tealights look great in displays of three. Check out this palm tree ceramic tealight set from Milly and Eugene. They measure around 11cm tall and 7cm in diameter. You can buy them from Things of Metal and Wood. Phone 0407 011 772.
Rest and relax Create a tropical paradise in your bathroom by incorporating lots of plants, wicker and stone art work. Complete the look with crisp white and lime green bath towels.
WE LOVE Call on the colours of the wild when decorating. Introduce greens, blues and yellows with accent pieces such as this Art narrow vase in matte green from Domayne.
Little or a lot If you are unsure about going the whole hog with the tropical theme, work your way up to it. Use scatter cushions such as the Budgie SQ multi cushion from Kas Australia. Cushions are an inexpensive way to introduce a new theme into your home. They are easy to replace when you tire of the look.
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Sweet dreams Nine months seems like a long time to be pregnant but you’ll be surprised just how quickly time flies. To ensure you don’t leave nursery planning until the last minute, My Renovation has some great ideas to help you achieve a beautiful space for your new bub…
We love This nursery design by Sunshine Coast-based business Winnie Dot Label is nothing short of beautiful. The rose gold cot and splashes of pale pink teamed with white work brilliantly together. You can check out their range of handcrafted, bead garlands and bunnies at winniedot.com.au
When choosing a theme – whether it features characters, animals or simply a colour – stick with it. It will create a cohesive design that is calming to bub. Interesting art will also stimulate baby’s brain and senses.
Safety first Don’t forget to bolt furniture, such as dressing tables and bookshelves, securely to walls to keep your baby safe. You can purchase furniture wall safety strap kits from hardware stores. They are easy to use – just follow the instructions on the packet.
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The new black Keep on trend and decorate in pastels - the new black when it comes to nursery design. Having a girl? Use varying shades of pink and cream. For boys, stick with tones of blue, grey and cream. Gender neutral colours that look great are soft lime, taupe and grey. Check out this nursery from spotthepenguin.blogspot.co.uk for inspiration.
Upcycle Donâ€™t want to spend a thousand dollars on a cot? Buy a secure, second-hand one that you can clean up. Painting a cot is like anything. Sand it back, apply a primer and then use two coats of your chosen paint. Be sure to let the cot completely dry and air out so that there are no lingering paint fumes before moving it into the nursery.
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FLOORING // Considering the kitchen Your kitchen deals with a large amount of foot traffic. It’s the room you not only prepare meals in, but it is the centre of family life and entertaining. When renovating choose floors that are hardy and easy to keep clean. Consider the kitchen’s size and select a colour, pattern and style that suits the countertops, cupboards and splashbacks. Explore these options: Hardwood – Wood floors are timeless, sophisticated and look terrific. An added bonus is that they are durable. However, they require maintenance and care. The upside is they are easy to clean by vacuuming and sweeping. Tile – This popular flooring is low maintenance and available in a wide range of colours and materials. Ensure tiles are sealed correctly after installation as this will give them a long life and make cleaning easier. Bamboo – Growing in the popularity stakes, bamboo flooring is perfect for renovators who are environmentally conscious. It’s easy to clean and available in natural and stained tones.
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New look If your budget doesn’t allow for new bathroom or kitchen cupboards, paint the existing ones. Remove the handles, sand back and apply a primer. Once the primer is dry, paint the cupboards with two coats of semi-gloss acrylic.
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When renovating it is easy to get excited and caught up in the project. However, be sure to stay on track and stick to your budget and plan. Last minute changes will increase the cost.
Ensure every bit of floor space is well thought out, from the kitchen to the walk-in-robe. The aim is to reduce space wastage and utilise every nook and cranny of the house.
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Screen it Aluminium decorative screen panels are rising in popularity due to their durability and stylish design. Screens, such as this one from Protector Aluminium, look great in a pool area or alfresco dining and entertainment setting. Talk to your local fence specialist for expert advice.
Designer days Gone are the days of boring metal or wood fences. Consider installing a designer fence. Work with a company that can help you to create the right fit for your property. There are plenty of materials to choose from including traditional rendering, glass, corrugated iron, stained timber and the lightweight Greenblock rendered fencing system.
Chances are you have been running your airconditioner more than usual given the warmer weather. By shading the outside of your house, especially areas that are hit by the afternoon sun, you will reduce the inside temperature.
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Going up Vertical gardens don’t only look terrific but are a great option if you don’t have a large amount of space. They are perfect for outdoor terraces and will create a focal point in your home.
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HOW TO BUILD A VERTICAL GARDEN
f you are limited for garden space but have a green thumb, why not consider constructing a vertical garden? This modern approach to gardening looks terrific and will spruce up any outdoor patio, balcony or entertainment area. You can use a variety of plants to achieve the look. Talk to your local gardening expert about choosing the right type of plants. Use your imagination with your vertical garden – do you want coloured pots, trays or boxes to plant your flowers? Once you have selected the location for your vertical garden it’s time to get started…
garden is installing the structure. Use a spirit level to measure up and outline on the wall where you are putting up the unit. If you don’t have a wall, use a pre-made wooden or bamboo structure that can be cemented into the ground. Step two Once you have the wall, or structure, ready, mark out where you are going to hang the pots or vertical garden unit. You can buy these units at various hardware stores. Alternatively, scout out mini crates, pots or buckets at secondhand or hardware places. Step three You need to buy wall plugs to fix the unit to the wall. Drill into the wall to create holes for your unit and then cut the plugs
Step one The first step in constructing your vertical
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create organised storage space for all the rooms of your home to size and insert them into the holes. Step four To hang the frame, you will need to first screw the wall plugs into the wall. Once they are secure, add the frame and finish with hooks to hang your pots or
buckets. Step five The final step is to, of course, plant your flowers. Vertical gardens are also great for herbs. Be sure to check how much watering the plants require to ensure they remain healthy.
WE LOVE! Think outside the square and create a truly unique wall garden. This old bicycle will give your garden an old-charm kind of feel.
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finishing touches Advice and ideas to turn your renovation into a home DESERT DESIGN Looking for a cushion that stands out from the rest? This quirky pillow is available from Innovative Furnishings & Décor. Phone 5452 6885.
We want one of these vibrant I’m Watching You prints from Domayne. Visit domayne.com.au
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CITRUS CRUSH Don’t have a large budget for décor, or looking for something a little unusual? Look to everyday objects to brighten your room or outdoor setting. Fruit such as te lemons, oranges and limes create a fun feature piece.
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GET THE LOOK Dark wood looks stunning against a colourful interior. The Recife coffee table is available from Recliner House. Phone 5443 6800.
Lighting is often overlooked as a way to invest in your interior design theme. However, there is a huge range of stylish lamps and shades on the market such as this one from Rob Larson’s Curtains and Interior Decor. Phone 5444 2412.
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RETRO REVIVE The retro revival has crept into interior design trends in the form of fabrics, patterns and furniture styles. When going down the vintage path, think beyond the obvious colours and décor. Retro doesn’t have to be tacky – incorporate soft pastels with quirky pieces.
A natural floor mat made of jute or bamboo looks great when teamed with colourful pieces such as a funky occasional chair or wall hanging. This mat is from Raw Sunshine Coast. Phone 0413 111 595.
RE-CYCLING Have an old bike lying around? Revamp it for your garden or outdoor entertainment area. We promise that it will become a talking point among your guests. Fill the basket with flower seedlings and attach a brightly painted wooden box to the rear of the bike and plant some greenery such as a fern.
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