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TIPS The team at Kunda Park’s Concrete Design House share these secrets for successfully creating a concrete paradise… • It is a versatile product and can be used indoors and outdoors • Concrete can be incorporated into various interior designs including industrial, contemporary, urban and traditional styles like the Hamptons’ influence • Using the correct mix design and the right proven and tested sealers, you will get great water, oil and acid resistance.
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BARE BEAUTY Concrete dates back long before the phrase ‘stylish design’ was bandied around. Recent years have seen the re-emergence of concrete in a completely new light, bringing the product into the interior design limelight. Concrete can be used for purposes that go beyond floors and walls. My Renovation shares some ideas on how to give your home the urban feel…
DID YOU KNOW? Glass fibre reinforced concrete, also known as GFRC, is lighter in weight and can be poured as thin as 10mm. It has high flexural strength, is less prone to cracking and can be used to make integrated sinks, wall panels, tables, barbecue areas and kitchen counters.
TREND ALERT According to Rebecca Bevan from Concrete Design House, concrete incorporated with natural elements such as jute, hemp and timber, work in perfect harmony together adding warmth and softness to a space. Add bright splashes of yellow and green with plants, pots, artwork and decorative accents.
Luxe lighting Carry the urban theme through your house with industrialstyle lighting. Hanging pendants, particularly geometrical metal designs, work well. Hanging round globes are another option. When using pendants stick to an odd number – three will always look better than two.
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A HOME TO LOVE Coast duo Craig Patterson and Bec Hann purchased their Pelican Waters home with the intent of renovating it. My Renovation caught up with them to learn about their real life project… Q. Is this your first renovation project? A. We have done a few renovations in the past. We wanted to renovate because we could see it would add value and add equity to the property, so at its completion we could either sell for a profit, or use the equity to renovate a different property. Q. How long did it take to complete the project? A. The actual work took eight months. Q. Did you do the work yourselves or hire a team? A. We did most of the work ourselves. Craig owns Ocean Tiling so we had a great tiler for the job, however we had to hire a plumber, electrician and a chippie.
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Q. What was the hardest part about the renovation? A. Living in a worksite definitely has its challenges but didn’t worry us too much. The hardest part was definitely for Craig, having to work hard at home after finishing a normal day of work and being committed for such a long time to get the job finished. Q. What is your favourite feature of the newly-renovated home? A. We definitely love the butler’s pantry and the main
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Craig and Bec’s tip: Do your sums, don’t overspend, which is very easy to do, and if it’s a job you can do yourself, don’t pay someone else to do it, get in and do it yourself.
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Blinding white Timeless, classic and clean – a white kitchen is everything the renovator and new home buyer look for in design. It’s guaranteed not to date, but there are a few things to consider before taking the plunge. Keeping white cabinets and benchtops sparkling can take some effort so keep that in mind. Other things to consider before making a decision include: do you like a gloss or matte finish? Marble or plain white countertop? Should you inject colour into the kitchen with an interesting splashback? Talk to your local kitchen expert to figure out what will work for you.
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Do you find yourself eating dinner on the couch more often than not? My Renovation is here to help you create a beautiful dining room with these simple tips and ideas. We promise that you’ll never want to eat anywhere else again…
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hen it comes to cooking great tasting barbecue food, it helps to have a few tricks up your sleeve. Having a good selection of barbecue accessories at hand can lift your barbecue entertaining skills, say experts. Here are the top barbecuing tips from BeefEater Barbecues to ensure your outdoor entertaining area is terrific... TOOL SET It’s worth investing in a good quality tool set that can handle the high temperatures, oil and fat from the barbecue. Barbecue tools, unlike kitchen implements, need to have extra long handles for safety purposes.
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Hide away If your budget doesn’t stretch to including a complete outdoor area for your barbecue, like this one from BBQ and Fireplace Centre, construct a custom-built hutch. It will enclose your barbecue and protect it from the weather, plus it looks great.
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NICE AND NATURAL An entertainment area will benefit from an injection of colour. When choosing plants for potting, or for nearby gardens, include some citronella. The vibrant green is pretty but the plant will also aid in keeping mosquitoes away.
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finishing touches Advice and ideas to turn your renovation into a home
BLUE MOOD The colour blue is calming yet playful. Bring it into your décor in various tones ranging from denim to sky blue. It works well with timber flooring and furniture to develop a coastal feel, which is perfect for our lifestyle. We think this outdoor room is great inspiration for the renovator. The tones of green, bamboo and blue work together perfectly.
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This quirky chair comes from Innovative Furnishings and Décor. Phone 5452 6885.
COASTAL REFLECTION Patterned cushions should be teamed with plain and textured pillows. The different elements will work together nicely on couches or beds. This pretty cushion is from Go Arty.
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RUGS AND THROWS
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With winter fast approaching now is the time to scout around to find soft throws and blankets to suit your interior design. Updating these items is an inexpensive way to spruce up your living room or bedrooms.
This painting is sure to brighten up any room. It will look great in a living room, bedroom or even in the bathroom to create a unique style. It’s available from Go Arty. Phone 5451 1445.
STORE IT When looking for storange options, think outside the square. Opt for unusual baskets, cubes and bowls that can hold everyday items to assist in keeping your kitchen bench or hall table clear of clutter. This small blue dipped belly basket is from Raw Sunshine Coast. Phone 0413 111 595.
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TAKE A SEAT Chairs – every home has them and everyone needs them. When selecting chairs for your home, be sure to spend time searching for the right ty type in regards to comfort, colour and style. From low stools to stoo and all the way in between, you will find chairs in an array bar stools of fabrics, materials and patterns to suit any home…
TIMBER This small, timber stool is from Innovative Furnishings & Décor. It will look great tucked into a bare corner of the living room or it can be used as a side table. Phone 5452 6885.
FABRIC It’s loud and proud and this floral number from Go Arty will iinject j tb bold ld personality lit into any room. Phone 5451 1445.
BRASS This beautiful brass metal stool not only makes for a stunning feature but provides extra seating when entertaining. It’s available from Domayne.
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PLASTIC Dining chairs don’t need to be dull. Check out the bright blue Ask design from Dare Gallery. Made from polypropylene it features solid oak legs and a polyurethane cushion. It comes in a range of colours.
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METAL The use of metal and steel in dining room chairs is on the rise and numerous furniture stores now stock them. Steel grey looks terrific but you will also find a wide variety of colours if you scout around. This one is from Domayne.
Our talented design team can help you create beautiful home interiors. Our showrooms offer an extensive range of fabrics, window treatments and soft furnishings, together with a wide selection of exclusive furniture, one-off design pieces and original works. Proudly servicing the Sunshine Coast for 40 years.
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