Posts by Georgie

Floating shelves: What you should know

floating shelves in alfresco

Floating shelves are a creative way to shake up traditional overhead cabinets and add a unique styling element to your home. Yet years into this trend, there still remains a hot debate amongst homeowners around their practicality. So how do you know they’re right for you? Luckily, we’re diving into everything floating shelves so you…

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Biggest Kitchen Renovation Mistakes

In 2019, the median cost for Aussie kitchen renovations was $20 000. In 2021, Compare the Market calculated that Australian renovators spend 30.97% of their income on kitchen renovations. Remodelling your kitchen is a big investment, so it’s crucial you’re satisfied with the end result. We’ve listed the most common kitchen renovation mistakes so you…

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Home office renovation tips for productivity

white desk in home office

With more of us required to work remotely, offices are becoming a crucial component of the modern home. Unfortunately, working from home can hinder productivity with distractions, household chores and family members nearby. If you’re planning on upgrading your space, it’s important to consider how to optimise the area for maximum efficiency. We’ve compiled our…

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Shaker profile doors and how to style them

white kitchen island and stools

Shaker profile doors can add timeless style to your cabinetry. This profile has been widely admired for centuries and initially gained popularity in the late 1800s. The shaker profile is made up of two stiles (vertical), two rails (horizontal) and a flat panel, creating a simplistic framed door with minimal ornamentation. This design was originally…

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Scullery ideas for your next kitchen reno

kitchen island and scullery

Sculleries are popping up more frequently in new Aussie homes, with functionality and practicality being a high priority in modern kitchens. Sculleries serve as a behind-the-scenes prep and storage space for those who spend lots of time in the kitchen – and the best part is, they can be tailored to your lifestyle and kitchen…

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Cabinet finishes: gloss or matte?

matte finish kitchen

The term gloss or matte finish refers to how much light your cabinets reflect or their shine. When choosing your cabinetry, you’re often presented with the choice of the two alongside some extra options like “semi-gloss” or “satin”. But how do you know which one will be right for your cabinets? Look no further for…

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Space Saving Tips for Your Next Kitchen

Burns Beach | Character Cabinets

If you have decluttered your kitchen and benchtop space to the best of your ability, but still find it a little cramped, check out our following blog post for a few space-saving ideas for your next kitchen renovation that you may want to consider!   Popup electricity outlets  While wall outlets don’t take up much…

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What To Consider When Renovating Your Bathroom

Burns Beach | Character Cabinets

Renovating your bathroom is no easy task. In fact, it can often be a source of arguments and disagreements with your family or your partner. Fortunately, since you have come across this blog post, you are already one step ahead of the game if you take into account some of the following bathroom renovation considerations…

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Top Tips for an Ergonomic Kitchen

Palmyra | Character Cabinets

Whether you try to spend as little time as possible in the kitchen or an aspiring chef, we can all agree that kitchens are the heart of the home. If you are thinking of renovating your cooking space, take some of these basic tips into consideration to ensure your kitchen is of ergonomic design. Of…

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How to Plan a Bathroom Renovation

Are you unsure how to go about planning your bathroom renovation? Not sure what you need to do in preparation? Don’t panic, you got this. We have compiled a list of our top 6 steps to ensure your bathroom renovation journey is a success!   1. Call us at 9234 3000 (we will handle the…

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