Outdoor decorative D.I.Y. screen hack

This screen is mounted on the front wall at Ferny Hill Retreat in picturesque Emerald Victoria. It’s the first thing people see as they enter the driveway and it really packs a visual punch! This was very easy and cost effective to make. Anyone with a can of paint and a few screws can do…

7 Reasons to Choose Dark Kitchen Cabinetry

Trying to decide whether to go for light or dark kitchen units? Here are 7 compelling reasons to choose the latter Dark and dramatic, or light and bright? When it comes to choosing your kitchen units, it can be hard to decide. So in the first of a two-part series to help you choose your…

Delight in Pendant Lighting

We delight in a  beautifully designed pendant light – an ambient glow positioned just right can make or break a room. The bright side of lighting From a beautifully shaped pendant to a sophisticated illumination, pendant lighting is trending right now and adds a touch of something special to every renovation. Carefully considered pendant lighting…

How to (affordably) decorate every room for Christmas

Put a little Christmas cheer in each room, without breaking the bank! Decorating your home top to toe is one of the best things about the Christmas season – particularly if you’re entertaining. If, like us you love to embrace a whole-of-house decorating scheme each year, read on for how to put a little Christmas cheer…

2018: Our Year in Review

2018 has been a Fantastic Year for PCM Carpentry We have been kept so busy with maintenance and renovations this year – we can’t believe the year is almost over! In 2018, we officially completed 6 kitchens and 10 bathrooms as well as a few laundries, kitchenettes, master bedrooms and walk-in robe renovations. PCM Carpentry…

The Perfect Island

Your kitchen is where your meals and memories are made in your family home so when it comes to designing your kitchen, an island bench is a fantastic edition! The Perfect island is functional as well as practical; enhancing your families lifestyle. It should be in proportion and consider the space around the island bench,…

Inspired Children’s Rooms to captivate their imaginations!

There’s nothing more imaginative than a child’s mind and as parents, we aim to create captivating spaces for their young sponge-like minds to create, learn and grow. Some of the best children’s room designs come with an element of fun and fantasy. Here’s some inspiration…  

Picture Perfect: 40 Butler’s Pantries All Set to Serve Up a Treat

A butler’s pantry is top of many people’s wish lists when they’re planning their dream home. Just like an ordinary pantry, a butler’s pantry offers space for food and appliance storage, but as an added bonus, they also provide prep space, and sometimes an extra sink, oven or dishwasher, so that the bulk of the…

Picture Perfect: 40 Smart Small Spaces From Around the Globe

When space is at a premium, as it is for so many around the world, you have to make the most of what you’ve got. These small spaces do just that, and they do it in style. Be inspired by the simple, the elegant, the clever and the downright beautiful tiny spaces gathered together for…

Matte Black Statement!

Nothing says style and sophistication like black and, matte black is so on trend and contemporary right now. In kitchen and bathroom design, matte black really makes a statement and gives a high-end designer feel with very little effort. Where to buy If you’re looking for matte black fittings or fixtures you can try kitchen…

Hexagon Tiles: throwback to the 1920’s!

Hexagon tiles are trending now for both kitchen and bathroom designs. Although popular in all sorts of designs well before, this trend was prevalent in 1920’s home renovation. The modern movement was just beginning in the 1920’s, with the Art Nouveau style becoming less fashionable, Art Deco architecture greatly influenced interior design aesthetics. The style…

Picture Perfect: 31 Wine Storage Ideas From Around the World

From extravagant rooms and walls of wine to shelves in reclaimed spaces, here’s how vino-loving citizens store their finest drops. Woods & Warner 1. An unobtrusive approach. Perth, WA Designer: Woods & Warner Mirabuild 2. Make an entrance. Melbourne, Victoria Builder: Mirabuild Urban Restoration 3. At a glance. Seattle, USA Coats Homes 4. Contemporary consideration….