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…

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….

Epic Showers to inspire your Bathroom Renovation

Your bathroom is your tranquil place to wash off the remnants of the day, relax and emerge clean and comfortable. So we scowered the internet looking for the most epic, tranquil and inspirational showers you’ll love! Check out these tantelising indoor and outdoor showers 🚿

Kitchen Benchtops: What are my options?

So you’re renovating your kitchen and you’re looking at benchtop finnishes, but where do you start? Today there are more benchtop options available than ever before… So your in luck! No matter your budget and tastes, there is an option to suit your kitchen. These are some of the most popular options currently available to…

Picture Perfect: 39 Rooftop Oases From Around the World

When outdoor space is limited, look up and see what space is available. This collection of 40 rooftop spaces shows what can be done with a flat spot on top and a bit of creativity. Lounging, swimming, entertaining, even growing food, are a few of the possibilities for these elevated outdoor spaces. So put your…

5 essential planning tips to renovate your kitchen right

The key to a kitchen looking beautiful and working well for you is all in the planning. Getting your layout right takes time, consideration and often the help of a professional. The right design can make or break your kitchen so take your time to plan, measure and reflect on everything that needs to take…

The secret to a new bathroom – without the cost!

If an item is drawing attention in your bathroom for all the wrong reasons, replacing it may give your room a new look. Chris Carroll, interior stylist and blogger at The Life Creative, says, “Replacing your tapware is an affordable way to bring your bathroom into the now. The latest trends are pointing towards black…

Escape One XL is a two-storey micro home on wheels

This recreational vehicle masquerading as a tiny cottage is clad in charred wood and sleeps up to eight people. The Escape One XL was launched this month by Escape Homes. “Measuring just under 400 square feet, the tiny home on wheels can sleep up to eight and expands on the organic design of its slightly…

Modern Custom Kitchen Renovation Emerald

We just completed this stunning transformation renovating this tired 70’s style kitchen. The client wanted a clean, modern, stylish and contemporary kitchen incorporating her unique tastes and needs. This client had a very specific, custom brief for their kitchen complete with hexagonal tiles on the floor and splash back. The space was completely transformed with…

Mu Architecture completes black lakefront home with two-storey boathouse

Canadian studio MU Architecture has integrated a lake house into a steep site in southern Quebec, overlooking a secluded bay and private boathouse. The Slender House comprises a two-storey rectangular volume built into a grassy slope, using masonry retaining walls to hold back the earth. Both floors have ground-level access due to the site’s incline….

Renovation Ideas for Creating the Perfect Nautical Space

The beauty and allure of the sea is why many people choose a nautical themed renovation. Here’s our top 10 renovation ideas for creating a stunning nautical space that you will enjoy for years to come. 1. Crisp, clean and white Start with a crisp, clean and white base using white paint and tiles. This…

Stunning Warehouse Conversions

I don’t know about you but I’d love to take on a project like a warehouse conversion. With so much open space and the ability to mix industrial and traditional design, what a challenge this would be. Just because they are stunning, well thought out and are a lot of fun to look at… here’s…