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: 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….

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…

Timber Bench tops: The Pros and Cons

Aesthetically, timber bench tops are beautiful; rich in colour, texture and have a natural quality that no other type of bench top can replicate. Today there are an infinite number of bench top materials and finishes available on the market so why would you choose timber? What are the pros and cons? The range of…

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…