Family Bathroom Redo for $800 – Before and After Photos

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There’s a special kind of pride that comes from DIY projects, having upgraded something in your home from start to finish with no help from the pros. There’s also a special pride that comes with Do-It-Togethers: projects completed with a partner, a parent, a friend, or even a kiddo.

If you’re looking to get your own kids involved with DIY projects, look no further than this bathroom reno — completed with help from the whole family — for proof that home projects done with kids can turn out beautifully.

In Melissa Strassner’s kids’ bathroom, the features before were “truly a product of the 1980s,” she says, “with foam laminate flooring, dated lighting, and a ‘space capsule’ floor-to-ceiling plastic tub enclosure.”

The vanity cabinets were stained, the hinges were

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The Ultimate Outdoor Furniture Guide

Minimalist Modern

Dagginess, begone! Contrary to popular belief, it is indeed possible to find slick, sleek and minimalist outdoor furniture. Powder coated steel, monochrome tones and craft metalwork in chic, angular forms is guaranteed to elevate your outdoor space.

Get the look:

1. Bird Feeder by Pidat from Designstuff. RRP $129

2. Havsten chair from IKEA. RRP $435

3. Don’t Leave Me table by HAY from Cult Design. RRP $355

4. Yuki 2 Seat Outdoor Sofa by Nau from Cult Design. RRP $8,256

5. Linear Steel Table from LIghtly. RRP $1,849

6. Ocean Table by Mater from Cult Design. RRP $1,320

7. Palissade Sun Lounge by HAY from Cult Design. RRP $1,310

8. Granada Hourglass Side Table by Globe West. RRP $635

9. Terrace Stacking Chair by Nau from Cult Design. RRP $711

10. Carrie Portable Lamp by MENU from Designstuff. RRP $399

11. Trace Drinks Trolley by Adam Goodrum

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Pushing Against The Status Quo, With Architect Timothy Moore

Challenging the way people live, work, and practise architecture seemingly comes as second nature for Timothy Moore – a renowned Melbourne designer and director of Sibling Architecture. With polymathic experience across architecture, arts, and commerce, Timothy demonstrates a refreshing, critical-thinking approach to making spaces more equitable. A bold and compelling visual language emerges in the work of Sibling, which approaches each project as an opportunity-finding exercise. They use architecture as a tool for transformation.

As a recent graduate of a Master of Architecture at Monash Art, Design + Architecture, now working in practice, I’m inspired by Timothy’s creative enthusiasm and dynamic approach to considering new ways of engaging with architecture and society.  Undoubtedly, I believe many other students and young professionals will benefit from Timothy’s candid responses and insight into the complexities and joys of the field!

What did you study at uni and why?

I’m a perpetual learner.

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The Experimental Melbourne House Of Two Artists

Nabilah Nordin and Nick Modrzewski searched excessive and low for an area that might perform as each a house and artwork studio. They checked out industrial warehouses and shopfronts, till a interval home in Newport (10 kilometres south-west of the Melbourne CBD) got here alongside that match all their wants completely. 

The couple have been instantly impressed to make the area their very own. Their imaginative and prescient – a spot for artwork and life to converge; a testing floor to brew concepts and assume by way of prospects for future exhibitions. 

‘We use each room on this home to assume by way of our concepts and experiment with sculptures, work, phrases, and sounds,’ says Nick, who works as each an artist represented by COMA, and a barrister. 

Their first order of enterprise – portray the studying room partitions. ‘We wished to create a painterly gesture and motion on

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