14 Inspiring House Extension Ideas for Homeowners

Be inspired by our on-trend home extension ideas if your family needs more space, your home no longer aligns with your lifestyle needs, or if you just want a little more luxury in your life. Achieve the changes you need with the type of extension that works for your property. From adding more light with a bay window, sunroom or ceiling glass to creating extra space with a studio, porch or study nook, our top 2024 extension ideas will ignite your imagination.

Heritage Houses in Victoria: 4 Key Rules to Know

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Discover the rich historical importance and inherent charm that Melbourne’s heritage houses offer. Whether you’re a prospective buyer or a proud owner, understanding the crucial rules and factors relating to heritage overlays in your area are essential. Our team provides their recommendations to help you to gain insights into maintaining, renovating and extending a Victorian heritage home. Begin planning your next home improvement project with our guide today.

8 Parents Retreat Ideas: Creating a Luxury Refuge


In today’s fast-paced world of parenting, carving out moments to rest and recharge is essential. Our Melbourne home design experts recognise the need for balancing family spaces with private sanctuaries. If you’re yearning for an escape within your home, it may be time to consider the many ways to create a luxurious parents’ retreat. Uncover our ultimate guide to transforming your bedroom into a serene haven for respite and rejuvenation.

Living Room Trends in 2023, Unpacked and Explained

A chic living room in Melbourne is adorned with modern decor, embodying the latest home renovation trends by Spacemaker.

Step into the world of interior design and immerse yourself in the latest living room trends. Discover the secrets to transforming your space into a personal sanctuary that exudes your unique personality and enhance your well-being. Our comprehensive guide, packed with valuable insights and expert design tips for both functionality and style, will help you stay ahead of the curve to create a truly remarkable living room in 2023.

Seven Inspiring Master Bedroom Renovation Ideas

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Discover seven practical ways to give your master bedroom a makeover with the latest master bedroom styling and decorating tips from our expert design team. From cosy bedding and luxurious fabrics to functional furniture that offers convenience, we share our top suggestions to get your creative juices flowing. Learn more and prepare for a master bedroom upgrade that will help you to rest well, relax and rejuvenate.

Your Ultimate Guide to Great Home Flooring Ideas

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From timber and tiles through to polished concrete and painted floors, here’s our ultimate guide to the most popular flooring ideas for your Melbourne home. In this article, we explore the various types of materials available and the best floor coverings to consider using in each room throughout the house. When you’re looking for home flooring ideas to compliment your next home improvement project, look no further – We’ve got you covered.

How to reduce your carbon footprint at home

Reducing your homes carbon footprint

Subtle changes at home can have a huge impact on your energy bills and your carbon footprint. The day-today choices we make when we shop, when we choose more environmentally-friendly appliances and utility providers can all make a difference. Our handy guide to reducing your home’s carbon footprint explores energy consumption, passive design, appliances, building materials and more. Learn practical tips by reading our latest blog.

Kids Playroom Ideas That Your Children Will Love

Best kids playroom ideas

Decorating your child’s playroom can be incredibly exciting! There are so many creative ways to design the space so that it is as useful, functional and practical as it is enticing, fun and interesting for the little ones. We explore storage, space and wall décor ideas, plus artwork, indoor play and more in our latest blog to get you well on your way to designing a sanctuary for your kids. Read the full article today.

Five finishing touches for your home renovation

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When you add the finishing touches to your home renovation, this can be the difference between living in a house and settling into the comfort of your new home. Browse through our handy guide and learn some top tips for completing your latest project – then transform your space into your abode.

Our expert guide to your renovation questions

A renovated home in Albert Park, Melbourne, showcases a beautiful kitchen, living space, and welcoming outdoor area.

As a homeowner, you have the freedom to create your own personal oasis, making it perfect for your lifestyle. But knowing how and when to renovate can be tricky without expert advice. Browse through these home renovation steps in our guide to help you make some better decisions now.

The Latest Kitchen Trends and Designs for 2022

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It can be said that the kitchen is the heart of the home. The heart of anything should be treasured and maintained with utmost care. The possibilities to do this are many, from opting for calming kitchen colours to fully-equipped smart home kitchen appliances tailored to your preference and requirements. If you’re looking to renovate your home to meet the current kitchen trends and learn what’s in store for the future, you’re in the right place.

The must-have guide to outdoor area trends in 2022

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Cultivating an outdoor space where you can relax and unwind, entertain guests or simply enjoy nature all year round makes the perfect addition to any home. But is your garden ‘alfresco-ready’? Here is your guide to the latest outdoor room ideas, helping to convert your plain patio into an outstanding oasis.

What are the pros and cons to a custom built home?

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Our guide to everything you need to know before choosing to build a customised new home. Discover the pros and cons to creating the custom home of your dreams, rather than choosing to build a spec home from a predetermined design. Explore some of the most important longer-term considerations and how these should play into your decision making before you commit.

7 best custom house renovations and extensions

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We explore seven examples of renovation and extension projects, many boasting awards won on a national stage. Find out how you can maximise space on a small plot of land and unearth innovative home design ideas for single storey and double storey abodes. We reveal the benefits of a home renovation and the major differences between extensions and renovations.

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