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A Cost-Effective Way to Increase Your Property Value

Data reveals that many of us are spending more time at home, sparking a boom in home improvement and renovations. In fact, Australians have invested more money on home renovations during the pandemic years than at any other time since records began 50 years ago¹. According to Suncorp lending data, Victorians were the biggest spenders, […]

Malcolm’s Stylish Hobby Room

  After recently selling his home, Malcolm says his garden room added exceptional value. “Having sold my property in a week, there was no doubt that a major selling point was that I had a studio where other similar properties did not.” The extra space away from the main dwelling was a highlight for prospective […]

Study Room: Create a Library State of Mind with a Melwood

Study Rooms Want to have a study room available for individual study, group study, or as a reading room? There’s no need for a library card or the need to book a study room online when you have a study room in your backyard! Time to Get Productive! Create your own focus room at home […]

Secrets to Make Your Backyard a Warm and Happy Place

  “Immense value of immense happiness.” That’s the worth Gitte places on her garden room. The South Sydney resident had her Melwood installed in 2017. Back then, the motive was simple; to dampen out the sound of her husband playing the guitar. “It’s just his hobby. It hasn’t always sounded as good as it does […]

All-white inspiration for a summery garden room

When you want to make a statement in your backyard, a crisp, white garden room is a sure winner. We’ve seen it used in all of our designs, from modern to traditional, and gathered up our favourite photos to inspire you. Scroll down to take a look at some of our favourite all-white Melwood garden […]

Lucy’s 2-in-1 Garden Room: Storage & Playroom

Lucy recently sent us this beautiful photo of her Melwood cabana – and doesn’t it look fantastic! “We built our Melwood cabana 5 years ago and we recently added an awning n lights. We are attaching a photo- it looks amazing!– Lucy and Christos”     Multi-purpose Space: The cabana is split into 2 – […]

Kids at Home? Create Space with a Study Room in the Backyard

Whilst we all #stayathome to help flatten the curve – we can’t help but think of all the amazing parents out there who suddenly find themselves doing a double-full-time job; parenting and schooling their children! The challenges of all working/learning in such close quarters takes some adjusting to. Aussie families are turning to their backyards […]

This Stylish Teen Retreat doubles as a Media Room

Most parents can relate to the struggles of growing teens. They crave independance and their own space, but aren’t old enough to be ‘out on their own’ just yet. The solution? A stylish teen retreat in the backyard! Aussie families are adding these garden rooms to their properties to give their teens independence & space, whilst […]

3 Reasons why Teenage Retreats are Popular with Parents

As kids grow, the family home can feel more and more crowded. Parents are solving this problem with a teenage retreat in the backyard.  Designed to give teens the space they need, whilst keeping them nearby, teen retreats are a win-win for parents & teens.   Here are 3 reasons why teenage retreats work so […]

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