Category Archives: Styling Outdoor Spaces

Transforming plain garden walls to create functional outdoor rooms – East Melbourne

Transforming Outdoor Spaces

“Where there’s a wall there’s a way – to show off a gorgeous garden” When these Melbourne homeowners renovated recently it involved extending a wall through an existing garden space. This left them with a large plain brick wall in the middle of their gorgeous garden. Worse they looked right at that blank outdoor wall […]

The borrowed landscape design style

Landscape Design

How borrowing  from your neighbour’s landscape design can bring out the best  in yours. When Doug and Nancy came looking for garden decor for their courtyard wall they were after a mirror that would reflect the views from their outdoor living deck. Looking at their photos, it was easy to see the potential to get […]

Commercial spaces

Commercial Wrought Iron

Commercial spaces give you the opportunity to create a statement, and leave your unique mark, why not make that a great one! Commercial spaces need to set the stage for engaging transactions. They are places that need to inspire, draw together and create business opportunity.If you are creating a commercial space, be that an entire […]

Creating a unique courtyard with a mirrored privacy wall

Double arch mirror set

When faced with the problem of how to block the view of a neighbouring carport built right against the boundary fence of their courtyard garden, the owners of a terrace apartment in Sydney’s Woollahra thought a wall featuring an outdoor mirror might be the solution. The apartments’ owners, Richard and Dawn, found what they hoped […]

Nailing colour with minimalistic style


Occasionally I get requests that seem a bit over the top, like when a client in Perth wanted a mirror frame painted with a colour accent so that it matched a very specific piece of artwork inside their Cottesloe home.The client knew what she wanted so we needed to create the perfect shade of verdigris […]

A stylish courtyard makeover you can achieve in a day, without tearing your place apart

1100 Trellis with Water Feature

Want to make over an apartment courtyard but body corporate restrictions make you think you can’t do much? – just don’t give up and do nothing.In city apartments around Australia body corporate rules can restrict the styling of courtyards. They can even stop you fixing things into the balcony spaces right outside your own door. […]