Dressed to Impress: Front facades unveiled on The Block 2021
Curb appeal certainly sets the tone for the entire feel of your house. As a guest or potential buyer walks by, the house façade and landscaping are the first things that will draw their attention, so you want to get it right. This year on The Block, we explored a number of unique styles.
Basements, cellars, garages and THAT spiral staircase
The auction date looms for the contestants on The Block 2022 and one lucky team has scored their place on the cover of coveted Domain magazine, whose editor Alice Stolz sat down with The Blockcast host Jono Fleming to talk about basement week’s big reveals.
The Great Outdoors: Remember your backyard when budgeting your build
Too often left to the last minute, landscaping provides the perfect finishing touches to a home, making a new build look established and connected with its neighbourhood. Jono sat down with landscaper to The Block, Dave Franklin for The Blockcast to get the inside scoop.
Functional Space: Don’t overlook the importance of your hallways and laundry
Looking beyond the practicality of its narrow walls, hallways act as a conduit to our main spaces, like an artery which connects our meticulously designed rooms into one cohesive space. This week, Jono chats all things hallway and laundry with The Block Shop co-founders Emma & Sarah.
Quintessentially Australian – Open Plan Living & Dining
Lending itself to the laid-back Aussie entertaining style, open plan living and dining is not going anywhere and it’s now more important than ever to build spaces that not only look beautiful but feel comfortable too. Blockcast host Jono Fleming caught up with head of design at Freedom, Kate Hopwood to talk about arguably the most-used area of the home.
Don’t let lockdowns stop you from building your dream home.
The COVID-19 pandemic has made life even more difficult for those in the process of building their dream home. No matter what ‘unprecedented times’ come your way, CSR has developed a bunch of online tools available to assist you in your home building journey.
Kids’ bedrooms: function, flexibility and a healthy dose of fun
In the latest episode of the Blockcast, Jono speaks with one of last season’s favourites Sarah & George to chat all things kids’ bedrooms. How to approach it, things to consider and what better timing, with the couple now preparing their own home for a little addition to the family.