• Katrina Haeusler

Ready for Spring! Our 'White & Bright Reno

Goodbye to the hibernation season and hello Spring on our new 'white and bright' front deck!


As Australians we all love spending time outside enjoying the beautiful weather we are so blessed with. As a family, we love being in the backyard or on the front deck enjoying the afternoon sun and the view. The front deck though, was rundown and not overly inviting. It had a rough concrete floor, green paint everywhere and the worst part particularly with young kids.....our balustrade was falling apart and made me so nervous from a safety point of view! This space needed attention ASAP!


The overall vision for my home in a nutshell is 'Coastal Hamptons'. Lots of crisp white paint, patterned and textured textiles, natural stone and accents of blue and white styling throughout. The front deck of course is following this vision.

To begin this renovation, like all renovations, I started with the floor. The floor we chose was an ivory travertine tile in a french pattern. It’s a timeless selection that gives the space texture and earthiness!


Next was the railing. This space is a little exposed to the street so I designed the balustrade to have closer pickets than what was there originally to add some privacy to the street. The balustrade is painted in Lexicon quarter, which really compliments the view of the lake and mountains.


Finally, it was time for some styling. I have had my eyes on the Home Bazar White Parisian Dining Chair from Bunnings for awhile and they suit the space perfectly! These chairs add some much needed texture and pattern, really enhancing the look of the space.


The cushion selection is from Pillow Talk and Adairs. The blue and white patterned textile is a common theme throughout my home so they tie everything together from outside to inside.

The front door got a little facelift also with a fresh coat of paint. I wanted a blue door that wasn‘t too blue and in your face. I went with Dulux Oyster Bay which is a blue based grey. It's the perfect balance of the blue and grey.

Now all that is left to properly complete this space is a relaxed afternoon with the family, a drink in hand and begin creating some beautiful memories.


If you have a tied and uninviting space like this in your home. Let's get talking and together start making it a beautiful space for you and your family to enjoy for a lifetime of memories!



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