If you have a small bedroom in your granny flat, make the most of your space and keep it clean and breathable. Not sure how to do it? The key is to create a simple, cosy and decluttered look, maximise space you have and think of a creative idea to organise all the available storage Continue Reading →
If you have purchased a small granny flat and you want to make the bedroom appear bigger, brighter and cosier, start by choosing the right theme and selecting the perfect colours to paint your walls. The design is very important, especially if you purchased an investment property. It can affect mood, improve the quality of sleep and ... Continue Reading →
Building a granny flat in the backyard is becoming more and more popular as an investment, and not only because they’re a great choice for extra accommodation options for ageing parents, guests or teens. For a start, having a cute little granny flat means you make use of any excess space in your backyard. And through ... Continue Reading →
For many years it’s been said that colour can affect a person’s mood, and stress levels, especially the shades they live and work in day by day. A cross-cultural study on colour and light in real indoor and work environments that was published in the Journal of Ergonomics (1) showed light and colour influenced the mood Continue Reading →
If the aim in renovating your granny flat kitchen is to balance a minimum spend with maximum benefit there are ways and means. Many believe it’s not the amount of money you have but how clever you are about stretching every dollar. There are five simple ways to upgrade your granny flat kitchen and do it affordably and in a short time – and the best thing about it is you can do it yourself if you’re competent enough ... Continue Reading →
Living in a granny flat can be fun and comfortable, with less cleaning to do for a start, and if done properly, a feeling of plenty of space in all rooms including the bathroom. Even a medium sized bathroom room can look small if it’s cluttered. There are some pretty clever ways to give an impression of space in any small room. Use the following ideas to give your granny flat bathroom a new lease on life:
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So you want a granny flat. You have looked at your backyard, you have checked your finances, and it is something you really want to do. And you want to help your mum out and give her a nice place to live. So who is going to build your granny flat? What do you need to know about granny flat builders? In fact, what do they need to know? Let’s help you out.
1. Cost Overview
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Australian family life is currently going through a profound restructuring. Up until a couple of decades ago, most households had the nuclear family model, made up of a husband and wife and their children, who typically left home when they reached their late teens. Because of the variability of the property market these days, this model has been rendered unsustainable for a lot of people, especially now that children are staying with their parents well into adulthood and the parents ... Continue Reading →
It is winter and time to pull out the warm clothes, earmuffs, and fuzzy socks. It does not mean that you need to add 30 extra blankets to your bed to warm up your granny flat. There are a lot of other ways to create a warm and fuzzy feeling in your home.
We will discuss seven decor trends that will keep your granny flat warm this winter.
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What’s better than a spare bedroom? A separate, tiny house for grandma in the backyard. Those who have space on their property can maximise the square footage to create independent living quarters not just for the elders, but also visiting relatives, grown-up kids, and house guests. It could also be a great investment for people who want to have passive income through rental payments.
These so-called granny flats are simple yet self-contained accommodations. They have everything a person would need, ... Continue Reading →