House 5 – Jimmy & Tam


Jimmy and Tam had a neutral yet stylish colour palette in mind when designing their kitchenette and wardrobe, to ensure the studio feels as spacious as possible. Opting for white cabinetry throughout, the couple have added tasteful touches of warmth with Value Prime Oak Woodmatt open shelving and grandeur with Dark Brass handles. The couple certainly achieved the classic and sleek look that they were aiming for. A Caesarstone® Frozen Terra™ benchtop adds texture while maintaining a light and opulent look and feel.

Key Features:

Cabinetry: Value White Satin, Value Prime Oak open shelving
Handles: Brushed Brass T Knob (12-M-02), Brushed Dark Brass Bar (15-M-03)
Benchtop: Caesarstone® Frozen Terra™ with shark nose edge
Appliances: By Bosch
Sink: By Oliveri
Tap: By Contestants

Maximising the use of a decoratively low ceiling height, the kitchen benchtop effortlessly extends to a drop down hybrid dining or desk area for two. An extra set of drawer storage sits beside the users providing easy access. Overhead sits a second open shelving unit in Prime Oak Woodmatt, injecting some warmth and colour into the space.

Key Features:

Cabinetry: White Satin, Prime Oak Woodmatt shelving
Benchtop: Caesarstone® Frozen Terra™ with shark nose edge
Handles: Brushed Brass T Knob (12-M-02)

Winners of Laundries

Jimmy and Tam have injected a fun and fresh vibe into their generous, family-friendly kitchen. They have paired a number of new and exciting door and benchtop finishes and colours to keep the space modern and full of interest. Plus, let’s not forget that they won the Gaggenau appliance package, meaning that their kitchen is a home chefs dream come true!

Their selection of cabinetry is a masterpiece in blending colours and textures while maintaining harmony. NEW Avalon Oyster Grey Matt cabinetry accentuates the ceiling heights in the room with beautiful effect, while NEW Camden Oyster Grey Matt doors with their thin shaker profile is a subtle nod to the heritage of the home. A combination of Matt Brass Rounded Bar handles and Touch Catch add to the look, while Clear Glass Mid Height cabinets along the back wall break up the cabinetry while accentuating the scale of the space.

The island bench topped with Caesarstone’s NEW colour Black Tempal in a slim 20mm Sharknose edge is wrapped with a NEW Ballina Enamel accent colour – a strong mid-tone green with warm undertones provides the perfect gathering place in the kitchen.

Key Features:

Cabinetry: NEW Camden Oyster Grey Matt, NEW Ballina Enamel, NEW Avalon Oyster Grey Matt
Handles: Matt Brass Rounded Bar 34-K-132, Touch Catch
Benchtops: NEW Caesarstone Black Tempal 20mm Sharknose (Island), Caesarstone Frozen Terra 20mm Sharknose edge
Splashbacks: NEW Caesarstone Black Tempal
Kickboards: Platinum Range Ballina Enamel, Oyster Grey Matt
Accessories: Internal Drawers, Steel Cutlery Trays, Design Side Glass Sided Drawers, NEW Ninka Bin
Sinks: Oliveri
Taps: By contestants
Lighting: Warm LED Downlights, Warm LED Strip
Appliances: Gaggenau

Throughout Laundry Week Jimmy and Tam focused on creating a laundry room that meets the needs of a family. Creating a pared-back space, they have maximised functionality as much as possible, including user-friendly items such as a laundry hamper, broom cupboard and a black hanging rail. Overhead cupboards provide the perfect place to store linen and towels.

A natural, earthy palette shines in this room, and Jimmy and Tam have played with colours in a successful and bold way. Avalon Oyster Grey Matt doors, a new and luxe panel-look door profile is paired with our new Ballina Enamel strong mid-tone green cabinetry and a terrazzo-look Frozen Terra benchtop from Caesarstone®.

A strong lighting scheme utilising both Warm LED downlights and Warm LED Strip lighting completes the look of this laundry which truly offers something unique in the beachy suburb of Brighton.

Key Features:

Cabinetry: NEW Avalon Oyster Grey Matt, Platinum Range Ballina Enamel
Handles: Matt Brass Rounded Bar 34-K-132, Touch Catch
Benchtops: Caesarstone® Frozen Terra 20mm Sharknose edge
Kickboards: Platinum Range Ballina Enamel
Accessories: Pull Out Hamper, Hanging Rails in Black, Steel Pull Out A-POSC, Platinum Range Tandem Side 500
Sink: Oliveri
Tap: By contestants
Lighting: Warm LED Downlights, Warm LED Strip
Appliances: By Bosch

Master Bedroom

Boasting a fresh palette of white and timber created from White Satin exterior doors, Modern Oak Natural interior finishes and our new Natural Ash Bar handles, Jimmy and Tam’s ‘His & Hers’ Master walk-in robe offers storage solutions on another level.

The U-shaped design features open shelving, drawers and boxes on either side, with Touch Catch White Satin doors at the centre, concealing the hanging section of the robe. A careful selection of accessories maximises storage within the space and includes a Scarf Rack, Tie and Belt Rack, Multifunction Inserts, Home Safe and Glass Shelves. Black hardware and angled lighting contrasts well with the oak and white tones, giving a striking touch to the interior of each cabinet. The corner storage maximizing room for hanging space.

Key Features:

Cabinetry: Exterior doors – White Satin,
Interior finish – Modern Oak Natural
Handles: Natural Ash Bar (38-M-06) NEW, Touch Catch
Accessories: Scarf Rack, Tie/Belt Rack, Multifunction Inserts, Glass Shelves
Lighting: LED Light Bar in black, LED Light Sensor, Premium Verti-Strip Lighting

Winners of Guest Bedroom One

Complementing their Master Bedroom, Jimmy and Tam have balanced White Satin doors and timber-look textures of Modern Oak Natural interiors for a neutral and classic look. Natural Ash handles complete the look by coordinating with the interior tones, a beautifully simple theme.

Taking a look inside the wardrobe, black hanging rails stand out against the light timber adding dramatic accents of dark colour which balances shadows of shelving and storage within the left side of the robe. Besides storage, Jimmy and Tam had functionality in mind, the far left cabinet doors provide secret access through to the guest room’s ensuite. This means that the sleek and seamless joinery of this wardrobe continues along the wall without compromise.

Key Features:

Cabinetry: Exterior doors – White Satin,
Interior finish – Modern Oak Natural
Handles: NEW Barcco Natural Ash Bar (38-M-06)
Accessories: Tie/Belt Rack
Lighting: LED Light Bar

Guest Bedroom Two

A seamless flow of White Satin doors paired with our new Natural Ash handle and Modern Oak Natural internal finish feels all very familiar in Jimmy and Tam’s Second Guest Bedroom. Consistency is key when it comes to style with this couple; a natural classic colour palette streams throughout the bedroom robes of this home.

Behind the doors of this sleek and stylish robe sits ample storage and smart accessories, ensuring that the wardrobe space has been completely maximised. Double stacked cabinetry means that this wardrobe reaches the height of the room, oozing grandeur and providing a place for everything including ample hanging space, shoe drawers, deep drawers and shelving. Pull down hanging rails have been implemented for accessing garments easily, no matter who is staying in the room. Premium Verti-Strip Lighting is aesthetically pleasing with its lavish look and is activated by a motion sensor allowing the lights to turn on and off when the doors are open and closed.

Key Features:

Cabinetry: Exterior doors – White Satin,
Interior finish – Modern Oak Natural
Handles: Barcco Natural Ash Bar (38-M-06), Touch Catch
Accessories: Folding Mirror, Wardrobe Lift, Show Drawers, Premium Verti-Strip Lighting, LED Motion Sensors

Final Upstairs Rooms

Jimmy and Tam’s bright and natural palette flows seamlessly throughout House 5, creating a prominent style within their 1950s home. This neutral Scandi-look provides a clean and contemporary backdrop enabling the new homeowner to style the room in any way. Their staple choices include Modern Oak Natural internal finish lit-up by Premium Verti-Strip Lighting, White Satin cabinetry and new Barcco Natural Ash handles to complement the light timber-look interior. Also accommodating smart accessories like a folding mirror and tie rack.

Beside this classic white bank of satin doors is a study nook; a clever use of space when the house doesn’t offer room for a separate home office. Modern Oak Natural open shelving and benchtop nods to the natural theme and adds versatility to the room. Overhead storage maximises practical use of space to store household items and houses downlights, perfect for providing ample light to the work space.

Key Features:

Cabinetry: Exterior Cabinetry: White Satin,
Interior Finish and Open Shelving: Modern Oak Natural
Handles: Barcco Natural Ash Handles 38-M-06
Accessories: Folding Mirror, Tie Rack
Lighting: Premium Verti-Strip Lighting, LED Door Sensors, LED Strip Lighting

In addition to Jimmy and Tam’s already flexible space, a cosy and bright living zone has been added to the mix. Utilising the same finishes as their wardrobes throughout the home, White Satin cabinetry is combined with Modern Oak Natural interior finish and topped with White Satin, adding a thin and streamlined finish to the cabinetry that carries the sleek Scandi-look flowing throughout the rest of their home.

Key Features:

Cabinetry: Exterior Cabinetry: White Satin,
Internal Finish: Modern Oak Natural
Open Shelving: Modern Oak Natural
Handles: Push To Open Drawers

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House 2 – Sarah & George

House 3 – Daniel & Jade

House 4 – Luke & Jasmin

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