It was rather special to shell out a day in the suburbs of Geelong lately, capturing this sweet online video with the Vine loved ones. Sophie and Dale Vine are almost certainly better known for their stint on The Block again in 2012, but in recent yrs, the few have been focussed on purchasing their 1st house, boosting their little relatives, and, of study course – renovating!
Dale is a landscaper (and has also a short while ago authored a fantastic E book about renovating outside spaces!), while Sophie is both equally a trainer and graphic designer by trade. Head you, with three younger young children (Van, 5 yrs, Shepherd, 3 yrs and Dulcie, 1 yr aged) her focus as definitely been on household in new many years. She also runs her common on-line store, Vines of the Wild, from dwelling.
Sophie and Dale purchased this brick residence in Belmont, Geelong in 2013, and have expended the earlier number of several years renovating it in phases. Very first came a large paint career inside and out, then new flooring, then landscaping – together with developing a new deck, hearth pit, grass and perform room for the kids, and converting a garage into Sophie’s house studio. Much more not long ago, the pair renovated their kitchen – opting for a flat-packed Do-it-yourself kitchen area, alongside with a new tiled splashback and stone surfaces.
For Sophie and Dale, renovating their home for the lengthy term (alternatively than to ‘flip’) has been a joyful undertaking, and a person they have not preferred to rush. ‘We’ve been tackling each individual stage as it arrives, and just making an attempt to take pleasure in the process’ Sophie says. As for the aesthetic they’ve made below, it’s all about generating something timeless, with a solid relationship to nature. ‘Being outside the house is pretty critical to our relatives, and the model of our household displays that’ Sophie explains. ‘We enjoy timber, greenery, and a really pure color palette. We attempt to are living simply just and sustainably so attempt to minimise litter and squander, but with a few youngsters, it is crucial our home continue to feels cosy and sparks curiosity in the little ones to enjoy and check out.’
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