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How Danielle transformed her backyard from barren to beautiful

Photos of Danielle’s newly-transformed backyard have us in awe!   With a busy work-from-home schedule, Danielle desperately needed more space.  By adding a Melwood cabin to her property, she has transformed a rocky, unuseable area of her backyard. She was able to quickly add a cozy, chic and useable space to her life!   Scroll down… Click here to read on




Jan & Andrew's Melwood Cabana serves two purposes: a studio for Jan, and a workshop for Andrew.

Jan & Andrew’s his & hers backyard studio

Jan & Andrew’s Melwood structure serves two purposes: a studio for Jan, and a workshop for Andrew. By requesting an internal wall in their order, they were able to divide the structure into the two main areas. Jan’s area has been lined, painted and decorated to create a cozy, comfortable studio space. Andrew has added shelving, storage cupboards, drawers, a pegboard and a sturdy workbench to his workshop.




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Bertie’s Rural Art Retreat

Dutch artist Bertie paints beautiful portraiture in her Melwood Art Studio in rural NSW. Bertie says “I love the fact that there was an empty space in the morning and then there was the fully erected cabin in the afternoon. I just wished Patrick was as quick in lining it but he has done a beautiful job. It gives me inspiration.”




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Helen’s Hampton’s Style Backyard Escape

Helen’s Beautiful Hampton’s Style Backyard Escape   Noisy kids? Snoring husband? Barking dogs? I think its time for some well invested recreational space; to get away and take a break. Helen recently purchased a Melwood Cabana/Cubby House to create an enjoyable space for escaping the house and having some all important ‘me’ time. After the Cabana/Cubby House… Click here to read on




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Penny’s Sophisticated Storage Room

Have you ever wondered where to store your surfboard / pool equipment / hiking gear / sewing machine / hula hoops / anything else taking up valuable space…? I have the answer for you! In your backyard! Your goods will be safe, secure and protected from the elements, AND within reach when you need them!… Click here to read on




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Scott & Berni’s Summer-Ready Pool Cabana

​Imagine a 50’s themed pool party, right in your backyard! Scott and Berni’s Pool Cabana has taken their outdoor area to a whole new level of fun! We love all the little details they have added to their Melwood Cabana to create this funky retro look. With plans to add a bar, fridges, seating, a… Click here to read on




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Alison’s Backyard Retreat

Meet Alison’s stunning Backyard Retreat! Perfect for the whole family, this has something for everyone to enjoy! Ample seating and the large deck area makes for perfect summer evenings spent with family and friends, whilst the cabana area is the ideal quiet space to relax. By adding an internal wall on the left of her Cabana,… Click here to read on




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Jenny’s Pottery Shed

Turning a Passion into a Profession and a Hobby Dream into Reality with a Melwood Pottery Cabana Melwood Cabanas & Garden Rooms have been instrumental in helping people to create a more extraordinary life for themselves. We are very lucky at Melwood to become a part of people’s lives by assisting them to make their… Click here to read on




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David’s Art Studio

Step into the shoes of an artist and enter David’s world of colour. Situated neatly in the backyard, David uses his new Melwood ‘Art Studio’ Cabana as the perfect space for him to pursue his passion and profession! Whether you pursue art or another passion, as a hobby or profession, a specialised art space is the… Click here to read on




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Claudia’s Outdoor Room

Claudia has created the perfect space for enjoying time with family and friends, completing homework, or just relaxing! We love the way Claudia has finished her outdoor room as well, and the custom decking and outdoor furniture she has added perfectly complement the space! In Claudia’s own words: “It was a great experience getting our garden house… Click here to read on