Melinda and Simon landscaped the garden themselves. The teak doors were picked up in Java while on a furniture-buying trip. “We knew they would make a fabulous feature in our garden,” says Melinda. “It was well worth the effort to get them here.
Two of my favorite things: a swing 'bed' and an outdoor chandelier! And all underneath a gorgeous big ol' tree! what fun! :) Dishfunctional Designs: This Aint Yer Grandmas Porch Swing!
Here's another shot of the Melbourne house designed by Austin Maynard Architects to give the resident family "just the right amount of space". Photography is by Tess Kelly by dezeen