Living room from contemporary weatherboard beach house with stunning ocean views on Sydney's Northern Beaches. Photography: Sharyn Cairns | Styling: Sarah Ellison

Weatherboard home with wow factor

Dark shiplap wall The dark feature wall – painted in Porter’s Paints “Van Helsing” – helps define the living area and provides a stunning contrast to the light palette. “It creates a different area to enjoy in the house,” Eduardo says.

australian native garden

what we wont have! our natives will look gold as . Australian native garden - no surprises that this works so well: harmonious colours and wonderful variety of texture

Natural White // Colorbond Monument // Vivid White // Evening Haze

Dulux: Monument and vivid white only. As we have the brick colour and timber as well, this will add the extra colours to the palette.

Ironstone curved Colorbond Roof #roofing

Curved roofs, most commonly made of steel in modern designs, offer the opportunity to add organic curves and a softer, rounder look to your home.

Jackie o Kangaroo Valley

Modern country home in Kangaroo Valley, NSW, Australia / styled after the early colonial houses.