The Block 2019 | Guest bedroom and ensuite week reveal

It’s that time of the year again – THE BLOCK is back for 2019 and while we’re back in St. Kilda, the property is certainly different.

Welcome to the Oslo – Built over 150 years ago on the back of the Victorian gold rush, the Oslo was one of Australia’s premier addresses – home to the rich and elite.

Now 5 couples have been selected to transform the run-down space into multimillion-dollar masterpieces to be sold at Auction.

The first week saw shocks, challenges and a whole lot of tears – but more importantly some great designs, new trends and plenty of inspiration.

Style Highlights …

For the first reveal of the week – contestants had to produce a guest bedroom in what felt like no time at all.

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Predictably, many did not get to complete their rooms, but those who did create some amazing spaces.

Mitch and Mark’s room was stunning!

I loved their bold colour pallet of slate grey, greens, and blues, which worked beautifully against the spectacular tiled feature wall.

The room had a grand ‘Old Hollywood’ glamour feel- and it continues into their ensuite.

In their ensuite the seasoned renovators continues the glamour using several different white tiles all working beautifully together in the pared-back space.

I loved the touch of gold used in both the bedroom and ensuite, as well small but effective attention to detail like the use of blue patterned towels added a pop of colour.

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While their ensuite didn’t quite make it to the finishing line, I loved the guest bedroom from Jesse and Mel.

Taking inspiration from their gorgeous artwork, the couple used the colours – featuring; dusky pinks, greens, and blues, subtly through the room.

But my absolute favourite element had to be the velvet wall panel – such a cool and modern element, that also gave the room a sense of warmth.

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My final favourite (finished) room was the ensuite from Andy and deb.

You know you’ve created a great space when Neale Whitaker says he’d “pick it up and put it in my home!” – and who could blame him, it’s simply stunning and elegant.

The obvious standout here are the floor tile, a little personality without feeling overwhelming, that create warmth in an otherwise simple bathroom.

The back-light is a lovely touch, which amplifies the space and the pop of colour from the plant adds that final detail.

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Still ahead …

Next week is set to be a showstopper with some incredible living spaces.

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Liz Rudenko

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Liz is the Social Media Manager for Metropole and has a background in publishing, marketing and communications. Liz works predominately on the upkeep of PropertyUpdate.com.au as well as managing the companies’ social media presence.


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