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Dynamic, down-to-earth duo and The Block alum, Kara and Kyal Demmrich are our latest style ambassadors!
With 35 renovations and design projects under their belt, this team knows a thing or two about making homes more beautiful.
Kyal and Kara successfully auditioned for 2014’s The Block: Fans v. Faves, where their friendly, relaxed nature and design skills won the hearts of the audience and judges alike, and earned them a cult following of design devotees. An appearance on Reno Rumble in 2015 further cemented their talent and quality of work.
Since their TV debut, the pair has turned its talents for renovating into a full-time job. Kyal (32) is now a registered and licensed builder, and alongside Kara (31) are co-owners of construction business, Diverse Construct. They’ve recently completed beautiful projects across Melbourne and NSW’s Central Coast (including their own in Long Jetty and Toowoon Bay) among others. You may have also spotted Kara and Kyal on 10’s The Living Room as the show’s design and renovation gurus with practical, easy to follow ideas and steps to making home improvements.
The couple’s signature style, which Kara describes as ‘organic, natural, modern and classic Scandinavian’ is revered for its accessibility. “You don’t need to spend a fortune to give your home a fresh look. It’s all about choosing the right pieces.” says Kara.
“Start with a neutral rug, then add colour with cushions and throws. Add character and texture with art, wall hangings you’ve collected along your travels, as well as cherished family heirlooms. Finish your space with indoor plants, foliage or flowers for a look that’s fresh, welcoming and liveable.”
To inspire your home refresh this season, we’ve picked out some of Kara and Kyal’s key looks, among them a living room, a bedroom and an all-season outdoor BBQ space, so you can get more enjoyment from your home more, all year round. And if you’d like to win a one-on-one styling session with Kara – and $20,000 of beautiful furniture, homewares and whatever else takes your fancy in-centre, be sure to enter our Style My Home competition. Simply spend $100 in-centre and enter here.