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Your best D.I.Y. projects of the year

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Laundry glow-up by Lauren and LeeLaundry glow-up by Lauren and LeeCongratulations to all Bunnings Workshop members who entered our D.I.Y. July competition to find Australia’s best D.I.Y. projects of 2022.


We received over 600 entries and were so impressed with the creativity and skill of the community.


All the entries can be found on our competition gallery so you can continue to get inspiration from the wonderful projects shared.


The September issue of the Bunnings magazine is released today, and features the competition winners.


Best bathroom or laundry makeover 


Laundry glow-up


Workshop members Lauren and Lee (@theDIYedit) spent lots of time using the Kaboodle design planner before creating a light and bright family laundry that features plenty of storage and bench space.


Best kitchen makeover

Queenslander kitchen makeover by Claire and DerekQueenslander kitchen makeover by Claire and Derek


Queenslander kitchen makeover and pantry build


In the kitchen renovation of their parents’ century-old Queenslander, seasoned renovators Claire and Derek (@Renowayoflife) added functionality while maintaining character and keeping within budget.  


Best paint project


Updated dining room walls


This stunning feature wall was created by Workshop member Jemma (@jemma11) using water-based paint and a sponging technique, transforming an uninspiring space into a highlight of the home.


Best small project


Hardwood outdoor table


Workshop member Trevor (@softwareburnout) spent two months of research and then four months to build this large hardwood outdoor table. The result was certainly worth the effort.


Best upcycling makeover


Mudroom makeover 


A cupboard that had been in a shed for half a century was transformed by Workshop member Donna (@DonnaDrummond1) into a practical and pretty mini-mudroom.Mudroom makeover by DonnaMudroom makeover by Donna


Thanks to our wonderful members


Thanks again to all those Bunnings Workshop community members who entered the competition, and a special shout out to those members who joined the community for the first time during the D.I.Y. July promotion.


We trust that you’ll continue to get loads of great ideas and inspiration for future projects from our clever and creative members, and remember to ask for a hand whenever you need assistance.


Thanks also to the supporting partners of the competition – Dulux, Scotch, Command, Openpay.


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