Canberra bridalwear designer Gabrielle Spencer and her builder husband, Nathan, have confirmed an ideal coupling, creating this Campbell dream house for his or her younger household.

The epitome of ‘yin and yang’, they’ve used their collective abilities to rework the common-or-garden Nineteen Sixties house at 30 Gellibrand Street right into a stunningly stunning sanctuary that centres on area, performance and chic styling.

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Bridal home at 30 Gellibrand Street. Picture: Realestate.com.au

The outside of Spacer’s Campbell house. Image: Realestate.com.au


“I’m not an inside designer, I simply do all the inside stuff and Nathan does all of the exhausting work,” Mrs Spencer laughed.

“He at all times has a little bit of a joke that if he was designing, it will appear like a townhouse as a result of that’s primarily what he builds. However I actually get pleasure from taking a look at materials and completely different textures. I get pleasure from placing issues collectively.

Bridal home at 30 Gellibrand Street. Picture: Realestate.com.au

The manicured gardens. Image: Realestate.com.au


Impressed by her ardour for bridal couture, Mrs Spencer pivoted her craft to her house utilizing a mixture of texture, stability and color to create a classy and timeless inside with courageous, contrasting textures and patterns.

“I simply decide one thing that I like and full the room with every look quite than having all of it match all through the home. And since they’re solely small areas, I exploit fairly daring wallpaper. I really feel like there’s no level in doing it in any other case. It’s bought to be a characteristic.”

Bridal home at 30 Gellibrand Street. Picture: Realestate.com.au

Ceilings match for a marriage? Image: Realestate.com.au


The Spencers bought the property in Campbell 5 years in the past and spent a few years

planning the extension and renovation, which has solely just lately been accomplished.

Set on a 1103sqm block, the floorplan of the four-bedroom house spans 218sqm with beneficiant dwelling areas created by cathedral-style vaulted ceilings, whereas the inside thrives add a way of heat and cosy atmosphere.

“We labored on the design collectively,” Mrs Spencer mentioned. “We at all times had plans to increase out after we purchased the home, however I’ve at all times been an enormous lover of a gabled roof so it was only a no-brainer that was what would create the area.”

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Bridal home at 30 Gellibrand Street. Picture: Realestate.com.au

The balcony. Image: Realestate.com.au


High quality fixtures used all through the house embrace Louis Poulsen pendants, wallpaper from Cole and Sons London, Catherine Martin materials, refined joinery and bespoke {hardware}.

Downstairs, there’s a studio, which Mrs Spencer has used as a showroom and becoming space for her bridal design enterprise. French doorways open out from the multipurpose room to the courtyard and there are polished concrete flooring with in-slab electrical heating.

Bridal home at 30 Gellibrand Street. Picture: Realestate.com.au

A showroom and becoming space downstairs. Image: Realestate.com.au


Extra options embrace a pop-up tv unit within the household room, double glazing and ducted inverter heating and cooling.

Outdoors, there’s a giant rear deck and paved entertaining area in addition to a hearth pit, kids’s playground and rooster coop.

“It’s a really light-filled house and it’s an excellent entertaining house as a result of the sunshine comes within the evenings and afternoons, proper the place you need it,” Mrs Spencer mentioned.

The property is being marketed by Holly Komorowski, from home by holly, and can go to public sale 15 October at 6pm, if not offered prior.

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