This episode begins with half an hour of padding (some lame pottery problem, yawn), then BAM! Dishonest scandal.
In between the groups are making ready their kitchens.
Sarah and George have secured the companies of Melbourne’s most well-known (and sweariest) tiler and stonemason Fabian. The temperamental king has been seen on The Block many instances earlier than, most notably railing towards Keith in a method the contestants solely do of their desires.
This time he’s created an infinite curved pure stone benchtop, with hand mitred edges that’s certainly a murals.
One other murals arrives at Daniel and Jade’s place within the type of a customized Christian Cole timber island bench. Luke is fast to pop in to admire his fellow chippy’s work.
“It’s carpentry porn,” he says as he runs his hand suggestively over Cole’s handiwork.
However as photo voltaic panels go in, Shaynna Blaze makes a shock go to to the positioning. At first we’re result in imagine she’s there to assist the contestants determine on their “gamechanger” — the $10,000 in bonus cash they’ll get for an merchandise or characteristic if it’s authorised by Scott Cam.
However given Daniel and Jade have already used up their gamechanger on that Christian Cole island bench, it’s fairly clear that this was simply an excuse to get Shaynna on website as a result of she has one thing to get off her chest.
After giving the inexperienced gentle to Sarah and George’s plan to make use of their bonus cash for an arched metal and glass door to separate the outdated a part of their home from the brand new, and serving to Jimmy and Tam with a suggestion the cashed-up pair use their cash for a restricted version Andy Warhol print, she’s off to Luke and Jasmin’s place with Scott Cam in tow.
After agreeing their concept of a wood-fired pizza oven and fireplace pit with eating space is an effective use of their bonus money Shaynna shoos Scott away and opens up her laptop computer of doom.
Her actual agenda right here is to all however accuse Luke and Jasmin of outright dishonest, and he or she’s bought the receipts to show it.
Throughout the judging of their children’ room and ensuite Shaynna had talked about the customized bunk mattress seemed quite a bit like one earlier contestants Kyal and Kara had posted on their Instagram. It wasn’t sufficient to cease her giving the pair an ideal 10 although, they usually scooped the week with 30 out of 30.
However now Shaynna reveals after judging she went house and “did a little bit little bit of fishing”.
What she discovered was a picture of a room that’s just about equivalent to the one Luke and Jasmin introduced. Noticed wallpaper, sheer curtains, animal wall decorations, an aztec and saffron color scheme, gray carpet and that customized bunk mattress characteristic in each rooms. In actual fact, the one factor that’s totally different of their room is Luke and Jasmin’s rattan hanging chair.
“Inspiration is one factor, fully taking somebody’s concept and making it your individual is one other,” Shaynna says. “While you’re doing it at house no-one goes to see it however we’re in a contest and also you received a room the place you received cash.”
She later tells a producer “It’s not honest to the opposite contestants that they received a room and cash with another person’s concepts.”
Luke and Jasmin put up some weak protests. Luke factors out that he made the bunk himself. Jasmin mentioned she was open in regards to the reality she was copying the room through the filming course of, however as a instructor, she is aware of she’s sprung unhealthy.
“It’s tainted it. I really feel like I didn’t deserve it now. How can it get a ten? Do you assume she regrets giving us a ten? I believe she does,” Jasmin says.
A despondent Jasmin goes outdoors to seek out Tam minding her personal enterprise, and opens as much as her neighbour. Tam makes a couple of sympathetic noises, however these noises are non-committal sufficient to make it very clear that Tam thinks she and the remainder of the contestants have been royally dudded.
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