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Whakamārama Residence

"I chose to work with Rachael as the prospect of locking in the interior style of our home renovation terrified me.  Rachael was there every step of the way from paint colour, tiles, flooring, kitchen design, plumbing fittings, even down to grout colour selection.  Once our renovation was near completion Rachael then came in and put together a furniture layout for us, which has been extremely helpful, knowing that what we purchase wont look too big, too small or out of place.

Rachael was true to her word as well "Trust the process" - we did that (our girls were a little sceptical on tile choices for their bathroom - but they love it!) and our home is beautiful, the service from Blank Studios was worth every penny spent.  Rachael would always pick up my calls, dealt with our Project Manager on the finer details of the finishings and was just amazing, nothing was ever a problem.

I have never worked with an interior team before and wasn't too sure what to expect.  What I got was someone who talked me through the look of the styles I was gravitating to and if I started to veer off course I wasn't told - No - that wont work, but Rachael would explain to me for example - If you go with the metal barstool we are heading down more the industrial style which will work, however a timber barstool will give a softer look.

I can't recommend Rachael and the Blank Studios team highly enough, they are just bloody good at what they do!"

Hartwell Home

"We were about to embark on a full scale renovation of our large family home, and I needed advice on choosing all the finishings and fixtures, colours & window treatments for inside and outside the house.

Blank studios was recommended to me by a friend, and I worked with Michelle. 

It felt overwhelming for me to begin this process because I knew nothing about how to create a lovely space from scratch, 

but Michelle is an expert in this area.  She spent time talking to me about what I was wanting to achieve, and after walking 

through the house and discussing possibilities with me,  she set about researching and emailing ideas for me to look at.

What stood out to me was the careful attention Michelle has to detail. She spent a lot of time researching and comparing products behind the scenes. We visited showrooms, carpet and tile shops together to look and choose the items,  and she took measurements and organised all the ordering.

She was knowledgeable and professional throughout the whole process, with a good relationship with companies and services she works alongside. I was so impressed with the care and attention Michelle paid to every aspect of the project, and how she collaborated with the builder.

Most of all, Michelle is a lovely person who is so easy to work and communicate with. She is extremely gifted in design and genuinely loves her work. Her passion is contagious and builds confidence. I am so happy with the end result, and could not have done it without Michelle's input and expertise.

I would highly recommend Blank Studios to anyone for a stress free and positive experience with a wonderful outcome".

Home On The Coast Project

"After working with Michelle on previous renovations and a new build I was excited at the prospect of working with her again on our biggest project yet; our beautiful, new, two storey forever home.

This house would be totally different from our previous homes and I had no idea how to create what I was imagining. I knew Michelle would be in her element with this house.

Michelle was with us on this project from the planning stage. She initially liaised with the architect, then worked closely with the builders. It was stress free for me. 

The build was a joy to be part of from beginning to end. I got the house I had imagined but could not have created without Michelle's expertise. The interior design was also completed by Michelle. It's beautiful. I couldn't be happier."

Rural Oasis Residence

"We had the pleasure of working with Blank studios on our recent build. 

From start to finish Rachael was amazing to have as a part of our design process. She is down to earth and the nicest human being out there. 

She was precise with all the little details, and helped us create a space within our budget, that was true to who we are. 

If any problems arose Rachael was exceptionally good at solving them, and had a knack for calming me down. 

The communication and availability of Rachael during the build was outstanding. 

We love our new home and highly recommend Blank Studios. "