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2017 Interior Design Trends That Are All The Rage

May 24, 2017 Lillian Conners

Interior design trends are constantly changing. Each year we are introduced to new chic colours, patterns and textures that should be present in our homes. However, there are some that will always prevail no matter what the other trends are. These 2017 interior design trends are some of the hottest right now and they are probably here to stay for a while. What is more, you don’t have to renovate the entire house to incorporate these trends, since they are simple, but will entirely change the style and atmosphere of your home.… continue reading

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The Basics of Scandinavian Style

May 23, 2017 Lana Hawkins

The Scandinavian style has taken the world by storm. It echoes the majestic aesthetics of the cold northern regions that are dotted with breathtaking lakes, forests, and mountains. At the same time, it is an epitome of the longing for cosiness, a notion that comes naturally during long and harsh winters. This remarkable style is a perfect choice to spruce up your home and embrace modern living at its best. Here’s how to give off the right ambience and put together a liveable home that oozes timeless aesthetics with Scandinavian style interior design.… continue reading

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Proper Ways to Paint Interior Woodwork

March 15, 2017 Lillian Conners

Every now and then, your interior woodwork might benefit from a fresh coat of paint, which would not only improve the visual, but also the functional aspect of the woodwork inside your home. The job is not easy and requires a lot of attention and patience, but it is far from impossible, especially when you know exactly what needs to be done and what kind of result you want to achieve.

There are some aspects of such a project that you need to be aware of and approach with due diligence if you want your woodwork to shine.… continue reading

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5 Tips for a More Beautiful and Functional Home Office

January 15, 2017 Lana Hawkins

Working from home sounds like a dream come true, but only if you have a proper home office. Having the option of staying in your pajamas, underwear or favourite T-shirt all day long instead of putting on a suit is useless if you don’t have a desk and a chair where you can work. The good thing with a home office is that you can decorate it any way you like, making it truly your own. If you need help with this process, here are a few tips how to reach a more functional home office.… continue reading

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Roads towards a Cozier Living Room

October 23, 2016 Lillian Conners

The living room is the heart of your home – it’s a place where family meets daily and a place to host your friends in a casual atmosphere. So, not only you and your family spend a lot of time in it, it’s also a part of your home your guests get to see the most, so it’s perfectly normal you want to make it cozier and create a welcoming atmosphere. It’s all about the details, so here’s how to make your living room functional yet cozy.

Create a focal point

Rooms without a focal point tend to look incomplete and messy, so decide which object in your living room will be the centerpiece around which all other furniture is arranged.… continue reading

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Hints on Creating a Chill Lounge Area at Home

October 8, 2016 Lillian Conners

When choosing an apartment or a house to live in, most people are focused on the “critical” rooms, such as kitchen, bedroom and bathroom. There are no properties without them, since living would be almost impossible otherwise. However, there are some elements that make the places we live in much more enjoyable and inviting. Such features also make it easier for us to call that place our home. One such example is a lounge, or chill-out area.

Although often used to describe a living room, a lounge area is actually something a bit different, something special and something that can provide a sense of calmness, joy and fulfilment.… continue reading

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5 Tips for a Modern and Cozy Bedroom

October 8, 2016 Chloe Taylor
“Sleep is the golden chain that binds health and our bodies together”
– Thomas Dekker Source: elledecor.com

If we want to be healthy, we must sleep. And if we want to sleep, we must have a sleep-friendly room. Bedrooms are our retreats, where we go to get some rest and gather energy for all the new challenges ahead, and they should be decorated with these functions on mind.

Comfort is the first thing you should strive for when designing your bedroom, but you should also make it feel relaxing and soothing.… continue reading

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7 Beautiful Ways to Dress up Your Walls

June 28, 2016 Chloe Taylor

An empty wall is a sign of a house which is not yet turned into a home. Truly, a room without a focus wall can seem rather unappealing, unfinished and sterile. It leaves the impression that it is either a new or a freshly renovated house just waiting to be decorated. Tackling a big blank wall, although necessary, can be a really complicated task, which requires not only a lot of effort, but also imagination and creativity. If you are stuck in the emptiness of your bare walls, do not worry, we will try to get your creative juices flowing with the following ideas, and you will take it from there.… continue reading

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Tips on Creating a Beautiful Scandinavian Style Interior

May 25, 2016 Chloe Taylor

People living in the Scandinavian countries are well-known for their taste in interior design. They have come up with magnificent ideas on how to incorporate and maximise the light during the entire year. So, what is it that they do that makes each home in Denmark, Sweden and Norway so light, cosy, minimalistic and stylish? Here are a couple of tips on how to recreate the Scandinavian interior look in your own place with all of its beauty, simplicity and utility.

Colourful or colourless?

White is definitely the new black when it comes to the interior design trends.… continue reading

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Your Guide to Creating a Healthier Home Office

March 27, 2016 David Best

There are so many benefits to working from home. You get to have the freedom of being your own boss, and even the clichéd idea of working in your pyjamas is a real plus. But in truth, your working life at home can only ever be as good as your home office, and so many at-home business owners or freelancers get the home office totally wrong, from home office furniture to lighting choices. Here are some of the ways that you can make your home office, a healthy, happy and productive place to work.… continue reading

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