Add A Touch Of Magic To Your Home With Fairytale Accents

If you want to add some whimsical magic to your home, adding fairytale accents here and there could be just what you’re looking for. Forget Disney figurines and sparkly wands. After all, the fairytale look can have a very grown up edge to it, if done properly. Here we’ll run through some beautiful interior decorating ideas to add a touch of magic to your home. Are you an Alice in Wonderful fan? This rabbit lamp is perfect for lounge...

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Spring Make-Over
Sep19

Spring Make-Over

Spring is in the air! Time to do some spring cleaning and get ready for the new season. Whether you are looking to do slight enhancement or major overhaul here are some pointers to get you started. First identify what it is you aim to do, then get an inspiration notebook to keep all your ideas in one place. I suggest the following pointers to assist you in getting ready for spring new look 2014:  Cut-out or make a copy of...

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Furniture up-cycled, recycled, renovated, re-worked and repurposed
Sep16

Furniture up-cycled, recycled, renovated, re-worked and repurposed

I was working my way around the stands at a trade show a few years ago when I came across this interesting piece of old furniture nestled amongst all the swish, polished, smooth clean lines of contemporary pieces. It was in an area called ‘Designers’ Block’ where I was expecting to see the weird and the wonderful, certainly not a battered old chest of drawers. Standing nearby was a young man who clearly wanted to...

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Get Ready For Spring Entertaining With Bright Coloured Lighting Options
Sep10

Get Ready For Spring Entertaining With Bright Coloured Lighting Options

One of the biggest trends we’re going to see coming into spring is colourful lights that take centre stage. While the home interior trend of including fluro accents with soft furnishings has been around for some time now, there will be a shift in the coming months towards lights that are bold, colourful and eye-catching. Forget subtle lighting that’s recessed into the ceiling. This trend is all about bringing your lights forward as an...

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How To Create That Holiday Home Feeling
Aug28

How To Create That Holiday Home Feeling

Ever wanted to emulate that relaxed atmosphere you enjoy when staying at a holiday house? Whether you’re redecorating your own holiday home or you’re wanting to create a more relaxed feel in your own house or apartment there’s a few easy steps to help you on your way. Start by brightening up spaces by letting as much natural light in. Transform rooms into bright and airy spaces by getting rid of heavy drapery and curtains and instead...

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Stripes – A Big Statement Or A Subtle Design Element
Aug11

Stripes – A Big Statement Or A Subtle Design Element

Geometry is extremely useful in interiors and can transform a space. From the softness of flowing curves to the solidity of a cube, to the excitement of a zigzag and the charm of spots and circles you can change the feel of a room based on the geometric patterns you employ. Today I’m going to concentrate on stripes for their ability to both make a big statement and add a subtle design element to your decor.  If you want to make...

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