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Planning new home

I'm finally moving out of my share house stage and into my own home. It's a great feeling to be a little more grown-up, and I want to able to look around my home and feel proud of having a great looking home. I am using an interior designer, as I spend a lot of time working, and I don't feel like my current furnishings are quite as sophisticated as I'd like for my first solo house. This blog has tips for first home buyers who are looking for ideas on how to decorate their home in a classy and sophisticated way.

Surrounding Yourself With Your Favourite Colour at Home

11 April 2017
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If you love a specific colour, it can be nice to surround yourself with that colour at home. It helps to make your space feel personal and relaxing but can come across looking a little unusual if everything is totally monochrome. Here are some ways to make your favourite colour look great as part of your home's interior. Tonal variations One way to make your monochrome interior look classy is to use a large tonal variation on a single colour so that you can have shades that range from the lightest blue to dark navy blue. Read More …

6 Tips to Follow When You Lay Down Carpet in the Bathroom

7 April 2017
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To most people, the idea of fitting carpeting in the bathroom is absurd. However, there are several benefits to doing just that; for example, carpets can be extremely warm and are very hard to slip on compared to tiles or laminate flooring. Of course, you will need to make sure you pick the right carpet for the job. Here are six tips to follow to make sure you get things right. Read More …

How to Choose Window Treatments for Small Spaces

28 March 2017
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Window treatments for small spaces can be a challenge; you may like the look of large and regal curtains, but these can overwhelm the space and literally get in the way. On the other hand, you may not want something industrial and dull for your home windows either. To choose the right window treatment for a small space, note a few quick tips to consider and some suggestions to check when you're ready to shop. Read More …

Choosing the Right Window Shade Design for Your Space

28 March 2017
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Indoor roller blinds are a good choice for any room of the home; they're compact so they don't get in the way of furniture or foot traffic and can add some colour and fabric to the space, making it seem more cosy and homey. When you start to shop for window shades, you may be surprised to see how many different styles are available; note a few tips for making the best choice for your home. Read More …

The Advantages of Shutters for a Room’s Window Treatments

28 March 2017
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A room's window treatments are usually more important than you realize; since they control the amount of sunlight in a room, they can ensure that the space seems bright and inviting, or they can get in the way of that light and make a space seem dim and dull. Some window treatments may also easily overwhelm and overpower a space and even get in the way of foot traffic, and also clash with your furniture and accessories. Read More …