As they already provide us with privacy, security and a primary means of entering and exiting a room, we likely don’t need to convince you of any of the practical elements of doors. But when it comes to aesthetics, doors are one of the most important yet overlooked design elements of a home, and choosing the right door can have a great impact on the overall appearance and comfort of your home. If you’re in the market for a new door, you’ve no doubt come across the huge range of size and style options. While the choices may seem endless, there are a few easy tips on how to choose the perfect doors for your home.
If you’re exploring options for entry points and doorways in the home, you’ve probably already come across bi-fold doors. Bi-fold doors allow you to create an elegant yet practical point of entry to spaces in the home. So what are bi-fold doors and how do they work?
One of the most popular decorating trends, succulents and cacti seem to be popping up everywhere. And there are some very valid reasons for this. First off, they add some lovely greenery to the space, and second, they’re exceptionally easy to maintain. Use them in any room of the house and they’re sure to bring some fresh air, liveliness and wonderful textures to the area.
Do you want a backyard where you can hang out with your family, entertain your guests, and relax under the sun or stars? And do you want to be able to spend time outside whether it’s summer or winter? You can make all of this possible with a seating area, an outdoor kitchen, misting fans, a fire pit, and more!
Is your small space a little cramped and you don’t know what to do? Or, are you moving to a smaller property and feeling a bit nervous? If so, you’ve come to the right place. Whether you have a small house or a tiny apartment, you can still live large. You can make a small room look (and feel) spacious by letting in more sunlight, painting in neutral colours, and using double-duty furniture. But the key to success is to make all these elements work together.
We live in a colourful and vibrant world, yet few of us appreciate the massive impact the hues we surround ourselves with can have. Explore the science behind shades and the theories beyond tints, and you’ll discover the power the colours in your home hold over you emotional health and wellbeing.
Winter’s just around the corner and the days are already getting shorter and shorter. But this doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be able to enjoy your outdoor areas. Ensure your outdoor areas are lit effectively so you can make the most of them all year round.
Winter seems to have come early this year. Every day it seems like it’s getting colder and colder, people are more rugged up, heaters are being pulled from the cupboards, and electric blankets are frantically switched on at night. But this often means energy bills rise. Here are six ways to keep warm this winter, while saving a few bucks as well.
Most interior designers know that our eye is naturally drawn to the darkest area in a room. In most living spaces with a fireplace that’s going to be the unlit firebox. The fireplace is a commanding feature so you’ll want to keep it updated with your decor, even if you’re not using it. Here are some of the best tips for renewing this key component in your home.
Incorporating open plan spaces into your home or office is one of the most effective ways to make interiors feel larger, while maximising the utility of the spaces in your home. Open plan spaces are versatile, in that they support mixed usage of a single space, and allow everyone to spend time together, even if they’re doing different things. Setting up an open plan space that will work for you and your family, however, does require planning.