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.
You know how it can be difficult to sleep when you have a cluttered, racing mind? Well, it’s equally as difficult to de-stress and feel comfortable in your own home if it’s full of clutter too. If there are things here, there and everywhere, we end up starting off each day on the wrong foot – where are my shoes? Where are my keys? Where is my watch? That’s just not a positive way to start each day.
There are lots of different domestic door styles to choose from these days, but by far the most popular in Australia are bifold doors. Available in timber, aluminium, and PVC, these doors are designed to completely open up your home and seamlessly blend your indoor and outdoor living areas.