Category: home decor

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5 steps to Feng Shui your bedroom


Let’s keep the chi flowing and deflect negative energy from our bedrooms. Consider the positioning of your bed. Try to position the bed with space around it, away from the door and preferably not along a wall allowing space either side but ideally with the headboard against a wall. Your bed should be approachable from both sides. Allow the Chi to circulate. 2. Carefully … Read More 5 steps to Feng Shui your bedroom

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Sunday Mood Board – Life is better in Pink


PINK INSPIRATION

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Brighten your home with an original piece of artwork


Brighten your home with an original piece of art work by Sandy Welch, an artist from West Hartland, Connecticut, USA. “Painting is vital to my life. I paint from a youthful, fresh, feminine and passionate perspective. Summer is my mirror, and fashion is my muse. The many faces and inner beauty of women fascinate me. I’m excited by the beauty that surrounds me. This … Read More Brighten your home with an original piece of artwork

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See our favourite 10 budget IKEA pieces making stylish statements


10 WAYS TO TRANSFORM YOUR HOME USING BUDGET IKEA PIECES. Add a glass top to inexpensive kitchen units to make stylish display cabinets. 2. Add a touch of elegance to an all white bedroom with the infamous ‘Malm’ drawers. 3. Divide a room using this ‘Lack’ bookcase and create more display space. 4. Turn the infamous ‘Billy’ bookcase into a stylish statement piece. 5. … Read More See our favourite 10 budget IKEA pieces making stylish statements

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Small Balcony Spaces


Seriously, who knew that so much could be created in such tiny spaces. Here are our favourite small balconies.

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Making An Entrance – what’s your style?


  Whether you’re loving grand gestures or simple elegance, you need to be creating an impact the moment your guests walk through that door. Your hallway is usually the first thing that people see when they enter your home. It’s imperative that whatever your style, make a statement. Here are some of our favourite hallways! Interior designer Summer Thornton created this dramatic pink foyer … Read More Making An Entrance – what’s your style?

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Making the most of small spaces


Make your small space work harder with smart architecture and interior design solutions for making it look and feel larger than it actually is. Project: Intersect House, Stoke Newington, London, U.K. Client brief inspiration: ‘Cozy coffeehouse vibe’ Architect: William Tozer Associates Source: This Kitchen Is as Cozy as Your Favorite Coffee Shop and That’s Exactly the Idea

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Home Interiors: Exposed Brick Walls


Ideas and inspiration to help you create a unique, modern industrial interior design that transforms your home environment. By incorporating exposed brick walls into your home you can add character and raw charm into any interior space. Exposed brick can provide high style, rustic accents or a modern, industrial feel. To soften the look team raw elements such as brick and concrete with a natural palette… …and … Read More Home Interiors: Exposed Brick Walls

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Inside a fabulous Swedish home


Sometimes we stumble across a home that we just have to share with you. Take a peek inside the Scandinavian home of Malin Persson, an interior designer and her Italian husband.  They have successfully renovated the 1908 building, managing to maintain its original charm. Together they have created a beautiful space for entertaining friends and family, a fusion of their two home countries, blending … Read More Inside a fabulous Swedish home

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The French Chateaux – Fabulously French interiors


We just adore classic French Chateau style home interiors. Take a look at our edit of beautiful French interior design inspiration. Enjoy and don’t forget to comment below to let us know what you think! Beautiful paneling and parquet de Versailles Wrought iron railings and a marble slab: create this charming French table Chateau chic bedroom Stone floor tiles and washed cabinet…and look at … Read More The French Chateaux – Fabulously French interiors

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Original Valentine’s Day Gifts


Forget teddy bear and chocolates. Be original, buy original, and say I love you with an original art piece from Saatchi Art online. Here is a selection of great Valentine’s Day gift ideas for those that deserve something unique… …Alphabet Lifestyle Top Tip:  SAVE 10% on originals and prints for Valentine’s Day Use code Valentine10 at checkout. ‘SEXY GIRL WITH A GUN ABSTRACT ‘ by Cherie Steinberg ‘Lovers’ by Pedro Abreu  … Read More Original Valentine’s Day Gifts

Elegant home decor


Start the new year with a blank-slate by keeping home interiors crisp white and clean.