Home Interior Tips For Redecorating Your House On A Tight Budget

There is no need to let your finances stop you from redecorating your home. You can redecorate your home without breaking your budget. Below are some tips that will help you redecorate your home on a tight budget: Redecorate Your Living Room the living room is many people’s favorite place in their home. It is […]

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Top Tips On Giving Your Bathroom That Classic Vintage Look

Vintage look bathrooms are all the rage at the moment, so, if you’re thinking of revamping yours anytime soon, this particular style might have a lot of appeal. Here I look at how everything from freestanding baths to the towel rail you pick can help create a classic vintage look to really catch the eye. […]

Best Practices For Interior Landscaping

Image by Morguefile When choosing the right landscaping approach for indoors, it is important to create spaces that are in harmony with the interior design and the style of furniture. That being said, there are many ways plants and pots can be placed in offices and living areas in a way that they look in […]

Top Interior Designers To Watch In 2013

Image by Marcelle Guilbeau I have compiled a list of my favourite interior designers of 2012, who will pave the way to create your home into a place that will be the envy of all your friends in 2013.  And I have also included my personal star ratings out of five to show you just […]

What Is Shabby Chic Furniture?

Shabby chic furniture comprises of antique furniture the looks purposefully worn or aged for aesthetic  purposes. It is a piece of quality work specifically designed by someone who is an expert in this field. This type of furniture gives an old, worn-out look that is very popular in both the UK and France. Shabby chic […]

The Best Flooring Ideas For Your Kitchen

The kitchen plays a very important role in your home, so many see creating and decorating their kitchen as a top priority. However, every now and then essential repairs are necessary to maintain a safe, clean and comfortable living environment. Such repairs could, for example, involve replacing the old kitchen floor with a newer and […]

The World’s Most Extravagant Celebrity Homes

Celebrities use their earnings to transform their homes into the things dreams are made of. Here are some of the most extravagant examples of celebrities dream palaces, from the impressive to the somewhat unusual: Alicia Keys A house is bound to be outlandish if one celebrity is buying off another. One example was musician Alicia […]

Looking For A Bath To Set Your Bathroom Apart? Try One Of These

With so many great looking bathtubs available, it can be hard to pick one that is truly unique these days. Here then, I look at some of the most unusual tub designs out there, guaranteed to catch the eye. A Real Shoe Women, if the stereotypes are to be believed, love shoes. So what better […]

5 Different Ways Of Using Pattern

The images that we see have, of course, been transported from the eye to the brain where the brain then processes the information accordingly. Instead of simply telling us what is there however, our minds instead try to interpret what it is seeing and this interpretation can lead to some very interesting results. Patterns in […]

Shabby Chic Interior Design

Decorations and accessories are the heart and soul of interior design – turning a house into a home. With the passage of time, the trends regarding home decorations and interior design have seen considerable changes in order to keep up to date and meet the individual styles, tastes and preferences of the general public. In […]

Interior Design & The Tricks of the Trade

Transform your home and redecorate using the tricks of the trade for an interior design that looks fresh, exciting and professionally finished throughout. You might think interior design is hard, but it’s easy when you know what you want, what you want to achieve and the things you like. Forget about attaining that glossy magazine […]

How To Make Your Bathroom Furniture Functional

Seeing the words ‘bathroom’ and ‘furniture’ side by side might have some people shouting, “what is wrong with you woman, why would I want a sofa in my bathroom you fool!” but actually, the concept of bathroom furniture is nothing new, so hold fire on the name-calling for just a moment. This fool has to […]

Transform Your Bathroom In Five Simple Steps

Your bathroom should be the room that represents your calm and collected self; this is because the bathroom should be a place of tranquillity and peace. The bathroom is probably one of the easiest rooms in the house to decorate that is because it does not take much to transform it into a modern and […]

Three Affordable Home Decoration Tips

To keep your home looking stylish and comfortable it is important that you do try and keep on top of decorating it. However with the stresses of life, you may find that you just don’t have the time or the funds to constantly decorate your home. If it has been a while since your home […]

Hotel Schweizerhof Bern scoops Interior Design Award

A luxury Swiss hotel has just been named home of the most beautiful interior design in Europe. The Hotel Schweizerhof in Bern, the capital of Switzerland, was recognised during the International Hotel Awards when is won the prestigious European Award Best Hotel Interior 2012 title. The Awards The purpose behind the International Hotel Awards is […]

What are the Benefits of Room Dividers?

A room divider is a great way of maximising space; it’s also a brilliant way to express yourself throughout your home. Room dividers are brilliant for generating new space and acquiring some privacy. Many homes nowadays are built with an open planned layout, and although this is great, it leaves you lacking a space to […]

Decorating Your Home with a Wood Furnace

Chances are if you’re thinking about adding a wood furnace to your home, it’s probably because you’re tired of paying so much for gas or electric heat. In a tight economy, we are all looking for ways to save. Perhaps another driving factor to look into a wood furnace for your home is because of […]

Top 3 Design Schemes for Your Home Office

Image by: Maegan Tintari Home offices are tricky things to design and plan a scheme for – they need to provide a calm environment that also facilitates productivity and creativity, and has a lot of easily organisable storage to boot. You may be drawn to certain schemes as they fit in with the rest of […]

Strike The Right Balance In Home Office Design

Tips on decorating your home office to make it a comfortable and stylish space that is nevertheless fit for work. A good home office is all about great design. There is no reason why your home office should look like a replica of the workplace. You can easily make the space a genuinely pleasant part […]

How to Brighten up your Home

If your home is lacking a certain something and you are finding that the light flow and air quality is suffering, or if you just don’t feel a fresh, clean feeling anymore, then your home is in need of some brightening. Today we are going through tried and tested methods of brightening up your home. […]

Design Tips for a Studio Apartment

Studio apartments are a style of flat which consists of one large open space. The toilet is usually enclosed and the rest of the space is completely open with the living areas, bedroom and kitchen and dining areas all in one room. Studio flats have plenty of advantages. They are usually much cheaper than one […]

How To Choose the Right Concrete Floor For Your Home

Installing a concrete floor in your home makes a lot of sense both financially and from a design standpoint. If you are interested in putting concrete in your home, there are so many different options for you to consider. You can get different styles, textures, colors and finishes, depending on your preference. How do you […]

Great Ideas For Your Antique Frames

Have you found some interesting antique frames at a yard sale or estate sale? Maybe you have a box of old frames in the garage that are family heirlooms. There are a number of great things you can do with antique frames. Instead of getting rid of them or keeping them packed away, get creative. […]

Vinyl Replacement Windows vs Fiberglass Replacement Windows

Modern replacement windows can add value to your home and reduce your energy costs significantly. The two main types of windows available today are vinyl and fiberglass framed. When choosing between fiberglass and vinyl windows, it is important to look at the differences between the two options before deciding which is right for your home. […]

Create an Art Deco Interior Living Space

Art Deco holds a dominant position in the history of design and is a style that has influenced many artistic movements over the past few decades. Art Deco has also inspired modern interior design, thanks to its clean lines and sleek style, and is thus a popular design element in homes today. This article outlines […]

Bringing The Outdoors Into Your Bathroom

Introducing a sense of the outdoors into your bathroom environment will ensure a naturally calming atmosphere and the ultimate relaxing experience. Bringing the outdoors in can be achieved with just a few simple steps and affordable purchases. The most obvious way to introduce this style is to bring in potted plants and flowers as well […]

Ambient Windchimes for Your Home

At times, we all want to add a bit of tranquility to our living quarters. The current popularity of adding live bamboo or another Asian inspired décor item speaks to our interest in utilizing pared down classic Asian ideas to add ambience and peace to our home décor. One surefire way to add beauty and […]

Composing a Tranquil Meditation Room Inside Your Home

In an increasingly busy and fast-paced world, more and more homeowners are dedicating a space inside their homes to create a meditation room where they can relax both their minds and bodies and quietly reflect some aspects of their lives without having the need to deal with life’s daily grind. If you have a spare […]

Sustainable Design: An Old Concept is New Again

Sustainable design is a term thrown around a lot these days. However, what it really means is very much open to interpretation. Generally it is understood we “can’t keep doing things the way they always have been done” in order to uphold the principals of conserving our natural resources. Yet doing thing the way they […]

A Few Mirrors Go A Long Way Toward Reviving A Dreary Home

Maybe your home has come to look a little bit like the Addams Family’s residence, and while you were a fan of the show you don’t necessarily want to go so totally Goth that the neighbors start ignoring you on the street. It happens in small increments usually. You ignore a few pieces of falling […]