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Malibu Vibes: Interior decorating trend

Tidal Cushions by Urban Road and available from Zanui

The Malibu Vibes decorating trend is inspired by the beach and all things glam! As the warmer months approach us in the southern hemisphere, it’s time to start thinking about a change of season and welcoming new interior decorating trends. We don’t think you’ll find a hotter trend better than the look inspired by Malibu […]

Easy ways to make your backyard more private

Durable outdoor umbrella

For people living in climates of ‘perennial spring’, the yard is an integral part of the home, with dining and lounging outside a part of their daily routine. On the other hand, people who live through all the four seasons, welcome spring as a long-awaited holiday. Still, backyard delight can be spoiled by street noise […]

Things to Consider When Lighting Up Your Bedroom

Bedroom lighting

Bedroom lighting Our bedroom must absolutely be the most comfortable room in the house. It is the first thing that greets us every morning and puts us to sleep each night. You might have never paid much attention to the lighting in your rooms, but I found that they are actually the main factor in […]

10 Budget-Friendly Bedroom Decoration Ideas

Devil’s in the details

Many people want to give their bedroom a quick and cheap makeover but don’t know where to start. If you’re one of those people, you’re in luck, because we have a perfect little guide to help you freshen up your bedroom and not not have to dip into your holiday money in the process. Take […]

5 Beautiful Ideas For Bedroom Wallpaper

Marble Wallpaper - Tile effect

Designing a bedroom seems easy enough. After all, all you need to make a perfect resting room is to include a comfortable bed, nightstand and a closet, right? Close, but not close enough. In this guest post from Chloe Taylor, she takes us through the key elements of designing a bedroom. Your bedroom should be […]

Greenery, Velvet, Japandi and More: Interior Trends You Should Not Miss

Japandi style - Japanese style meets Scandi

We are nearing the end of the first half of 2017, and if you still haven’t treated your home with some design refreshment, it is about time you do so. Some of the interior design trends we loved the previous year are still going strong, and we’ll still be seeing a lot of seamless transitions […]

Essential Tips For Creating A Stylish AND Practical Nursery

Hibou Teepee Wallpaper for kids - Blue

This is a guest blog post by Tanya Burgess, mother of 3 girls and the owner of Baby Hints & Tips. Her website is a virtual parenting village allowing parents to support each other with tips and advice. Styling Baby’s Nursery One of the most exciting parts in the lead-up to a little one’s arrival is […]

Flock wallpaper

Damask wallpaper design

  Nothing speaks luxury in wall coverings quite like fabulous flock wallpaper. Throw in a damask design and I’m swooning in the elegance of it all. What is flocking? Flock wallpaper features a raised pattern on the wallpaper’s surface and they have a velour or velvet-like feel. Flocking is applied during a process where many […]

Using gold in interior decorating

Cobra Anthology 03 Wallpaper by Harlequin

Gold is associated with illumination, love, compassion, courage, passion, magic, and wisdom. It is the colour of success, achievement and triumph. Using gold in interior decorating can bring a sense of luxury, prestige to a room and gold wallpaper can add a little bling and dazzle to your wall. Gold wallpaper designs Gold in feng shui […]