Create Ambience and Interest In A Dark Room

Create Ambience and Interest In A Dark Room

To create ambience in a room you need just a few expert tips. If you have a room that receives little natural light or you use the room mostly at night, create ambience and interest to stop dark-and-dingy-itis. Many modern apartments and houses on small blocks of land will have at least one room that doesn’t get an abundance of natural light. And with the advent of separate media rooms, the ability to create ambience is often overlooked because you are in semi-darkness most of the time. However, these rooms will still benefit from a few expert interior design tips…

4 Health Hacks to Help Heal Your Broken Confidence

4 Health Hacks to Help Heal Your Broken Confidence

Health hacks may be the little nudge you need to improve your lifestyle. It’s pretty clear that your health and your confidence are very closely linked. Improving your health and being fitter in daily life are well-being imperatives but sometimes we all need a little extra help. If you spend any time on Instagram then you’ll know that being body confident can be tough these days. It’s important to look for ways of healing your confidence by adopting a different approach to life, fitness, health and confidence. Maybe these health hacks will help? If you can improve your lifestyle by…

Smooth Running When You Work From Home

Smooth Running When You Work From Home

The smooth running of your office when you work from home is one of the most important elements for productivity and profit. Of course, working from home has its fair share of perks, but there are also plenty of challenges. Whether you run your own business from home or can work from home as an employee, you’ll value smooth running tips. With family committments, chores getting in the way and the dog throwing up on the carpet, you can be easily distracted and unable to get any work done. I mean, that washing isn’t going to get put on the…

3 Storage Solutions To Create More Space

3 Storage Solutions To Create More Space

Storage solutions on Pinterest will keep you occupied and inspired for hours. But who has the time? What you need are 3 storage solutions you can handle right now… and leave Pinterest for a relax and a glass of wine. When it comes to clever storage solutions, there are many that you might not have thought about. If you’re like me, you’ll start thinking about storage solutions when you need more space and your home feels cluttered. So with that in mind, I picked three good storage solutions to get you started. For more, check out this great Pinterest page….

Ways to Create a Comfy Backyard Oasis

Ways to Create a Comfy Backyard Oasis

A backyard oasis is within reach for home owners who have even a small garden they wish to use more effectively. Turning a bland outdoor space into an exciting and beautiful backyard oasis extension of your home may be easier than you think. While most magazine-featured, extravagant backyard architectural solutions may come across as pompous and virtually impossible to reach, there are actually a few tricks you could use to inject your outdoor space with charm, personality, and luxury of your own choosing. Read the tips below and get inspired to create your very own backyard oasis. Build a water…

Designing A Sustainable Outdoor Space

Designing A Sustainable Outdoor Space

A sustainable outdoor space can be achieved by following expert advice from the horticulture and landscaping professionals who have been applying eco-friendly ethods for many years. According to the Great Australian Backyard Survey 2017, 36% of homeowners said sustainable outdoor home improvement projects were important to them. So I’ve asked celebrity landscaper, Jason Hodges, to provide his best tips for designing a sustainable outdoor space. You may know Jason from the Channel Seven lifestyle TV show Better Homes and Gardens and as a Brand Ambasador for AdBri, Australia’s leading masonry manufacturer. Jason is also a four time Melbourne International Flower…

In The Night Garden: 4 Essentials For Enjoyable Evenings

In The Night Garden: 4 Essentials For Enjoyable Evenings

A delicious night garden is the perfect venue for entertaining friends in the months from spring to autumn. So is your garden night time ready? With the weather heating up, you may be looking for ways to get the most from your outdoor space. In particular, to maximise the use of your garden as a beautiful night garden in which to cool off during those long summer evenings. The guide below will offer the best results for a delicious night garden. #1 Shelter and Privacy While you may not be too bothered about shelter overhead while it’s warm, having some…

Allergen-Free : Make Your House Mite-Y Again

Allergen-Free : Make Your House Mite-Y Again

An allergen-free home is vital for many home swellers who suffer from mild to severe allergies. And in this modern world there are all sorts of home-based causes. There are more potential allergens in the air now than ever before. We have so many toxins enter our body during the day that it can be very hard to get back to a balanced level of health and be allergen-free. You might think that your home is the one place that is completely allergen-free. However you may be surprised to know that your house contains more allergens than you realize. So,…

Adhesive Use: Tips So You Don’t Come Unstuck

Adhesive Use: Tips So You Don’t Come Unstuck

Adhesive use can be a sticky topic… or not if you don’t abide by the general rules for using glues and adhesives around the house. When you are undertaking interior design or home improvement tasks, a bit of glue can come in handy from time to time, excpet when you don’t understand adhesive use. When you are using particularly strong adhesives, you need to be careful to not get yourself into any sticky situations (only one glue pun in this article, I promise). So, here is some helpful advice to get you started if you are not experienced in adhesive…

Focal Point Tips to Create Interesting Rooms

Focal Point Tips to Create Interesting Rooms

Creating a focal point in any room in your home can easily turn ‘rather boring’ into ‘effortlessly stylish’. When you have a focal point, or ‘Hero’ piece, in a room it provides a starting point for a design scheme. By having a focus from which other elements of the room are drawn, you create instant (with a little effort) wow factor. To show you how it works, let’s start with one important room for a focal point; the living room. Often, the focal point in a living room naturally becomes a stunning fireplace, amazing picture window, or some other architectural…

Don’t Curb Your Enthusiasm… Make An Impression

Don’t Curb Your Enthusiasm… Make An Impression

Don’t curb your enthusiasm when it comes to creating the right first impression for the front of your home. 4 easy ideas will make all the difference. In life and in our homes, first impressions matter. Whether you’re looking to sell your home or simply looking to make it look nicer from the outside, then improving your curb appeal can be money well spent. So don’t curb your enthusiasm for some weekend projects. Having said that, it doesn’t need to cost very much to make the front of your home look better. It can make all of the difference, though,…

Forget ‘Fall Season’ Inspiration: Your Home Needs All-Season Decorating

Forget ‘Fall Season’ Inspiration: Your Home Needs All-Season Decorating

Isn’t it fun to redecorate your home for each season? No? Well, perhaps you don’t have to. Fall may be here and you want your home to have that autumnal vibe. But you also don’t want to redecorate for winter, spring, summer, and then fall again. It becomes a never-ending cycle if you’re not careful, and you won’t get a moment’s rest in your humble abode without thinking about the next interior design project. See our article on ‘Your Unique Home: Buy, Convert, Renovate or Decorate‘ If you decide, instead, to decorate your home in a way which fits EVERY…

Modern Vintage: Blending Two Styles in Your Home

Modern Vintage: Blending Two Styles in Your Home

Modern Vintage: Once, vintage WAS modern. And now modern loves to play with vintage. Confused? Don’t be, as I show you some simple tips for blending modern and vintage styles beautifully in your home. For people who have created a very modern style in their home, it can often be difficult to know how to work in a few beautiful antique or vintage pieces into your abode. However, modern vintage styles meld beautifully together. Fusing together some contrasting styles is actually a great way to give your home a unique sense of character. Of course, you still want your house…

Two Popular Home Extensions For More Space

Two Popular Home Extensions For More Space

Home extensions are popular because when you don’t want to move house but you need more room, making the most of your space is the obvious option. Life can be cruel. We all know that. But sometimes it strikes out at one of the things that we hold most dear to us: our homes. Now, once you’ve lived anywhere for awhile, you become pretty attached to the space in question. After all, you’ve built memories there. You’ve crafted it into your safe space, your haven, your nest. So there’s always a little reluctance that comes hand in hand with accepting…

3 Bathroom Renovation Mistakes To Avoid

3 Bathroom Renovation Mistakes To Avoid

Bathroom renovation mistakes will occur when you don’t get the right advice and don’t rely on professional tradespeople. Bathrooms are such a fun and exciting room to design and renovate. There are diverse choices for styles and surfaces from which to choose and it will take your bathroom from zero to hero. However, bathroom renovation mistakes are always lurking in the shadows. Having said that, there are elements of bathroom design that need to be thought through very thoroughly. More specifically, there are certain things you need to avoid doing when designing a bathroom renovation. Bathroom Renovation Mistakes To Avoid…