Interior Design

Cherie Barber’s Simple Bathroom Kitchen Transformations

Cherie Barber’s Simple Bathroom Kitchen Transformations

Bathroom and kitchen transformations can add significant value to your home if you plan to sell. They can also remove the need to move house if your bathroom kitchen transformations are undertaken expertly. Renovating for Profit’s Cherie Barber is very well-known for her ability to renovation homes with small budgets in mind. Her work in Homes Plus magazine and on The Living Room are beloved by her legion of fans. Why? Because Cherie walks the talk. When she says she’ll undertake DIY bathroom kitchen renovations for a fraction of the ‘usual’ prices, she’s not kidding. Bathroom Kitchen Transformations w/ Cherie…

Beat Winter Blues With These Home Improvements

Beat Winter Blues With These Home Improvements

Beat winter blues with four surprisingly easy home improvement ideas that will keep you snug as a bug in a rug. Everyone tries their hardest to prepare their home for upcoming seasons. To beat winter blues, most people will have heating units and radiators cleaned and refreshed to prevent them from getting blocked. Others will have their insulation inspected and perhaps replaced. Are you one of the fortunate ones considering replacing your central heating with a completely new system? Then when the glow of summer arrives you may find yourself installing window film to keep the solar rays out. Others…

Living Room Lighting With Three Illuminating Tips

Living Room Lighting With Three Illuminating Tips

Living room lighting is such an important part of your lighting plan because you have the potential to incorporate fabulously diverse elements. The living room is probably the most used room in the house. It’s the place where people come in at the end of a long day and flop down, exhausted. It’s also usually the largest room in the house, as it’s where everyone socialises and entertains. So, when you decorate your lounge, you have to really think of the light that naturally comes in before you choose colours. If you are going for a dark colour, you want…

Add A High-End Luxury Edge To Your Bathroom

Add A High-End Luxury Edge To Your Bathroom

High-end luxury can be added to any room in your home if you know what constitutes a luxe vibe. It all comes down to fake ’til you make it. For example, the bathroom is one of the most utilized rooms in the house; however, it can often be a very basic environment. So, wouldn’t it be lovely to feel like you’re showering, washing your hair, or brushing your teeth in high-end luxury? If you’re feeling the urge to give your bathing space a touch of decadence and character then add high-end luxury with our interior design secrets. High-End Luxury For…

Different Hot Water Systems and Their Benefits

Different Hot Water Systems and Their Benefits

Hot water systems use an energy source to heat the water somewhere above the initial temperature. It’s a thermodynamic process with every household needing some type of system to heat water. But which one? Domestic uses of water heating include for cooking, cleaning, bathing etc. Ever since hot water systems made their appearance on the market, they have been popular for their quick heating capacity and dependability. This makes them more appealing as they provide a continuous supply of hot water. They are also known as hot water heaters, boilers, geysers etc. But before you decide to invest in one,…

Simple Winter Warming Ways for Everyone

Simple Winter Warming Ways for Everyone

Winter warming ways will help you save money on electricity bills and enjoy the colder weather without freezing… or wearing fifty layers of clothing. It’s that time of the year again for many Australians. The sun has left us, the cold has come out to play, and we’re freezing ourselves just sitting in our homes. You’ll need winter warming ways to feel cozier. Staying warm is probably the first thing on our minds during these few chilly months. We need to try and keep our bodies nice and toasty to make it through such a rough period. So to help…

How To Choose The Right Blinds For Your Home

How To Choose The Right Blinds For Your Home

Choosing the right blinds for your home may not seem high on the list of decor priorities. But the choices you make and why will make the biggest difference of all. When you choose the right blinds you are making a big difference to the feel and comfort of your home. Blinds and window treatments protect you from harsh UV rays, allow for privacy, and let you enjoy a view of the outdoors. With the range available on the market, it may feel it’s overwhelming to find and then choose the right blinds for your home. To help narrow down…

How To Use Interior Design Advice In Your Home

How To Use Interior Design Advice In Your Home

Interior design advice can be useful when you move into a new home because you are likely to have myriad thoughts going around in your head. When you move into a new space it generally takes a while to get used to a new layout. Interior design advice will help you to decide where things are kept, where furniture is best placed and the colors and textiles that you will enjoy the most. Often when we change house we also change what constitutes a home. Interior design certainly isn’t easy. It can take months, even years to perfect your home….

Common Apartment Living Style + Design Problems Solved

Common Apartment Living Style + Design Problems Solved

Apartment living can be a tremendous experience. You could be part of a huge community of residents, some of whom you will be friends with for life. There are a multitude of features for modern apartment living these days, too. Not only are they ultra secure, but they also offer a huge range of facilities, from gorgeous rooftop gardens through to in-house gymnasiums, swimming pools, and even movie theaters. However, it’s not all sweetness and light when it comes to apartment living – particularly when you are trying to design and style a comfortable and unique home that shows off…

Opposites Attract : Easy Interior Design Ideas

Opposites Attract : Easy Interior Design Ideas

In decor, as in life and nature, opposites attract; with surprising and beautiful results. Instead of painstakingly trying to create the perfect room following professional interior design elements, try creating a perfectly IMPERFECT room. How? Take a single element – say, smooth surfaces – and plunge it into the same room with something that is the complete opposite – such as rough textures. Voila! A perfectly imperfect room. Whilst you may not be an interior designer or stylist, attack this project with the same confidence… and be surprised at the results. Try viewing your ‘Opposites Attract’ room from a distance….

Luxurious Flannelette Sheets Are Like Sleeping In Velvet

Luxurious Flannelette Sheets Are Like Sleeping In Velvet

Flannelette sheets and I have never had a good relationship. They are scratchy, thin, and totally uncool… until now. Since moving to the Hills, I have bought an electric blanket and stocked up on mohair and faux-fur throws. NO flannelette sheets! It gets FREEZING in the winter with nights getting down to around zero degrees (centigrade). Brrrrrrrrrrr. I don’t like sleeping in a hot room, I do like fresh air, but I hate being cold. Fussy? Me? I recently took off my summer weight bamboo sheets (divine, by the way) and replaced them for the first time with CoziCotton™ flannelette…

Stylish Kitchen Tips Straight From Design Magazines

Stylish Kitchen Tips Straight From Design Magazines

A stylish kitchen will be the heart of your entire home. It is such a practical space in which we spend time socializing and where your family can come together to share meals and enjoy special time together. As the hub of the home, your kitchen should be practical as well as enjoyable. A stylish kitchen can be a true showstopper and will add considerable value to your home. If you want yours to look like the ones you see in all the design magazines, then use these unbeatable tips. Stylish Kitchen: Overall Style Whether it’s a stylish kitchen or…

Zuster Embellish Is Aussie Luxury for Bold Interiors

Zuster Embellish Is Aussie Luxury for Bold Interiors

Zuster Embellish will be launched at DENFAIR this month by an innovative Australian furniture design house headed by sisters Wilhelmina McCarroll and Fleur Sibbel. Zuster, which means ‘sisters’ in the Dutch language, has developed a reputation for artistic and architectural pieces. Hot on the heels of last years Jewell Collection, the Zuster Embellish range captures the essence of luxury hotel living. Dark and moody, elegant and detailed, there is a couture-like quality to the range that references luxury hotels and formal yet edgy decor. Designer/Director Wilhelmina McCarroll says the Zuster Embellish collection is a move away from the companies purely…

Bedroom Decor Tips for A Better Nights Sleep

Bedroom Decor Tips for A Better Nights Sleep

Bedroom decor tips are not simply designed to create a luxurious sanctum from everyday life; it’s for a great nights sleep. Countless people wish they could get a better night’s sleep, but many of them are looking at all the wrong causes for their tossing and turning. Yes, anxiety, too much synthetic light, and various other personal factors can lead to a poor night’s sleep… and a lack of bedoom decor tips. However, one of the biggest factors in your quality of sleep is the room where you rest your weary head. Here are three bedroom décor tips that will…

Curtain Insulation Tricks For A Warmer Home

Curtain Insulation Tricks For A Warmer Home

Is your curtain insulation keeping your home warm now that the cold weather has hit? Try these tricks to save energy and keep your family cozy. There are four simple ways to ensure your curtain insulation is of a high standard. If you live in a cold climate and don’t have double glazing, then think of your curtains as your new best friend. They will not only keep the heat in, and the cold out, but chosen well they will be the finishing touch to your interior decorating. Which Curtain Insulation Fabric Should I Use? Not all fabrics are created…