Interior Design

Creating Unique Homes: Goodbye Cookie Cutter House

Creating Unique Homes: Goodbye Cookie Cutter House

Creating unique homes is a goal to which we should all strive. Our homes reflect our personalities, lives and loves. Your life is unique to you so your home should be as unique as you are. And the good news? When creating unique homes only a few rules apply. Creating unique homes is easy… and not easy. It’s easy to craft a home that is a little, well, boring. Sure, it can be well put-together and look aesthetically pleasing, but there’s little that makes it stand it from all the other homes on the street. The tough bit is that…

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…

How Can a Good Office Design Benefit Your Brand?

How Can a Good Office Design Benefit Your Brand?

How Can a Good Office Design Benefit Your Brand? Your company brand should be present in every aspect of your business, conveying all your values and objectives through a single powerful message. As such, it’s an integral part of your good office design, too. Your business brand can enrich your office design, but carefully planned good office design can also benefit your brand and contribute to your company’s success. A branded work environment is an exciting place to work in, an inspiring area to create and a mesmerising space to win over new clients and retain old ones. Image source:…

Children Vs A Clean Home – This Is How You Can Have Both

Children Vs A Clean Home – This Is How You Can Have Both

A clean home is a happy home, right? Well it ought to be because clutter and dirt can do your head in. But when you are a busy parent trying to keep a happy clean home, can your kids be sabotaging you? Many parents think that they have to give up a clean home as soon as they welcome their first child. After all, babies and young children are known for being exceptionally messy, and they don’t exactly go hand-in-hand with neat and tidy interiors. You will find that their sticky hands get everywhere and, as soon as they are…

Adding Cosy Winter Vibes To Your Decor

Adding Cosy Winter Vibes To Your Decor

Our thoughts now turn to creating a cosy winter vibe in our homes. In Australia, we’re heading toward our winter months. In most places, we don’t have a bone-chilling winter, at least not like the ones that the US and UK experience. But for us Aussies, things definitely do get a hell of a lot colder so we seek cosy winter solutions. It’s so hard to even imagine that we have the blistering summers that we do. However, at the minute, all we can do is dream of that blistering heat. For winter is here, and your home needs to…

The Advantages To Narrow Block Home Building

The Advantages To Narrow Block Home Building

Narrow block home building has become the norm in many parts of Australia, and the world. Whilst there is no denying that the idea of owning a massive plot of land with a big house and lots of space is desirable for many, the possibility is becoming a distant dream. This is not only because property is expensive, but also because space is at a premium in the major cities in Australia. However, it is not all doom and gloom, as there are some wonderful advantages to narrow block home building, as you will discover in further detail below. They…

Essential Tips for A Well-Lit Home

Essential Tips for A Well-Lit Home

A well-lit home makes your living, sleeping, work and relaxation spaces more functional and enjoyable than most people realise. Yet creating a lighting plan or giving consideration to suitable lighting is often last-minute or forgotten completely. Not with these expert tips. When homes and additions are designed, many owner-builders can forget about the important role played by lighting. A well-lit home will create a cosy atmosphere where desired, make a room look larger, enable tasks to be more functional, and be used to highlight features or key points in a room (not to mention, making it a nicer place in…

Lifehacks: 10 Secrets to a Perfectly Organized Kitchen

Lifehacks: 10 Secrets to a Perfectly Organized Kitchen

Lifehacks; where would we be without them? Now there are hacks for everything… some more useful than others. But what’s really useful is hacks for your kitchen. They may not make you a better cook but they may save your life. There is nothing more nerve-wracking than trying to prepare lunch in a chaotic kitchen that allows you no room to manoeuvre. The worst thing is that this is not the case with only small kitchens. It happens even to the most spacious rooms. The problem lies in an inefficient organization that can sabotage even the best of chefs. But…

4 Fabulous Home Boosters To Give You More Space

4 Fabulous Home Boosters To Give You More Space

Your fabulous home must be functional as well as stylish to ensure you love where you live. So if you need more space or the illusion of more space, ensure the changes you make work with your lifestyle AND contribute to you having a fabulous home. When you have your interior design hat on you you may wish you had more space with which to work. You immerse yourself in the stunning home design magazines and long to recreate the chic interiors that are spread across the glossy pages. You may even tell yourself you’ll have a fabulous home if…

4 Bedroom Design Changes To Save Your Sleep

4 Bedroom Design Changes To Save Your Sleep

Bedroom design changes don’t have to be big to be effective. The experts at Tuck Sleep understand this so have provided 4 small changes you can make to get a better nights sleep. We could all use a little help when it comes to sleep. Luckily, making some small bedroom design changes can help you sleep easier. Well ventilated and decluttered space can create a comfortable environment. Adding the right paint can set the tone for rest too. You can also update your bedding and pillows for a luxurious night’s sleep. Open doors & windows while you sleep Believe it…

5 Tips on Creating and Decorating Your Open-Plan Home

5 Tips on Creating and Decorating Your Open-Plan Home

The open-plan home has been steadily gaining popularity with homeowners across the globe. Over the decades it’s become one of the most powerful statement designs that brings spaciousness, freedom of movement, and timeless aesthetic appeal to any home. In a modern world, the open-plan home design aims to alleviate the stress of everyday life through the smart use of space and decor, while bringing a sense of spaciousness to smaller homes. While undeniably aesthetic in nature, there are certain rules and considerations you should take into account if you want the open-plan design to come to life in your house….

Birthday Gifts That Show Dad You Actually ‘Get Him’

Birthday Gifts That Show Dad You Actually ‘Get Him’

As far as birthday gifts are concerned, they don’t come harder to buy for than your old man. Dads are notoriously difficult at the best of times, but at least you can get away with underwear and aftershave at Christmas. However, If his birthday is approaching you probably feel as though you’re up a creek that begins with the letter ‘S’ when it comes to buying birthday gifts. It doesn’t need to be that way. This year can be a little different with a gift that will turn that fake grin into a genuine smile. There are several ideas out…

Bedroom Luxe: Tips for Making Your Bedroom Look More Expensive

Bedroom Luxe: Tips for Making Your Bedroom Look More Expensive

Bedroom luxe is what every woman wants. So Diana Smith shares her top tips for creating a bedroom that LOOKS luxurious even if your budget is smaller than your dreams. Most of us have at least once regretted not having stylish bedroom luxe, such as the one we were treated to during a stay in a 5-star hotel or one we’ve seen in some trendy magazine. It’s quite normal to wish for a bit of luxury in the space that is probably the most private, with a possible exception of the bathroom. Still, no matter how modest and humble your…

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…

How To Create A Stylish Bedroom Makeover

How To Create A Stylish Bedroom Makeover

As seasons change, a stylish bedroom makeover may be on the top of your redecorating list. But with so many ideas, where do you start? The bedroom is one of those rare places in the world where you can relax completely and forget about all your worries and stress. However, if you want to make your safe haven even more comfortable, stylish and chic try employing these design tips during your next stylish bedroom makeover. Refresh your walls If you want to start your stylish bedroom makeover by creating a focus on your walls, you’re making a great first step….