Interior Design

Designing A Warm Bedroom For The Winter

Designing A Warm Bedroom For The Winter

Designing a warm bedroom when it’s cold and wintry outside is a simple luxury within the reach of most home owners and renters. Just a few simple tips and you’ll be toasty and cozy in no time. Your bedroom is quite possibly the comfiest room in your house. It’s the place where you can lie back and relax, with a good book and a strong wifi connection. However, designing a warm bedroom isn’t just about being covered in blankets with a soft mattress beneath you. You can dig through the wardrobe and put on your own comfy style parade. Dress…

Is Your Living Room Ready To Fight The Chill?

Is Your Living Room Ready To Fight The Chill?

Is your living room ready to fight the good fight against winter chills? Autumn is coming to an end for some of our readers. And with that comes wind, rain and, most of all, the cold. It’s time to batten down the hatches, put on the woolly protective gear and prepare for a battle against winter. Being living room ready means beating the winter blues and having a wonderfully warm and cozy time. Your living room is going to be your headquarters throughout the gloom, so here’s how you get it in fighting condition. Being Living Room Ready #1: Reinforce…

New Baby Home Preparation Advice

New Baby Home Preparation Advice

Bringing home a new baby can be one of the most satisfying and wonderful feelings you will ever have in your life.But is your home prepared for this delightful new addition? You are welcoming a new baby into your home. Congratulations. Of course, like anything absolutely incredible, there are bittersweet elements. For example, your excitement, deep love and absolute gratitude for this healthy, bouncing bundle of joy will often be met with the slight insecurity of wanting to do the best possible thing. Every new mother hopes they are going to become a great mother, and it does take a…

Top Design Ideas To Modernise and Beautify Your Home

Top Design Ideas To Modernise and Beautify Your Home

Top design ideas differ from trends in that top design ideas have longevity as well as style. There are ways to modernise and beautify your home without great expense and without fearing a short-lived trend. Perhaps you love your home – the location, the neighbours, the amenities – but you need some tweaking to make it more of a dream home. The top design ideas below will help you to create the home you desire by simply tweaking what you have. Top Design Ideas for Your Kitchen Your kitchen is a place where everyone comes together so it must be…

Dependable De-cluttering That REALLY Works

Dependable De-cluttering That REALLY Works

Dependable de-cluttering is the de-cluttering process that REALLY works. With these four very simple tips, your home will be de-cluttered and pristine before you can say “where did I put that”? The reason dependable de-cluttering is so important is because most people do want a home that is laid out in style with no excess. It’s relaxed and stress-free living that’s attractive to many. Having a tidy and de-cluttered home can mean you spend less because you know what you have, what you don’t have, and what you don’t need. An organised home needs less cleaning with less stress, less…

Home Makeover Tour: Ranch with Open Floor Plan

Home Makeover Tour: Ranch with Open Floor Plan

Let’s go on a home makeover tour with Diana Smith who will share beautiful tips for arranging and decorating an open floor plan ranch-style home. Truly one of our most popular lifestyles, open plan is here to stay. This home makeover tour isn’t a single home; it’s showing great concepts from different homes. This way, you can pick and choose the ideas that suit your floor plan and lifestyle. So… have you always wanted a home with an airy, stripped-down appeal that invokes minimalism and communal living? If the answer is yes, then an open floor plan is just the…

Small Space Bathroom Inspiration That’s Beautiful

Small Space Bathroom Inspiration That’s Beautiful

When you have a small space bathroom you may wonder if you’ll ever get the beautiful bathroom you want. While I can’t expand your walls, I can give you advice on how a small bathroom space can be better used. When it comes to your small space bathroom, it’s essential to make the most of the space you have. Clever planning and design will maximize the space available and give the illusion of a bigger bathroom. Stuck for ideas and inspiration? Don’t panic, there are plenty of hacks and tricks for small spaces that you can use to inspire you….

Delightful Decor? Here’s How To Keep It That Way

Delightful Decor? Here’s How To Keep It That Way

Your delightful decor has been in situ for five minutes and now you’re petrified it will get ruined. It may not be kids and pets that ruin your delightful decor… it could be something far worse. Decorating and furnishing a home is expensive- and so once your delightful decor is looking beautiful, it makes sense that you’d want to keep it that way. Looked after well, you should be able to get away with only making minor maintenance for a number of years, and you can protect the decor in which you’ve invested. But what exactly can you do at…

Beautiful Bathroom Beautifully Easy

Beautiful Bathroom Beautifully Easy

A beautiful bathroom is the top of the list for many renovators. The choice of gorgeous tiles, chic vanities, metal tap-ware and stunning baths is almost endless. But do you have to spend big just to get the beautiful bathroom you crave? Not necessarily. So, you want a beautiful bathroom but you have a small budget? No problem. Whether you’re tired of how your old bathroom looks or you just want to impress friends when they use the powder room, you’ll love these tips. A good start is to create a mood-board of how you’d like your bathroom to ‘feel’….

Designing A Child’s Bedroom… Easily

Designing A Child’s Bedroom… Easily

Designing a child’s bedroom is a huge amount of fun. Gone are the days when a bedroom was merely a place to rest. Now a child’s bedroom is for play, study, rest, entertaining and fun. So how can you get it right? Designing a child’s bedroom can be the easiest or the toughest room in the house to get right. I am designing nurseries and bedrooms for small children up to teenagers that all have one common factor; PERSONALITY! But is that enough? Not necessarily. A child’s bedroom must also be functional as well as fun. That’s where interior designers…

New Product: Tori Japanese Wallpaper

New Product: Tori Japanese Wallpaper

Tori Japanese wallpaper is the latest offering from divine wallpaper designers, Graham & Brown. It’s a celebration of artistry and eastern art; no wonder it’s Wallpaper of The Year 2019. Graham & Brown has unveiled its Wallpaper of The Year: Tori. Meaning ‘Bird’ in Japanese, the new Tori Japanese wallpaper is an exquisite and delicately hand-painted design. In the Chinoiseri style, this beautiful wallpaper depicts a bird trail which celebrates Eastern Art. Personally, I adore wallpaper and love working with it in my Adelaide interior design business. Wallpaper adds depth, mystery, luxury, fun, elegance and texture to a room… although…

Street Appeal Ideas You Can Do This Weekend

Street Appeal Ideas You Can Do This Weekend

Street appeal indicates to passing eyes what may lie beyond the front gate. How you present the front of your home is a big first impression and can affect the value of your property. Whether you are looking to sell your home in the next few months or you simply want to get it looking beautiful for the festive season, street appeal matters. The way the front of your home looks will give an indication of what’s inside the house and it will help to make people feel welcome. Here are a few ways you can make the front of…

Traditional Home Decor: The Do’s and Don’ts

Traditional Home Decor: The Do’s and Don’ts

Traditional home decor can bring a beautiful, timeless look to your home, but only if you get it right. One thing you don’t want to do is end up making your home look like a place straight out of the 40s, 50s, or 60s. If you get traditional home decor wrong, your home could end up looking more like a film set than a genuine place where someone actually lives. Here, we’ll discuss the dos and don’ts of achieving traditional home decor style so you can make your home decor last, and seriously enjoy it too. Do Incorporate Old And…

Creating A Super Spacious Small Home

Creating A Super Spacious Small Home

A super spacious small home is desirable even when the budget is small and the space is even tinier. No matter how small the space is in which you live, you still want to feel like you live in a spacious home. For most people, that first rung of the homeowner’s ladder is the most exciting moment of their materialistic lives.The desire is a super spacious small home that looks and feels like a mansion. It’s the moment where they can proudly say they own a little slice of the planet; a perfectly curated pile of bricks and mortar that…