Style + Design

Modern Fresh Updates for Your Home

Modern Fresh Updates for Your Home

When you move into your new home, it’s fun to have fresh modern updates and all the mod cons that will improve it for you and raise its value. This can be done in a number of ways, which I investigate in this article. Fresh modern updates can be undertaken in a variety of ways. For example, decorating to a high standard, changing any structural issues, adding nice furniture and of course changing any broken windows and doors. These will improve the feel of your home but will they improve the functionality? Functionality may include heating systems, AC and modern…

Stuck in a Rut? Now is the Time for that Home Remodel

Stuck in a Rut? Now is the Time for that Home Remodel

Thinking about a home remodel project? If you’ve been spending a lot of time at home, you may have cast a critical eye towards your decor. Your home is your sanctuary so make it as comfortable, and stylish, as possible. Renovating and embarking on a home remodel project are at an all time high. Many homeowners are making big online purchases from their favorite home improvement stores. Functionality and comfort are definitely in style. With more time on your hands for creative home projects, it’s the perfect opportunity to pull the trigger on those DIY and/or custom, professional home projects…

Stylist Secrets To Make Any Room Look Finished

Stylist Secrets To Make Any Room Look Finished

Stylist secrets can be just that… secrets. However, there are some simple stylist secrets I’m happy to share with you. If you need a quick makeover, use these tips for a fast transformation. Renovations are great… when you finally complete them. However, they’re also notoriously expensive and time-consuming. What if your relatives announce that they’ll be popping over at the weekend for the first time in ten years? Well, you can’t start ripping out carpets and kitchen units to make the place look better. You don’t have time.  Fortunately, there are a range of stylist secrets that you can use…

Designer Decorating Concepts for Less

Designer Decorating Concepts for Less

Designer decorating usually comes at a cost. This is usually because interior designers have an incredible amount of experience under their Gucci belts. However, you can use their concepts for less. Interior design is something that can cost an incredible amount of money, especially if you get a professional interior designer involved in the process. However, designer decorating can also be something that costs surprisingly little. If you’re willing to put in a bit of work and unleash your own creativity, then use these tips. While it could ultimately end in a disaster (let’s hope not), there are fairly affordable…

How to Use Interior Design to Boost the Value of Your Home

How to Use Interior Design to Boost the Value of Your Home

When home lovers use interior design concepts, they hope to add style, functionality, comfort and also value to their home. So what are the best interior design ideas to add value? Perhaps you want to use interior design ideas to add value to your home before you sell. Alternatively, you may want to make home improvements that will benefit both your family and your investment. So, it can be extremely helpful to know which renovations have the ability to boost the value of your home. From a fresh coat of paint, revamped kitchen cupboards or letting natural light flood in,…

Yes, Your Stylish Home Can Also Be Family-Friendly

Yes, Your Stylish Home Can Also Be Family-Friendly

When you think of a stylish home, you might imagine bachelor pads and trendy flats owned by working professionals. You might not think that family homes can be sleek and polished in the same way as many modern households, but your home can be fabulously stylish too. In fact, a well-designed + stylish home should be the goal for any homeowner. The appearance of your home affects the way you feel. So, let’s talk about three ways to start making your home stylish yet family-friendly. A Stylish Home Will Have A Spacious Living Environment Clutter is not stylish, and it’s…

High-End Apartment Design Guide: 8 Essentials that Embody Pure Elegance

High-End Apartment Design Guide: 8 Essentials that Embody Pure Elegance

Whether you live in a high-end apartment or not, there is something timeless and gorgeous about elegant spaces. The fact that they look smooth and expensive without looking flashy is the secret to elegance. Although, it’s much harder to pull off than you might think. Luckily, you can always rely on the Internet to help you with your design and end up with an elegant apartment that will always look high-class. Statement lighting Lighting makes all the difference in a space. No matter how many experts worked on your decoration, the place will always look subpar if it’s not illuminated…

Putting Down Roots: Making a New Property Feel Like ‘Yours’

Putting Down Roots: Making a New Property Feel Like ‘Yours’

Putting down roots can be difficult. Many of us move around a fair bit during our early adult years. We move away to college or university, followed by student houses and apartment shares shortly after. Later on, you might move out alone or with a partner until eventually scouring sites like Bloomdale and deciding on a place that we want to stay in for the foreseeable future. It’s this property that you want to make ‘home’, you want to be putting down roots and transforming it into a place where you genuinely love spending time. But what exactly can you…

Your Home Can Be A Stress-Free Beautiful Sanctuary With 7 Easy Ideas

Your Home Can Be A Stress-Free Beautiful Sanctuary With 7 Easy Ideas

Your home is much more than just bricks and mortar; it can be a stress-free beautiful sanctuary. It’s a space where you should feel safe and calm, even when the rest of the world is chaotic. After a long and difficult day at work, your home should be a serene and beautiful sanctuary, sheltering you from your worries. So how do you achieve it? If you don’t enjoy being in the house, or, worse still, do everything you can not to spend time there, then changes must be made. You would be surprised at how just one small difference in…

Increasing Natural Elements to Beautify Your Home

Increasing Natural Elements to Beautify Your Home

The presence of natural elements can have a very calming effect on us and helps to relieve stress. If you can increase the influence of nature in your home, you can create a far more welcoming and relaxing space for yourself. These are some of the best ways to bring the natural world into your home and increase the natural elements to beautify your home. The Best Natural Elements Are Plants Some good house plants give your home a very natural feel and they’re a great way to decorate the house without spending much money at all. They’re also good…

Creating a Stylish Home: Simple Changes for a Big Impact

Creating a Stylish Home: Simple Changes for a Big Impact

All of us crave a comfy and stylish home. But, when you think about all the renovations and expenses that come with sprucing up your house, you start to think about whether it’s worth it. Luckily, there are small changes that will create a big impact without splurging. Here comes your stylish home without a big budget. Create an accent wall If you want to create a big change for very little money and time, you should give your space an accent wall. This is a great way to bring your stylish home to life in one day and for…

7 Upscale Additions to Create a Unique and Chic Abode

7 Upscale Additions to Create a Unique and Chic Abode

Think you can’t afford some upscale additions to your home? Maybe you’re right. But what if you’re wrong? What if some upscale additions ARE in your budget? In your spare time, you like to flick through home design magazines envisioning what your beloved home would look like with upscale additions and innovative design techniques. For as long as you can remember, you have always striven to make your home a chic and unique place to live. You pride yourself on updating your themes and schemes on a regular basis. However, there are a few more projects you have up your…

Unique Touches To Your Home That Are Simple And Effective

Unique Touches To Your Home That Are Simple And Effective

Unique touches in your home show the world who truly inhabits the space. Your personalities should shine through from the way your bedrooms are created to how it feels the moment you step through the door. Try these easy ideas to add unique touches this weekend. Unique touches are a great way to add a sense of personality to your decor, and often the DIY touches can be the best. So here are some simple and effective ways to add a unique touch to your home. Upcycled furniture A great way to add a bit of unique touches to your…

Flex Your Home Design Eco Credentials

Flex Your Home Design Eco Credentials

Do you want to add home design eco credentials to your renovation and home improvement skills? Even first-timers will benefit from knowing how to be more ‘green’ when it comes to their homes. Yes, the buzzwords of the moment are eco-friendly, green and sustainable. These environmentally aware concepts are seemingly permeating every aspect of our lives including our home decor and renovation choices. While you may not have considered ‘going green’ when purchasing a new dishwasher a decade ago, nowadays the focus is on energy efficiency rather than ergonomic design. Home Design Eco Credentials : Star Rating Purchase new appliances…