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Creating A Beautiful Office In Which You’ll Love To Work

Creating A Beautiful Office In Which You’ll Love To Work

Your beautiful office should be a place where you feel you’re most productive as well as relaxed and calm. You want to put your best into your work, and your surroundings will have an impact on that.  Create a beautiful office, either at home or in another space, in which you can’t wait to spend time. Increase your productivity, there are a few simple design tips that can make that a reality.  Photo by Alexa Williams on Unsplash A Beautiful Office Is Green No matter your colour scheme, or your preferences in terms of decor, there is always room for…

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…

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…

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…

2 Easy Additions to Bring Style to Your Bedroom

2 Easy Additions to Bring Style to Your Bedroom

Are you looking to add that extra dimension of design to your bedroom? Here are two tips you’ll LOVE (and they are budget-friendly). Adding a load of furniture or trinkets to your bedroom will make it feel cluttered. The balance between useful items and a stylish look can be difficult. For many, the bedroom is the first place that gets redecorated or redesigned. For others, it’s a last minute thought with not much detail. Regardless of your situation, there’s no reason you can’t take a few easy steps to bring some unique character to your bedroom. If you’re looking to…

Think Like A Decorator With Expert Tricks

Think Like A Decorator With Expert Tricks

Would you like to think like a decorator? We all want our homes to reflect our personalities and suit our lifestyle. Those important elements don’t need to be sacrificed in order to create a home you love with the style you crave. Yes, you can easily think like a decorator with a few key tips and a mindset change. One of my key tips is to try and view the room to be redecorated as belonging to someone else. Sometimes taking a step back and not being so emotionally involved WILL help you to make better interior design decisions. So…

DIY Home Refreshers Achievable This Weekend

DIY Home Refreshers Achievable This Weekend

DIY home refreshers will make you feel as though you’re living in a new house. Try these four easy ways to refresh your home… all achievable this weekend. It’s common for people to become a little bored with their homes. After a while, it can feel like we’re going from room to room on autopilot; we don’t even notice all the small details that were once hand chosen with such care. Sometimes, this boredom with our surroundings makes us think about switching up our surroundings and moving somewhere new, but really, this would be a dramatic reaction to what is…

Smart Gardening Tips For Success

Smart Gardening Tips For Success

Smart gardening doesn’t require fancy technological gadgets to analyse topography, soil nutrients, and the best time of the day to get into the garden. No. Most people who start gardening as a hobby don’t necessarily understand smart gardening. They assume it won’t be too difficult to get good results the first time around. In fact, there are a hundred different things that could go wrong and it’s difficult to diagnose what the exact problem could be. It could be your soil that’s not providing enough nutrients, or you could be watering a tad too much. Gardening conditions can be different…

3 Easy DIY Projects To Style Up Your Home

3 Easy DIY Projects To Style Up Your Home

Easy DIY projects are favoured for quick weekend jobs and by those who are not confident redecorators. And you can save money. So put your wallet away. You don’t need to spend a fortune on renovating your home when some easy DIY projects will help add more style. Despite what some TV shows might lead you to believe, some projects don’t need expert intervention. Yes, a professional eye can help, but there’s no reason why you can’t do some redecorating yourself. Virtually anybody can renovate their home with a healthy dose of DIY, because the changes needed may not be…

How To Install A Stylish Splashback

How To Install A Stylish Splashback

A stylish splashback is a relative newcomer to modern kitchen design. There are several options but can you do-it-yourself? Once you’ve designed your perfect kitchen, you may notice one thing that’s missing behind the stove or hob; a stylish splashback. Having a splashback protects your walls from food splashing on it whilst making an attractive feature in the room. However, splashbacks are not the sole preserve of wall space behind the stove. Now, a stylish splashback will take up an entire wall – and look fabulous doing it. Whether you decide on kitchen splashback tiles or a glass splashback, you’ll…

Build Your Own Courtyard Firepit : A Step-by-Step Guide

Build Your Own Courtyard Firepit : A Step-by-Step Guide

If you thought a courtyard firepit was only good in winter, think again. While a courtyard firepit is warming in the winter, it’s also suitable for cooler summer evenings too. This step-by-step guide from celebrity landscaper, Jason Hodges, shows you how to easily build your own courtyard firepit. Plus, there’s a supporting YouTube video at the end of this feature. You might also like to read another article with top tips from Jason Hodges on Backyard Blitz. Jason Hodges Step-By-Step Guide to Building A Courtyard Firepit Materials Required, w/ AdBri Masonry: AB Courtyard York Blocks x 56 AB Courtyard Caps…

Sweetest Re-Love With Annie Sloan Chalk Paint

Sweetest Re-Love With Annie Sloan Chalk Paint

The sweetest re-love is the recycling that delights and surprises. Look past what’s in front of you and visualise what can be created in the future. If you’re the type who finds fabulous furniture on the side of the road or snags unique eBay buys for the sweetest re-love then you probably love Annie Sloan Chalk Paint. It’s the no-primer no-sanding “let’s have fun right now” paint created by an impatient recycler; Annie Sloan. One of the hottest colour trends of the season are Dusty Pinks which play nice with rose gold, green, grey, orange, rich blue, and white. Create…

Your Unique Home: Buy, Convert, Renovate, or Decorate

Your Unique Home: Buy, Convert, Renovate, or Decorate

A unique home is one that reflects your individual personality, needs, travels, and style. It’s not necessarily about architecture (although it could be) but is very much about how you design your life. Everyone wants their house to feel like a unique home. It should feel like it truly belongs to you, reflecting your personality and those of your family members. So, although you might take inspiration from magazines, you don’t want your home to look like it’s straight out of a photoshoot. You want it to be unique and not to look like it could belong to just anyone….

DIY Home Renovation Projects. 3 Expert Tips

DIY Home Renovation Projects. 3 Expert Tips

DIY Home Renovation Projects Sometimes there’s nothing more rewarding than knowing that you put your blood sweat and tears into a project. That’s definitely the case with DIY home renovation projects. That’s why today, Don’t Call Me Penny is teaming up with Australian Heritage Homes, to discuss DIY home renovation projects for you and your families to explore. Whether you’re working on a budget, a compressed timeline, or you’re going all in, there’s a home renovation project perfect for every situation. Let’s look at a few common scenarios: You’ve just moved in, and there’s nothing personal about the place –…