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Make Your Own Luxury Bedding

Make Your Own Luxury Bedding

Have you ever thought about making your own luxury bedding? If you want your home to be comfortable and luxurious, there are many ways to achieve that. But one of the is the beauty and luxury of sensational bed linens. If you have never made your own luxury bedding before, you might be pleasantly surprised at how easy and straightforward it can be, and it’s the kind of thing that you are probably going to find enjoyable and fun enough to want to do it again and again. Let’s take a look at how you might make your own luxury…

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…

Room Makeovers That Breathe Life and Style

Room Makeovers That Breathe Life and Style

Room Makeovers: Breathe Life and Style into Each Room of Your Home New Year, new interior design, right? Right. The time is better than ever for room makeovers to freshen up your interior and bring your home back to its former glory, or even make it shine in a completely new light. Fortunately, for you, room makeovers don’t have to be expensive projects – you simply need a few trendy ideas you can incorporate into your existing decor. From the bedroom all the way to the dining room, there are plenty of small changes you can implement that will breathe…

Dress Your Bedroom in Sleek Scandi Design

Dress Your Bedroom in Sleek Scandi Design

Scandi design has taken the world by storm – a wonderfully Scandinavian storm. We are now learning things the Danes, Swedes, and Norwegians have known for centuries. When attempting to design your home to exude peace, serenity, and positivity, you should turn to the Danes for guidance and help in creating Scandi design. Being one of the happiest nations on the planet, the Danes have perfected and coined their own interior design trend, aptly named Scandinavian Interior Design, which is quickly taking over the world. Its staggering growth in popularity can be attributed to its use of contemporary elements in…

Summer Bedroom Changes With Six Simple Ideas

Summer Bedroom Changes With Six Simple Ideas

Creating a summer bedroom isn’t difficult. Because when the weather changes your décor can too. You don’t have to make massive summer bedroom changes either. Just a few small changes can make all the difference to the way your room feels and looks. Here are 6 simple steps you can take for a simply better summer bedroom.   Go For Blackout Blinds Over Curtains Blackout blinds are the ideal summer bedroom window treatment. Not only will they help you to stay asleep when the sun comes up, they’ll also keep your bedroom nice and cool. Curtains can keep your bedroom…

Gold Metallic Design for Opulent Excellence

Gold Metallic Design for Opulent Excellence

Gold metallic design was a standout at Milan Design Week for very good reason. A gold metallic design palette brings drama, moodiness, luxury, and theatrics – the key ingredients being opulent, desired, and classic… all that glitters is most definitely GOLD! Any design hack to turn a cheap apartment in a luxury abode will have elements of gold, albeit gold paint sprayed on an IKEA picture frame. Nonetheless – gold paired with white or black has a luxurious feel. But for these high-end designers, gold is not a hack. It’s an integral and very high-quality component of their unique brands…

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…

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…

Cool Interiors That Ignore The Weather

Cool Interiors That Ignore The Weather

Cool interiors work regardless of what the weather is doing outside.Whether it’s the scorching heat of summer months or the frosty chills of winter; retaining chic and cool interiors will ensure you’re living in a calm and serene environment that enhances inner peace. There are multiple things you can do to refresh your house, and the following are some tips and ideas to help ensure that you’re keeping your cool in your abode. Keep Walls Bright Deep and dark hues can be a beautiful addition to the walls of your home; however, they can create feelings of warmth as they…

Luxurious Winter Bedroom Ideas With Suede, Velvet and Faux Fur

Luxurious Winter Bedroom Ideas With Suede, Velvet and Faux Fur

In the Southern Hemisphere, it’s time for luxurious winter bedroom ideas and we have the BEST new luxe looks. You’ll sleep beautifully with new directions in suede, velvet, and fur so channel your sexiest gypsy bohemian. When it comes to a rich mix of luxe then layering is the perfect bedtime partner. New this season are shades of dreamy smoke, cool teal, rich blue, and luxurious molten gold all in velvet and faux suede. Layer up with a textural mix that will make it hard to get out of bed. Winter Bedroom Ideas: Morrison Smoke and Parker Teal Platinum is…

New Aura Textiles for Bed and Bath

New Aura Textiles for Bed and Bath

New Aura textiles have been released for bed and bath, and I love them. I always look forward to each new range that Tracie Ellis designs for Aura; it’s always on-trend…in fact, it often leads the trends. Her new range of neon bedding and towels, new Aura textiles for bed and bath, is a great example. I love the neon brights paired with white, grey, charcoal and black. If you also like industrial decor or concrete chic then this exuberant range is ideal for you. The vibrant orange, neon yellow and delicious mint brazenly tease the modern industrial palette and…

New Florence Broadhurst Bedlinen AW 16

New Florence Broadhurst Bedlinen AW 16

Jump into bed this winter with one of my favourite Australian designers – the iconic Florence Broadhurst. The new Florence Broadhurst Autumn/Winter 2016 bedlinen collection has just been released and it features some of her most inspirational and iconic designs that will surely bring a warm glow to the coldest of bedrooms. If you have a love affair with denim and indigo blue, then you’ll love the new collection of bold patterns, moody blues and soft mink. This gorgeous new collection includes Birds of Paradise Denim and Florence Indigo –featuring moodier blues that create a hint of dark drama mixed…

Tarsha Burn : Designer Humanitarian

Tarsha Burn : Designer Humanitarian

Tarsha Burn knows that whilst many of us seek out ethical clothing and homewares that support fair trade, we don’t change our lives to build a business around it. But Tarsha felt so strongly about our planet, she used her background as an artist and textile designer to not only support herself but a cluster of talented artisans in the desert of Rajasthan, India. Tarsha Burn has a 20-year history of textile and soft furnishing design in home décor. As a socially motivated designer, Tarsha longed to create a humanitarian venture that would leave a tiny toe-print on the planet….

Are Men Taking More Interest In The Bedroom?

Are Men Taking More Interest In The Bedroom?

I had a wonderful interview on my 88.9FM radio show with Dimity Green, Product & Marketing Manager for Legend Australia. If you saw my article on Get Into Bed with the Best of British then you’ll know who is Dimity Green. We touched on the issue of designing bedlinen for men, because not all men have a female partner, or indeed a partner at all, to buy bedlinen. So many men do buy it for themselves; and they generally have different criteria. But are men taking more interest in the bedroom than they used to? Bedrooms, or the the styling…

A Sea of Colour for The Bedroom

A Sea of Colour for The Bedroom

While the cold wind is whistling past your house and the heating is in over-drive, you probably aren’t thinking too much about warmer weather…except if you are fantasizing about being on a hot sandy beach with a fresh majito..now THERE’S an idea. How about a sea of colour for the bedroom instead?   But very soon, bedrooms will be awash with ocean blues, aquamarines and sand or driftwood neutrals with Legend Australia, one of the country’s leading bedlinen designers and manufacturers, releasing the first of its Spring/Summer colour palettes for 2015/16. Pacific Navy by Royal Doulton is bright, bold and…