Spring Forward

29 Feb 2020 23:59:00

springSpring is just around the corner

Spring is on its way even if it doesn’t feel so at times. Whist we may not all like cleaning, spring does bring on the mood for it. Spring cleaning is more about lightening the atmosphere in the home, lighten the mood and freshen up in every sense:

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Flat Pack Vs Pre-Built

3 Feb 2020 22:48:00

Flat Pack Vs Pre-built

flat pack nightmare

Flat pack furniture is said to have been invented in 1956 by Mr Gillis Lundgren, a Swedish draughtsman, who bought a table, and had to unscrew its legs to be able to fit it into his car, which gave him the idea of manufacturing furniture in kit form.

Today also known as Ready-to-assemble furniture (RTA) or knock-down furniture (KD), the Swedish have taken flat pack furniture to the masses with retail giant Ikea having gone global.

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Bring on the Classic Blue

22 Jan 2020 00:52:00

Classic Blue PantoneWhat’s in a colour?

Pantone's 2020 Colour of the Year Is PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue

According to Pantone the colour of the year “Classic Blue” is a timeless and enduring blue hue, PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue is elegant in its simplicity. Suggestive of the sky at dusk, the reassuring qualities of the thought-provoking PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue highlight our desire for a dependable and stable foundation on which to build as we cross the threshold into a new era.

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Top Tips to Bagging a Bargain

4 Jan 2020 21:34:08

Bagging a Bargain

Now that the Joy of Christmas is becoming a distant memory, we are bombarded with sale adverts on the TV, social media and newspapers. Are you tempted? Do you plan to get a sale bargain? So, if you are tempted, its best to have a plan before you hit the shops or the hit that buy it now button. Without a plan your purchases could go completely wrong.  

 

 

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For every coffee table

13 Nov 2019 14:38:14

coffee table stylingFor every coffee table, its life will endure anything from cups and saucers to discarded keys and loose change but, in addition to the functional benefits, the humble coffee table also makes an incredible centrepiece. As a hub of most living spaces, coffee tables present a perfect chance to let your inner interior designer loose and make your mark truly individual.

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Make the most of your space

2 Oct 2019 14:45:00

A table when you need it...

The real beauty of a nest of tables is that the largest table can be used as a lamp or side table, and the smaller nesting tables fit underneath; only to come out if, and when needed.

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Walk a mile in my shoes... 

Do you need to maximize your small space? We all can relate to needing more space for lifes trappings. In my case its what to do with shoes - they seem to be everywhere. We have a shoes off policy in our houseand hence shoes live downstairs as appose to upstairs in the wardrobe.  

You dont have to be Imedla Marcos, with a growing family, shoes for all occasions seem to take over the house.

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Feet up...

7 Sep 2019 00:41:12

5 of the best uses for a footstool

 

A footstool is an incredibly versatile and useful piece of furniture. Having multiple uses all over the home coming in a vast range of shapes, styles, heights and sizes.As the name suggests footstools make the perfect partners to sofas and chairs. As sitting rooms became more modest in size the footstool replaced the chaise sofa for most people.

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Bold prints are they for you?

29 Jun 2019 09:09:00

Do You Roll with it?

It was in in a big way with every surface covered, then it was out in the phase of changing rooms when it was paint, paint and more paint, then it started to creep back with a feature wall and now its full on back!! What am I talking about? Wallpaper of course…

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Matching Chairs?

10 Jun 2019 00:59:55

What are your thoughts on matching chairs?

Are you on trend?

Following one interior design theme throughout the home can create a cohesive look. That doesn’t mean that you need the same exact colours, wallpaper etc in every room, but sticking to one overriding interior theme will look more harmonious.

Play with elements like colour and texture but if you choose an industrial theme for the living room furniture then make a nod to the industrial look in the adjoining rooms – i.e. industrial dining chairs and or lighting features.

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