Category: Interiors

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How to style the Industrial dining room

It isn’t just fashion that goes in circles, so too does interior design. And, the last few years have certainly seen something of a revival of styles and trends that have been popular before....

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4 Living Rooms With Beautiful Windows

Good light is one of the most important aspects of any home, which is why interior lighting schemes are a major part of any interior design project. The right light can completely change the ambience and bad lighting can detract from an otherwise well-designed space.

But just because we can create beautiful lighting artificially doesn’t mean we should neglect the natural light entering our homes and maximise it where we can. Here are some of my favourite room setting with wonderful windows that bring in as much natural light as possible. Even if the windows in your home are not as large and beautiful as these you can still improve the levels of natural light either with appropriate window dressings or by the more drastic measure of increasing the size of the window openings. These images might just inspire you to do that…

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Top 5 Interior Design Tips to Update Your Home

If you are thinking about how to update your home but, like many people, have a limited budget then take a look at these tips from an interior designer friend. None of them will cost too much (although your actual choice of products will, obviously, affect the price) and, just as importantly the changes will not cause too much disruption to your life.Some of the best tips are about combining patterns, texture and colour through the use of fabrics and distinctive artworks.

For some projects you will have to declutter your home or, at least, the room you are updating to be sure the redecoration runs are smoothly as possible.

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Shelving Options for the Living Room

When it comes to the living room, we can often feel that we have fallen out of love with the space that we have. All too frequently, we find that we have too many...

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The Hygge living room – how to achieve it

Hygge – pronounced “Hoo-ga” is a word that is incredibly hard to translate into English. It embodies warm cosiness, conviviality and contentment. It is possible the word derives from the same root as the...

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How to maximise space in your living room

If you have been browsing the internet or checking out the home design magazines looking for your dream living room, then you will be forgiven for believing that many living rooms are huge open...

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Bedroom bugbears and how to solve them

Modern houses are smaller than we might like which means that unfortunately, storage can often be a problem. One room that can, unfortunately, be lacking in space is the bedroom. Whether it is the...

New year, new colour scheme – how to update your bedroom on a budget 0

New year, new colour scheme – how to update your bedroom on a budget

Bedrooms can quickly become the most boring room in the house. The rooms your guests will see always seem to be far more important when it comes to allocating budgets. But if you could...

How best to make your home stylish and still pet friendly 0

How best to make your home stylish and still pet friendly

Dogs are man’s best friend, and cats make great hot water bottles but, let’s face it, houses with pets can sometimes become a little overwhelmed by their non-human residents. Hairy animals have a tendency...

7 ways to use chrome in the modern home 0

7 ways to use chrome in the modern home

of shine and sparkle. First used in furnishing in the 1920s, in modern décor schemes it provides clarity of form that blends ideally into a low-clutter way of living. Chrome is incredibly versatile and...