• Décor

    A few unique garden décor tips explored

    Your home is a perfect manifestation of your dreams- of your success, of your ability to shape your dreams to your reality. You might have contacted the most reputed and efficient estate agents Chalfont St. Peter to grab the most suitable home buying deal possible and once you start living in it, you should be paying special attention when it comes to decking it up. Today, we will walk you through a few tips with the help of which you can add a unique touch to your garden- a very important part of your home. A few unique garden décor tips Gardening and landscape designing are favorite hobbies of many…

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    DIY Halloween Home Décor

    When you’re on a budget, celebratory occasions can be difficult to fund, let alone when they’re just a few months before Christmas. Halloween is a time of year that’s often dreaded by parents doing their best to save up for Santa’s loot, but of course, you don’t want to disappoint the kids by not getting into the spirit of the occasion. Decorations bought from the store can be extortionately priced, so we’ve put together a guide to creating your very own haunted Halloween house on a budget with a few clever DIY projects. Spooky Shadow Puppets Encourage a bit of family fun by getting the kids together to make your…

  • Décor,  DIY & Improvements,  Furniture

    Winter Home Décor Trend: Tartan Twist

    Tartan has been a big trend in the fashion world for the past few winters, and now it’s working its way into our homes. How can you incorporate this latest interior design trend into your home décor without going over the top, though? Cosy Cushions and Quilts The easiest way to add a tartan twist to your interiors is to incorporate it into your existing fabrics. Add a tartan bed throw in the master bedroom or a few tartan scatter cushions in the living room. If the rest of the décor in the room is simple, you could even go for heavy, soft tartan curtains to keep out that winter…

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    Making the Most of Your Mantelpiece

    Beautifully decorated chimney breasts and mantelpieces adorn the pages of premium interior design magazines on a monthly basis, but creating something similar at home would probably cost you an arm and a leg. That doesn’t mean you have to miss out though, so we’ve put together a guide to making the most of your mantelpiece without spending a fortune. Family Photo Wall Why not use the focal point of the room as a place to hang your favourite family photos? Keep an eye out for ornate vintage photo frames in thrift stores and pick up some cheaper ones from homeware stores until you’ve built up a mismatched collection. Paint them…

  • Bedrooms,  Décor

    The Next Big Thing? – Botanical Home Interiors

    With Summer just around the corner and the weather beginning to warm up, it’s only natural that we are looking to bring the outdoors inside. The juxtaposition of calming and vibrant colours that are associated with nature make for the perfect home interior inspiration and really can bring your home to life. Adopting this trend doesn’t mean you have to do a whole home makeover, it can just be a few simple changes that make the difference. Here our my top tips for those of you who want to incorporate a botanical feel into your home: 1. Start with a neutral colour Light white, creams and beiges make for the…

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    Start a New Trend and Raise Value with Home Improvements

    Whether you intend to sell your home, or simply improve it for your own personal comfort, there are some smart new ideas out there. Conservatories are hardly a new concept, but the latest incarnation is one worth serious though. Let’s take a look at this new style of conservatory. Traditional Home Improvements Building work that improves your home is a solid way to increase its value if you are looking to sell up. While increasing the size of a house is the safest way to increase value, an actual extension can often be incredibly expensive and building work of that nature is often prone to running over budget or taking…

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    Defining French Style in Interior Design

    French style furniture has long been a desirable accessory for the home, with its elegant connotations, quality craftsmanship and luxury feel. But the term ‘French’ can refer to two quite distinct furniture styles; read on to find out how to recognize them. Many people use the umbrella term ‘French style’ to denote one particular type of furniture or home decor, when France is a country with a long and celebrated history of different design and artistic periods. However, in most cases, there are two styles that are used to inspire interior decoration today: Country or Provincial French, which has a charming, rustic look and Luxury French, which is often about…

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    Interior Decor Touches Inspired By Canada

    ARTICLE SUMMARY It is not hard to style your home the Canadian way. Think bold, think outdoors, think sophisticated but rustic. Canadian designers have a way that is all their own. We have rounded up a few choice ideas for you to choose from. Canadian Inspired Styles In 2013, the Canadians are embracing colour and pattern in much the same way the rest of the world has fallen in love with the bold and striking designs that are found in modern home decor. Some ideas are global and others have a special locality about them. Colours lean towards classic, slightly old-fashioned shades with hues in violet and cobalt blue standing…

  • Décor,  Lighting

    Interior Decor Trends 2013

    Trends keep changing as the preferences and desires of people also keep changing. The same holds true for trends in interior design and this year is no exception to it. The interior design trends change every year according to the new technology, innovative ideas and new materials incorporating the old traditions with the contemporary life styles. This year interior designers have implemented a less formal look to interior spaces, experimenting with new materials, implementing bold colors and designs that offer functionality with a touch of freshness. The following are the exciting interior design trends for the year 2013: 1. Brass: Brass has made a come-back this year. Watch out for…

  • Décor,  Furniture

    Importance of French Style Furniture in Home Decoration

    Every homeowner wants his home to be decorative. Some of them want the home to be highly decorative whilst others prefer mild decoration that appeals to a more sensible beholder. A homeowner can do either of two things. He can outsource the home decoration work to an expert or an agency. Or he can do everything by himself. Whatever he does, there are few important things that he needs to keep in mind. It’s better to treat those as tips because by following them, he can decorate his home in the most appealing way. Mostly, if service from a third party interior decoration agency is taken, a significantly high amount…