Design & Styling

Ultimate guide to vaulted ceilings

Ultimate guide to vaulted ceilings

Vaulted ceilings are a contentious subject. On one hand, their old-world charm and grand appeal make any room more striking. On the other, they can come across outdated, and feel like a waste of energy and space. The vaulted ceiling divides opinions among homeowners, architects, and designers. This can make it easy to get caught up in the preferences of others while losing track of your own. Whether...

Benefits and drawbacks of open floor plans

Benefits and drawbacks of open floor plans

When it comes to home interior design, there are two main types of layouts: an open floor plan and a closed floor plan. Each layout affects how a space feels in terms of light, mood, and sound. Keep reading to learn more about the benefits and drawbacks of open floor plans. What is an open floor plan? An open floor plan is the architectural design of a living space that prioritises open spaces. As such,...

Adding a fireplace to your home

Adding a fireplace to your home

For many people, a wood fireplace is an essential part of the home. Even if it’s purely for decorative reasons having a fireplace adds an undeniable ambience to the atmosphere, not to mention increase home value. It is no wonder therefore that fireplaces are an important amenity that most buyers consider a plus when searching for a new home. Are you still on the fence about adding a fireplace to your...

Laundry room design and planning guide

Laundry room design and planning guide

It can be challenging to design a laundry room from the ground up. And truth be told, most of us don’t exactly look forward to spending time in a laundry room. But we must. With a clever design and impressive decor you can transform your laundry room from a room you loath to a room you love! We hope this laundry room design and planning guide will help you in creating the perfect practical laundry room...

How to decorate your home office

How to decorate your home office

Working from home has become the norm as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to spread. So, to improve your efficiency and productivity at home, you need to have a dedicated home office. Your home office should encourage you to be creative while also allowing you to get down to work. But this isn't always the case. In reality, home offices are often the most neglected areas of our homes. To help you create and...

Benefits of hardwood flooring

Benefits of hardwood flooring

When it comes to flooring, there are so many options on the market that you will be spoilt for choice. More and more homeowners are turning to hardwood floors for their homes. Some prefer the classic look of wood flooring over carpet or tile. Others simply like that hardwood flooring is easier to clean and maintain. One thing is for certain, hardwood flooring adds a charming and classic look to your home...

How to make a rental house your home

How to make a rental house your home

The prospect of renting a home is becoming more and more common as a consideration for families both young and old. Not just as the booming property markets continue to shrink affordable opportunities to buy in many of the world's urban centres. But also as an alternative for short term comfort, intermittent necessity or long term financial gain. Just because you’re renting, it doesn’t mean you can’t...

Reasons to update your bathroom

Reasons to update your bathroom

Your bathroom is one of the most important rooms in your home. Not only is it a room you use every day, but bathrooms, along with kitchens, are among the most important rooms buyers look at when you are selling your home. There may be several reasons why you may need to remodel your bathroom. Some may be because you are not happy with how it is, or it is just time that it gets remodelled. Whatever your...

Designing and decorating a kid's room

Designing and decorating a kid’s room

Creating a space for your little one to play and grow can and should be a fun experience. That said, decorating your child’s bedroom can be a challenge. After all, creating a beautiful, functional room that your child will enjoy now and in the future is a hard task. On the one hand, you want it to be a place where your child enjoys spending time. On the other, you want it to be hardworking and practical,...

Tips for decorating your bedroom

Tips for decorating your bedroom

Your bedroom is a very personal space, more so than any other room in your home. A bedroom should be a personal getaway, a sanctuary, which expresses your favourite colours, feelings, and collections. Because of this, bedroom décor is very important and often very difficult to decide on. Don’t worry; here are a few tips for decorating your bedroom. Essential tips for decorating your bedroom Choose...

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