There's something about a reno show that stirs up the creative juices and makes you want to chuck out half of your own tired belongings and head to the closest homemaker centre.
You don't need to be a painter to add unique decoration to your place. You can be crafty in many different ways. Just think outside of the box! For example, you can take a piece of wallpaper that you particularly love and frame it to create an original display for your office, dining room or any other division.
In the day of the fiercely prevalent traditional media vs. new media debate, it is silly and short sighted for businesses, particularly small businesses, to not embrace the often criticised world of digital influencers; their prevalence, influence and success is undeniable.
Two years ago, my husband and I bought a "blank canvas" property, i.e. a shell. Apart from the addition of a couple of electrical sockets, the house had not been updated since it was built in 1934. You name it, it needed it. And more. In the last two years, I have learned many things - here are eight of them.
The age of freelancing is at its peak, meaning more and more people are choosing to reject the daily grind of traffic, expensive commutes and being confined to the same desk for forty odd hours a week.
The dining room is one of those spaces that was once at the height of fashion and a total necessity in a home. Nowadays, unfortunately, it has been downgraded, and is a room that is only considered when there is enough space to play with
For some, the thought of a white on white colour scheme is frightening. With the looming fear of a space looking sterile and banal, perhaps even hospital-like, decorating with only white may be the last idea on your interior design radar.
Humans are naturally curious beings; we love ogling over the likes of celebrity homes and mansions. We especially love peering into their bathrooms and closets, where they, too, peel back the layers and become regular people.
When creating a space to entertain you want to keep it light, bring in some colour, patterns and a bit of fun. I am a huge fan of fresh flowers and I think they instantly brighten up the table and you don't even need a great vase - you can be creative and use anything you want; I used an old glass jug.
Gallery walls create a chic and stylish statement for any room in your home. Use different sized and shaped frames to create a haphazard, 'thrown on the wall' look or simply use identical frames for a uniformed style, like below.