Thur 5 - Sun 8 September 2024
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Beautiful Bathroom Renovation

If you’re considering a bathroom renovation, you’re probably already dreaming of the chic waterfall shower head, stylish tiling, luxe double vanity and free-standing bath you want in there… not to mention all the stylish décor items you saw on Pinterest to go with them. But the reality is that redesigning any bathroom, big or small, […]

Let There Be Light!

One common misconception is that people believe you need to light the entire room. However,  a well- lit room has layers of different lighting. There is no single light fixture that gives you everything you need in a room. Multiple light sources allow for a smoother transition from a brighter work space during the day, […]

The Dinner Project

We’ve reached that time of year again, where the weather is cooler and the days are shorter. Whether we like it or not, Winter is in full swing. Why don’t you beat those winter blues and create an evening of food and laughter with a mid-winter dinner party. The thought may be daunting, food, drinks, […]

Making the most of Small Spaces

Do you have a small room that feels cluttered and overflowing?  Or, have you embraced the move towards higher density living with a smaller home?  Either way, you don’t need to compromise on your own style, you just need to be a little more creative with your space. Inviting Living Space When choosing your furniture, […]

Bedroom Rules!

From a luxurious headboard and soft carpet to the right paint colourings and lighting, your bedroom is crucial to creating that quiet getaway in a clutter free space. Let’s delve into some basic rules to make your bedroom work best for you! Rule 1- Placement Start by positioning the bed either centered or against the […]

The forgotten room

We’re really starting to see living room trends shift more toward casual spaces. What traditionally used to be a room reserved for guests and special occasions has morphed itself into the hub of the family home. Centered around the idea of conversation, relaxation and entertainment, living rooms are now a place where families come together, […]

Insulating your home

Good quality insulation helps keep the heat in during winter and out during summer. This makes your house easier and cheaper to heat properly, and more comfortable and healthier to live in. The priority for insulating your home should be ceiling and underfloor, followed by walls. Lets take a look. Ceiling insulation Hot air rises, […]

Cake fit for a Queen

A rich dark chocolate cake…with a layer of decadent frosting…mixed in with crunchy biscuit pieces (YUM!!!) Yes, this recipe is by far HRH Queen Elizabeth’s most favourite afternoon tea cake, as confirmed by The Royal Chef, Darren McGrady. “It’s her favourite cake, she eats it until it’s all gone” says Darren, proudly. And now you can […]

Home Interior Trends for 2019

Maximalism is in, inspiring us to focus on unexpected mixes of colours, patterns, textures and eclectic décor. This unconventional trend brings fun to the forefront of home decorating, it allows us to express our own personality into our designs, and incorporate these ideas into our modern home, regardless of space, budget, or style. START SMALL […]

The Dos and Don’ts of Bathroom Ventilation

Your bathroom is the wettest room in your home. Steamy showers, flushing toilets, running sinks, and occasional drips all add up to high humidity. And with major moisture comes potential problems: mould and mildew, a funky smell, peeling wallpaper, paint that chips and scratches easily, and even lifting or splitting of laminated plywood vanities. Luckily, proper […]