We are all too aware that 2009 saw many people struggling to make ends meet as the recession took a firm grip on consumer spending. There were also some interior design trends and blunders which some will be very glad to see the back of, whilst new in-trend catch words such as, ‘up-cycling, ‘going green’ [...]
It easy to see that 2010 will be strongly influenced by the global and green movement. A lot of thee interior design trends tend to follow a little behind the fashion world. So often we will see a hot new ocean blue dress on the cat walk and a few months later the same tone [...]
The high street retailers are prepared to once again begin their seasonal January sales before Christmas to encourage consumer spending. However, online retailers also have greatly reduced prices which you can take advantage of without getting cold, wet and crushed in the rush!
Whether you are looking for new curtains or blinds there are some fantastic [...]
Christmas is Australia is very different from what we are used to in the Northern Hemisphere. Forget white, snowy scenery because Christmas is sunshine and blues skies. You might have heard that some Australians even choose to spend their Christmas at the beach!
The major difference is the weather and with temperatures up to 35 degrees [...]
All around the world you will find different style and themes of Christmas interiors. Every country has its own unique spin on how they design the rooms in their homes during the Christmas period.
With Christmas just found the corner you can quickly and easily transform any room in your house to have that simple and [...]
Light colours are used in Scandinavian festive decorations to maximum the few hours of natural daylight during the winter months. Typically homes are well insulated to retain as much heat as possible, and beds have goose or eider feather duvets along with quilted bedspreads to provide additional warmth.
Dried wheat stems are used to make table [...]
Christmas is celebrated throughout the world, with each country having it’s own traditional colour schemes and interior design styles which reflect the idiosyncrasies of their particular country.
Of course with the prolific use and ease of the internet many people are emulating other country’s decoration ideas to ring the changes, whilst others are vehemently stuck to [...]
It’s easy to create wonderful interior designs using the latest colour schemes. As the days get shorter and the nights get longer beat the winter blues by using winter warming colours such as grape and soft greys.
The colour you use in your home not only reflects your own personality but also can alter the way [...]
Give your guests a very berry Christmas by using colours which reflect the season. Use red or pink curtains with a contrasting main colour of snowy white, look for colours such as Burgundy, rose-hip or winter berries to create chic, yet inexpensive styling to your room.
If your guest room is small opt for eyelet curtains [...]
Natural and cream colours are ideal for all styles of interior décors as they blend effortlessly with existing furnishings and furniture, providing the opportunity to re-vamp the look of your rooms completely before your Christmas guests arrive.
Cream and neutral tones are perfect for giving the illusion of more space making them the ideal colour choices [...]