You may have only just recovered from Christmas celebrations, however, you still have the New Year festivities to keep you on your toes! If you hosting a party, having friends round or simply welcoming the New Year with your partner, one things for sure food and drinks required.
Now is a great time to give your [...]
It’s easy to forget that your dining room windows or patio doors should be an integral part of your festive decorations. If you have family or friends coming to dine with you over the holiday period you need to make sure that your dining room gives a warm and welcoming look.
Of course you need to [...]
Spring is has long tradition with cleaning – hence the term ‘Spring Cleaning’, which originates from the time of year when the layer of hay which covered kitchen floors was hauled outside to be given an airing in the warm Spring weather. Thank goodness we don’t have to undergo such cleaning efforts today! – however, [...]
This year why not include your kitchen when you put your decorations up? As a major part of the festive season revolves around food and the kitchen, don’t feel left out of the festivities simply add a little festive cheer to your kitchen!
Your window is a great place to decorate; firstly any decorations won’t get [...]
Today we’re going to turn our attention to dining room windows, offering hints and tips on ways to dress them up for the festive season. This can easily be done in a way which suits the style of your home and your existing dining room colour scheme.
Red and green are of course the most traditional [...]
Beautiful bedrooms become even more beautiful and welcoming this festive season with some extra special features! We take you through some easy steps to personalising your own stockings, to that we have some great tips to giving the wow factor and as a bonus – some impressive ideas for dressing up the windows for some [...]
In this special mini series we will be taking a look at Christmas decorations and festive features for the coming month; five rooms and plenty of wonderful ideas that will inspire you to make and create stunning centre-pieces and more!
We start in the lounge, this is one of the most important rooms to decorate for [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]