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Interior Design Ideas – Summer all Year Round

May 17, 2013 by admin · Leave a Comment 

It may feel as if the warmer weather and Summer is a long way off but we have some interior design ideas that will make your home feel like Summer all year round.
Colours
Brighten up your home using colours associated with Summer sunshine. Warm reds, oranges and sunny yellows are ideal and can be teamed with [...]

Home Office Interior Design Ideas

May 9, 2013 by admin · Leave a Comment 

Do you need a home office and simply don’t have a spare room? We’ve got some great ideas for integrating a home office into your home without having to sacrifice on style.

Smooth Landings
Landings are a great place to use as a home office, more especially if you have a window. This space is generally used [...]

Interior Design Style Trends – The Touchables

April 25, 2013 by admin · Leave a Comment 

One of this year’s biggest interior design trends is texture. We have different textures all around us and yet for the most part we take very little notice of them. As functionality took precedence over any other furniture or soft furnishing qualities the tactile nature of each object was left on the side lines. Today [...]

Interior Design Style Trends – A Taste of India

April 18, 2013 by admin · Leave a Comment 

We’re not talking about the delicious foods from India, we’re talking about being inspired by the beautiful jewelled tones which are dominating this Springs style trends. With Pantone colour of year being Emerald green you’ll have a home packed with style and be bang on-trend when you use these gorgeous jewelled tones in your home.

It’s [...]

Top 4 Window Dressing Tricks & Tips

April 11, 2013 by admin · Leave a Comment 

If you’re like many people and love the look of curtains at your windows we have the top 4 tips and tricks to make your curtains do their job effectively. This doesn’t solely mean giving you privacy, although that is probably the number one reason we use window dressings in our homes, it also means [...]

Top Spring Cleaning Tips for Windows

April 4, 2013 by admin · Leave a Comment 

There may still be a distinct chill in the air but Spring really is just around the corner and that means the once-a-year cleaning routine begins in earnest. De-cluttering, decorating and generally blowing away the cobwebs from Winter sees us throwing open our windows to let fresh warm air into our homes.

Spring cleaning isn’t a [...]

Using Patterned Curtains – On-trend Stripes

March 28, 2013 by admin · Leave a Comment 

Striped fabrics can be used for all types of soft furnishings. You have a choice of vertical or horizontal stripes which can be used to create optical illusions to make window appear taller or wider. The trend for using stripes hasn’t diminished over the years, the only thing which changes are the colour combinations and [...]

Using Patterned Curtains – On-trend Botanicals

March 21, 2013 by admin · Leave a Comment 

The use of floral patterns has stretched out over the decades with one of the most influential British designer William Morris being at the forefront of bringing these fabulous designs into our homes in the form of fabrics and wallpapers. The trend of using floral and botanical inspired fabrics remains in-vogue, however, this season they [...]

Tips to Choosing Curtains for Your Home Part 2

March 14, 2013 by admin · Leave a Comment 

In our last post we looked at the considerations needed when choosing curtains, however, when it comes to choosing bedroom curtains there’s a few more aspects to factor in depending on the direction the window faces, where you live and your personal expectations.

Facing direction
The direction your bedroom window faces can make a huge difference in [...]

Tips to Choosing Curtains for Your Home Part 1

March 7, 2013 by admin · Leave a Comment 

Choosing curtains may seem like a simple process, however, there’s more to selecting the right curtains for your home than meets the eye. Basically you’ll need to consider the following tips to make your window dressing compliment the style of your home.

Colour & Pattern
Choosing the right colour is probably the first thing most of us [...]

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