Warm up your Living Room with Fun and Colourful Pillows

The winter isn’t just creeping in anymore, it’s here in full force and we’re already starting to feel the effects. With the nights getting longer and the days getting shorter we’re also spending more time indoors and thusly more time in the living room, where (as the name suggests) we do the lions shares of our actual ‘living’. Of course we’ll be stoking the fireplace and cranking the thermostat up a few notches but there are many more subtle (and less expensive) changes we could be making to our living rooms to make them not only ‘seem’ warmer but to […]

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Be Inspired by the Antiquity of Morocco

Exploring the rich cultures of other countries can create the perfect themes for the home and transform your rooms into luxurious spaces full of features that are the epitome of elegance and style across the globe. The home is the perfect place to allow us to experiment and recreate favoured designs and trends, an environment that is consistent with comfort, warmth, relaxation and true beauty, a place that caters for our every need and fulfils every desire. The idea of having antique and eclectic items throughout the home creates a feeling of traditional and classic beauty, that combined with the […]

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10 Ways to Maximise Your Living Space

Finding ways to maximise your living space is important, because it’s inevitable that you’ll collect many odds and ends throughout your life. Instead of investing in costly storage units or having to toss out cherished items periodically, here are ten ways you can maximise your living space. Purchase Products That Serve Multiple Purposes Storage ottomans and side tables with extra storage are excellent if you want to maximise your living space. Simply store away a few titbits in these items that do more than just look good in your living room. Use Light Colours Having dark rooms often downplays the […]

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Still Working on Getting Back on Track Here, Slowly but Surely

I am trying to work but in all honesty this coming Wednesday will be the first day I have no kids all day without any other obligations. I had a day or so when I had no kids before but there was no way to unpack as Comcast had to come to get internet working in my master bedroom where my office is setup. My office setup is not like in my previous house as it’s an extension of the master bedroom, meaning part of the master bedroom has been set aside for me to work from, but I am […]

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Officially Moved, but Still Not Settled in Completely

There is something happy about joining two families together; the boyfriend and his kids plus my kids and me but in all honesty it also adds a huge change for so many. My daughter and his daughter share a room part time, as his kids are here part time, not all of the time – they “live” with their mom whereas my kids “live” with me and visit their Dad’s. As we worked to move all of our stuff into this new house we have come up with a list of various things we realize we need now with the […]

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Easily Brighten Up A Dark Room

Repaint The most obvious answer to brighten up a dark room is to repaint in a brighter colour. The best idea is to paint it white if it’s especially dark, since painting all the walls in a strong colour might be a little too much. White bounces and redirects the light around the room, often making it feel larger and more spacious. It’s definitely the first step to take if your walls are painted in a dark colour. If you’re unable to paint the walls then the other suggestions should provide alternatives to help in brightening up your room. Light […]

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A Dining Room After Youngest Gets Older

I often think about home decor I would like to have when the littlest of my crew gets older. You see, I would love to have a nice end table that is actually a chess set table, I used to want that in glass but I am thinking a nice oak or wood of some sort chess table set for the living room would be ideal. Beyond that, I think about a comfortable sectional sofa that leaves room to sprawl out while watching television and having movie night. There is one piece of furniture in my home that I am […]

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Do Children Need Special Mattresses?

Home furniture salespeople can tell you an interesting fact: despite investing heavily in education for their children, most parents will happily cut corners when it comes to the mattress and bed sheets that their children sleep on. It’s an understandable fact of life, and one that’s no fault of the parents. After all, it seems silly to invest in high quality bedding for children, given that they sweat, wet the bed, and occasionally use their mattresses as makeshift trampolines. Despite this, there’s a great deal of value in buying your children a mattress that fits in with their unique requirements. […]

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The History of the Wing Chair

Wing chair is basically an iconic symbol of ancient English heritage, in England every type of house have a place for wing chair at front. Wing chair like “queen Anne chair” are well known for its unique style, winged arms, and tall legs. These days a number of chairs for the various occasions can be found in the market. One of these chairs is the wing chair that has become quite popular among people across the world. However, most of the people don’t know that the wing chairs have a long history. This is a chair that is generally bulky […]

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Ways to Use Tub Chairs in The Home

Ways to Use Tub Chairs in The Home The Tub Chair is a classic design of chair, scoring points on both comfort and style. On a practical level it can be used all over the home, especially as it is available in such a wide range of fabrics, patterns and colours. Here are a few ideas for using a tub chair in various rooms around the house. Tub Chairs in the Sitting Room These chairs can be used as a ‘feature’ chair in a livingroom, for example picking out a colour from exisiting decor and using it to make a […]

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