Metal Focus: Copper Home Décor

Take a look around any modern restaurant, hotel or design magazine and one thing becomes perfectly clear – the minimal, industrial aesthetic is going nowhere. Designers like Tom Dixon have spearheaded a copper home décor trend, adding fun new dimensions to most rooms with quirky, eye-popping fixtures and statement...…

Inspiring Vintage Decorating Ideas

What is vintage décor, anyway? A fine balance between filling a room with useless knick-knacks and accenting a space with charming, eclectic antiques. Magazines and blogs are full of vintage décor ideas, but recreating the effect can be tricky. What makes a vintage room is the artful mix of...…

Happy Holidays – Making Your Home Secure While You Head for the Hills

Making your home secure when your holidays roll around used to rely on a neighbour-annoying alarm, many deadbolts, and some crossed fingers. Now with huge advances in smart home technology and hardware (AKA a ‘home automation system’), there are new ways in which you can make your house, and...…

Avoid Any Faux Pas… Decorate With Faux Materials The Right Way

Whether you’re going faux for simplicity, cost or ethics, faking it can be a great way to add in the varied textures that are essential to creating an interesting room scheme. Venetian plaster adds depth and classical glamour to a light-filled living room or hallway, while faux wood blinds...…

The Best Digital Home Tools and Apps for Making Design a Dream

Sometimes we all need a little inspiration. That spark that gets the creative juices flowing to help us create something truly special. Or sometimes you just need a very practical helping hand. We’ve got some of best home design apps and tools to help you on your way.…

Add A Splash Of Style With Our Beach Themed Bedroom Ideas

Pared back nautical décor lends any space instant character, and the cool colours and worn natural textures of a beach style bedroom ensure a peaceful start to every day. The key is to spark hazy memories of dramatic shorelines and rustic fishing villages without going overboard on tacky seafaring...…

Healthy Home Office Ideas for You & the Planet

Clear Air, Clear Thoughts Start with what you can’t see before you plan for what you can. Our ability to concentrate depends on being comfortable and alert. It’s our senses that inform how we feel in this space; inspired, relaxed or soporific. We can influence this environment and how...…

Wonderwalls – Making a Feature of What Surrounds You

We often start planning a room by what we want to put in it or what we want to use it for. The type of bed or sofa that we’ll recline upon, the type of china on the table. But, for a room to feel really pulled together, to...…

Top Navy Decorating Ideas

Navy isn’t just for those with a nautical passion. It can be just as modern and chic as its close relation black, but has more drama than the alternative laid back grey. So if you’re just looking for ideas on how to create a dark room with a classic...…

Blinds For Doors

Windows get lots of consideration when it comes to decorating. The list of solutions is varied and creative. But what about those often forgotten doors? Whether they are draughty glass doors, vintage French doors or room height bi-fold doors, they have their own challenges and quirks. We’ve got some...…

The Best Loft Conversion Ideas For Your Home

Converting a loft can be a big investment and a daunting prospect. But get it right and you’ll add not just extra space but extra value to your home. However, to ensure it blends seamlessly into the flow of your home and your lifestyle, rather than consigned to becoming...…

Ideas for How to Use Wood in the Home

For every style or design taste, there’s a wood to suit. From the pale elegance of oak and the depth of rich teak, to hard working bamboo and beautiful details of walnut, the range of ideas for decorating with wood is as varied as the material itself.…

Spring Decorating Ideas for Your Home

Spring home décor is all about making everything seem lighter and brighter as cosy wintry items make way for the introduction of some fresh touches to bring the sunshine in. And it’s all doable in a weekend.…

Rethinking Roller Blinds – The Essential Guide

No longer just a standard option for bathrooms and kitchens, new advancements in materials and mechanisms have made roller blinds a stylish player for any type of location or use.…