Spending the most of your days outdoors is the best therapy you could ask for. The fresh air and beautiful sights feel you with so much positive energy that no pill could give you. Whether a patio, deck, or a garden, all of them can give you that little bit peace of mind you long for after a long and busy day. But I believe that no one wants to sit on a dirty chair or eat off a dirty table, so just like taking care of the greenery, you will have to take care of the outdoor furniture as well. Continue reading
Whether it be for entertaining guests, or having a glass of wine with your partner, a home bar makes an ideal spot for enjoying some fun and relaxing moments with your loved ones. Home bars not only provide storage and prep space where you can place your drinks and make delicious cocktails, but also add value to any property and can make your home look more inviting and sophisticated. Continue reading
Looking to décor your dining room in mid-century modern style? The secret of turning that inspiration into a finished project is knowing the basic elements of the style; knowing what kind of furniture, colours and accessories go into your dining room will help you pick out the crucial details that will make your space feels your own. Continue reading
Hosting guests, watching TV with your family, unwinding with friends, relaxing after a busy day and the list continues. So many of the everyday activities take place in the living room, so it’s not surprising at all why many interior designers refer to it as the heart of the home. That’s why when planning the interior design of the house, the focus is usually on the living room and how it should be designed to compliment the overall design scheme. This is often the room that defines the look and feel of the entire house, so of course pays off to spend more time and effort to make it look cosy and inviting. Continue reading
The entryway of our homes is supposed to be a welcoming environment. But the lack of storage in this area can make it anything but inviting for you or your guests. If coats, hats, umbrellas, shoes, purses, and backpacks find themselves in a disorganized nesting spot just right at the entry door of your home, you need a solution that not only looks good but also makes easy to keep the area organized. Continue reading
Sliding glass doors and large windows provide a wonderful view and serve as a stylish and practical feature of the modern home, but they can also be very difficult to dress up. These large features of the home require a lot of attention and planning when choosing the right window treatment to cover them properly. Window treatments such as curtains and drapes might look gorgeous, but they are certainly not designed for covering glass doors and big windows simply because they often can’t provide the desired level of privacy and have more of a decorative purpose. You would want something that can enhance the functionality and wonderful design of your windows, while at the same time provide great light control and privacy.
With their elegant yet practical design that allows for excellent light control, Venetians blinds are a popular solution for dressing up wide windows and sliding doors. These blinds can be adjusted to completely block out sunlight and provide full privacy, or let in lots of natural light that can give your home a bright and airy feel. Venetian blinds are made up of horizontal slats that can can easily be adjusted to control the level of privacy and light in your home. They can also be custom made to fit perfectly the size of your windows and doors. Continue reading
Don’t let scratchy and uncomfortable sheets prevent you from enjoying a relaxing and rejuvenating night’s sleep. Creating a clean and fresh sleeping environment is the most important aspect of improving the quality of your sleep and you can’t do this with bedding that traps moisture and creates the perfect conditions for bed bugs, mites and other bacteria to thrive in your bed. These invisible culprits that are often lurking in the nooks of your bedding can irritate your skin and cause sleep allergies that are manifested through coughing and sneezing, which can naturally prevent you from getting a healthy dose of restful sleep. Choosing the right bedding material is the first step to making your bed a cleaner and safer environment where you can relax and spend the night undisturbed by annoying bed bugs. Continue reading
Starting a family is one of the most beautiful periods in one’s life and it means a new beginning and new challenges are ahead. The idea of bringing a new life onto this world may be frightening at first, but it’s such a rewarding and wonderful feeling that all the worries are wiped out once you hold your little one in your hands. A few months ago I found out I was pregnant and I couldn’t be happier. My husband and I are married for three years now and we spent the first year travelling and just enjoying in romantic moment together. The next year was time to focus on the career, but at the start of our third year together, we started talking about expanding our family. We were ready for the next step and when I told my husband the beautiful news he was thrilled. Continue reading
LED lighting is gaining more popularity than ever, and there is really no doubt about it. LED technology is much more advanced than any other lighting option. The technology is much more energy efficient than halogen, incandescent and fluorescent. The up-front cost of these lights doesn’t matter because their long lifespan will make up for it. Many people prefer LED over other options simply because of their creative potential. The diodes are available in many colours and you can use them to decorate any room you want. Continue reading
When choosing the right window treatments for your home, features like quality and practical design have a major role. You would want something that will not only look great on your windows but also provide you with enough privacy and of course last you for many years to come. With their durable design and practical features, blinds are the most popular window treatment option these days. They stand out as the most affordable and convenient among all the other coverings and treatments for windows.
These days you can find a wide range of models that come in different styles and shapes. The main distinction in terms of design and style is made between models that include vertical slats and the ones that have horizontal ones. Choosing the best model for you depends on many factor. The shape and size of your windows is of utmost importance in this case, also you should decide how much privacy do you need for each room in your house. The room itself is very important, some rooms might need more light like the living room and kitchen for example, while for others like the bedroom for instance you don’t want it to be that bright especially in the morning when the rays of sunshine can only be annoying and irritate your sleepy eyes. When on the look for the best window blinds for sale, the material is probably the most important feature to bare in mind. There various materials available and the choice will of course depend on your personal style and preference, but before you make your purchase it best to be more familiar with the different characteristics of each material. Continue reading