Right now, the mornings are crisp, and the days are getting longer. With the clouds clearing (most of the time), it's the perfect time to prepare your garden for Spring and decide which plants you want to grow.
To inspire you and get you moving, here’s our comprehensive guide on how to prepare your garden for Spring, along with our round up of some of the best plants and veggies to plant and make your neighbours green with envy!
Want to furnish, style, and prep a spare room to impress visiting friends and family but don't know where to start? Here are our five top tips to transform a guest bedroom without blowing the budget.
AN INVITING BED
First impressions count and the first thing guests will notice is the bed. Make it look inviting and cosy by adding a mixture of different sized cushions to incorporate colours and textures, as well as a throw rug. It’s also worth investing in sheets and pillowcases that are nice to touch.
With the master bedroom being the most personal space in the house, its design, look, and feel should reflect your personality. Watch the video below and take some inspiration from our interior designer, Gail Connor, and pickup up some quick and easy tips to personalise your master bedroom this winter.
As the days get shorter and colder and we embrace the idea of being warm and cocooned inside, here are some essential winter decorating and organising tips for your home that might inspire.
Layer it up!
Just like laying up our clothes during winter, we can also do the same with our homes. Adding an additional layer of soft furnishings during the winter months gives a space a sense of warmth and homeliness. Using a beautiful basket to hold some additional cushions or throws when needed will remove the opportunity for clutter.
Cottagecore is set to become the in interior design in 2021.
It is a design trend that mixes traditional, classical, farmhouse and eclectic design elements into one oh so chic style!
Cottagecore can be easily recognisable for its love of wild flora and fauna and embracing the simpler life. It is also about comfort and cosiness. When thinking about adding elements into your home consider adding, slipcovers to couches, vintage inspired rugs, and textural elements such as velvet cushions or beautifully made woollen throws.
Townhome Living is all about having the best of both worlds. You can enjoy the space of a three bedroom home with a spacious open plan living area, well-appointed kitchen for entertaining friends and family, plenty of storage space, a garage and much more.
Looking for fun family activities to enjoy at Easter in addition to an egg hunt? Here are our top five activities to do together that are suitable for all ages.
Egg and Spoon Race
Who can resist a good old-fashioned egg and spoon race? You can use the traditional hard-boiled eggs which are less messy for young children, or similar sized chocolate eggs as well. Why not colour and decorate your hard-boiled eggs for an additional family activity. Just grab some wooden spoons and you are ready to go!
So, you’ve built your dream home and now you need to furnish it. Of course, it goes without saying that it’s important your home interiors are designed to suit your lifestyle and your personality. It’s where you spend the majority of your time, after all. However, furnishing and decorating your home can take a lot of time, effort, and money. So, it’s really worth pacing filling it with high-quality, timeless pieces that will last, as spending more money on fewer items now will pay off later.
With so many people working from home these days, a home office has become an essential space for many. Therefore, it should be a comfortable space that you enjoy spending time in. Whether you're working at home full-time or using the home office occasionally, be sure to include plenty of lighting, music, and most importantly a comfortable chair. Plants and greenery can also inspire and keep the energy flowing. Here’s a few helpful tips to get you started: