Decor

TURNING YOUR LOUNGE INTO A SANCTUARY

Decor, Decor and interiors

  There is no place like home. It is the sanctuary that we seek after a long day at work. It should, therefore, be a space that speaks to who we are and is inviting to family and friends. Home serves as a protection from the world and should be a place where you can let go and just be. You must decorate to please yourself and not to please…

HOME STYLE: Borrowing from Scandinavian Design

Decor, Decor and interiors

Homes should reflect our personalities and sometimes we do need to freshen up our homes to maybe reflect the new persons who we are. If you are looking for a modern clean look that is bright and open ... you can look to Scandanavian designs for inspiration. Entry Way Inspiration Scandinavian entry ways are boldly understated with a wood flooring that is softened by rugs. [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="564"] Source[/caption]…

2 WAYS TO STYLE MY NEW SHF ASHFORD SOFA

Decor, Decor and interiors

So yes it happened, I won a beautiful Ashford couch from SHF. I am still pinching myself. I am also aware that such a beautiful piece of furniture requires great styling and I am toying with two ideas, maybe you can help me decide. Do yourself a favour and view the exquisite SHF furniture: click here. This is the beaut I won courtesy of SHF, isn't it gorgeous? [caption id="" align="alignnone"…

UPDATING YOUR LIVING ROOM

Decor, Lifestyle, Style

If you live in an apartment, like I do, the living room is usually the space you see when you walk in so it is a good idea to make your living space cosy and inviting. The sofa is the main point of attraction Choose your sofa carefully as everything else gets anchored around it. Choose a sofa in a neutral colour to build your living room around. If your…

STYLISH BATHROOMS

Decor, Style

We are continuing with our theme of a stylish home. A deliberately decorated home means that attention is paid to all parts and rooms of the home. All rooms should exude your essence. Bathrooms are often neglected in decor but they are an extension of your style. What do you want the feel of your whole home to be? The bathroom is the one room that your visitors are guaranteed…

CREATING A STYLISH ENTRYWAY

Decor, Lifestyle, Style

Creating a sanctuary is a journey. Do not be in a hurry to finish. Make a plan and add to your home deliberately – starting with the big investment pieces then adding the tablescape, art, rugs etc. Create a home that you will love and will find pleasure walking into after a long day at the office. An entryway is both decorative and functional. It is a beautiful space that…

STYLISHLY DECORATING SMALL SPACES

Lifestyle, Style

Apartments seem to be getting smaller and smaller. This is good news in many ways because if you are in a smaller space it means you have less to buy to decorate your sanctuary. It is, therefore, worthwhile buying high quality furniture and accessories. I am a strong advocate of taking time to decorate your home so you buy high quality pieces that last and you make sure that your…

DECOR WITH NAUTICAL TOUCHES

Lifestyle, Style

There is nothing more relaxing than watching waves ripple across the expanse of the ocean. In the background is the outline of the mountain-scape in a blue-grey against the backdrop of the blue sky and wispy clouds. I am imagining bringing some sea-scape into my own home and gathered some ideas. 1. Bring in some blue 2. Bring in some ocean elements 3. Simple white furniture 4. Bringing it all together…