An empty wall is a sign of a house which is not yet turned into a home. Truly, a room without a focus wall can seem rather unappealing, unfinished and sterile. It leaves the impression that it is either a new or a freshly renovated house just waiting to be decorated. Tackling a big blank wall, although necessary, can be a really complicated task, which requires not only a lot of effort, but also imagination and creativity. If you are stuck in the emptiness of your bare walls, do not worry, w..
Choosing pavers for your garden landscaping? Before you go looking at paving patterns and designs it's important to know the best type of pavers for your purpose, budget and taste. In this post we'll help you choose the right type of pavers for pools, driveways and paths. Let's look at the pro's and con's of the most common types of pavers, clay, concrete and natural stone. Clay Pavers – As Rock Solid as Their Origin The Romans paved their streets with clay bricks everywhere they wen..
Gardens are alluring oases that provide healthy food and shelter from everyday stress. They are also inviting green sanctuaries adorned with a rich spectrum of colours. More and more people are migrating to outdoor spaces in pursuit of a rejuvenating pastime, and there is no better decoration than pretty flowers dotted across the landscape. The stunning natural environment ornamented with splashes of colour will leave you and any visitors standing in awe. So, roll up your sleeves and let your gr..
People living in the Scandinavian countries are well-known for their taste in interior design. They have come up with magnificent ideas on how to incorporate and maximise the light during the entire year. So, what is it that they do that makes each home in Denmark, Sweden and Norway so light, cosy, minimalistic and stylish? Here are a couple of tips on how to recreate the Scandinavian interior look in your own place with all of its beauty, simplicity and utility. Colourful or colourless? W..
Are you ready for downsizing your home, but not sure where to start? Is clutter driving you crazy? Would you think clearer and work more efficiently if only you could find the space? Here are some top tips that will show you how to downsize successfully - from getting organised, to finding a secure self storage unit, to getting in touch with a reliable moving company. 1. Plan your new home This is the fun, inspiring bit! Downsizing your home means you get to come up with a brand new interi..
Flowers are so much more than a pretty detail for your wedding. These scented beauties represent your love, and are gorgeous metaphors for how your relationship is flourishing. Flowers can also make or break the atmosphere, and are not something you should take lightly! That’s why we’ve compiled the following wedding flower advice, so you can take the stress away from this all-important part of your wedding. Read on to find out how to have truly memorable wedding flower arrangements, ..
Does tattoo removal hurt? If you’re considering getting a tattoo removed or faded, this is undoubtedly a question on your mind. The most advanced process is laser tattoo removal, which requires multiple treatments and can be a painful process. The decision to get a tattoo removed for your wedding day or any other reason is a big choice to make and one that should be thought through. So let's look at what you need to know about the procedure, and how much pain is involved to eras..
It used to be that tattoos were a bit of a taboo and something that was not shown in public. But since they've become more popular and mainstream, there are more tattoos in areas not easily concealed. Many people now have more that one, even wedding band tattoos! Even though they are not the big deal they once were, there may be a time when it's not appropriate to showcase the work of art travelling across your back or down your arm – namely, your wedding. While you likely love your ..
Most people see landscaping design and garden functionality on two different levels. Ask yourself: Do you want to create a garden which is a work of art meant only to be viewed, or do you want to create an extension to your home that will allow you more comfort and more pleasurable moments in your backyard? In order to achieve the latter, while considering the aspects of colours, shapes and balance, the design should always go hand in hand with purpose. A retaining wall or a bench can be turn..