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Artistic Living: How to Transform Your Living Space with Creative Touches

April 1, 2024 — by Valeriya Vimon

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If you’re someone who loves being creative, sprucing up your home with artistic touches can make a significant difference, elevating its ambience and aesthetic appeal to new heights. Forget about boring art and out-of-place clocks; it’s time to craft the space you’ve always wanted. Whether you opt for unique ceramics or incorporate abstract murals, your living space will exude artistic appeal while showcasing your personality. Here are some ideas to help you embark on this creative journey.

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How to Choose the Right Leather Sofa for Your Living Space

March 18, 2024 — by Valeriya Vimon

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The choice of furniture plays a crucial role in the overall aesthetic and functionality of your living space. Therefore, it’s essential to mindfully select each piece to get the desired level of comfort you are seeking.

When it comes to choosing functional and aesthetically pleasing seating furniture, many people opt for comfortable and timeless leather sofas. But how do you pick the right one among the myriad of options available? To help you discover the perfect sofa for your space, here’s a quick overview of the most important aspects to consider.

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Minimal Effort, Maximum Impact: 4 Simple Steps to Refresh Your Home Decor

March 18, 2024 — by Richard Dawson

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Do you feel like your space needs some oomph to liven it up? Are you tired of looking at the same old items occupying your living room, bedroom, or kitchen? If you’ve answered yes to either of these questions, then it’s time to brush up on your home décor game. Even the smallest changes can make a big impact on the overall look and feel of your living space.

Many of us have a misconception that updating our existing set-up will require a major renovation or a big budget. However, with just a few simple tweaks and additions, you can give your home a refreshing makeover without breaking the bank. After all, a beautiful and inviting space doesn’t have to come at a high cost.

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Bathroom Bliss: How to Choose the Right Furniture for Your Space

February 26, 2024 — by Valeriya Vimon

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Imagine stepping into a serene haven. Warm light bathes sleek surfaces, organised storage keeps the clutter at bay, and every detail reflects your flair. This bathroom oasis isn’t a dream; the key to unlocking it lies in choosing the right furniture. Bathroom furniture has transcended its purely functional role, now shaping both the practicality and style of your sanctuary. From vanities that set the tone to mirrors that expand your space, each piece has the power to elevate your daily routine.

However, navigating the diverse world of bathroom furniture can feel daunting. From exploring different types like vanities and cabinets to considering crucial factors like size and budget. By the end, you’ll be well-equipped to transform your bathroom into a beautiful, functional space that reflects you.

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The Ottoman Stool: Add a Touch of Elegance to Every Room

January 15, 2024 — by Valeriya Vimon

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In the world of interior design, there are new trends and styles every season. But, there are some pieces of furniture that manage to endure the test of time and have been a pillar in every house for centuries now. They are a timeless classic that continues to captivate interior design enthusiasts. One such piece is the ottoman. Originating from the Ottoman Empire, centuries ago, these elegantly designed furnishings have become essential interior decor elements, making each space around them more elegant and alluring.

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3 Steps to Creating a Statement Gallery Wall

December 22, 2023 — by Valeriya Vimon

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A gallery or photo wall is a simple way to add charm and personality to your living area by transforming dull walls into a focal point. This organised display of photographs, posters, or prints tastefully displayed on a wall using photo frames is general in, but not limited to, living rooms, bedrooms, corridors, and staircases. The available area will determine the amount of artwork and frames you need, but even in the tiniest places, some thought is still required.

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3 Steps to Choosing an Internal Door for Your Home

November 21, 2023 — by Richard Dawson

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Doors are probably one of the most overlooked aspects when remodelling your house or starting from the ground up. But interior doors are important. Besides giving you privacy and security, they can also add aesthetic value and take your home décor to the next level.

However, finding the ideal model can be tricky with so many options available. Naturally, some are better suited for certain spaces than others, given their functionality, design and size. But you don’t necessarily need to break the bank to get a suitable option that meets your needs.

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The Steps to Picking Your Next Hand Basin: Add the Perfect Touch to Your Bathroom Design

June 26, 2023 — by Valeriya Vimon

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There’s nothing glamorous about using the bathroom. However, it doesn’t have to be a drab place that you dread seeing in the morning. Even though this is a primarily utilitarian room, it also has the power to influence how we feel. After all, it’s a private space where we take care of our hygiene needs. In fact, when people travel, the thing that can influence their perception of a hotel room is the bathroom. I get it; I am the same. We need to feel comfortable in this so-called comfort room.

Is your bathroom’s design getting you down? Now is the time to upgrade your comfort levels, starting by going through the gorgeous options for bathroom hand basins. The hand basin is a central piece in any bathroom, along with the vanity. So, how can we get the perfect basin to make hand washing an efficient yet enjoyable task? Let’s see the steps to picking your next sink.

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3 Steps to Creating the Perfect Outdoor Area for Entertainment

December 6, 2022 — by Valeriya Vimon

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It’s a crime not to take advantage of the wonderful weather with family and friends. Summertime is ideal for organising fun outdoor gatherings, and you don’t need a large patio to do so. Some people prefer throwing pool parties, some love toasting s’mores over a fire pit, while others enjoy fun cook-offs in their alfresco kitchens. Whichever is your cup of tea, here are three essential elements that help you set up the perfect outdoor space for entertaining!

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Scandinavian Home Décor 101: Steps to Adding a Nordic Vibe to Your Bedroom

December 1, 2022 — by Valeriya Vimon

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The best-designed bedrooms are serene areas where it’s simple to shake off the stresses of the day. Nothing achieves such a calming vibe quite like the Scandinavian design. Scandinavian bedrooms are perfect for unwinding on a lazy Sunday morning and obtaining a good night’s sleep every single day since they are brimming with natural materials, soothing colours, and well-appointed furniture and items.

There are no hard-and-fast design guidelines for achieving a tranquil Nordic aesthetic, but a few components that are common to most Scandi spaces might help you achieve the look in your own home, from adopting a minimalist style to choosing the most serene hues and warm materials.

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Prioritise Light Wood Mirrors


We adore mirrors for a variety of reasons, but mostly because they reflect light, enlarge a room, and, of course, allow us to check our faces for makeup smudges. Therefore, a luxurious statement mirror for bedroom made of the finest woods will instantly level up your Scandinavian décor game!

Nowadays mirrors come in a wide range of styles and shapes, including full-length mirrors, circular mirrors, hexagonal mirrors, and more. However, most Nordic-style bedroom mirrors are minimalist in design and highly practical pieces since the décor is all about simplicity and function.

To make your bedroom appear larger and feel like you’re staying in a boutique Manhattan hotel every day, opt for a light wood mirror that leans against the wall. The best part? No need for screws, nails, hammers or fixing, so you’ll be able to relocate it easily.

Speaking of style and large mirrors, nothing beats handcrafted pieces. It will easily suit your style with the right choice of timber stains and a huge range of fabrics. These custom mirrors can also come in rough-sawn and hand-sanded solid timber frames and legs creating a distinctly modern design.

If appearance and function matter to you, you can never go wrong by choosing a mirror for bedroom with a footlocker and with an upholstered top to match the headboard. This will provide both roomy storage and an opulent bedroom seat. Offering bedsides with a porcelain tile top inlay adds to their opulent beauty while also providing a practical advantage. It will be the focal point of your bedroom sanctuary for years to come thanks to a wide variety of additional storage choices, including lingerie chests, low chests, and tallboys.

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Layer with Nature-Inspired Wallpapers


Wallpapers are great for personalising the walls in your bedroom. It’s the perfect option for covering the white and dull walls when painting them isn’t an option or when you want to add a specific pattern or themed design that wouldn’t work with plain paint. They are easy to install, don’t leave any residue on the wall and stick to any smooth and flat surface.

Creating a hygge vibe in your bedroom will require finding nature-inspired themes. For that reason, vintage floral wall paper will instantly revamp your bedroom and take it to the next level. Floral wallpapers come in tons of different patterns and colours, so there is something for everyone.

A vintage-style wallpaper design with a garden-inspired pattern is a great way to dress up your blank walls. The navy background contrasts with all the brighter colours and the white contours of the trees, leaves and everything else. There are also wallpaper patterns that resemble murals, great if you want to make an entire wall the centre of attention in the bedroom. A vivid wallpaper with a botanical theme that features a lot of ferns and other foliage is also an option.

However, not all floral wall paper styles will work the same, therefore the way you style it will determine its functionality. All the walls should be covered if you want a big, simple design. This gives the room a Scandinavian trendy vibe. Highlight one region of a wall to create a focal point in your space. Place wallpaper in the middle of your living room or near the headboard. The wallpaper is typically placed above a strong solid colour in most designs. But you can make it distinct by switching up the design.

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Declutter the Space


You must ensure that the bedroom is free of clutter and garbage for the Scandinavian décor to properly shine. This does not require you to eliminate everything and simplify your life. Just make sure that each thing has a specific location and that it returns there after usage.

A decluttered radius is necessary around focal points, such as a wood-panelled wall or a Nordic chair, to fully appreciate their beauty. Every element should serve a purpose. So, if you have items laying around that you haven’t used in a while, get rid of them or donate them.

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Drench in Neutrals


Because it looks so good all the time, Nordic home design is simple to live with. Simple designs, natural materials, and a restrained colour scheme are timeless. The hygge bedroom typically has muted colours with accents of grey, black, or green. You may create a traditional Danish style by adding a few rustic accents and plants.

Black and white patterns are also common in this design and can be applied in many ways, such as graphic prints on cushions, throws, or artwork. Vertical black-and-white stripes on the drapes look amazing and add an eccentric touch to the space. If stark white isn’t your thing, consider adding a soft bedroom hue, such as peach, pink, or lavender.

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Go for Natural Materials and Textures


Remember to give your Scandi bed a lot of attention, whether your bedroom is conservative, conventional, or futuristic. For a cosy, lived-in look and feel, layer your bedding with textured blankets and pillows.

Choose bedroom carpets that are soft beneath your feet so that as soon as you enter the space, a sense of peace and warmth takes over. Consider carpets with level loop piles that have a smooth pattern throughout and a uniform, uncut loop texture. Or a frieze carpet with luxuriously soft, thick tufts that are incredibly smooth to walk on.

In terms of accessories, opt for wood, stone, bamboo, or jute. These enhance the eco-friendly appearance of Scandinavian bedrooms which look best with calming, neutral designs that are reduced down and paired with geometric or natural stone patterns. Style with light wood, rattan, lots of soft white linen, and monochromatic lighting and accents to finish the décor.

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How to Decorate Blank Walls and Give Them Personality

November 7, 2022 — by Valeriya Vimon

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Are you bored of seeing the same old four walls every day? Feeling uninspired yet eager to add some pizzazz to your home? Sure, a blank wall in need of a makeover seems like a whole lot of extra work but it’s really all about knowing which direction to take.

Ask yourself this – do you want something impactful and eye-catching or would you prefer something more subdued? How about something that’s both? When in doubt, start with the basics. Sometimes all a room needs is a little bit of love and attention in the form of some carefully selected wall decor.

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Steps to Choosing the Ideal Fire Pit to Enhance the Outdoor Area

November 2, 2022 — by Valeriya Vimon

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Australia has always been very much synonymous with the outdoor lifestyle and it’s not surprising considering most of the homes used to have backyards. As the cities started becoming denser, however, the typical backyard started becoming smaller. Nowadays, especially in a world post-pandemic, having a home with a significant outdoor area has become a sort of commodity not to be taken for granted.