The kids have just left home, and we are redecorating their rooms. I'm finally going to get the home office that I've always wanted, and my husband is going to get a sewing room. It's an amazing feeling to be entering into this new stage of our life. We need to redecorate the rooms a fair bit - as I don't think that anyone is going to take me seriously on work video conferencing calls in a black walled room with rock posters behind me! This blog is all about redecorating your empty nest so that you can make the most of your extra space.
20 September 2018
If you don't like the fussy look of a pelmet with fabric curtains or can't stand the Victorian-era primness of curtain tie backs, then you are not alone. Although these interior design looks are great in older buildings, they often look out of place in homes that were built within the last 30 years or so. Nevertheless, producing a modern look for your window treatment that is in keeping with the rest of your home's décor is not always easy without the practicality of a pair of curtains.
20 November 2017
If you are contemplating bathroom renovations, one feature you may be looking to incorporate into your new remodel is a bathroom vanity. Vanities typically function as centrepieces in the bathroom, so careful consideration should go into your style of vanity, as this will affect a host of other remodelling aspects, such as floor space, the positioning of your plumbing and the overall aesthetic of the bathroom. Therefore, picking a vanity for your bathroom should not be exclusively based on budget.
16 February 2017
So, you're designing your new attic room, but you haven't quite decided on what kind of wardrobe you're going to be using. If you've still to make up your mind, here are just four reasons why you should strongly consider opting for an in-built rather than free-standing wardrobe. 1. Makes Best Use of Your Space Attic rooms are usually a little on the smaller side. Even if yours is going to be palatial, you'll still probably have to deal with sloping ceilings.
26 January 2017
Window blinds are a sure way of decorating your interior living rooms and transforming the style of your home. There are several ways you can add window blinds into a room's décor. This article highlights 4 tips on how to decorate with blinds. Have the design of the room in mind Prior to decorating any space, you need to decide on how you want the design of the space to be.
9 January 2017
All interior designers come into their own when they make spaces seem larger than they are. There are some tried and tested techniques for achieving more space in living quarters, but smaller bedrooms present much more of a challenge. This is because much of the floor space in a bedroom has to be taken up by, well, a bed. However, there are a number of things you can do to make your bedroom seem larger, lighter and airier than it is at the moment.