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Cushion Styling – Collection

Cushion styling for the Sofa – Cushions are like jewellery or accessories for your home.  They add colour, texture or depth.  Learn how to put together a collection of cushions for your sofa by following these simple guidelines. Colour – Cushion colours can either compliment or contrast with the other colours in your room.  Pick […]

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Decorating Secrets – Add Greenery

Have you ever noticed that in nearly every beautiful magazine photo there is some greenery – either a plant or flowers?  Well that’s because it’s one of the decorating secrets – add greenery to a room for softness and a touch of nature. Images left from House to Home, right from Yahoo Home Beautiful Now […]

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Bathroom storage

Create order in your bathroom with a storage makeover.  Add some style with these simple accessories from Freedom. 1.  Pottery Barn french wire hamper from here. 2  Freedom Charlotte soap/lotion dispenser from here. 3.  Freedom Charlotte tumbler in white from here. 4.  Freedom white bath matt from here. 5.  Pottery Barn perry divided hamper from […]

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Shoe Storage Ideas

Are your shoes in a jumble all over the floor?  Here are some stylish shoe storage ideas to clear up the clutter and have you stepping out in your favourite shoes in no time. Photo & Tips for creating a tidy shoe cupboard from Lucky Magazine in the US Fuji Instamax mini camera from Target […]

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Art Deco Decor

The Art Deco period refers to the period between WWI and WWII, from the mid-1920’s until around 1940.  Art Deco’s name and style was derived from the Exposition Internationale des Arts Decorifs held in Paris in 1925, which showcased mass produced products for the modern era. Image – Max Sparrow Art Deco inspired Corbeau Side […]

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Planting bulbs

Spring bulbs are easy to grow.  Planting is usually done in the months of Autumn, ready to flower in Spring.  We have had a warm start to winter so you may still be able to pop some in the ground as they require the soil to cool. Planting bulbs can be very rewarding, there are […]

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How to Choose the Right Size Rug for a Queen Bed

Choosing the right size rug for your bedroom is important.  It has to be the right size and proportion for the room or it’s just going to look wrong.  Your rug should anchor your bed and bedside tables to create a focal point in the room. This schematic drawing from Burlap and Lace, clearly shows […]

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