Decorating Tips

5 Ways to Make Your Kitchen Sink Pretty

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A kitchen doesn’t really feel clean unless the kitchen sink is clean too.  We know how rare that can be, but we’ve found 5 ways to pretty up your kitchen sink that will make you feel better about your kitchen no matter what it looks like. Sam’s Sink – See her post on Everything You […]

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Designing the Perfect Shower Niche

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If you have bottles of shampoo and conditioner sitting on the shower floor, then a shower niche might be the solution you’re looking for.  I have one of those shower caddies that hooks over the shower rose, but it’s not an ideal solution.  As we are about to renovate our ensuite it’s the perfect time […]

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4 Curtain Mistakes To Avoid

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I love a beautiful set of curtains.  I know, they’re not as popular as they used to be.  It seems everyone has white shutters now, but done properly curtains can add a real designer touch to your room.  To get your curtains looking good, there are 4 mistakes I see with curtains that you need […]

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How to Hang a Picture Frame Perfectly

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I have recently bought some beautiful artwork to hang in my living room.  It has been one of the items on my “to do” list.  I have been trying to decide in what formation to hang them and what to use to hang them with.  I have settled on a simple white frame and I […]

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The Secret to Decorating a Fireplace

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The fireplace is often the focal point of a room, particularly in winter.  Here are some tips on how to decorate your fireplace. Create an Anchor Anchor the wall space above your fireplace with a mirror or artwork.  This emphasises the focal point of the room, and having an anchor above helps balance out the […]

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How to Use Paint Sample Pots Properly

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So you want to paint your room, and you’ve collected colour charts and paint swatches galore.  Finally you narrow it down do a few choices and head off to buy some paint sample pots, but before you throw that paint on the wall, read our tips for how to use paint sample pots properly. I […]

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