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Bookends Styling Tips

Bookends are a great object to use when styling your bookcase.  They are both practical as they stop the books toppling over, and decorative, adding interest to your shelves.  You can use bookends as a pigeon pair to hold up a group of books, or split them up to anchor one end of the books […]

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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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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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Styling with Trays

Styling with trays is invaluable when it comes to decorating and styling your home.  In our recent story, How to Style Your Coffee Table, we showed you that using trays is a great way to collate a collection and anchor your coffee table display.  Here is a collection of trays we’ve found in different styles […]

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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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Get the Look – Coral Console

Isn’t this coral console nook so serene.  The image is from US retailer Soft Surroundings and is a lifestyle shot for their Napoleon Campaign Console.  We’ve searched through our directory to help you achieve a similar look in your home. DIY Decorator Sourcebook 1.   Sea Coral prints in French blue from Driftwood Interiors 2. […]

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Napkin folding

Adorn your table setting with some beautiful napkins for entertaining family and friends, Martha Stewart has some napkin folding ideas over here, whether it be a formal or casual setting.  Celebrate with style. 1.  Table setting by Elizabeth Anne Designs. 2.  Kahlee Bhotah napkins from here. 3.  Napkins from here. 4.  Maxime napkin from here. 5. […]

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