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How to make a studio apartment cosy

August 29, 2018

Living in a studio apartment usually means that you have a small space to work with when it comes to decorating. Too much stuff, and it can appear cluttered. Too little, and it can look bare and barren. In colder months, you will also want your apartment to be warm and inviting. If you have children, some cosy kids comforter sets in the right places can help to add an element of warmth. You can also invest in some autumnal-toned…

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How to turn a studio apartment into a luxurious retreat

May 8, 2018

Living in a studio apartment often means that it is an open-plan space, with a bathroom tucked away from privacy. It can be difficult to transform this space into one that exudes luxury and charm, but it is not impossible. A studio apartment holds a lot of potential for someone with a creative mind and an eye for design, so read on for top tips and tricks on how to turn a studio apartment into a luxurious retreat. Put your…

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Easy ways to update your bedroom

April 10, 2018

An outdated and dull bedroom can be uninspiring, but updating the room can be difficult and costly. However, with the right know-how you will be able to transform your bedroom into a sanctuary that reflects your personality. Keep it simple and you will find that updating your bedroom can be fun. Matching bedroom furniture Your bedroom furniture can impact the overall look and feel of your room, so make sure that it matchest. Mismatched furniture may suit an eclectic room…

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How to decorate a rental like it’s your own

February 22, 2018

Moving into a rented home or apartment is an exciting time for anyone. However, decorating a rented space is often restrictive and sometimes you are unable to decorate at all. Below are some simple tips and tricks to decorate a rental like it’s your own. Go portable Renting an apartment or house means that you do not own the property, which makes buying furniture and appliances difficult. Look at pieces that are portable, such as portable Defy aircon products for…

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Finally living alone? How to make your new flat feel like home

December 15, 2017

Moving out of home into your own flat or apartment is both exciting and scary at the same time. You have more independence to do what you want to, but now have to perform tasks you may not be sure how to (washing dishes comes to mind for many of us). Living alone can also be lonely without the comforts of home to make you feel safe and happy. However, you can make your new flat feel like home with…

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Cosying it up in the bedroom

July 10, 2017

When the weather starts turning blustery, the bedroom should be warm and cosy. However, that doesn’t mean that one should undertake an entire room makeover with every change of season. All it really takes are a few touches to harmonise your space with the different months. Here’s how you can cosy up your bedroom: Less is more There’s a notion that a lot of objects can make for a cosier appearance, but that’s not true. When it comes to comfort…

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10 Tips for moving into a new home

April 24, 2017

  You could be moving into a new home because you’re up-sizing or downsizing, going through a  divorce or you’re relocating to a new city. Moving into a new place can fill you up with dread and anxiety because you’re leaving your comfort zone and moving into unfamiliar territory. But once you embrace it, you can see it as a fresh, new start and a blank canvas that you get to paint. Here are 10 tips for moving into your…

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Ways to take care of your lounge suite

March 2, 2017

In every house, there is a lounge suite that fills our interior. The lounge suites may be similar but each one holds unique moments. The memories differ with each household; it could be memories of sitting crouched around on the sofa on a Sunday evening, waiting in anticipation for the latest blockbuster to play on screen. It could be memories of chatting with friends for hours on end about the latest series; or just shrieks of laughter shared by children…

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Tips to ensure your home in on trend

February 17, 2017

Page through any interior magazine and you will soon see the various interior trends for 2017. Whether it’s copper accents, natural elements, layering of patterns and colours or a mix of modern and vintage furniture, there are a few interior trends this year that are easy to apply to your home.   Multifunctional rooms   Gone are the days when a room has only one purpose. A big trend for 2017 is using a space for various activities. You can…

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Simplifying your home’s decor in 2017

January 18, 2017

  When you know you have guests coming over, do you run around tidying up for an hour first? It’s very likely you do. That’s pretty common for most of us. But what if we all kept our homes as neat and tidy all year round rather than just when guests are coming over. Because, let’s face it, keeping your home clean is good for your health and wellness. Decluttering is something we should all do often. Think of it…

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