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Make it your own: Home decor ideas for rented apartments

April 17, 2019

Decorating an apartment can be tricky, especially if it is not one that you own. A rented apartment usually has rules attached regarding what you can and cannot do for decorating. For example, you might not be able to paint the walls or drill into them to hang up art. And while you do have to obey these rules, this does not mean that you cannot decorate your apartment to suit your personality. You should invest in some home decor…

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Simple ways to organise your nursery

January 17, 2019

Planning and decorating a nursery can provide you with hours of fun. You can create the perfect haven for your little one to spend their early years in, allowing them to grow into happy children. One of the most important parts of creating a nursery is keeping it organised and tidy for your little bundle of joy. You should look out for baby accessories that will make the organisation easier. For example, a storage box to store baby mink blankets,…

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How to use the new Pantone colour in your home

January 14, 2019

A new year, a new Pantone colour. For those who follow the colour institute’s advice to the letter, the colour for 2019 is Living Coral, a fun and punchy bright pink-orange hue which exudes the liveliness of the year ahead. And it can easily be incorporated into your home if you follow some simple tips and tricks.   You can start by looking for lounge suites in neutral colours to offset the vibrant coral tones. Or you could invest in…

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Make the most of your space: Small garden decor ideas

January 10, 2019

When we see a small garden, we often think that nothing much can be done to spruce it up. But this could not be further from the truth. With a little bit of creativity and some helpful advice, you can build a small garden that is big on personality and that feels spacious enough for all your needs.   Start by looking for a picnic bench that you can place in a shady spot, or choose from wooden picnic tables…

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How to make a small living room feel elegant

November 20, 2018

Having a living room on the smaller side does not mean that it cannot be chic and elegant. You can make the room feel glamorous, even if it can only fit a two-seater couch, coffee table and television. But, it can be difficult to know exactly how to do this. You might be completely stuck for ideas or are not even sure where to start. You can start by looking for stylish sofa covers in Cape Town to match the…

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Magically modern bedroom design tips

November 14, 2018

Furnishing and decorating your bedroom can be fun. Essentially, you are creating a sanctuary to go home to after a long day of work or a day filled with running errands. One decor style, in particular, has become more and more popular over the years, and that is the modern look. A modern bedroom does not have to be harsh or minimalistic. You can look for stylish comforter sets in South Africa with monotone designs for visual interest or introduce…

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Super simple ways to choose the right bedding colour

October 12, 2018

Decorating your bedroom is one of life’s simple joys. You can create the perfect sanctuary to retreat to after a long day of work with some simple tips and tricks, or you can create a vibrant space to spend time meditating. One aspect of decorating this room is choosing the perfect bedding colour to complement your decor, which can be difficult. You will need to look out for bedding specials that offer bedding in just the right hues for your…

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Quick and easy ways to refresh your home

September 28, 2018

So, you want to refresh and revamp your home? But you don’t know where to start, and you don’t have the time do it? There are quick, easy and effective ways that you can use to make your home look fresh and exciting, without having to spend hours planning and coming up with ideas. If you want to refresh your home easily, read on for some top tips and tricks to make the process fun, exciting and simple. Rearrange your…

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Signs that it’s time for a new couch

September 28, 2018
Signs that it’s time for a new couch

Bigger homes usually allow you to have two lounges or entertainment sections. This means that you can keep one lounge exclusively for your guests and the other for your own relaxation. But, unfortunately, smaller homes don’t offer such convenience, therefore you need to look after your furniture as best you can. The average life cycle of a couch should be between 10 to 15 years, depending on the quality, but if your couch seems to be playing up because of…

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How to make the transition from the crib to the bed as smooth as possible

September 26, 2018
How to make the transition from the crib to the bed as smooth as possible

Moving your child from the crib to the bed is a milestone moment in your baby’s, and your, life. While some babies grow faster than others, you shouldn’t follow a timeframe from a book you’re reading or online research. Focus on your baby’s growth and let them show you when they’re ready to take their next leap. Don’t rush. Over time, he or she will give you the go-ahead in their actions. Pay attention to actions such as your baby…

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