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Decorating Ideas for Small Spaces

Start by decluttering as this is the simplest way to make a small space appear larger. Painting the walls of your space in white or very pale neutral colours will make the area appear more spacious. The walls will appear to recede and a light wall colour helps light to bounce around the room. Single colour paint schemes increase perception of…

Playroom Decorating Ideas

As children’s toys are brightly coloured, consider painting the playroom walls in warm neutral colours which will act as a great backdrop. Children naturally spend much of their time playing on the floor. For this reason the floor becomes a big focus in the playroom. Colourful interactive rugs with race tracks or games such as hopscotch are great fun for kids. Aim to keep…

Hanging Artwork

If you are selecting pictures to hang in a group, start by using objects of similar colour and or subject matter. When grouping pictures or artwork, the selection of an odd number of objects is more interesting than the grouping of an even number. When hanging a group of pictures, place the dominant piece in the centre…

Kitchen Design Ideas

Every kitchen regardless of style, size or budget should be designed with the main work areas positioned closelytogether. The fridge, sink and oven/cooktop should be located in a triangular design, allowing ease of movement between them. If you like entertaining, an island bench should be given priority in your kitchen design. This can allow you…

Tips for Organising your Wardrobe

The main aim of organising your wardrobe is to keep it uncluttered, tidy and holding only clothes that you want to wear. Start the process by having a big clean-out and removing all items that you don’t want or need. Get rid of any items associated with negative memories and any items which don’t make you feel confident when worn. Unwanted items need to…

De-clutter Your Home

Is too much stuff overtaking your life? Are you having trouble finding things? Do you want to reclaim your home and make your space more relaxing? Here are a few tips which you may find useful……. Create a sense of order by gathering related items and putting them together. By sorting your possessions you can…