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Decorating an Apartment Balcony, whatever the size!

Decorating an Apartment Balcony header

With many of our cities and towns being overpopulated, new builds are limited with the space that they’re able to set aside for open gardens, something of which would allow the homeowner to embrace the best of nature from their doorstep. Due to this, high rise apartments with small outdoor balconies have become commonplace, allowing property developers to increase

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Decorating an American Loft-Style Home

decorating an american loft style home

The term loft, or more precisely: “loft-style” isn’t one to sound glamorous, but its name can be ultimately deceiving. When you have a loft-style home, you’re taking on a defined style that’ll bring in the feel of brutalistic textures, industrial design and modernism to the place you could call your humble abode. A loft style home design doesn’t necessarily

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How To Create a Great Office Reception or Waiting Area

How To Create a Great Reception Area or Waiting Room

Many organisations have a tendency to neglect visitor-friendly décor. Whether you’re a creative agency, a finance office, or a local doctor’s surgery, designing a welcoming reception area makes a massive impact on a visitor’s first impression of the company.
For open-plan receptions with the front desk sharing the room with a seating area, you first need to get a

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Return of the Retro: Why Retro Furniture is Coming Back

Why retro furniture is coming back

It’s official: retro furniture is seeing a comeback onto the trendy furniture scene, and it’s coming back better than ever. After the revival of 70s/80s chic fashion and the resurgence of vinyl, it was only inevitable that the furniture that defined the homes of the past would be the inspiration for the retro resurgence of our current time.
From humble

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5 Tips for Furnishing your Cosy Countryside Cottage

Thatched Cottage

There’s something undeniably charming about countryside cottages, and there’s almost a proud but humble characteristic to them, with their thatched roofs, exposed timbers and idyllic surroundings. But how do you embrace the history of your home, whilst bringing in 21st century elements?
The connotations between countryside cottages and modest living stem from the day in which they would typically

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Pantone’s Color Of The Year 2018: Ultra Violet

Ultra Violet - Color of the Year 2018

2018 is about to go all wanderlust with Pantone’s Color Of The Year. This is the year of ‘Ultra Violet‘ a defining purple-type violet that twinkles in our dreams and represents the mysteries of our world. Following on from previous colours such as 2017’s ‘Greenery’, 2016s ‘Rose Quartz’ & ‘Serenity’, as well as ‘Marsala’ in 2015, Ultra Violet brings

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Ensuring Your Home Is Fire Safe

Ensuring your home is fire safe

Our home is the place for love, joy and laughter in a safe location we can call our own. But little do we know, that with everything going on around us: there are many threats we must be aware of. From falling objects, items that can be tripped over, everyday malfunctions and even fires – our homes need to

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