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Modern Furniture: Bright and Abstract Modern Tables

There are so many shapes and sizes of tables that anyone can find their desired style. Many designers have also started playing around with frame and stand ideas in order to create a unique piece of furniture that offers practicality too. What is a modern table without geometric shapes and angles? Straight and sharp shapes [...]

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Furnishing a Holiday Home During Off Peak Season

When we head off to our holiday destination, we want to feel like we are at a home away from home. The best way to do this is to keep your décor preferences in mind whilst thinking about climates and themes to make it the ultimate holiday home. It is a good idea to do [...]

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How to Furnish a Reception Area

As times are changing, people prefer to see a modern and attractive reception area when walking into an office. A furnished reception area allows you to feel comfortable and welcome in the company. Here are a few ideas on how to furnish a reception area. Stick to three colours Too many colours will confuse a [...]

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Leather Vs Bonded Leather

Did you know that there are different kinds of leather? That's right! In this article I will be exploring the differences between bonded leather and the regular natural leather we all want in our homes. Bonded leather is not made completely out of rawhide. It is about twenty percent leather and eighty percent synthetic material. [...]



Bedroom Decor: Are You Making These Furniture Mistakes?

There is nothing wrong with arranging your furniture the way you feel is most comfortable but there are ways to do it in a neat way. Every room has a comfortable set up that you can appreciate. In this instance, we will be discussing the bedroom mistakes that you could be making. The door has [...]

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Decoration Ideas for a Dress Up Theme Party

People enjoy dressing up and decorating their homes with all sorts of themed decorations. The best part about decorating is realising that you can use your furniture as a base for a decorative idea. In other words, you could incorporate the decorations in the furniture. Dress up theme parties can take different forms. It could [...]

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Incorporating Furniture Into Your Party

People often have birthday parties at home to reduce the party expenses. Many people struggle to make space because of the furniture they have. Why not use that furniture for your party as the party decoration? Are you serving a lot of food? Convert tables that are in the way into buffet areas. All you [...]

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Ottomans: Why We Need Them

An ottoman is a lovely functional ornament that completes any room. They can often be used for multiple purposes around the home. Ottomans are commonly used to rest your legs on when you are lounging around and watching TV. They give you the comfort of lying down without having to turn your body away from [...]

How to Test If Furniture Is of Quality

There are so many copies that have been made of different items and styles. The upside is that you can still see which furniture item is of quality and the real-deal. Material - Counterfeit furniture tend to have plastic material. Although, pleather can be good quality, many manufacturers don't execute the textile manufacturing process correctly. [...]

Why Your Dining Room Should Be Separate From Your Kitchen

In many modern houses, the dining table is in the kitchen. This is a practical way of living but to what extent? When you have more than four people eating at the table it will become uncomfortable. As a home owner you probably invite people to dinner from time to time. It's okay to have [...]

 

Aspects of Gothic Furniture

Although this style of furniture is quite scarce it still has a following of its own. Gothic furniture was the style that was invented in the Victorian era where being outstanding and over the top was the most important part of life. Most pieces of furniture found in this style are often made out of [...]

Tips for Restoring Bamboo Furniture

Bamboo is known for being strong and incredibly stylish. With all good aspects of certain materials comes the disadvantage. Bamboo Furniture needs to be maintained in order to retain its uniqueness and strength. Bamboo can perish because of two reasons. The first one is that too much water or humidity breaks the wood down. The [...]

Nesting Tables for Any Home

With all the belongings we own, we tend to run out of space so we need to find solutions. Nesting tables are a wonderful way to add more tables to your home. They come in interesting designs and are great placeholders for décor as well as for drinks or snacks. Modern day Nesting Tables come [...]

Advantages and Disadvantages of Having Metal Furniture

Furniture is made of different materials such as wood, plastic and metal. This is all dependent on what the purpose of the furniture is and which area of the house it will be used in. What are the Advantages of Metal Furniture? Metal is easy to clean and doesn't house any pests or mites because [...]

The Fold-Out Room Is in Style

We all want more space but we often don't want to get a bigger house or renovate our existing living space. Interior designers have come up with the new concept of Fold-out rooms. It's nothing like you have ever heard of before and it's practical. The idea may have come from the child's bunkbed combined [...]

Popular Furniture: Vintage Is In

Every now and then you will come across a person who likes to keep things classy and old fashioned. Many people can relate to this because of the previous generation of simple living. To achieve this timeless look, you can focus mainly on light and neutral colours as well as classic furniture most common to [...]

Giving Your Bedroom a Modern Appearance

Modern styles are definitely popular when it comes to the home. Why not go for a modern bedroom that lightens the atmosphere and allows it to be more interesting? Here is how you can do it. The idea of modernism is minimalism. Modern styles use many geometric shapes and neutral colours such as black, white [...]

How to Create a Modern Theme for Your Bachelorette Lounge

It's completely understandable if you want to move with the era of modernity. The question is how do you create a theme for the lounge which matches your personality without overdoing it? Here is how to make the room modern yet feminine. When people think of femininity they think of flowers and soft colours. That [...]

Why Barstools Are Popular

A barstool may be one piece of furniture many people underestimate. Barstools serve a specific purpose in that it elevates the person to reach the bar or countertop. In the past, a chair was made to show status. The more extravagant the chair, the bigger status you had among the people. But let's consider why [...]

How to Place Intriguing Coffee Tables in Your Home

There are many different shaped coffee tables that work perfectly for most living rooms. It's difficult to decide on what works with the general style of your living room. You need to find furniture that add to the atmosphere while being functional. Oval tables have a sense of elegance that can only be achieved by [...]

 

How to Style a Wild Animal Themed Lounge

When we talk about a wild animal theme we are referring to the big five. So the styling patterns would include animal prints, dark wood, warm colours and freedom. It's easy to achieve this look because you have so many elements to work with. Here are some ideas to get your classic wild animal themed [...]

Home Improvement: DIY Storage Ideas

Have you ever felt like you don't have space in your home? It's very easy to feel cramped when you start receiving gifts, new furniture and having children. Space is very important whether you have a family or not. Here are some useful Do-It-Yourself storage ideas. The simplest and easiest way to save space is [...]

Affordable Lounge Suites to Start The New Year

Every household needs a comfortable living room. You probably envision a modern living room with design elements that suit your ideas. There are many lounge suites that can match the description you desire. It's just a case of finding it so here are a few options to help you with your decision. The California Lounge [...]

Taking It Easy on Your Couch After the Holidays

You might be thinking: "Why would I need to take a break after my break?" It is a relevant question but it's not only your body that you should be thinking about. Your brain takes up a lot of your energy especially if you are the type of person who spends a lot of time [...]

Spring Cleaning: What Needs to Be Done Before the Holidays?

Coming back to a dirty house after a good holiday is not ideal for anyone. Obviously the house will have a thin film of dust but if you don't spring clean it before you go away for the holidays it could be much worse. So what needs to be done before the holidays arrive? The [...]

How to Choose Between a Lounge Suite and a Corner Suite

Although a lounge suite and a corner suite seem similar they are not. Each one takes up the same amount of space but in different ways and both are stylish options. However you need to decide on what is best for you and how it will fit into your lounge and decor. Movability Lounge suites [...]

How a Dining Set Can Bring Families Together

It's sad to see that most people are more interested in what their acquaintances and friends have to say instead of their family. It's an increasing habit where people bring a mobile phone or tablet to an eating area and ignore the conversation going on right in front of them. This will often happen when [...]

Dream Kitchens: Modern Versus Traditional Designs

Everyone wants to have a house that they are completely comfortable in and one of the rooms that most guests will notice first is the kitchen. Ideally, your dream kitchen will be something that you can be proud of and show off but which style is your preference? A modern kitchen is often associated with [...]

Quick and Easy Spring Cleaning Tips

The best way to spend the beginning of the floral season is to clean up all that dusty rubbish that collected over the winter. What most people don't know is that spring cleaning can be easy to do and quick too! Try to clean something every day. Everyone has a second to spare so why [...]

How to Choose a Mattress That’s Right for Your Body

Everyone needs sleep and it's important that everyone gets a restful one too. To get the perfect rest you need to consider what your body needs. So how do you choose a mattress that's right for your body? The most common mattress you will find is the spring mattress. The bed is suitable for any [...]

 

How to Take Care of Your Dining Set

Many people own dining sets for family meals and to complement their dining rooms. With the amount of styles available there are also different ways to care for the different furnishings. Wood and leather may be the finishes that need the most care. Wood has to be cleaned often from any dust particles that have [...]

Different Areas to Place a Couch

Traditionally a couch is a type of seating that is placed in the lounge. It is the living area of the house where family and friends gather to sit down and chat to each other. It's also the part of the house where most people like to kick back and relax. Yes, this is where [...]

Do We Really Need Bookcases?

A bookcase is a handy piece of furniture to have around that can be used for so many different items. Is it really necessary to own one? In short, the answer is yes and this is why. Clutter is one of the most irritating sights to come home to. You may have books and figurines [...]

Which Entertainment Stand Will Be Best For Your Home?

There are so many different ways to redecorate your living room. Most people start off with getting a new Entertainment stand but aren't always sure what style they are looking for. Here are a few different types of stands that will surely make the decision process easier. The classic type of entertainment stand won't ever [...]

Lounge Suites Versus Corner Suites

Often you want to buy new lounge furniture but you aren't exactly sure what you want to get. You want to get a lounge suite set but find that the corner suite looks better. Here are some differences between the two options. Lounge suites can be arranged in whichever orientation you want. You can place [...]

How To Balance Work and Family Life

A long day of work usually makes people tired and when they come home they can barely socialise with their families. There are many ways to balance family time during the week days and the weekends. The typical mom would come home from work and immediately cook dinner for her family. Although her family greets [...]

Bed Sets: Choosing the Right Bed

For some people searching for a bed can be fun while others are not fond of it. This task is more difficult when you're a couple as two body types need to be catered for. But in the end we all need to find a bed that is best for us. Here are some tips [...]

The Different Uses of Book Shelves

Furniture takes on so many different forms and, in many cases, it has more than one purpose. People are more creative with home décor design these days and that includes the uses of different types of furniture such as book shelves. Traditionally, we've all used book shelves to stack and store books, but there are [...]

Which Furniture Products Are Made of Napolite?

Napolite is a material that is similar to leather in its appearance and it is widely used in furniture products. More specifically, it is the material that covers the furniture. So in which products is Napolite leather used? Well, generally it is used to upholster dining chairs such as sleek modern dining furniture, seating chairs [...]

What You Need to Check When Choosing a Lounge Suite

It is a lot of fun to search for a lounge suite for your home because you will find different options available. However, it's also a bit of a stress inducing venture because there are so many choices plus there are so many factors to consider before you can commit to a suite. These are [...]

 

What Is Napolite?

Many people do not know what Napolite is or where it comes from. It's not surprising, because there isn't much to be found on this topic. In this article, I will explore the origin and the uses of Napolite. First of all, Napolite is a type of leather product. It is similar in texture and [...]

Tips on Cleaning Leather Couches

Cleaning and caring for those luxurious couches is tricky as you cannot just wipe it down with anything. Harsh chemicals can ruin your expensive leather couches. It is suggested that you clean those leather couches every three months or at least twice a year. For tips on how to care and clean your leather couches, [...]

Lounge Concepts: Modern Design Versus Retro Design

There is definitely a difference between modern and retro design. A modern lounge layout is sleek, uncluttered and functional. Retro may not actually be old but it refers to styles that were iconic in the past decades. Here are a few differences between modern and retro lounge designs: Retro Design Lounge Concepts A retro design [...]

Packing Solutions for the Bedroom: Chest of Draws Versus Cupboards

The perfect solution to your bedroom storage requirements is not always easy to find. Space has always been a problem when it comes to bedrooms. Whether you have cupboards or a chest of drawers, space will still be limited. The difference between a chest of drawers or a cupboard can be weighed up together to [...]

Design Layout Ideas for the Small Kitchen

Having a small family is a great advantage because then you can settle for a small kitchen. Having a small kitchen has minimal clutter and maximum efficiency. Finding the perfect designer can help make decisions easier if you know what you have in mind. Small kitchens can work with your big ideas. Doing it yourself [...]

Bedroom Furniture for Looks and Function

Few additions to your bedroom define the space more than the bedroom furniture set you purchase. Bedroom furniture is something that, when chosen wisely, gives your bedroom character and compliments your personality and tastes. Of course, choosing the right furniture can also make a huge difference when it comes to maximizing space usage and storage, [...]