• Decorating

    Minimalism vs Maximalism: Which Style Shines the Brightest?

    When it comes to interior design, there are two distinct philosophies: minimalism and maximalism. While both approaches offer ways to craft beautiful spaces that feel unique and inviting, each style appeals to different sensibilities, with some opting for a simple, clean aesthetic. In contrast, others prefer an over-the-top look filled with colour and pattern. In this blog post, we’ll take a closer look at the differences between minimalist and maximalist styles – including each approach’s key elements and their relative merits – so you can determine which is suitable for your home’s décor. What is minimalism in interior design? Minimalist design is based on the concept of less being more.…

  • Home Improvement

    12 Affordable Ways to Update Your Kitchen on a Budget

    Have you ever looked at your kitchen and felt like it might be stuck in a bygone era? You know the feeling—the style is outdated, maybe shabby or uncomfortable. The good news is that you don’t have to break the bank to upgrade your kitchen. With just a few tweaks and clever DIYs, you can update your kitchen on a budget without sacrificing style. In this blog post, we’ll show you 12 affordable tricks for giving your cooking space the perfect facelift – read on if you’re looking for fresh ideas and inspiration! 1. Replace your cabinet and drawer handles A budget kitchen update doesn’t have to be a daunting…

  • Decorating

    9 Ways to Style Floating Shelves in Your Interior

    Floating shelves are a great way to add storage and display to any interior without taking up precious floor space. Not only can they help you organise your possessions, but when styled with the perfect items floating shelves have the potential to really make your room stand out as well! In this blog post, we share 9 creative ideas for styling floating shelves. 1. Add trailing plants to make them come alive Adding trailing plants to your floating shelves instantly brings life to any interior. The look works best when the shelves are staggered in different heights and make sure you pick out a selection of plants with varying textures…

  • Decorating

    10 Table Lamp Ideas to Illuminate Your Home This Year

    What better way to spruce up your home décor than by incorporating a stylish new table lamp into the mix? Not only does adding a lamp instantly add warmth and ambience, but it also gives any room an extra touch of personality. Table lamps are versatile decor pieces that can easily be moved around the house, so you can keep changing your interiors depending on the occasion or season. To inspire you to find the perfect lighting piece for your home this year, here are 10 table lamp ideas that will brighten up any atmosphere. 1. Look for antique lamps This year, antiques can bring a touch of vintage into…

  • Environment

    Earth-Friendly Alternatives to Traditional Cleaning Chemicals

    Harsh chemicals used for cleaning around the home can have major adverse health effects, from skin and eye irritation to more serious respiratory problems – not to mention their damaging impact on the environment. Fortunately, with a little extra time and effort, earth-friendly alternatives will help you keep your home sparkling clean without relying on toxic chemicals. In this blog post, I’ll explore some of these natural solutions so you can switch out your store-bought cleansers and start greening up your cleaning routine today! Are traditional cleaning products bad for us? Cleaning is essential to keeping our homes and work environments safe and hygienic. Yet, many traditional cleaning products contain…

  • Environment

    How to Stamp Out Your Unsustainable Beauty Habits

    Are you looking to take a stand against unsustainable beauty habits? If so, you’re not alone. Many of us have reached the point where we demand more out of our cosmetic and skincare products — wanting them to be both environmentally friendly and effective in meeting our individual needs.   Unfortunately, with all the conflicting information coming at us from multiple sources it can be difficult to know how best to go about making changes that will ensure sustainable beauty practices become part of our everyday routine. In this blog post, we’ll discuss simple steps you can take now to stamp out any ineffective or unsustainably sourced grooming habits and…