Category: Inspiration

What type of shutter is best for your space?

Plantation shutters are a fantastic choice for those wanting to add a touch of opulence to their home. They’re sophisticated, secure and private, but they also come with a lot of choices, which can cause confusion.

There is no one size fits all option when it comes to choosing shutter blinds. Instead, understanding the different benefits of the various styles will help you make the right decision for your space. Here’s our guide to the five most popular options of shutters to help you choose.

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How to create a “work from home” space and stay motivated

During this quarantine and lockdown period, so many people have been faced with working from home for the first time in their lives. Many people have not had the chance to prepare for this and don’t know how to create a space that inspires and encourages motivation.

With no time to call in a designer, carefully craft your new workspace, as well as the open ended question as to how long you’ll be in your new temporary makeshift office, here are our tips on how to set up an effective home office and make the most out of your new unexpected space.

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Trends for 2019

As 2018 draws to a close, it’s a good time to look to the future and reflect on what key interior design trends lie around the corner in the year ahead. After all, January offers the perfect chance for a fresh look and a design reboot.

Here are our top predictions for interior design trends in 2019:

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Does dreaming big mean deep pockets?

Flicking through glossy magazines or browsing home improvement internet sites can leave you feeling distinctly dissatisfied with your own home interior.

Are you brimming over with ideas for how you would change the look and feel of one room? Or, perhaps you’re nursing the desire to renovate or improve your entire property! What holds back many people, however, is the misconception that these dreams come at too high a price.

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The ultimate interior design guide to layering

The key to successful interior design is getting all of the elements of a room to pull together and feel natural – while still achieving a sense of individualism.

We do this through a process known as ‘layering’. You’ve probably heard about layering in fashion – it’s used to add a dynamic element to an outfit. The same principle applies in interior décor; it elevates a space from the every day to the unexpected.

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Serious about stitching

So the time has come for you to revamp your soft furnishings. You’ve realised you need a change. But what do you do now? Well, you could go to a high street shop. You’ve got a vision in your head, but you can’t find exactly what you’re looking for, so you settle for something that’s close enough. Next time a friend comes over, their eyes fall on it. “Oh, we’ve got exactly the same at our place!” There’s nothing unique, nothing special, and nothing especially you, about it. Six months later, it’s falling apart, and you repeat the same process.

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Our tips for building the perfect Home Office

Not everyone is lucky enough to work from home, instead, it’s a luxury that far too few get to enjoy. However, if you do have the chance to work from home and build your own home office, you might as well make the most of it! The possibilities of what you can design really are endless, and you can craft an environment perfectly suited to your tastes. To start with, let’s take a look at the practical features your home office should include.

What essential features should your home office have?

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Living life alfresco – 5 Ideas to Improve Your Outdoor Space

Now that summer is in full swing, it is a fantastic opportunity to turn that outside space (or patio) in your garden into a relaxing setting to escape to at the end of the week and enjoy those long summer nights. There is nothing better after a long hard week than unwinding with a nice cool drink or dining alfresco and enjoying the weather in comfort.

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