Historical interior design

  • Kitchen Splashbacks: How to Make the Right Choice

    22 November 2016

    In years past, homeowners would consider kitchen splashbacks simply for utilitarian purposes. As such, they would gravitate toward conventional materials such as regular tiling as they would not consider any added functionality that the splashbacks could bring or the aesthetic value they could provide for the kitchen. However, over time, more and more homeowners have been looking for ways to enhance the interior design of their kitchens just as they would the other rooms in the home.

  • Five Things to Keep in Mind When Buying Shutters for Ocean Front Properties

    24 May 2016

    If you have a beachfront property and you are thinking about new external shutters, there are a number of things you should keep in mind as you shop. Unfortunately, the beauty of an ocean front property also brings other challenges and risks including the corrosive nature of salt. Here are some tips to help you: 1. Consider investing in cyclone shutters. If the risk of cyclones is high at your property, consider investing in cyclone shutters.

  • Maximising Safety Within Kitchen Design

    14 April 2016

    When you are revamping a kitchen, there is lots to get excited about: colour choices, time saving appliances, and fancy lighting fixtures. It's important to remember, however, that the kitchen is a room in the house where you are working with high temperatures, sharp knives, and potentially dangerous appliances. It's imperative, therefore, that safety informs your kitchen design somewhat. Here are some design fixes that will make your kitchen a safer place to cook and enjoy the company of your friends and family.

  • Save Money on Blinds With These Five Tips

    29 January 2016

    Blinds add style to your home, but unfortunately, in some cases, they can be expensive. If you have a tight budget but you need new stylish blinds, there are ways that you can save. Take a look at these tips:  1. Install them yourself. Rather than paying someone to install your blinds, do the work yourself. That helps to cut down the initial cost substantially. If you cannot install your own blinds, get some quotes and see if you can find a contractor to do it for a reduced rate.

  • Viable Options for Window Treatments

    2 December 2015

    When it comes to covering your windows, you have two basic options: curtains and blinds. If it is suitable for the particular room in your house, you can combine the two. Both curtains and blinds offer protection from light and temperature changes. There are a few features of each that you can consider as you make your selection. Selecting Blinds There are so many choices available for window treatments that shopping for them may seem overwhelming.

  • Top tips for home styling the Scandi way

    22 July 2015

    There's more to Scandinavian interior design than flatpack furniture. If you've gotten hooked on any of the addictive Nordic noir series popular in recent years, you might have found yourself lusting after the homes you see on screen — homes that manage to be at the same time cosy, rustic, minimalist and pragmatic. Fact is, you don't have to live close to the North Pole to have a house like that.

  • 4 Awning Customisation Ideas for a Colourful & Unique Home

    4 June 2015

    If you're getting bored of the look of your awnings, you don't have to spend a ton of money to replace them. All you need to do is try out any of the following ideas. Put up a sign Awning signs shouldn't be reserved just for coffee shops, restaurants and other venues. If you want to give your awnings a vintage look. You can make it yourself if you're crafty, or you can order one to be made or you.