When decorating their patio, most people want to bring all the comfort and style from their indoor to their outdoor space. If that’s the case with you as well, you should definitely invest in durable pieces of furniture that can withstand the elements. My suggestion? Teak. It is certainly one of the most strong and eye-appealing materials used for outdoor furniture, able to withstand extremes of cold and heat without losing any of its quality. Its grain and colour make it one of the most attractive materials for the making of chairs, tables, benches, and sun loungers that can easily complement any design scheme. Once you invest in teak, you need to make sure that it stays clean and well-kept to make the most out

Read more

As modular construction is becoming increasingly more popular for building homes, it’s also becoming an increasingly popular solution for manufacturing commercial buildings. There are many advantages to modular construction, and most of them are a direct result of the controlled-environment manufacturing process. In other words, the fact that modular sales office buildings or homes are built in a factory, where the weather can’t impact the building process, is extremely beneficial financially, environmentally, and legally

Read more

With its delicate white blossoms that give off an intoxicating citrus-like smell, the Murraya paniculata plant, or also called orange jasmine, is a great way to infuse any garden with zest. It is especially suited for Australian gardens as it copes well with our hot and dry summers and humidity. This lovely and hardy plant is actually an evergreen shrub which can grow up to 3 meters tall, making it the perfect choice for a privacy hedge. Whether you plan to grow it as a hedge or a small ornamental tree, taking care of your orange jasmine is surprisingly easy

Read more

You’ve probably experienced the phenomenon of dead zones or weak signal strength when using your cell phone. This typically happens when you’re well into the Australian outback, but it can also happen in cities. Obviously, we could all do without a cell phone, but it gets frustrating after a while. The first step to avoiding poor cell reception is to find a provider with good coverage in your area. However, even if you do find one with decent coverage, you still might experience dead zones or poor reception in specific areas of your office, home or while on the road. And this is where a mobile phone signal booster comes into play

Read more

Camping is far from a fashion event, but just because you are surrounded by mud and mosquitoes doesn’t mean you shouldn’t pay attention to what you are wearing. As a matter of fact, it is a reason plus to pay extra attention to what you buy. Camping requires outdoor clothing that will protect your exposed skin from sunburns and the annoying bugs and mosquitoes. Here are the best features and fabrics you should look for when shopping for outdoor clothing to ensure an enjoyable camping experience

Read more

Don’t we all just love succulents? They seem to be designed to be the perfect indoor plants – they are extremely resilient and said to thrive on a little neglect. While it’s true that they don’t need a lot of attention, with just a little TLC succulents can transform into the most gorgeous plants in the world. They are perfect to lighten up that neglected corner of your living room and bring a burst of life to your home. If you’re wondering just how much (or how little) care do these fleshy beauties really need, here’s a quick guide

Read more

For those of you who own a yard, I’m sure nothing is more beautiful than a tree gracing your landscape. Not only does it give you a refreshingly cool shade to relax under in the summer, but it’s also an eye-catching element that enhances your curb appeal and gives value to your home. Unfortunately, no matter how strong a tree appears to be, it’s still vulnerable to the forces of time and nature. Whether it’s due to damage from bad weather, a tree disease, or simply due to age, there will come a time when it will need to be removed

Read more

The dining room is the crown jewel of a home. It is the spot where friends linger during special gatherings, where guests get together for specially prepared meals, where family gathers to discuss important matters of the day. Scandinavian countries treat this room of the house as the heart of the home where everyone snuggles up to a lovely meal next to the people they love the most. I, personally, am a huge fan of this design trend – from streamlined modern minimalism to rustic country charm. For that reason, below I put together some ideas regarding which pieces of furniture, colours and designs go best together. Endless inspiration awaits

Read more

By now, most of us should be in the know that there is no one perfect meal plan that can fit everyone. Everyone responds differently to different types of food and the greatest proof of that are the many intolerances and allergies. Also, what may cause someone to lose weight and maintain a fit figure, might cause somebody else to bloat. In the light of this fact, there are several things to consider prior to beginning with a new routine

Read more

As much exciting as it might seem in the beginning, sharing a room with your partner can be challenging. Yes, going to bed and waking up together is great, but adapting to sharing a private space with someone can be a bit tricky. You will need to consider the wants and needs of both of you and manage to balance them. Here are our tips for designing and decorating a room for two as well as some ideas on how to make wise compromises to make both sides of the agreement happy

Read more