Home & Decor Archive

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve watched a scene in a movie going on in the bedroom and had my eyes drawn to the bedside table, completely ignoring the action taking place. I don’t know who they hire to design the bedside setting, but it’s always stylish and memorable. My own bedside table, used to not even be a table in fact, but a plastic stool where I would place my smartphone before going to bed so that it can sound the alarm in the morning. After I actually decided to make an upgrade to a genuine night stand, my bedroom was instantly beautified. And usually, there’s not a lot of furniture in a bedroom, which is good for your sleep according to

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Ah, home sweet home. No matter how much of a wanderlust mood we’re in, resorting to escapism and seeing new sights, there’s always that one place we long to go back to. As much as the reason for the need to embark on journeys lies in having busy lifestyles that are mainly sedentary, it also has to do with needing a change of scenery other than seeing that same old same old at home. In this case, how does one create such interior comfort that will make it difficult to grow tired of? The answer is simple – instead of a one dimensional (and rather monotonous) home décor, add variation by layers of texture. Mind you, there’s a fine line between aesthetics and clutter. Creating

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A home is not a home without windows. They are the eyes of it, letting us see through the outside world from our safe havens and giving us all the light we need. However, unless you live in a scarcely inhabited area with no soul around you, you can’t make it without the use of blinds. Blinds will keep you away from the eyes of nosy neighbours and passers-by as well as give you the chance to control the amount of light you want through the windows and protect your furnishing from overexposure to direct sunlight or the persistent sun-rays in your eyes in the morning. There are all kinds of styles when it comes to blinds, as much as there are homes, so all

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Whether it is a special celebration or just a fun get-together, hosting a barbecue party is always a great idea to get your friends together, hang out and make memories. With today’s busy lifestyle most people often don’t have the time to hang out which makes their social life practically non-existent. For that reason, throwing a small barbecue party in your backyard is just the right way to relax and reconnect with your loved ones. While decorating your space and creating a fun and relaxing ambience is quite important, the food is the most important element in the whole organization. While finding delicious recipes, tips for sauces and new grilling methods are all an essential part of throwing a memorable barbecue party, choosing a quality

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As the home is our protection from the outside world, we expect to be protected from the prying eyes of neighbours as much as from the weather conditions and we can’t do this without giving our windows the treatment they deserve. The design of blinds has undergone many alterations since their first appearance, and it is fascinating to think ancient people were the ones who actually invented them and spread their use. Ancient Egyptians and ancient Chinese alike used them, the differences were that Egyptians used reeds, whereas the Chinese used bamboo and they later on spread them to Europe through the Mediterranean which brought to their evolution into Venetian blinds. The reason blinds are useful, apart from serving for keeping the home privacy, is

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In the attempt to make my newly bought home the perfect combination of modern and vintage with a certain dose of class in it, I turned to the vast palette of Eames reproduction furniture. The Eames furniture pieces are so perfectly designed with clean and sleek lines that can easily fit in any interior design scheme. Plus, the amazing replicas offered by various retailers can be found in many colours, which gives numerous possibilities for combining colours and thus, styles. I personally, love the Eames Reproduction furniture. I am particularly fond of it because of the perfect blend of vintage charm and elegance that allows for any piece of this line to be included in every room design. The line of chairs for a dining

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Choosing the right curtains and blinds for your space might seem easy until you actually have to choose. The right blinds or curtains can really make or break the whole look of your space so whether you want curtains, or blinds, or both, it is crucial you know how to choose the right ones. Below we will go over all you need to know about choosing window coverings for your space. If you are unsure of where to find window coverings you can easily search, browse, and buy online curtains and blinds where you will find a great variety. If you want to know in depth on how to make sure you choose the right window covering, keep reading. Curtains Colour & Fabric – It

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Brick wall design has increased in popularity these past few years due to its great feature – it can easily fit in almost every interior décor. Brick walls recreate the feel and idea of the middle-century while incorporating a touch of modernism. However, achieving this effect in your home does not necessary need to cost you a fortune. In some cases covering the walls can be quite an expensive investment, however, today there are other, less expensive ways to achieve this effect such as brick tiles, stones, hollow blocks and the most affordable option – realistic brick wallpaper. Believe it or not, you can enjoy the beauty and mystery of brick walls just by installing a roll or two of realistic brick wallpaper. Thanks to

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One of the most creative and practical flooring options is definitely vinyl – it looks great and is very economical. Furthermore, it provides many decorating possibilities and is very durable. Compared to other options such as wood or tiles, it gives a more soft surface to your floors. It is manufactured to be extremely durable and incorporates a thin layer of foam or felt which provides more flexibility. Vinyl flooring is very easy to install, either as vinyl sheets or individual tiles and requires very little maintenance making it a perfect choice for any home

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As you might already know, we can’t survive without plants. Along with supplying us with nutrients, they provide other numerous benefits as well. This is why it is always a great idea to plant your own trees as they are known to improve people’s lives. The best way to add greenery to your garden that will last all year long is by planting evergreen trees. These beauties have the power to remain green even through the harshest winters making them the perfect addition to any property

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