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How To Create A Gallery Wall in Your Home

STEP 1: Collect your piece for the wall. Think of your gallery wall as a collector or curator would. You don’t want to procure a bunch of meaningless items and stick them up to fill the wall. Instead, you’ll want to shop for items slowly. It took me a few months to gather all of […]

The Beginner’s Guide to Decorating Living Rooms

If you’ve just started thinking about decorating your house, and first on the list is your living room, you might be overwhelmed with putting all the pieces together to make a harmonious and appealing whole. You have to consider paint colors for the walls, what kind of furniture you already have and what you need, […]

How to Master Vegan Interior Design

As plant-based living grows in popularity and consumers become more health- and eco-conscious, it makes sense that vegan principles have reached interior design. But aside from choosing faux leather over the real thing, what does it actually mean to make your home design cruelty-free? Deborah DiMare—the interior designer behind DiMare Design Group, a cruelty-free design firm, and the […]

Everything to Know About Scale and Proportion in Design

You know when you see something that just looks right, but you can’t put your finger on why? Chances are it has to do with its scale—and more often than not proportions influenced by classical architecture, says Alexa Hampton, who built a foundational knowledge of such buildings while traveling with her father, the legendary American decorator Mark Hampton. But […]

6 Fresh Takes On The Gallery Wall

Who doesn’t love a good gallery wall? And while oversized wall art may be trending for 2020, sometimes you just need a way to display your fabulous collection of art all on one wall.  To give you a few fresh ideas on this look, we’re exploring a few different takes on the gallery wall game that are […]

9 Modern Home Office Ideas That Will Help You Enjoy Working From Home

If your living room doubles as a dining room and a home office, you may not be as productive as you’d like to be on those days when you work from home. But the right home office can help increase your productivity by inspiring creativity and allowing you to cancel out other distractions. Whether you’re considering transforming […]

Hallway décor ideas to help you make the most of your space

There are those spaces in our home that do not make for easy decoration.  Your hallway, for instance, tends to be small and pokey, but it is the entrance to your home – therefore, it is pretty vital. Yet, despite this crucial first impression, it is often one of the most neglected spaces in our […]

Top 7 velvet interior design trends

We love our velvet accent chairs. The texture is so deliciously luxurious, and you can almost imagine yourself at 17th-century royalty taking tea in the palace. Creating a scheme for your home around such a statement piece might not be easy. Here we present some crushed velvet living room ideas, as well as some velvet […]

Interior Design Tips for Small Living Rooms

Whether you’ve found your dream house or you’re living in a rental with an awkward floor plan, some otherwise lovely homes simply have small living rooms. Do you find that your living room doesn’t have enough space for seating, the television, artwork, and a coffee table? Is it hard to make your lounge room or […]

8 things you need to know before you design your home office

We asked Interior designer Emma Sims-Hilditch to share her top tips to create the perfect study 1. Get practical It is best to site your work zone where there’s plenty of natural light, although task lighting can always be incorporated into a design. Practical features, such as power and data sockets, will need to be […]