Home Improvement,Interior Design and Decoration

5 Reasons You’ll Want to Spend More Time in Your Backyard this Winter

23 May , 2017  

Pergola in the Backyard

Just because winter is on its way, this doesn’t mean you need to stay inside to keep warm whilst entertaining. Creating a wintery living space is absolutely possible through well-lit and heated outdoor areas. We often think winter is the downtime season. And in many ways it is. A small amount of hibernation can be good – but don’t let those winter blues kill the fun.

Extend the summer season by crafting a backyard space you won’t want to leave during winter. Incorporating comfort, shelter and warmth will help to establish an area you can use anytime. Here’s how to get the most out of your space this winter:

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Healthy Living,Home Improvement,Interior Design and Decoration

4 Home Improvements that will also Improve Your Life

2 Mar , 2017  

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They say home is where the heart is, so if that’s the case, shouldn’t we be putting as much investment into our personal space as we do to keep our hearts happy and healthy? Creating a home that makes you fall in love with it again and again, is one of the best ways to boost happiness in our lives. And it doesn’t need to cost a fortune either. Property upgrades, simple DIY projects and giving your space a little TLC all go a long way.

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Home Improvement

The Brown Thumb Gardener: 6 Tips for Keeping Your Plants Healthy

29 Dec , 2016  

healthy-plants

Most of us these days live super busy lifestyles. Whether you’re a full time mummy or daddy at home, or mixing parenthood with work and trying to find some social time in between; keeping your garden looking good can be the least of your worries. Then there’s a few that suffer from the brown thumb syndrome! The tendency to kill plants no matter how hard you try to keep them looking lush, green and healthy.

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Home Improvement

8 Plants and Succulents that are Reasonably Hard to Kill for People who are Prone to Destroying Plants or Just Starting Out

3 Aug , 2016  

Easy Care Succulents

If you have a notable inability to make plants grow – or worse, find yourself throwing out scores of withered house plants after unsuccessful attempts; then you’re probably suffering from a really bad case of black thumb. More…

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5 Ways to Make a Beautiful Garden that Requires No Maintenance

14 Jul , 2016  

A Garden that Requires Little Maintenance

Despite gardening being a rewarding and relaxing task for some people, not everyone is willing to be consumed by the amount of hours and work it can take to make your outdoor area looking great. It doesn’t mean to say though, that you need to miss out on a space that ‘wows’ you. With some prep, planning, planting and design advice; you can boost your low-maintenance landscaping techniques and get back to enjoying the backyard instead of working in it.

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6 Ways to Improve Your Office Space on a Budget

21 Apr , 2016  

Work Station

Regardless of whether you work from home or in a thriving office, creating the ultimate work space is paramount for success. The way in which you get the job done and how the area is set up can make all the difference for creativity and productiveness. More…

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The Science Behind a Happy Home

15 Apr , 2016  

Happy Home

According to science these 8 things will make your home feel happier! More…

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DIY Projects,Entertainment

The Crafty Housewife’s Christmas Gifts Sorted

2 Dec , 2015  

Christmas Gifts

Let me be honest with you, as I have always been! I hate Christmas! I don’t hate the smell of oranges and cinnamon, I don’t dislike family gatherings and it’s not even about Christmas cleaning (which I hate a little bit too). I hate Christmas because of the “All I Want for Christmas” song, Santa Claus and because it’s such an industry and so commercialised that, media nowadays would have us believe that the best gifts are the ones you purchase at the department store. The best gift to me is the one made with love and here I’ll give you a few easy ideas to make all your friends and loved ones happy. More…

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Maximising Space In Small Homes

27 Apr , 2015  

Maximising Space at Home

Whether you live in a loft apartment, a heritage terrace or a small duplex maximising space is most certainly something that’s on your mind. More…

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Creating A Guest Bedroom You’d Be Happy To Sleep In

31 Mar , 2015  

Contemporary Guest Bedroom

Because the guest bedroom is not a place to dump your old furniture… More…

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Tropical Home Accents To Love Right Now

23 Feb , 2015  

Tropical Home Accents

Summer is quickly slipping away, but If you are anything like me, you might want to hold on to it all year-round with this tropical accents to love right now! More…

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Creative Home Innovations: Transforming a Corner Living Space

19 Feb , 2015  

Home Innovations for the Corner Space

We all have them in our homes. It’s that one corner which doesn’t really serve a definite function other than adding to the aesthetic appeal of the room. The most common things that can be seen there would be a lamp, statue, vase, side table or display cabinet. It may add to the overall appeal of the room but it doesn’t really add to its functionality. More…