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SPICE YOUR KITCHEN UP A BIT

Spice it up a bit with design   If the kitchen is your 'special place' you might consider making it a bit more unique, personal and magic... And no, you don't need a whole lot of money to do that, just a few right ideas for original home decor.Your choice of spices, while crafting favorite meals, could help you find perfect ingredients for your kitchen design. Sounds strange? Let's explain the main idea. Foods we choose “provide a window to our unconscious” and pointing out our personality. So, let’s check out what flavor is your kitchen.   Common spice mixtures   You rely on store-bought, popular spices, and classic cooking recipes and probably don’t want to spend extra time in...

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7 DESIGNER APPROVED LIVING ROOM DECOR IDEAS

Learn how to decorate a living room like a designer -Living room decor ideas should be so much more than the usual photo frames here and there (with years old photos) and a lacklustre collection of books on a shelf. Your living room decor can actually say a lot about you. Are you edgy or feminine?; a minimalist or a maximalist?; casual or refined…? Or a mixture of any of the above. Or all! -If you’re wondering how to decorate your living room and have exhausted Pinterest and Instagram, here are some decor secrets which are found in all of the best designer interiors. How many does your living room have? Living Room Decor Favourite #1: Organic Ceramics One of the greatest successes of...

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GREENER THAN GREEN

Greener than green There's nothing that makes your home design more bright and lively then house plants. Plants are gorgeous, affordable, spiritual, and useful. They possess such luscious, green color tones, and green is the color most associated with life, nature, vitality, and energy. All the right things that perfect home design needs. Whether your interior is large or narrow, traditional or ultra-modern, a houseplant always creates an impressive highlight. And, if one is good, three is better, or as they say – the more the merrier. A perfect plant(s) First, there's no perfect plant. Or, better yet, all of them are perfect in their own way. You should choose one that "speaks to you". Above all, you will have...

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5 UNDERESTIMATED DESIGN CHOICES

Discover the potential of these underused design moves In interior design, there are those universally acknowledged and accepted design choices – avoid the unflattering cast of a central light source, always use a well-functioning furniture arrangement and remember to layer a space with comfortable cushions, rugs and throws to name a few – but that’s childsplay. Wouldn’t it be great to know what the designers know that we don’t? Here five divulge their biggest design underdogs.   Lampshades “I find that upgrading your lampshades can make a huge difference in a room. It goes without saying that most off-the-rack lamp shades [which] lamps tend to arrive with are a bit dull. You can virtually never go wrong with an ivory...

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TRANSFORM YOUR GARDEN INTO A STAYCATION RESORT

Stylish garden furniture collections inspired by favourite holiday destinations Hopping on a plane to an exotic destination is something we all think about at least once a week (Monday morning’s, am I right?) but we can’t always be on holiday. Make the most of your time at some this summer with the help of luxury garden furniture, some outdoor accessories and a plethora of inspiration from some favourite holiday getaways and their resort style.   Get The Look: English Garden Style Whether a wild and whimsical English country garden design or an elegant and stately one, English garden design has a place in the hearts of many for its evocative romance. It schools in the art of pretty – think Chelsea flower show, climbing roses climbing...

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