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How to Find the Right Canvas Wall Art for Your Room

Artwork is an important part of decorating your home. We use it to set a mood, add an accent or simply because we like it. Artwork can add a finishing touch to a space or it can be the inspiration for a design but it is important to know how…

How to Select the Right Window Curtains

When it comes to decorating, there is one element in the room that is often forgotten, and that is the window treatments. Most people will purchase curtains as an afterthought, something that needs to go up but doesn’t really matter. The problem is the window treatments do matter and it…

5 Basic Ideas of Modern Home Decor

Simplicity. If you were looking for a word that described what modern home decor was then that would be; it is simplicity. Of course, simple doesn’t mean boring and modern decor with its clean lines, neutral color palette and geometric shapes is anything but boring. Instead, modern home decor can…

How to Start Decorating Your Home

Starting home decorating can be full of so many emotions. On one hand, you can’t wait to get started and on the other, you can. There is a lot of work to be done and all of it is before you. Sometimes, there is no way of knowing where to…

5 Reasons Why Home Design Matters

Different people have different ways and methods of leading their life, but most of them will often agree on a few basic things that are a must. And everyone believes that home design, at some level, is a must. Of course, the degree of sophistication, interest shown in it and…

6 Tips on How to Become an Interior Decorator

If you happen to receive constant stream of compliments regarding the way you design your own home and how good your taste is when it comes to shaping up interiors, then a career as an interior designer might just be waiting for you. Though it’s not an easy task, becoming…

Smart toilet system that uses shower water for flushing

The Grey Water Toilet System by Alison Norcott is a smart toilet system minimizes water wastage by allowing shower water to be utilized for flushing. When you shower drain water is collected and pumped into an in-wall tank, and when needed the toilet uses the in-wall tank of used shower…

Moody Aquarium Sink

Many people enjoy keeping an aquarium. There is something calming about watching tropical fish swimming and the tank is a great focal piece. You usually see the tank in living and family rooms but what about the bathroom?  Intalbrass’ Moody Aquarium Sink will liven up boring routines like wash…

40 of The Most Creative Lamp Designs Ever

We all know that one of the easiest ways you have to light a dark corner in any room or add some atmospheric lighting to your living-room area, is to place your choice of lamp. With numerous designs, shapes, colors, dimensions or lighting abilities, lamps constitute one of the most…

Five Steps to Making Your Home More Beautiful

image sources 1, 2, 3, 4 Shop These Products Now: Chaise Chair - Chandelier - Coffee Table - Sunburst Wall Mirror Most of us have watched those cruel home make-over shows at one time or another. You know the type, where a hyperactive bunch of designers and tradesman bombard their way into an ‘unsuspecting’ civilian’s home, with only an hour to complete a WOW transformation. The magic designer snatches up a few old cushions, whips up the rug, and hey presto, the whole house is a wonderful palace. Don’t we all wish that our tired houses could be awoken with such hasty and invigorating fervour? I’m not promising to make your home your dream mansion, but by following the simple steps below you can bring beauty into your house. De-Clutter Shop These Products Now: Dining Chairs - Floating Shelves This step sounds so exhausting, but believe me, it's worth it. Pick a room to start on, and attack it with a pair of rubber gloves and a bin bag. Poke into hidey holes you’d forgotten about, delve into cupboards you’ve been putting off forever, jump right in to the depths of all your clutter and let it go. Don’t be afraid to chuck out that gaudy yellow vase because you made it when you were six, if it’s sentimentally valuable, box it, be strict with yourself about what really is sentimental. Use ‘time since last used’ as your rule of thumb, if it’s been three years since you last used it, chances are its rubbish. Remember, start as you mean to go on- don't sort piles into piles, if its rubbish throw it, if it’s not, put it away. Consider recycling any items you don't need, charities are always looking for items they can sell on. You could also try to make a few pennies out of your old stuff, pop it onto eBay and see what happens!