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Tips for creating a stylish shabby chic kitchen from Murdoch Troon

Tips for creating a stylish shabby chic kitchen from Murdoch Troon

Shabby chic style has many charming elements of traditional French country design. The highly appealing aspect of this fashion statement in decor is that you can add creative elements of your choice. When putting various elements together to design and decorate your kitchen, you can include elegant, comfortable and eclectic items. You can combine vintage, farmhouse and modern minimalist furnishings and accents in your decor. The intriguing aspect of shabby chic kitchen ideas is that you can continue to add or replace items over time. Just one item with distinctive French flair or comfy cottage warmth can give your kitchen an entirely different ambiance. I love the fact that I have achieved some of these tips already! VIEW the POST

The joys of upcycling and why you should get started today

The joys of upcycling and why you should get started today

Upcycling has become extremely popular in recent years as a form of recycling. It’s a great way to save money while expressing your creativity. In an age of climate change, it also happens to be very good for the environment. I have up cycled so many things in our home, from the kitchen cupboards, front door to the internal doors. I love making things look new. Have you ever thought about making something old: new? Here's why you should consider it: VIEW the POST

Is solid wood flooring a good investment?

Solid hardwood floors have many benefits that inspire homeowners to install this kind of flooring. These hardwood floors are highly durable and the daily cleaning of such floors is very easy. Moreover, the natural hardwood floor renders an aesthetic look to an entire house. Hence, it is obvious that the selling price of a house can be much higher due to the presence of solid wood flooring. According to a real estate market report, buyers are more inclined to pay even higher than quoted prices for houses with hardwood floors.  

8 Ways to make your home kid-friendly and safe

8 Ways to make your home kid-friendly and safe

Whether you’re about to be a parent, or you’re already pretty deep into the world of child-rearing, you’re always full of worries about your kids. Are they safe out there when they’re at school or nursery, and are they safe even in the comfort of your own home? Of course, we’d all like to think that the answer to the latter question was a resounding ‘yes’. VIEW the POST

MooBoo Home’s rustic handmade lighting at Amazon Handmade

MooBoo Home’s rustic handmade lighting at Amazon Handmade

It's no secret I am a huge Amazon fan, I use it for EVERYTHING. From pens, door knobs to personalised items. I love the different shops within it: Beauty, Techie and Amazon Handmade for example. One of my latest finds has been MooBoo Home and their handmade lighting goodies are just amazing. VIEW the POST

4 Ways to refresh your home on a budget

Home is where our family, and therefore our heart, lives. Comfortable and familiar and full of the people, memories and treasured keepsakes that we love the most, surely we’d never change a thing? Well, no, that’s not quite true. If you’ve lived with the same décor and furnishings for a while and some areas are starting to look a bit tired, it could well be time for a refresh. It’s not always easy to do on the average family’s budget, but that doesn’t mean you can’t make some real differences for very little money. Here are four ways to refresh your home without breaking the bank.