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How To Make Your Bay Window Look Good When Decorating

Bay windows are an incredibly attractive feature of many older style properties is in Australia. However, unlike conventional windows, their outward curve means that they are harder to dress as attractively or as cost-effectively. Even box windows, which also extend outwards from the façade of the property, have right angles which make using conventional window treatm

Using the Right Type of Wood for the Blinds in Your Home

If you're considering wooden blinds for your home, you've taken a step in the right direction. Wooden blinds have a unique texture, and they radiate a feeling of warmth and timelessness like no other material. Depending on the type of wood you decide to use, each wooden blind will achieve a different effect in your home. Woods have varying textures, grain patterns and

Make Your First Home Look More Grown-Up By Hanging Some Framed Pictures

Getting your own place for the first time is an important milestone on the journey into adulthood, whether it's when you finish university or make the move from your parents' house when you get your first job. Although it's definitely something that will make you feel a lot more like a grown-up, many people's first homes can still feel a little immature. Part of the p

Why Choose a Telescopic Shower Rail Over a Fixed One?

When it comes to choosing a shower rail, there's one major decision you'll need to make: fixed or telescopic? Fixed shower rails are cut to the right length and then screwed to each wall. Telescopic shower rails extend from the middle and get held in place by anti-skid pads. Here are just a few reasons you should choose a telescopic shower rail. Easy to Fit  Firs

5 Reasons Why Aluminium Shutters May Be The Ideal Window Dressing Option For Your Home

Window dressings are one of the essential features of a home. As well as serving the practical purpose of providing light control, window insulation and privacy, they also play a big role in defining the overall aesthetic of a room. There is a wide variety of different window coverings to choose from, and an increasingly popular option is aluminium shutters. Here are

About Me

When I inherited my father's flat, I knew I had a golden opportunity to design the home of my dreams. It took me two years to perfect it, and I made huge changes--all new furniture, total redecoration and even some structural alterations. I learned a lot along the way, and I wanted to start a blog to share my love of amateur interior design with the world--as well as to let other people doing a total home renovation reap some of the benefits of my experience and learn from a few of my mistakes! I plan on covering everything from choosing paint colours to finding out where it's safe to hang a nail, so watch this space.




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