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French Country Decor: Embracing the Casual Elegance and Natural Rustic

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​Do you miss that time you used to spend in France? Well, now you can bring a little touch of this charming country to your home with romantic and rustic French country décor. This design style has a perfect balance between comfort and freshly-aesthetic appeal and it fits into every home and every family. With some shabby chic furniture, soft print...
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6 things on which determines how often you should clean your carpet

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People are just crazy about carpets. They use area rugs to organize their open space homes, runner rugs to get the most value out of their hallway and even outdoor rugs to enhance their porch or backyard patio. This is only natural seeing as how rugs protect the furniture (by cushioning it), make the place warmer and muffle the noises caused by foo...
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Interior Essentials That Will Make Any Place Look Expensive

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While browsing through luxury magazines, we all like to picture ourselves in a space that looks elegant and abundant. However, decorating such space can cost a lot – or, so we think. Many of us don't realize that with a few simple interior design tricks up their sleeve, anyone can achieve that expensive, luxurious look for less. Here are a couple o...
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5 Amazing Ways to Cosy Up Your Patio for Autumn Season

When the deciduous trees and bushes start to transition into the autumn and begin shedding their luscious coats and the first leaves start gracing the vivacious green surfaces, it's our natural reaction to make our homes cosier. Here is how you can spruce up your patio for this crisp season. Use fall decor to infuse your patio with autumn vibes​&nb...
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High Style, Low Budget: 5 Ways Millennials Are Redefining Interior Décor and Design

Known as the creative generation, millennials (Generation Y Born 1981-1996) are known for thinking out of the box with little conforming to what has been done before. In the home décor department, the millennial approach often combines diverse design elements to create cosy, functional spaces with a lot of character and personality, but often ...
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Important Facts You Should Know About Slate Roofing

Important Facts You Should Know About Slate Roofing
Most of us don't have rigorous standards when it comes to choosing the type of our roofing. As long as it doesn't leak and it keeps us warm and well-isolated, we don't mind that much what kind of material is laid overhead. However, you might have noticed that more and more people are installing slate roofing and you have probably wondered what the ...
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Real Estate Trends That Are Shaping the Way We Live

While it may not be apparent to everyone at first glance, everything we do is intertwined. From the clothes we choose to wear to the lifestyle choices we choose to make, everything is closely connected in the great scheme of things. A single decision we make leads to a result that will affect our next decision to a certain extent, and on and on it ...
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6 Tips That Will Help You Deal With Stress During Home Renovations

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Undertaking a major home renovation can easily cause havoc in your life as you will inevitably run into problems, experiences setbacks and disappointments, have a bunch of strangers parading through your home and live in a confined part of your home until all is finished. While you can't completely avoid the anxieties that go hand in hand with a re...
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​Backyard renovation: Make it stylish and functional

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It doesn't take a lot to turn your backyard into a perfect getaway, but this piece of your own natural paradise can make a significant difference in the quality of your lifestyle. What's more, constantly upgrading the look of your backyard and making creative tweaks here and there can become a fulfilling and rewarding hobby. If you're not sure wher...
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Effective DIY Ways to Spruce Up Your Front Deck

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Making your front deck look good is often times neglected when it comes to decorating your home. Many people don't pay much attention to the state of their front porch and have other priorities which are mainly revolving around enriching and embellishing other parts of the house. But it really shouldn't be that way, since the ornamented and garnish...
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How to Give Your Living Room That Extra Cosy Feel

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​The kitchen might be the busiest room in the household, but the living room is the heart and soul of a home. This is the place where families come together to share and bond, a place where friends gather to make lifelong memories, and a place where you can enjoy some well-deserved alone time with a favourite book in one hand, and a refreshing drin...
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Fall 2018 Renovation Trends You Can’t Miss This Season

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After a relaxed summer outdoors, it's time to get back inside. Before the days become too dark and too short, you might want to take up a renovating project to spruce up home a little. If you're not too sure what you want to achieve and if it will work for your home, be inspired by the key renovation trends of the season. Quirky Bathroom TileOkay, ...
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Home Decor Ideas That Will NOT Burn Holes In Your Pocket

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Everyone wishes to live in a wonderful home that has a charismatic appeal, but decorating it with luxurious accessories can make a really big hole in the pocket. But do you know, that there are lots of interesting home decor ideas that will not create any sort of financial burden. Whether you are shifting to a new house, giving a makeover to your e...
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My Antigua Scratchpad | Antigua Guide

My Antigua Scratchpad | Antigua Guide

So a work in progress...this is my interesting and stylish look at the isla of Antigua in the Caribbean.

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Excellent Ideas to Decorate your Kitchen

Excellent Ideas to Decorate your Kitchen
​The kitchen can be considered as the heart of your home.Starting from your family time, during the Sunday mornings or the much desired space to entertain your guests, the kitchen is a very important part of your home. With simple touches, you can decorate or renovate your kitchen, so that you feel lively staying there.Here are some effective ideas...
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Pleated Versus Cellular Blinds – Which Is Better?

If you are in need of new window treatments for your home, we understand your desire to make the right selection. After all, new blinds often represent a considerable investment and we would hate for your hard earned money to be wasted. If you have done your research and it's come down to a choice between pleated and cellular blinds, you've come to...
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Some good reasons why you should hire an interior decorator

Some good reasons why you should hire an interior decorator
​Hiring an interior decorator is not a preserve of the rich as some may think. Whether it is for residential properties or commercial properties, the benefits of hiring an interior decorator tend to outweigh the costs in the long-run. So do not be afraid to hire one.Here are some of the benefits of hiring an interior decorator:a) Saving money.It ma...
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Elora Hardy - An amazing father too making things from bamboo

Elora Hardy - An amazing father too making things from bamboo

'We ask the Bamboo what it's good at and what it says is.." Elora Hardy

I had no idea as to the strength of Bamboo - you can hold 4 tonnes on its end, and its lightweight. It's the creativity of the Balinese groups structures that impress and its ecological too.
They have a slat treatment that preserves the stuff for a lifetime so for certain climates these structures are simply useful, longful and beautiful. 
In the colder climes like the UK perhaps it is a material that can be transported and used in conjunction with others to provide more insulation both noise and heat and reduce the need for more environmentally costly materials.
I think you will also be amazed with this TED video. This is why I have chosen to blog it.

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Things You Need To Know About Fluorescent Lights

Good fluorescent lighting is always admired in a home. It can make the ambience more engaging and relaxing or it can make it completely the opposite. But proper lighting can be tricky too, so here are some information to fill you in about fluorescent lighting.

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l   A fluorescent tube contains electrodes on both of its ends. Inside the tube is a gas that contains argon and mercury vapor.

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Beds I wish were available to buy on the highstreet

I know the bed I want but never see the kind of bed for sale on the high street. I like futons but I might prefer some modern take on the low bed. I have headroom but like sleeping close to the floor. I want a contemporary bed design. Plenty to be found online so I will be sharing them here to give you the idea.

Thanks to naturalbedcompany.co.uk - for the next low style japanese style bed. For the above beds - sorry there was no copyright available please contact us to amend this correctly with proof of rights.

 

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