Interior Design

Feng Shui Tips to Sell Your Home Quickly

Feng Shui Tips to Sell Your Home Quickly

Feng Shui is the ancient Chinese practice of managing the energy in a home or in other spaces, such as an office or a garden. While you might not think that this approach is useful to you, applying basic Feng Shui rules generally results in universally pleasant spaces that people will be drawn to. Increasingly, Feng Shui is moving into more traditional circles. Even the famous financier Donald Trump is a great believer in the power of Feng Shui, and you know how successful he is in real estate.

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How to Give Your Bedroom Personality

How to Give Your Bedroom Personality

Sometimes you just need to change things up a little. Maybe you’re feeling blah about your bedroom’s design. The place that was once your relaxation escape has become boring. Or you’re seeing the latest trends and realizing your look and feel needs a total update. Or maybe you’re realizing that your design is generically good, but doesn’t express your own style and worldview. The good news is that bringing some personality into your space doesn’t have to be time consuming or expensive. With a little creativity and a few simple changes, you’ll be back to loving your bedroom in no time.

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Simplicity precedes elegance: the art of incorporating fine lines into your home.

Simplicity precedes elegance: the art of incorporating fine lines into your home.

Modern design has taken the world by storm. Starting in Scandinavia, which are some of the top furniture design countries in the world, the art of minimalist design has spread like wildfire to many corners of the globe. The reason for this is the delicate mixture of a clean and clutter free space, yet still cozy feeling that can be achieved when done right. For many people, designing a minimalist space can seem like a difficult task at first, and for these people it may be a challenge to get on board with this design. If this sounds like you, there is likely a fear of how to display everything you want and keep your daily use items, such as car keys, books and remote controls in easy reach.

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Interior Design Tips for 2012

Interior Design Tips for 2012

Keeping your interior spaces stylish and on trend can be hard work but it’s also a labour of love. Finding those subtle stylistic touches that update a room of complete a look is all part of the fun and excitement of interior design.

Each new season brings its own trends and fashions – some transient, others more classic and longer lasting – here’s a quick look at some of the most stylish features to be appearing in our homes at the moment.

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The world of extendable dining tables

The world of extendable dining tables

Many of us have memories of Thanksgiving dinner at Grandma’s house, and ours, like many, centered around the dinner table. Common was retrieving the table leaves and carefully putting them in place so we could fit the entire family.

Our Grandmother’s table was very nice – English Oak, with an inlaid pattern all around the edge. The leaves matched, too, so when they put the leaves in the table top and closed it back, you couldn’t even tell there was a seam in the surface. And, then, of course, we would have to cover them and put them away carefully, heaven forbid they get scratched!

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