Inspirational Ideas For Your Home and Garden

How to Make a Small Dining Room Seem More Spacious

If you have a smaller than average dining room at home, then the chances are that you won't use it for entertaining and inviting family over for meals. This is a great shame but you don't need to worry about a small dining room as much as you might think. With limited space, there are still a number of things you can do to make it a pleasant room to be in and enjoy the convivial atmosphere of dining together.   Read More...

Terms to Learn When Shopping for Custom Curtains

Custom-made curtains can be a good choice for overly large or overly small windows, or if your taste in decor is a bit eclectic, and you can't find curtains on store shelves that appeal to you. If you do decide to have custom curtains made, it's good to know some terminology used for window dressing, as this can help your curtain maker create something that is perfect for your needs. Note some of those curtain-related terms here, so you'll be better able to tell a curtain maker the best style for every room of your home.   Read More...

Interior Design – Secrets to Successfully Redecorating Your Home

After living in your residence for several years, the initial lustre it had may become lost to you. When you start to feel like your surroundings are now dull or look outdated, it would be an indicator that it is high time to embark on some interior designing of your space. Redecorating can be quite an exciting prospect, but if it is not done the right way, it can quickly become a disaster.   Read More...

The Advantages of Concrete Tiles for Home Flooring

When it comes to home flooring, you have a large variety of materials from which to choose, so you don't need to settle for everyday carpet or expensive timber slats. Concrete tiles or poured concrete are both becoming very popular with homeowners today; concrete may sound a bit bland and industrial, but it's actually very attractive and can work in any home no matter its overall decor. There are other advantages to concrete tiles that you might consider so you know if it's the right choice for your home and so you can discuss this option with a concrete installer as needed.   Read More...

Achieving Automated Control of Multiple Areas in Your Home

Have you ever wondered how amazing it would be to control the lighting of your home just by pushing one button? Or to close/open your blinds without having to manually tug on the lever? All this can now be achieved with home automation. There are some applications (such as the one provided by Somfy) that are capable of integrating critical functions within the home under a centralized control. These applications work by attaching sensors to various components within the home (lights, awnings, home theatre systems, door locks, etc.   Read More...