Posted in EXPERT TIPS
Posted by ISSIE-MAE
on 4 March 2016
Fashion and interior design styles often evolve on parallel paths. Whereas in the past no self-respecting fashionista would wear gold and silver jewelry at the same time, now skillfully mixing metallics is a fast way to look effortlessly modern and chic. Taking a cue from fashion, there's no reason why satin nickel, brushed steel, oil-rubbed bronze, black iron, hammered silver, gold leaf, silver leaf, copper, and other metallic finishes can't get along famously in the sa...
Posted by Leslyn Parker - JASPER & EVE
on 19 August 2015
Easy home decoration ideas
TIP 1. Use Accent Colours
Trends come and go and let's face it, who wants to be stuck with walls painted in 1998's colour of the year. Sure, it's easy enough to paint again, but it needs to be done properly with sanding, undercoats and paint colour selected carefully. So if repainting your room or home isn't really your thing, then accent colours may be the perfect remedy.
When referring to accent colours - the...
Posted by Jessica Goebel - ISSIE-MAE
on 13 May 2015
Renowned for their simplicity, utility, and beauty, Scandinavian homes have a pure, pared backed style that is centred around warm functionality, clean lines, flawless craftsmanship and understated elegance. The use of light is considered to be extremely important, and many Scandinavian homes are characterized by the use of earthy muted tones, honest materials and minimal ornamentation.
The calm, muted tones of cool grey, white and cream are seen everywhere in Scandinavian i...
Posted by Matthew Tucker - TUCKER & NEGUS
on 30 April 2015
This year we have seen a diversity of colour like we haven't seen in ages. Our attention is has settled gentle colours like muted pastels, smoky shades of grey, soft neutrals, metal hues, rich leather and marine tones along with at the opposite end of the spectrum vibrant jewel and fruit colours. Paint colours for the home still revolve around sophisticated basics with preference for cleaner whites, smokier neutrals and updated muted pastels. Feature...