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SMALL SPACE SOLUTIONS

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SMALL SPACE SOLUTIONS

  Small spaces may feel cramped and cluttered but it doesn't have to. To help you avoid some serious cases of claustrophobia we've compiled a list of tips for helping you create a pleasant and airy space no matter the size of your interior. DOUBLE STORAGE SOLUTIONS The first thing to look out for when furnishing a small interior is space maximization. Purchasing pieces that offer hidden storage options is a game changer as it allows for double the functionality, aiding in the storage of clutter. Hollow foot stools, night tables, ottomans and even coffee tables make a great addition to any...

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TIPS FOR DESIGNING YOUR HOME OFFICE

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TIPS FOR DESIGNING YOUR HOME OFFICE

Whether your current home office is a space for running a business, your remote workspace or simply a place to pay bills and organizing your schedule, it is absolutely essential that it is comfortable and inviting.  This way, you have a clear headspace free from the clutter of everyday tasks, especially if you plan on spending multiple hours a day there.  An office that reflects the design and comfort of the rest of your home is a place you'll want to burn the midnight oil. 1. LOCATION With homes now coming in such a vast amount of shapes and sizes, your office can be anywhere within. ...

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DINING CHAIR SHOPPING GUIDE

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DINING CHAIR SHOPPING GUIDE

Looking to find the perfect dining chair to match your dining table? Choosing the right dining chairs for your space is never an easy task especially if you're prone to hosting dinner parties or family dinners every night. With such a vast array of options to choose from, we've compiled a list of some of the things we look out for when finding a dining chair so that you can make a more informed decision. ARRANGEMENTS  Before we get started, lets talk about the three main types of dining chair arrangements and decide which one is best for your space. All...

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Pantone Presents Colour of the Year 2021: Illuminating and Ultimate Gray

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Pantone Presents Colour of the Year 2021: Illuminating and Ultimate Gray

Pantone 17-5105 (Ultimate Gray) and Pantone 13-0647 (Illuminating), the dynamic duo announced by the experts at Pantone to be the Colour of The Year 2021. Pantone has only ever announced two colors once for the Colour of The Year, the other year being 2016 (to acknowledge gender fluidity). In 2020, during the COVID 19 crisis we all spent the majority of our time indoors being safe at home. The two colours together is a testament to the ways we united with friends, neighbours and our close ones.  Pantone 13-0647 (Illuminating) was expressed by Pantone as “a bright and cheerful yellow...

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12 Productive Home Activities

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12 Productive Home Activities

Bored at home? Here are things to do in your free time.  Looking for ideas of productive things to do after spring break or while you're at home during the quarantine? Below are some ideas from Shelter.  Truth is, being bored is perfectly normal. But many times when you're bored at home, the things you choose to do with your free time are left to chance. And it’s so easy to fall prey to doing things that aren't exactly productive.      Productive things to do in your free time when bored at home  Feng Shui your furniture and space. ...

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