Posts tagged as "Décor tips"
Have your entryway ready to greet whenever the doorbell rings. Here are the most basic, yet most important, all-you-need-to-know tips for creating an impressionable first impression. First thing’s first and this doesn’t count ’cause it’s a given – walking into darkness certainly won’t get you off on the right foot, so be sure to avoid [...]
If you remember toward the end of last year a new series called “Starting Out” was added to this blog as a means to gather ideas, tips and tricks for those starting a new living adventure in their lives. Be it moving into res, moving into a first apartment or buying a new and first [...]
This trend stalker remembers once reading a decorator recounting how a client wanted a large bookcase in her lounge, filled only with peach- and apricot-coloured books to match the suite and other décor. To this day, I don’t know which aspect horrifies me more. That the client actually had an apricot leather suite. That the [...]
This Trend Stalker has a new obsession: Pinterest. For those who haven’t heard of it – and I hadn’t until yesterday – it’s an inspiration site filled with the most gorgeous pics, from which you “pin” your favourites to create themed moodboards. I thought it sounded a bit pointless. Until I tried it … I just [...]
I’ve just spent seven hours conceptualising an incentive campaign for a sales team that stands to win a cruise if it makes target. The job probably didn’t require all this time but the nautical theme required bunting – lots of it – and I became so enamoured with these pretty little fabric flags that I [...]
It’s pretty commonplace to hear people chat about how desperately their kitchen needs a makeover or how much they’d love to give their guest loo a facelift. Newlywed wives spend what must feel like an eternity (to their newlywed husbands) choosing the perfect fabric for the living room curtains and making sure that the dining [...]
As far as I’m concerned mirrors don’t get enough credit. Often just banished to the bathroom or squeezed in among perfume bottles and make up debris on a dressing table, mirrors aren’t just for ensuring perfect mascara application, a well-placed mirror can make a cosy dining room spacious, a practical bedroom a little more luxurious [...]