Give Oak Furniture Some TLC: It’s Easy and Quick

Oak is a popular material in furniture, because of its durability and longevity. This is why it is a worthy and practical investment, especially if you want to get the most out of home furnishings. Most importantly oak furniture is simply beautiful. Even in its simplest design, the natural wood grain and color makes every piece stunning to look at. It can add character and statement in your home. Not to mention, that old-world and sophisticated feel. When it comes [...]

How to Add Warmth Inside and Outside of Your Home

Who doesn't want a home that is warm and inviting? It would be amazing to live in it, and people would find themselves revisiting just to experience that warmth again. But how do you create that kind of atmosphere and environment? By making the right choices in interior design. Start with a welcoming entrance If you want to create a strong first impression, then you need to give your home's main entrance the right treatment. It's the first thing that people [...]

Colours That Match Oak Furniture

Colours That Match Oak Furniture If you have just got yourself some amazing new oak furniture or you having a style overhaul, then you need to know what colours go with oak furniture. Oak furniture is highly versatile and can pretty much go with every colour that there is. Oak furniture comes in a number of colours, meaning that your colour options are endless. You are able to accent oak furniture with neutrals, as these will make your furniture stand out [...]

Top Design Trends In 2016

Just like fashion, design also changes over the years. Here is a look at some of the top design trends of 2016. Metallics Metallic has the ability to change a space and give it a more sophisticated and glamorous look. You are able to add some silver or chrome for a sleek feel or warm a room with rose gold, gold or copper. Even though metallic is not a new trend, the way that it is being applied is. There is now [...]

The Benefits of Oak Furniture

There are so many choices when it comes to furniture and it can feel overwhelming. There are so many styles to choose from and also different materials. Oak furniture should be considered for furniture because it lasts a long time and looks beautiful in any home. The Benefits of Oak Furniture Minimal Maintenance People don’t want to have to spend a lot of time or money looking after their furniture, especially if they have just bought it. Oak furniture requires minimal maintenance, as [...]

Decorating With Oak Furniture

Oak furniture has the ability to create a relaxed atmosphere in a home with its light golden and amber tones. Furniture that is made from oak is durable and sturdy. Oak furniture is used in traditional style, but there are now many modern pieces made from this wood. Also, oak furniture can have different finishes so that is able to compliment a modern style. Compliment Oak Furniture With Colour Oak wood has natural tones, which include gold, light yellow, honey and [...]

Brighten Up Your Home For Autumn

Brighten Up Your Home For Autumn

Autumn is here and with that you may consider changing your décor to create a brighter feel for the season ahead. Here is how you can brighten your home for the autumn. Use the Autumn Light The first thing that you need to do is make sure that you are making the most of the natural light in your home. Making small changes can intensify the light. You can change heavy curtains for light ones for instance. However, autumn does get darker as [...]

Artisan furniture

2016 trends: Artisan chic

Artisan - a piece of furniture, an accessory or fabric that has been individually handcrafted by an artisan, rather than mass produced by a factory chain. Artisan goods have been a huge trend this year so far as people have sought out beautifully crafted, timeless pieces for their home. While run-of-the-mill cheap Ikea furniture works fine as a budget friendly way to furnish your living space, the move towards artisan means a move away from big suppliers and towards local shops. Artisan Worker's [...]

Kitchen with marble floor

2016 trends: Magnificent marble

Magnificent marble has been one of the biggest and most beautiful trends this year in home decor. The stores are brimming with everything from marble floor tiles to marble kitchen counters, table tops and accessories, and designers are combining this classic stone with cool white or matt black. Marble is synonymous with wealth and luxury, typically associated with traditional homes. Lately however, it has been used extensively in more modern spaces, particularly with industrial interiors - earning it a new, trendier reputation. [...]

2016 trends: Why matt black is hot

We've seen a lot of vibrant colours surface in interior design through 2015 and 2016 - so 2016's most daring trend, matt black, is perhaps a welcome departure. In the stores, we're seeing a lot of black-themed accessories, fabrics, furniture and wall coverings, with a huge focus on the matt rather than the high gloss finishes we've become so accustomed to. But surely black just makes a room seem small? Yes, kind of - but if you've got a small [...]