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Posted by on Jun 8, 2018 in Living Room | 0 comments

The 3 must-have items for a football-themed family room

The 3 must-have items for a football-themed family room

There’s no doubt about the fact that the football season is finally back. The Americans will now spend long, joyous or heartbreaking hours watching their favorite team, rivals and contenders compete against each other on Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. All the diehard football fans are all aware of the fact that there can be no substitute waiting in another room as long as cheering for their best team is concerned. Fans usually prepare for the game in different ways. While some plan to watch the game with their friends at their places, there are some others who prefer to watch it with their family members at the living rooms. Someone who is trying to make his living room fit for watching the World Cup matches has to have few things around which can demonstrate their allegiance and help them remain fueled till the clock winds down. Here are few tips to prepare your living room for the first kickoff. #1: A comfortable TV along with a nice seating arrangement...

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Posted by on Jan 21, 2017 in Living Room | 0 comments

4 Reasons Why Vintage Lights are Amazing

4 Reasons Why Vintage Lights are Amazing

There are different types of lights to choose from if you are decorating your house. If you are considering vintage lights, you are heading in the right direction. These are great lights that will totally transform the ordinary look of your house. If you are not yet convinced, here are some more reasons why you should buy them. They are unique. It is not common to see a house adorned with vintage lights. Some people are just too lazy to find them. Others find them too expensive. If you have them at home, you can safely say that your decorations will stand out, as guests coming over can’t find these lights elsewhere. They are flexible. The best part about these lights is that it does not matter where you want to display them. You can put them in your living room and they will look amazing. If you want your bedroom to have an old-time feel, go ahead and use the lights there. You can even have them in...

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Posted by on Jan 19, 2017 in Living Room | 0 comments

Great reasons to choose bi-folding doors for your home

Great reasons to choose bi-folding doors for your home

Adding bifolding doors to your property can really enhance the aesthetics of your home. If you have previously only had sliding or patio doors you may not be aware of the additional benefits and differences adding bi-folds can have. The increased usability of space in your home and the sense of free living are just two of the very best reasons to change, but there are more too. Whether your home is small or in a large four acre plot of land, the following benefits can all be achieved by adding bi-folding doors. Reduced cleaning The great thing about aluminium bi-folding doors is that they are easy to maintain. Aluminium frames can easily be wiped clean, and the runners are also easy to wipe down and check. Aluminium frames do not change shape in the heat either so you shouldn’t have problems with the doors not opening and closing properly at certain periods throughout the year. Open space to allow for better usage It is true that bi-folding doors...

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Posted by on Jan 17, 2017 in Living Room | 0 comments

3 Effortless Ways to Elevate Your Living Space

3 Effortless Ways to Elevate Your Living Space

If you are in the market to update your living space, particularly your living room now is a great time to start. With the hustle and bustle of the holiday season finally behind us, it’s a perfect time to start to start planning updates to your interiors. You don’t have to plan a huge home interior re-model to achieve an updated look. There are simple and effective ways to update your interiors that can change the whole look and feel of the living area or space that you are working in. Lighting An easy way to change up the look and feel of your living room is to play with lighting options. If your home is filled with grand chandeliers and extremely rich looking lighting fixtures you may want to play with mixing different lighting elements in with what you already have. You can choose from a variety of styles to give your room an additional light source as well as an additional touch of style or flair. You...

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Posted by on Jun 20, 2015 in Living Room | 0 comments

Flower Paste Flowers: How To Make Daisies

Flower Paste Flowers: How To Make Daisies

Flower paste flowers are a right of passage for the would-be sugar crafter. There’s something about assembling and shaping a flower from icing that helps build and solidifies vital skills, and of course the end result looks fabulous on all cakes great and small. Although many like to tackle a rose, and the experienced decorator will perhaps try their hand at orchids, the humble daisy makes a great flower for the less experienced. Once you have the basic techniques down they can be crafted quickly and are ideal for summer bakes. What You Need For Flower Paste Daisies To make a flower paste daisy you will need the following ingredients: White flower paste Yellow flower paste Green flower paste Cooled, boiled water It’s also hand to have the following tools: Leaf cutter Daisy cutter Ball end tool Sieve Empty egg carton These tools will make creating your flower paste flowers simpler and quicker than trying to create each petal and leaf by hand. Creating Your Flower Paste Flowers The...

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Posted by on Sep 23, 2014 in Living Room | 0 comments

A room with a view

A room with a view

Looking at the image below it may evoke memories of a luxury beachside holiday. In some it may have them hankering over memories of a love which slipped away on that last foreign holiday before responsibility set in. Do you remember the view from your balcony or beach side patio? Remember long, lazy summer days, white sandy beaches, sangria, warm nights, summer loving and a view to die for – fab memories for many of us.   Living in the view Back to reality, forget about the holidays, you’re back home and real life goes on. As my daughter in law frequently tells me; ‘you cannot live in a view.’ This probably explains her reasons for wanting to live in the middle of one of those hideous modern estates, where all the houses look like coloured boxes (or pale imitations of Balamory) and the gardens are similar in size to a postage stamp. Her view from the windows of her home is the fence which separates her home from...

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