Category Archives: Design

How to choose the right art for your new home

Moving into a new home can be stressful, but once the unpacking is complete and you have settled in, the fun can begin. Choosing art for your new home is…

Understanding the five elements of African art

African art has come along way in context, purpose and cultural origin. Traditionally, art was intended to tell stories and portray ideas, beliefs, status and workmanship. It was created to…

Furnishing your new home: tips and tricks to make it easy

Furnishing your first home can be exciting and daunting. The many questions that run through your head sound something like, “What colour should the drapes be? Where should our crockery…

How to decorate your child’s home music room

Having a child who is interested in music often means that they require a space to practise their chosen instruments. You will also need a place to store their many…

Simple steps to creating an outdoor play area your kids will love

Children love to spend time outside playing with friends and family, which is why having an outdoor area is vital for a family with younger children. It also becomes a…

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How to create the ultimate Zen bedroom

  A bedroom does not have to be a merely functional space. It can be a room you turn to for solace and peace from the business of everyday life….

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How to create the perfect rustic garden

  A garden is often the one place on the property where people go to relax and be at one with nature. It provides a respite from the harsh, grey…

Pet-proofing your new home: top tips

Being a pet parent is one of the most rewarding experiences one can have in life. However, when moving house, it is important to be sure that your new home…

Get the most out of your guest bedroom

A guest bedroom does not have to be an awkwardly decorated room, full of mismatching linens and unwanted knick knacks (that you have to display whenever your grandmother comes to…

The right way to maintain your kitchen

We all love our kitchens because that’s where the food comes from and, let’s be honest, everybody loves food. But, because it’s such a popular area of the house, it…