Types of Shutters

Popular Shutter Styles for your Windows

When it comes to decorating your home, interior shutters are a great way of adding style, and they also offer many practical benefits. Each shutter style is completely versatile to its environment – you can choose a neutral shade that matches your existing décor, or you can add a burst of color to your room. Aside from looking beautiful, shutters can control your privacy, brighten any room, and aid temperature control. Full-height shutters Full-height shutters cover the full length of your windows in one panel and work well in every room. You can either have louvered shutters, which use slats …

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Eco-Friendly Ways To Defeat Allergies At Home

Photo by Paige Cody on Unsplash Try Natural Remedies When a sneezing fit hits, you will turn to the kitchen cupboard for a pill. Sometimes, the only way to prevent attacks is to use drugs. However, you don’t want to overdo it with the traditional forms of antihistamines as you will develop immunity. Then, the next time you’re in desperate need of relief, the pills won’t work as well or at all. Thankfully, natural remedies exist that are as effective as the pharmaceutical ones. Studies suggest an extract called Ze 339 is as powerful as any antihistamine on the market. Also, Phleum pratense …

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3 Tips for Making Your Home More Beautiful

Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay Your home is a place where you spend a huge amount of your time – which, of course, means that when your home is as uplifting and fun to be in as possible, your general mood and sense of well-being and appreciation for life, are likely to be significantly higher as well. There are various things that we look for in an uplifting and positive home environment. For example, comfort, practicality in terms of the space and appliances offered, et cetera. At the same time, though, beauty, and a strong aesthetic appeal are very important …

Little Colorado Toy Boxes

Home & Design: Little Colorado Wooden Toy Boxes

There’s nothing quite like a toddler to ruin interior decor. Don’t get me wrong, I absolutely adore my child. But between crayons, toy sets, the endless party favors, and cookie crumbs, it’s like a pint-size tornado is tearing through the living room on the daily. My meticulously styled, serene retro-chic home has been taken over by a 3-year-old hoarder. That’s why Little Colorado and their gorgeously crafted toy boxes are today’s home design quick pick. Solid wood, sturdy construction, and a beautifully classic design, this Captain’s Chest wooden toy box is perfection. It is large enough to hold toys both …

Linenly Organic Bamboo Sheet Set

Home & Design: Linenly Organic Bamboo Sheets

David versus Goliath. Edison versus Tesla. Martha Stewart versus Gwyneth Paltrow. Me versus Bedding. Rivalries that span the test of time. My Goliath is bedsheets. I do not know what interior designer I pissed off in a past life, but I have the worst luck with bedding. Whether it’s fitted sheets that aren’t deep enough or a pillowcase that rips at the seams after 1 week, I have had the hardest time finding the right sheets. But no more! Thanks to my friends at Linenly, my struggle is over. Check out my new gorgeous set of 100% Organic Bamboo Sheets. …

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Creating The Perfect Home Office

Image by rawpixel from Pixabay  More and more people are deciding to work from home today. Whether you do so on a full-time or part-time basis, or you’re creating a home office for study purposes, you will want to make sure that it is designed in a manner that enhances your home and enables you to work efficiently. There are lots of different factors to take into account here, so let’s take a look… Use Pinterest, but use it responsibly – Pinterest is a great source for interior design inspiration, and this is certainly an excellent platform for anyone who is looking for …

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Tips On Creating The Ideal Sleep Environment

Photo by Rhema Kallianpur on Unsplash There are all kinds of reasons as to why getting a good night’s sleep is important in our lives. From improved health to better concentration, you can see some of the benefits of sleep here. But if you struggle to sleep well at night, there are some active steps you can take. You might cut down on your caffeine intake, for example, and you might eat sleep-friendly foods in place of anything too heavy for your late night snack. Another way to improve your chances of a good night’s sleep is to create a more relaxing bedroom …

Modern Home Restoration in Crete

Modern Home Restoration in Crete

Guest Contributor: Andreas Markakis Andreas is a professional wedding and lifestyle photographer based in the beautiful city of Chania, on the island of Crete in Greece. Learn more here. Being part of a personal project, as this home belongs to myself and my wife, we wanted to show exactly how that even a small home can be comfortable and pleasant for visitors vacations. An almost 150-year-old stone building that belonged to my grandfather and grandmother was passed on to me and I felt the urge to renovate and restore. After construction was completed we styled the home for this photo …