Home Décor Trends That Will Rule 2017

With the dawn of a new year, everyone wants to do something new and different, it could be new resolutions or shedding a few pounds, taking up a new hobby or completely revamping their living space for renewed inspiration. So what’s new this year, as the year has just begun the new trends are asking for lush colors, plush textures and modernistic takes on traditional designs that make a perfect environment to create a ‘new you’.

Home Décor Trends That Will Rule 2017

Home Décor Trends That Will Rule 2017

Some things which were so much in vogue last season are just so outdated or way too overdone; things which were ancient/antique have suddenly become very happening. Nothing stays forever, change is inevitable. Each year brings something new in home décor, and those who to keep up with the trends would not like to miss out. [Read more…]

Design Tips for Renting Out Your Home

Owning a great rental property can make you stand out from the crowd and will make sure your property is rented out as much as possible as you like it to be. Short term rental sites are gaining popularity and hence property owners are putting more consideration in curating their spaces to cater to guests. Whether you are renting out your vacation home for a long term or putting your city home in the market for a short term, your space should be designed in such a manner that once a client walks in he/she just wants to live there. You should give your home a luxurious look and feel and at the same time, make the guests feel at home.

Design Tips for Renting Out Your Home

Design Tips for Renting Out Your Home

A little effort can go a long way to make your place appealing and hospitable to renters.

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Planning ahead is the key if you are reconfiguring or designing from scratch. Figure out the pivotal layouts by identifying the best features of your home. Sketch, map and decide which area is ideally suited for what function. Give each space a job. Make sure you can cater to target audience that means you cater to kid-friendly features or providing laptop friendly workspace with office amenities. [Read more…]

Selling Your Home? Do Not Ignore These Kitchen Problems

Buying a house is a serious business. Whether it is a recently built estate or a modest fixer-upper, getting a lowdown on your potential home is of tantamount importance. When it comes to selling your home, your kitchen can be your deal-breaker. At an open house most buyers will spend time trying to check out the finishes of your kitchen, appliances, the fixtures and most importantly, the amount of space and storage space.

Selling Your Home? Do Not Ignore These Kitchen Problems

Selling Your Home? Do Not Ignore These Kitchen Problems

Having an inconvenient and inadequate kitchen can be a curse to the home owners. Before you may have fought enough battles with your kitchen, but the buyer of your house doesn’t have to feel that way. Just think of your kitchen as a product and find out what most people like to see in a kitchen? [Read more…]

Go Creative with Your Big Blank Wall

When you see that big blank wall in your home, what is the first thought that comes to your mind? You might think of making it a statement wall by painting it in a different shade and hanging a huge artwork. You could also think of making it a gallery wall and put framed moments of your life. These are some common ideas to decorate the big blank wall. But what if we ask you to step out of the box, get inspired by everything and put creativity on your wall.

Go Creative with Your Big Blank Wall

Go Creative with Your Big Blank Wall

We have compiled a few offbeat ideas to help you add personality to your blank wall-

Framed Wallpaper- Wallpapers are the most popular ways to decorate a blank wall. But that doesn’t mean that you must use it in the conventional way. Cut out parts of wallpaper and put them into chic frames. Hang or stick these framed wallpapers on the wall with a decor item over it or maybe just blank. This creative take with wallpapers looks chic and sophisticated for a bedroom. [Read more…]

Creating a Home Office: Rules Nobody Will Tell You

One of the greatest benefits of a home office is freedom to design and decorate it as you wish, but it is important to ensure that the space should not lose its distinct identity. In other words, we shouldn’t blend the rest of the work place with the rest of our personal space aka home. Whether you are happy or feel it is a curse, one thing’s for sure your mood and productivity will be affected by how it is set up. “A cluttered desk is a cluttered mind”, a disorganized office may be the source of unnecessary mind-blocks.

Creating a Home Office: Rules Nobody Will Tell You

Creating a Home Office: Rules Nobody Will Tell You

For those who work from home or the ones who run a business from home, creating a productive space is an essential. If you don’t have a designated room for an office you would find yourself creating an office which is multi-purpose. [Read more…]

Budget Décor: A Low-Cost Makeover for Your Master Bedroom

Doing up your master bedroom is no bed of roses, especially if you have a shoestring budget. But by a little innovation, creativity and some DIY tricks you can change the look of your master bedroom- the most important room of the house. You just need to avoid some common bedroom décor mistakes and incorporate creativity into the room. Ready to make over your bedroom but don’t want to spend a lot of money? So now you have made up your mind and now you are ready to create a designer bedroom- but on a budget, so here are some tricks which will help you.

Budget Décor: A Low-Cost Makeover for Your Master Bedroom

Budget Décor: A Low-Cost Makeover for Your Master Bedroom

Consider Buying a New Bed- It need not be a king size or a queen size a double bed will do the trick. A double bed will be comfortable for two people and will also fall within your budget. [Read more…]

Nosy Neighbors: Ways to Make Outdoor Spaces More Private

In today’s world, it feels like nothing is private. We share our photos on Instagram, personal feelings on Facebook, opinions on Yelp and résumés on LinkedIn. Yet, that doesn’t mean we want anybody actually looking inside of our houses or even into our backyards where we wish to spend some leisure time. Those who are lucky to have villas also want to blur the line between indoors and outdoors, but privacy becomes an issue in Indian cities.

Nosy Neighbors: Ways to Make Outdoor Spaces More Private

Nosy Neighbors: Ways to Make Outdoor Spaces More Private

So, here we are with few wonderful ways we can create outdoor spaces more private.

Hedges

Planting a hedge is the most convenient way which can be done by any novice gardener or landscaper. Arborvitae, juniper, boxwood, yew, laurel and holly are among the nation’s most popular hedges. As it grows dense, automatically it creates a partition and a lot of privacy. [Read more…]

Ways to Invigorate Your Home Decor with a Single Paint Can

Painting your home is one of the most interesting things to do when it comes to home décor. Your home walls and objects reflect your lifestyle. Once you have chosen the perfect paint color for your dream home and completed covering your abode in glamorous hues, you end up with a single paint of can remaining, which seems to look at us and asks, “Why did you buy me?” So we must find ways to utilize the can and not let it feel lonely.

Ways to Invigorate Your Home Decor with a Single Paint Can

Ways to Invigorate Your Home Decor with a Single Paint Can

Let us explore how to invigorate your Home Décor with a Single Paint Can.

Lots of Paint + Bedroom = Patterned Wall. If you have any color paint left and a can of white paint (and lots of patience), then this task is for you. Take your time planning out the pattern with painter’s tape. For better results, paint one color and let it dry before applying the second. [Read more…]

Things You Should Know about Italian Marble

Flooring is among the first things that attract someone’s attention. And therefore you need to know about flooring before choosing a property as your dream home. One of the most common flooring materials is marble. Architects and artists use marble to make an everlasting statement. We can give our home a timeless and elegant look with marble. One great choice among marbles is the Italian Marble which offers uniqueness, strength and style statement to Homes.

Things You Should Know about Italian Marble

Things You Should Know about Italian Marble

Italian Marble brings a refined elegance to interiors and provides endless design possibilities. It is also easy to clean and an attractive addition to almost any room. [Read more…]

Space Saving Tips for Your Small Bathroom

A small bathroom presents unique opportunities to create something different and special. With the proper planning and design, we can maximize our space, minimize clutter, and even add character to our small bathroom. We can either make small bathroom look bigger or just give it some unique accents so that it makes a statement despite being small.

Space Saving Tips for Your Small Bathroom

Space Saving Tips for Your Small Bathroom

Here are five space-saving tips that offer how to get the most of our small bathroom.

Lighting

The right kind of lighting can add dimensions to our small bathroom. Instead of clunky chandeliers or other huge light fixtures, consider recessed lighting. The mild and soft glow of recessed lights makes the room seem bigger by blurring boundaries. [Read more…]