Repurposing or upcycling old furniture and finds has become one of the hottest trends around the world. More and more DIY and craft enthusiasts are discovering the fun in transforming junk and throw-away furniture into practical pieces for a home.
Lauren McGrath and her mother, Suzanne co-authored Good Bones, Great Pieces, a decorating book chock-full of sound wisdom regarding how to get your money's worth.
Storage and shelving is not just about hiding clutter out of sight, it's also about putting on display. Choosing the right storage or shelving for a home is not only about fulfilling your storage needs, but also enhancing your decorating scheme.
When buying a older home you may end up with a fireplace that doesn't fit in with your decor. Ripping out and replacing a fireplace surround can be time consuming and expensive, but there are other ways to fix up a tiled fireplace surround easily and affordably.
Heading down to the coast for the holidays? Don't forget to pack the tree and decorations. It's even worth spoiling the view when you set up the Christmas tree in coastal style, with starfish, seahorses and sailboats.
This small apartment defies being cramped by removing most the interior walls to create an open plan living arrangement that is spacious - without the loss of privacy.
There is something so magical about a home decorated for the festive season. Perhaps it's memories of a childhood of experiencing a white Christmas, or joy at the sights and sounds of decorations being hung around the home.
Capture a world of simple pleasures with natural materials, hand-crafted ceramics, cotton fabrics, the nostalgic scent of old roses and the heavenly aroma of lavender. Whether you call it natural living or living naturally reminds of a past forgotten and a yesterday still longed for.
Home-Dzine is all about affordable home decor and DIY... about giving your home a makeover for less. Here are a few tips on decorating a home on a budget and saving yourself some money in the process.
Whitewashed walls can either look spectacular or hideous. The trick to whitewashed walls is deciding the best way to whitewash walls to match your personal decor style.
As development increases, there is a trend towards smaller apartments and townhouses. Trying to fit all your furniture into a small space can be a nightmare and normally results in downscaling to some degree. How do you fit everything into a small space. Read on...
There is nothing more satisfying for me than coming across a cheap bargain at a secondhand store or online auction that I can transform into a beautiful piece of furniture.
Starting off in your own place for the first time can be difficult. Even if you haven't bought your own place, you still had to put down a hefty deposit with the first month's rent, which leaves very little left over for buying furniture.
Pop into your local Builders Warehouse and you will find a selection of canvas dropcloths in various sizes. In this feature we'll show you how you can use canvas dropcloths for indoor and outdoor decor projects.
As building developers look for ways to reduce the cost of labour and materials, apartments, townhouses and homes are moving towards an open plan design.
How awesome and clever is this rope room divider. I think this is a fantastic way to section off areas within a home without blocking out light or completely closing off sections.
As the weather warms up and we open windows wide to let cool soft breezes into our homes, it's also perhaps time to take a look around and see what other areas need to be refreshed.
I'm always posting about reclaimed this and repurposed that, but where do you find this stuff. I have mentioned Gumtree and Bid or Buy, but have you visited Moving On?
Jenna Halvorsen is a stay-at-home mom who transformed her living space to make it a more comfortable space, and to create a play space for her young son. See how she transforms a living room on a limited budget with a few carefully selected accessories.
Whether you are decorating for spring, or starting off in a new place, there's no denying that neutrals offer the perfect canvas for any style of decorating.