Aching muscles, pent-up tension, taut shoulders, a stressful day, … when the pressures and demands of life start adding up, there are few things as soothing as a hot bath to ease your worries and concerns away. And with floating flower petals strewn amongst the bubbles, it’s enough to transport you to a different, more […]
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Remember when your mum’s pressure cooker sat on the stove, and hissed and puffed for all it was worth? I remember how scary it seemed but also how amazing it was that things were cooked in a fraction of the time it would normally have taken.
Coats and scarves, caps, hats and handbags, these things have a way of building up and getting out of hand and, coat hooks in the hallway are typically the perfect solution. But move over, boring old traditional wall hooks.
Move over kettle, make way for the hot water dispenser! While a kettle would traditionally count as a kitchen essential, these days, there are options beyond the standard kettle. The alternatives are both more efficient and quicker
Pillows are one of those things that we are often advised to change on a regular basis. The recommended duration of use ranges from 6 months to 3 years, even with regular washing. This then of course, produces quite a number of ‘old’ pillows and just what can you do with old pillows?
That slight curvature in the living room or bedroom wall, that houses a spectacular window often calls out to be filled and furnished with thought and care. Whether or not your bay window has a view does not detract from the fact that it is a gorgeous space that needs to be appropriately furnished.
Life can be a complicated endeavour. Between getting to work, paying the bills, bringing up children, finding time for your partner, and then there’s your families health and diet and well-being to consider. It is little wonder, that with all of the messages that are constantly thrown at us by the media, we find ourselves, […]
Love them or hate them each brand New Year brings with it, this unspoken drive, this somewhat ‘new’ beginning, the opportunity and ability to start afresh. Resolutions… to do something different, to make a change, to achieve a goal. Yet, for some, it also seems somewhat farcical – after all, you don’t really need a […]
Nothing says modern, contemporary and stylish in the living room quite like these glass and chrome coffee tables. Our curated lines of stylish coffee tables adds a touch of luxury and a well-deserved premium look to any living room.
So here we are, standing right on the brink of a brand New Year. As you look back through the year that’s almost over, perhaps you find some amazing wonderful experiences, perhaps there are some things that you might have chosen to do differently. But no matter what those reflections bring, it is a time […]
Coffee tables, while not often given as much time or thought as the sofa or couch, actually form the main focal point in many living rooms and lounges.
While shorter, cold, dark days and longer nights, snuggling in front of a warm fire with hot cocoa are all hallmarks of the cold season, less talked about are the winter blues
The feeling of vastness and space is at once linked with peace, serenity and abundance. No surprise then that every time you clear out the clutter and the junk that somehow manages to accumulate of it’s own accord, there is a distinct feeling of accomplishment, followed by a sense of relief, openness and calm.
Coffee tables say a lot about the space in which they inhabit and few exude style and assert themselves as well as glass coffee tables with metallic gold frames.
Smart locks used to only be something found in science fiction or futuristic movie – the kind that identify you visually, or unlock when you are near. Well, the future is here now, and with the range of technology now available, there is a whole gamut of different types of smart locks available.
IKEA’s Billy Bookcase is a classic piece of furniture that has captured the hearts and imagination of many IKEA furniture fans.
The Russell Hobbs multi-cooker, joins the ever-growing list of multi-cookers currently on the market. At the lower price end of the market, the Russell Hobbs offers many of the functions of most of the higher end models, with the exception of the pressure cooker function.
As adults, when we think of decorating spaces, or main attention is primarily drawn to wall colours and choices, flooring while important, often is secondary, not unimportant but secondary.
Whether you are you’re a fan of the great outdoors, or someone who just prefers the calm and quiet of your own garden, there is no denying that a hammock in an outdoor space is always a welcome addition. For the serious outdoor adventurer, a good hammock raises you above the ground over night, while […]
The arrival of summer always heralds a new season of outdoor living, whether figuratively or literally, the longer days and warmer weather means that it is a joy to spend time outside. It is also the time when outdoor furniture really comes in to it’s own and while outdoor garden sets are perfect for entertaining […]