Does the color red make you feel anxious? Do you feel calm in a blue room? Does orange stimulate your energy levels? It is a no-brainer that looking at certain colors can relax you.
When I was a child, my room was several shades of dusty pink which I abhorred. It was my grandma who chose the color pallet when she was still around. The rose-colored wall, the tinted windows, the stuffy polka-dot bedding, the mauve curtains… It should have been pretty cute, but it reeked of niminy-piminy ladylike […]
After a long, busy, and tiring day, it feels divine to fall into bed and immediately slip into a deep, sound, slumber. Sadly, not all of us have it that easy.
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?
Maintain a healthy sleep and wake cycle so you are fully rested in the night and enjoy an active and effective day following that with these sleep and wake lights.
If you’re the type who’s resisting the digital age and still not allowing your fridge to order your milk, you might find the idea of your house becoming autonomous a little challenging! However, the future is now and with driverless cars just around the corner, this fancy home automation era will feel old hat before […]
Tiny house, #vanlife, minimalism. These are the latest buzz words when it comes to having a stress-free home life. There’s a movement establishing itself and it’s gaining momentum as people begin to realise that ‘lack of stuff’ trumps ‘lots of stuff’.
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
When we think of Christmas traditions, we often think of the warmth and contentment experienced in our decorated and seasonally embellished home. Of our desire to bring friends and family together to share in the joyousness of the season and to look toward all the possibilities for the approaching new year.
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.
A Quick Guide Decluttering Room-by-room. The spaces in which we live reflect our personalities, personal style and unique tastes. In turn, our spaces affect how we feel about ourselves and the world around us.
IKEA’s Billy Bookcase is a classic piece of furniture that has captured the hearts and imagination of many IKEA furniture fans.
With the winter season just around the corner, it is time to examine some of the essential gadgets to have at home to keep you and the family warm and cosy.
Children invariably live in a world of imagination, one in which giants roam the earth and unicorns fly with glitter-dusted wings.
If you had to clean out the air filters on an air-conditioner, you would know how filthy the air around us is, especially so if you live in the city.
Wall decals have long been used as an easy and quick way to decorate a space. The ability to use and reuse and subsequently remove wall decals make them a popular choice for children’s rooms and rooms with themes. While typical wall decals have always been made with cheap and cheerful PVC, a new range […]
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.
First and foremost, alarm clocks for the bedside table need to be non-ticking. Nobody wants to go to bed with a ticking clock next to them. For a travel alarm clock, it needs also be compact, lightweight and durable.
There’s something inherently pleasing about well-made, well designed items, particularly those that we keep close to us, and it is no different to the alarm clocks that we have in our bedrooms.