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9 Iconic Furniture Designs You Need To Know About

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A black cat relaxing in a spacious, modern living room.

It’s easy to forget that the chair you’re sitting on is part of a constantly evolving design that dates back pretty much to the start of human existence. Furniture design has been a necessary part of life ever since early man first needed a place to sit or a shelf to store his tools. Things weren’t as easy as IKEA back then, but archeological research shows mankind was creating seats, cupboards, shelves and dressers back […]

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Outdoor Furniture Trends To Bring A Little Bit Of The Great Outdoors Into Your Home

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Fight cabin fever and get that Vitamin D by sprucing up your open areas with some gorgeous outdoor furniture.

Whether it’s a tiny balcony to your one-bed walkup or a whole patio with enough space to have a little flower patch, while we’re stuck indoors, it’s these little pieces of the outdoors that are keeping us going. For some of us, it’s where we go to get a breath of fresh air or enjoy a cup of tea, for (some lucky) others it’s doubling up as an outdoor office or vegetable garden, but whatever […]

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How To Set Up Your Home Office With Limited Space

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An ideal desk setup for a home office, featuring a monitor, a table lamp & other accessories

Working from home is a trend that’s here to stay. But not everyone is having an easy time adjusting to this new normal. This is why we’ve given expert advice on how to convert an attic to a home office, to help people establish clearer boundaries between their work and home lives. But let’s face it – not everyone has the luxury of unlimited space. Spare rooms are hard to come by, let alone a […]

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How To Convert Your Attic Into The Best Home Office Ever

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Attic Into The Best Home Office Ever

Gone are the days when attics were scary, dark spaces that you’d think twice about venturing into. Of course, Halloween doesn’t count because then you can go ahead and create a total Nightmare on Elm Street vibe. But what do you do with all this extra space during the rest of the year? If you’re not using it for storage, of course. There’s so much you can come up with. A cozy reading nook, a […]

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How To Maintain Your Furniture

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You did it! You set up your dream home, just the way you wanted it! Now you can sit back, relax and enjoy the fruits of your labor. Just one thing though, do you know how to take care of all your carefully-selected furniture? Don’t just dust crumbs off your couch while you’re vacuuming or wipe that console table without a second thought. There’s more to furniture care and maintenance than you think, and if […]

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Five Ways to Incorporate Pantone’s Color of the Year Into Your Home

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Color of the Year 4

If you’re looking for design inspiration, how about the Color of the Year? The Pantone Color Institute chooses the color of the year annually based on “what is taking place in our global culture in a moment in time” and Classic Blue (PANTONE 19-4052, if you want to get technical) is said to “highlight our desire for a dependable and stable foundation”. Keeping in mind the tumultuous few months of this year already, we’d say […]

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Your Super Simple Guide To Furniture Styles Of The Century

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furniture styles

A great starting point for an interior design project is to learn a bit about various styles and how they differ from one another. With the sheer number of different furniture styles and the many terms getting thrown around, it could be a task to comprehend what is what.   Victorian, Scandinavian, Modern, Industrial, Shabby Chic…   It’s an endless list. With an abundance of unique design styles, it can be challenging to decipher the […]

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8 Unconventional Decor Ideas To Beat Those Winter Blues

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winter decor setting with christmas trees and people

‘I feel it in my fingers I feel it in my toes Christmas is all around me And so the feeling grows’ We totally relate to Billy Mack as he serenades us with this lovely Christmas melody.  Yes, it’s that time of the year again! Old man winter is howling outside the door and the holiday season is quietly creeping up on us. From the warmth of Thanksgiving to the merriment of Christmas, there isn’t […]

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Hygge Decor: Your Guide to Furnishing a Cozy Home

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purple pillow with tray and soft rug as hygge decor

Forget your whole life for a second and imagine this – You’re in freshly laundered PJs, tucked under a thick, down-filled comforter. There’s a steaming mug o’ mocha by your side, and a glowing, crackling fireplace warming the room. You take a big whiff of your mocha and a small mindful sip of its comforting flavors, then pick up that familiar book (which you’ve read like, say, 394 times), thumb through its pages and dive […]

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How To Turn Your Ghastly Attic Into A Glorious One

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ghastly rocking chair in old attic

It’s the night before Halloween. You have to go upstairs to fix a windowpane in the attic. Perched by the window opening lies what was dearly departed grandma’s antique rocking chair.  Your mind abruptly starts telling you things while you’re fixing the pane, “This may or may not be true, but I swear that chair draped in spider webs is rocking ever so slightly”. You shake off the thought, your mind plays along and both […]