Small Open Plan Home With Jungle-Like Botanical Decor

The Grão House (Grain House) project, by architects Très Arquitetura, involved the reinterpretation of traditional bulk warehouses. This is a magical little place, with a welcoming Brazilian flavour. Jungle-like botanical decoration colours its natural palette. Compact rooms have been given cleverly combined open plan arrangements, and some unique small space solutions. A large store wall …

An Alluring Apartment Full Of Playful Monkeys And Copper Accents

Crisp, elegant, modern and light, this alluring apartment resides in Kiev, Ukraine. Designed and visualised by Spotless Agency, the interior is predominantly white with just enough warm accent pieces to make the stylish space feel inviting -; whilst maintaining its sense of cool. White marble and copper highlights add luxe and lustre to the decor …

Could heating your home all-year-round actually save you money?

Who else has flicked the heating on over the past few weeks, when temperatures have dropped? And did you too feel guilty about spending on your on summer heating bills? Well fear not, it turns out heating your home during summer could actually help save money. During warmer seasons, central heating is often the last …

Stargazer Lily: Plant Profile, Flowers, Care and More

Stargazer lilies are a type of oriental lily hybrid that can add stunning colors and fragrant aromas to any garden. Stargazer lily flowers usually bloom from the middle of summer until the end of summer. Their large colorful flowers ranging from light pink to deep crimson colors give off strong scents. Apart from looking stunning, …

Hallway storage ideas – to create a practical entrance that is neat and tidy

Rethink your hall and under-stairs space and boost storage potential -; stop using it as a dumping ground and make it work harder The hallway is the first room your guests will see as they enter your home but a pile of discarded shoes, coats, umbrellas and keys, which always have a habit of accumulating …

Eco-friendly flooring – everything you need to know about sustainable floors

Go green from the ground up, with flooring options that are as sustainable as they are stylishly good-looking. With more of a focus on “;green”; living than ever before, many companies are improving the eco credentials of their flooring, making changes to the materials used as well as their provenance. For more ideas to transform …

6 Ways Gardening Easily Improves Your Mental Health

Gardening has long been considered a therapeutic hobby for well-being. However, science is just now beginning to back up the benefits of getting your hands dirty with research. Mental health professionals have even started incorporating gardening into treatment for substance abuse and alcoholism. “;Horticultural therapy”; has proven to be helpful as an intervention for many …