Three Steps to Set the Scene for a Chic Summer

By House & Garden

Sue McCoubrey from Block & Chisel shares her top styling tips for your summer outdoor spaces this season

When deciding on how to style your outdoor spaces, it’s important to start by looking at what you have to work with. Do you have a covered or uncovered patio?

A small or large or oddly shaped space? A lush or bare space in need of some greening?

Decide how many people you want to host and what your signature decor style is. Once you’ve got a clear idea of the canvas you want to paint, you can start getting creative.

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Reinventing Kitchen Culture

Kitchens are the warm heart of a home, where most of our entertaining is planned – but kitchen design trends evolve rapidly, so be ready for some changes…

The days of keeping your guests out of the kitchen are past. A renaissance is afoot and, according to Decorex Africa’s Trend Report for 2020, it’s time to repurpose your kitchen as a multifunctional space, where cooking, entertaining, relaxation, reading and homework are all supported. This is the message delivered by Creative Director Anita Bloom, author of this authoritative report on décor, interior design and lifestyle trends, which gives us a teasing glimpse of what to expect from Decorex Durban 2020, where the overarching theme is ‘Lifestyle by Design’.  

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Give a little magic and sprinkle some sparkle in your home this Christmas!

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It’s that time of the year again and we are excited to share some decorative Christmas décor ideas and inspiration with you! Christmas trends range from the traditional red, green and gold to in-vogue or more neutral colours, depending. You may want to give your old ornaments and decorations a new twist with some of these inspirational ideas. This year is all about nature, as well as keeping it simple and real. Create something magical to be shared and enjoyed by all. Find your own magic when decorating your home this Christmas. Continue reading

Tiny Details To Transform Your Space

Who said that you must overhaul your home’s interior design to make it stylish and contemporary? And who said that if a room in your home feels a little off, you must invest in costly improvements? The truth is that you can make tiny transformations and end up with a home that is envied by everyone who steps foot in it.

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