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Share Divine Designs: Dip Dye Furniture

A 70’s trend is coming back…

Dip dye furniture is on the rise again and certainly an eye catching idea for all to embrace.


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Share Keeping up with the Jones'

A look into Jennifer Aniston's gorgeous new home...

Jen’s luxurious abode took 2 and half years to renovate and I am sure you will agree that it was certainly worth the wait!

Strewn with luxurious furniture pieces and décor, a billiard table, grand piano, lush garden and spectacular views, this house has it all and yet the design is relaxing and homely.


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Share Transition from Tween to Teen

When decorating a room for your teenage child, you have to understand what stage they’re at and what stage they are getting into.  Your child is now entering into the teenage zone, so creating an element of youthfulness and portraying an image of being a young male/female is should be ideal.


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Share Create a room filled with 'Cool Character'

A child's room is a safe-haven, away from the hustle and bustle and worries of the real world. So when decorating their room, bear in mind that they don't pay much attention to class and elegance, and would rather use their room wall as a make-shift canvas.

It is important to remember that aspects such as colour and animations are the things any child will love. 

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Share Artsy Fartsy...Upcycling

Want that unique look, something wild and out of the ordinary?

Artsy Fartsy will provide you will some outrageous and clever décor and design ideas weekly.
 

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Share Paint Perfection

 Choosing the right paint colour for a room can be hard. There are a variety of amazing colours that can be thrown at you. But you have to be precise on what it is that you really want. 


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Share Artsy Fartsy...Bron Stofberg

As a child, Bron excelled at art. But, being naturally gifted doesn’t mean she’s had it easy. She still had to build a reputation and convince others to believe in her talent. “It was my brother who gave me my first commission and my mom, an interior decorator, who helped me on the road to success.

 

 


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Share Décor Tip: Ageless White

Timeless Design

The kitchen’s U-shaped layout makes it clear that this is the command center, where the entertaining, cooking, and family gatherings take place. Creamy cabinets, an ivory La Cornue stove, and neutral laminate flooring work together to make this high-traffic zone feel open and uncrowded.

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Share The Rules of Working From Home

 Figure Out if It’s Right for You

“Many of us would opt to work from home to save on child-care and commuting expenses, but it isn’t for everyone,” says Tory Johnson, author of Fired to Hired ($14, Berkley Trade,amazon.com). If you thrive on the camaraderie of watercooler chitchat or are tempted to rush off to a sale at the mall without a watchful eye to tether you down, you probably aren’t the best candidate. 

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Share Elle Décor: Designer Tips for Small Spaces

 Need to make the most of a limited space? Five designers offer solutions for the square-footage-challenged

 “A generously scaled sofa, mirror, chair, rug, or piece of furniture will trick the eye,” notes designer Mariette Himes Gomez, who placed a large Gothic bookcase in a small alcove of her Manhattan apartment, pictured. “What could have been a generous closet became a modest library.”

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