How I Learnt to Love My Home and Garden

« Back to Home

2019

Insider Bridal Tips: Choosing the Right Florist for Your Wedding

Posted on

Many might say that flowers are a language understood by every bride and adored at every wedding. They feature not just in wedding decorations but also spice up the bridal cake and overall event look. Finding the perfect florist can be challenging but also the most exciting part of your wedding planning.  The truth is that almost every bride’s wish is to have the most alluring flowers on their nuptials. However, it’s crucial to understand that most are costly and not all come in the same colours and thrive each season. Read More»

Should You Choose Wrought Iron For Your New Staircase Balustrade?

Posted on

When picking a balustrade for your staircase, it is crucial to go with a material that will be both functional as well as visually pleasing. Irrespective of the length of the flight of stairs, the balustrading tends to be the centre of attention. Gone are the days when plain timber railings would suffice since a myriad of materials and designs are readily available to suit your interior décor preference. One material, however, which has been around for centuries but remains relevant is wrought iron. Read More»

3 Laser-Focused Steps To Pack Framed Artwork For Self-Storage

Posted on

Perhaps you’re making an interstate move. Or maybe you need to head overseas temporarily. You could even be downsizing and need a place to store your items for a few months until you sort everything out. Renting a self-storage unit is a golden opportunity to let you keep your things without having to get rid of them. Precious items need proper storage and packing. Here are some laser-focused steps to pack framed artwork before it goes into the self-storage unit. Read More»

A guide to getting the best out of vertical blinds

Posted on

If you’ve made the first step of replacing your cumbersome curtains with blinds, you’re on the path towards a stylish and comfortable home. Blinds are easier to maintain and they come in many different designs that can blend with your furniture, windows and overall theme. If you’ve decided to purchase vertical blinds, you’ll find this design option as one of the most appealing. Vertical blinds have a distinct “stacking” look and they elevate the appearance of even the most dull-looking windows. Read More»

Why Your Historical Reenactment Sewing Business Needs an Overlocker Machine

Posted on

When you started your sewing business that caters to historical reenactment players, you likely bought a heavy-duty sewing machine. You also probably felt that this sewing machine would be enough to get you by on many of the orders you would receive. The truth is, as your orders get bigger and more grand in design, you may find you need more than just your traditional machine. Here are some reasons you need an overlocker sewing machine for your historical reenactment sewing business. Read More»

Fire Safety For Your Business: 3 Top Tips

Posted on

If you own a business, you have a legal responsibility to protect your staff and customers. One of the most common hazards which could affect your business is fire. Below is a guide which will help to ensure that you are doing everything you can to protect your business from the risk of fire. Check out the kitchen areas If your business has a staff rest area with kitchen facilities, this should be an area you should target when reviewing your fire safety set-up. Read More»

Design Ideas For Your Kitchen Renovation

Posted on

A kitchen transformation ideally produces a functional and beautiful space in which you love to spend time socialising and cooking. If you’re looking for elements that will help to achieve this, read on for some ideas.  Kitchen Island In a large open-plan kitchen, an island bench will bring multiple benefits. Adding extra benchtop and storage makes food preparation easier, allowing easy access to utensils and food items. By including a breakfast bar, this prime piece of furniture doubles up as a workbench and dining area—adding functionality to the kitchen. Read More»

Kitchen Wholesale Benchtops for Large Families

Posted on

One of the tasks that large families do each week is food prep. Food prep can consist of chopping vegetables, sandwich prep or packing multiple lunches for the week. All of this requires durable benchtops and options that are easy to maintain and clean. If this is the situation you are in, you may not know what options are available to you. Here are some of the kitchen wholesale benchtop options you can consider and why. Read More»

Two Pieces of Advice to Follow If You're Planning to Redesign Your Deck

Posted on

If you dislike your deck and have decided to redesign it, you may want to keep the following two pieces of advice in mind during this process. Attach a set of outdoor blinds to the deck Many interior designers advise their clients to add outdoor blinds to their decks. There are many reasons for this. The first is that these blinds can keep your deck secure when they are shut. This, in turn, will give you more freedom when it comes to the decorating the deck, as you can safely leave valuable ornaments, furniture and soft furnishings (such as an expensive outdoor lantern or a high-end luxurious rug) in this area without having to worry about someone stealing these items when the deck is unoccupied. Read More»

Benefits Of French Doors In Your Home

Posted on

French doors bring a classic touch to any room with their decorative array of panel inserts. Either as entry or internal doors, they combine function with beauty. Here are some of the advantages they offer. Lets In Extra Sunlight Free and plentiful, daylight has a significant impact on the ambience and feel of a space, so any way you can increase the amount of it is usually worthwhile. External French doors offer an ideal way to let in more sunshine and light. Read More»