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Tag - Tips and Tricks

30
May

Interesting Daffodil Facts

Also known as the Jonquil, Narcissus, Paperwhite and the “Poet’s Hower”, the Daffodil is the flower of March. Commonly seen as a weed in the 1600’s and reintroduced as flower in the late 1629, the Daffodil stem sap is believed to hold heeling powers. The bulbs and leaves of the Daffodil contains poisonous crystals which

25
May

Caring for your Hydrangeas

Hydrangeas are commonly known as Christmas flowers in South Africa,  are native to Asia and America, but they grow well in almost all parts of South Africa, from our coastal areas to the interior. The word hydrangea comes from the Greek “hydr-” (meaning water) and “angeion” (meaning jar or vessel) – so roughly translated hydrangea

23
May

Interior Design Colour Tips # 4

When it comes to colours and textures in design, it can become a little intimidating.  But it needs to be done or you might end up with the same design for years to come.  We have a few tips to get you started. If you paint your walls in a mute colour, it will give

19
May

Interior Design Furniture Tips #4

When it comes to purchasing furniture most people play it safe and go for plain and safe colours that can be lived up with scatter cushions.  There is nothing wrong with that, but have you tried purchasing a bold print? Interior Designers do it all the time. For stainless steel furniture pieces, apply baby oil

17
May

Garden Ants

Although ants are important to our ecosystem, they tend to be more a botheration when having a picnic in your garden or having lunch in your back yard.  If not controlled they can find their way into your house.  You can get rid of ants naturally by exterminating or deterence. By naturally exterminating you can

17
May

Small Space Solutions #3

We cant all afford a big apartment for out first appartment and we need to make do with what our budget will allow us with.  Luckily, Interior Design is not just there to dress up our space but used properly we can trick the eye into creating bigger, cleaner and even brighter spaces. Here are

5
May

Growing Indoor Plants

Indoor plants are not only a presentable and decorative way of adding life and colour to your space but depending on the plant you could be adding contrast and texture too.  But, like a lot of people, getting a plant to stay alive is not always an easy task. I am here to tell you

3
May

Small Space Solutions #2

We try and focus on the getting the best out of a small space every week, and this week is no different.  This weeks top tips will not only make you feel more at home but help you enjoy your space a little bit more. When purchasing a bookcases, try and get on with a

11
Apr

Interior Design Furniture Tips #4

Achieving a designer look is not easy to create on your own and most people reach out to professional advice.  But if you are creative and have the courage to take on a project, one room at a time, we have a few tips we can share with you. If you have a colour pallet

23
Mar

Interior Design Colour Tips

Not sure what to do when it comes to colours and textures in design, it can become a little intimidating.  But it needs to be done or you might end up with the same design for years to come.  We have a few tips to get you started. When you start with a design, start