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Modern life is so busy and fast-paced. For most of us, it feels nearly impossible to slow things down and create the sense of calm we may be craving. And the constant busyness can result in a build-up of clutter – mental as much as physical – in our lives and homes. To make matters […]

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Amidst the complexities of life, the idea of home holds a deeper significance than mere bricks and mortar. It represents a sanctuary where our souls find solace, a haven away from life’s storms. In this blog post we will delve into the art of crafting your personal sanctuary right within the walls of your home […]

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Photo by Cristian Escobar on Unsplash I relish the energy of renewal that lingers in the air this time of year and the sense of opportunity between one year ending and another beginning. I typically embrace the new year with optimism and usually have in mind some things I would like to improve in my […]

Check out the recent Apartment Guide article we were featured in: “Energetically bold, emerald green is a powerful color. In fact, this popular shade is so influential and dynamic, Etsy actually named emerald green its color of the year for 2022. For those looking to elevate their apartment décor, decorating with emerald green is one of the […]

June 8, 2022
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I want to prove that design doesn’t have to be expensive and that renters can benefit from investing time and a little bit of money into making their homes feel like it reflects them, and supports their needs. So, I’m setting myself a challenge to work with ONE rental client on a zero-charge basis, located […]

June 1, 2022

We’re mid-way through spring, with the summer in easy reach now. And all the dust that was quietly accumulating in dark corners is becoming more and more apparent – at least to my eye, in my home. I’ve been dipping in and out of spring cleaning tasks here and there, but I haven’t managed to […]

May 5, 2022

colour psychology Paint is magical. It has the power to transform the look of a piece of furniture – rescuing it from ugly, dated or very badly worn to beautiful, current, refreshed. It has the power to transform how a room looks – making it seem larger, or cosier, than it really is. But far […]

April 28, 2022
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One Friday morning a couple of weeks ago, I woke up feeling completely overwhelmed. Between working in my business, working on my business, and participating in various business development training workshops, my to-do list list was exhausting me – mentally as well as physically. Can you relate? Well, in response, I made an executive decision […]

April 7, 2022

Decluttering and self-care are two topics close to my heart. I bleat on about both of them on a regular basis. But I tend to really zone in on them during January. Because, as far as I’m concerned, January is a month to hone our self-care practices rather than go too gung-ho on self-improvement. And […]

January 14, 2022

Despite its gloominess, I love January. It is a long, slow month. And it’s a time when we naturally feel more inclined to hibernate than get out there and make things happen. Many people resent how it seems to drag out and can’t wait until February arrives and life restarts. What I’ve noticed in recent […]

January 2, 2022

It seems counter-intuitive, I know. The first of January comes with all the ‘new year, new you’ hype and it’s easy to get carried along with the tide of that energy. But within a week 25% of people have given up, and by the end of the month only 64% are still sticking by their new year […]

December 30, 2021

For the eighth year running, Pinterest has published its predictions for 2022 home décor trends, along with other trends that will rise in the coming year. This relates to all parts of our lives, and to date, they’ve had an accuracy rate of 80%. So, if you’re planning to refresh part of your home next year, […]

December 9, 2021

The meaning of ‘Solstice’ is ‘sun standing still’ and honouring the sun twice per year is a pre-Christian custom that was celebrated throughout the American and European continents. In the northern hemisphere, the summer solstice was a time to give thanks for the blessings of the coming fruits of summer. And while today’s technology has […]

June 21, 2021
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