image of a cluttered kitchen, demonstrating effect of clutter on cortisol levels
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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 […]

“If hugs were a colour, they would be pink.” ~ Karen Haller, The Little Book of Colour psychology of pink Culturally, the colour pink has a few established connotations. And maybe it’s time to rethink them. In this blog, I’m going to look at why that might benefit us. Exploring the psychology of pink, let’s […]

July 25, 2023
psychology of pink

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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Each year the Pantone Colour Institute announces a colour for the year ahead. And many leading paint manufacturers have taken to announcing their own choice too. Whatever the source, each is presenting to us a colour that they’re predicting home-makers will be embracing. Needless to say, they won’t all be on the same hymn sheet. […]

January 6, 2021

We’re all familiar with the phrase, “My body is a temple”. Not so common is the concept that our homes are temples too. Whether religious or not, we often view the places that are sacred to us as places outside of our homes. They can be churches for some. And equally, they can be the […]

May 16, 2020
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