Category: Inside & Out

Island Home: How To Plan & Start A Home Decorating Project


This is going to be exciting, but where to start? Ask yourself, are you after a simple refresh or an entirely new look for your home? Either way you are going to need a plan…and a budget. The easiest option and the cheapest is to give your home a new lick of paint. If your furniture is modern go for a neutral colour, if it is oldie worldly go for a colour of which there are infinite choices, and of course, you can mix your own colours. Continue reading

Island Home: Sleep, Perchance To Dream

You are going to spend a lot of time in the bedroom whether sleeping or relaxing so comfort comes before all else. That requires one thing, a comfortable bed, meaning mattress. If you are starting from scratch and on a budget spend 60% of your budget on your bed, after all, it will be the centerpiece of your bedroom and where you will spend most of your time. Continue reading

Island Home: Summer Scrub Up

Get the Beach House Look
Every home needs a make-over now and then or a simple freshen-up. On a budget? Here are some simple tips to brighten your home with the beach house look. Paint is the most obvious and simple solution to freshen your home without breaking the bank. The pallet of colours to choose from is almost endless and most stores that sell paint will mix any colour or shade you choose. Continue reading