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Although not considered an essential, rugs have always been an elements of home decor that can pull the whole look together, add warmth and floor protection, bring a finishing touch to a place or add a more playful/calming vibe, depending on one’s preference.

It all started many centuries ago when the people from Nomadic tribes began knotting wool into heavy woolen cloth. These heavy clothes that once provided protection from the elements were eventually developed into rugs. Over time, making rugs changed from a necessity to a fine form of art – just look at any handmade oriental rug and hoe captivating their uniqueness and beauty is. Over time, all wealthy and famous, but also those of more modest means had began to implement rugs as important showpieces of their homes.


Fast forward to today, certain things have changed over time style-wise and these days we can come across many rugs than are still hand made but often utilise clean lines and lean more towards simplicity, free form, geometric and abstract styles. But this modern tendency of reducing things to minimalism has its own undeniable beauty – modern designer rugs can be still praised for their artistic value and make for a wonderful addition to your room.

There’s no denying that modern designer rugs can bring a more casual tone to a space. But what can this mean is that rather than tying a room to a particular context with vivid rugs, modern ones with sleek and subtle design and muted tones can easily match whatever the design scheme in your room might be. From simple, yet timeless stripes to sophisticated geometric shapes, you can find plenty of modern designs to choose from.


There are many ways you can introduce rugs into your room for the purpose of giving it a nice finished touch. Modern fluffy rugs in neutral colours can work harmoniously together and be placed to differentiate one area from another, like the living room from the dining space. If you happen to have a low-pile carpet, layering rugs on top can add some colour or texture to your scheme.

On a final note, rather than merely used as a finishing touch, you can hang that rug you already have or think about buying, on a wall to create a focal point. So, instead solely on the floor, rugs can be also placed on the wall and become a room’s centrepiece.

There is no doubt that a garden shed is a practical addition to any home. It is a great storage solution that will help you store all your gardening tools, bikes and literally anything you cannot store inside your home. It is very natural for us people to collect a lot of things during the years. Some of them we use on a daily basis while others just seasonally. Garden sheds are the ideal solution to this never-ending problem. However, there are a few things to consider if you want to make the most out of your investment.

Shopping for new home furniture or decor has never been easier. The Internet along with the endless number of online shops allow you to buy your dream decor with a simple click of a button. You can go through the products of many different stores in just a couple of minutes and compare their prices. Yes, buying items online saves time and money but there is a small chance of not getting the right fit for your space. If you don’t have any experience with online shopping for home furniture and decorations, here are some things to bear in mind.


While you can easily shut the door to a messy kitchen or bedroom, if there’s one room you can’t hide from your quests – it’s the hallway. Considering how it’s the first and last impression one will have from your home – you should really go out of your way to make sure that your home’s entrance looks stylish and presentable. However, hallways are often narrow and small, which means you only have a limited space to work with. With that being said, here are some tips that can help you present your hallway at its best.

When you have some free time and you want to kick back and relax in the comfort of your home, there’s no better spot to do that than in a zero gravity recliner chair. The design of these gorgeous pieces of art makes them one of the coziest and most popular furniture pieces for both indoor and outdoor settings. The zero gravity position helps relieve your body from stress and pain and offers a variety of other health benefits.

It doesn’t matter whether you’re planning on selling your property or not, enhancing its curb appeal should be one of your priorities. We do it with the interior often, so why should the exterior be any different?

Besides, knowing how easy it is to form an impression about the owners simply based on the looks of the exterior, if you want to leave the right impression and inspire others, giving them ideas for their properties, then it’s time to take to some outdoor makeover project, even if your budget is tight, with the following steps.

Though often forgotten as one of the primary curb appeal ingredients, the letterbox has a great deal of say in it, which is why you should consider upgrading the look of yours or possibly purchasing one of the many beautiful contemporary letter boxes amazing with their seamless designs as much as with the materials being used, in the likes of accoya wood and stainless steel.


Snail mail may be considered as a second choice after emails, but it’s not obsolete, we still depend on it for bills, packages and Christmas cards, so your letterbox deserves the attention you can give it. You even have the chance to customise contemporary letter boxes with engravings, or stylish planter boxes that you can fill up with a bit of greenery.

Speaking of greenery, it’s another important step you can’t miss out on. Whether it’s adding trees for some privacy and shade, bordering the pathway from the lawn with some vibrant and scented shrubs, or filling up gaps with colourful flowers, it’s up to you, there are plenty of options to choose from based on your preference.

The secret of plants is they immediately make the space lively with their natural beauty, and as a bonus you’d get to enjoy the benefits of gardening. Having a lush garden isn’t just the sight for sore eyes during the day, but also throughout the night.

There’s so much you can accomplish with the help of lighting. Add some of the wide range of exterior LED lights, such as floods or deck, and you’d be able to make for a dramatic look at night, showcasing your beautiful trees and shrubs, or creating special illuminating effects only lighting up certain bits like the trunk or the foliage. On the plus side, the lighting fixtures also help by adding to your safety and security.

If you have the space and budget, there’s no reason not to splurge on a hot tub. Just imagine being able to unwind with the help of warm, bubbling water at the end of a hard day. The idea sure sound enticing. And considering how most of us have stressful and demanding jobs, we can use some pampering and relaxation more often. If you’re reading this, I’m sure you already decided to invest in a spa. But as with any expensive purchase, you want to make sure that you get the perfect deal for your money. With that being said, here are some important factors to consider when choosing the right hot tub for you.

4 person spa


When it comes to choosing the size of the hot tub, consider the location where you plan to install it. Are you looking for an indoor spa for your bathroom? In that case, you may want to look at smaller hot tubs. Besides being able to fit in most spaces, smaller spas built for two people are also more affordable to run and easier to maintain. On the other hand, if you need room for you, your partner and your kids or want to invite friends over to share the waters, you may want to look into larger models such as a four person hot tub. A four person hot tub is usually a great solution as it is small enough to fit in a bathroom or on a balcony, and large enough to accommodate several people. On the other hand, if you have a large enough space in your yard, you can look into 6, 7 or 8 person models or even a swim spa if you want the added benefit of being able to swim.


Considering how a hot tub is an expensive purchase, you want it to last as long as possible. The material a hot tub is made of is usually what determines its lifespan. With that being said, acrylic and fibreglass models are considered as the most long-lasting options due to being very resistant to damage and fading. On the other hand, while a wooden shell may look like an attractive choice, it’s usually a bad idea as wood can warp when exposed to moisture and humidity.

Ease of Maintenance

The purpose of a hot tub is to let yourself unwind and relax. That being said, having to clean the hot tub very often does not quite fit the idea of relaxing. While hot tubs do need some cleaning from time to time, there are some features that can make them much easier to maintain. One such feature is the special antibacterial and anti-fungal coating called “Microban”. This type of coating is 100% non-porous which makes it hard for dirt and bacteria to stick to, thus resulting in a hot tub that gets dirty less often. Additionally, make sure to pick a good filter that can prevent particles from getting caught in the water pump and clogging it.

Nowadays, it is almost impossible to ignore the beauty of Scandinavian interior designs. You can see them literally everywhere, in magazines, on interior design Instagram profiles and on many other social media websites. Introduced in the 20th century or in 1950 to be exact, Scandinavian design has immediately won the hearts of many in Finland, Norway, Denmark, Sweden and Iceland. And the things that make it so popular is its simplicity, minimalism and functionality, as well as the amazing palette of neutral colours. So, if you are one of those people who feel completely drawn to this look, I’m sure you’d like to know something more on how to recreate it yourself.

Using the bathroom is something everyone wants to do privately and independently. However, it is not that easy for people with mobility problems. For these people, you must find solutions that will facilitate the process. Generally, these solutions refer to the approach to certain tasks, using special equipment or altering the home environment. It is even harder when people with a certain disability are out and about and have to use the bathroom. So, how can you help your loved one who experiences such difficulties to go through all of it in an easier way? Take a look at these steps to collect all the information you need.