The Pinnacle Room In Your Home – Your Bedroom

“There’s no questions that our bedroom is the most important room in our home. Because of that, we need to be extra careful especially when it comes to redecorating your home. Adding in items that create a cozy atmosphere will be good for you as you rest from a long day at work. In fact, your bedroom is part of your lifestyle. It’s great to greet each morning and you see things that can please your senses. Of course, that includes making your bedroom attractive. Human as we are, we tend to feel positive especially if we something that is beautiful. [Read more…]

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Being Eco Friendly at Home

Living a more eco friendly or sustainable lifestyle is quickly becoming a very hot topic for many South Africans. Not only is this a matter of saving the earth, it is also a matter of being frugal, too. Kids aren’t cheap and recycling and reusing are great ways to help save the Earth and save money. A lot of people really just make it a hobby to find creative new ways to recycle and reuse various household items such as shredded paper for example. Here are some great and simple ideas for recycling paper, conserving water, saving electricity, and adding eco friendly furniture to your home. [Read more…]

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A designer builds an eco-kitchen …

As more & more people become aware of the environmental issues facing our planet, they have started to look at eco-friendly alternatives.

In this post, a designer, Joshua Foss, walks you through the process of building an eco-kitchen. Part of the process was selecting eco-friendly materials – and guess what he (and his client) chose? Yip, you guessed – strand woven bamboo boards.

Here is a teaser:

MetroHippie Bamboo kitchen design

The rest can be found here:

Designing an eco-friendly kitchen
Joshua Foss’ web site – Thrive Design Studio

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Bamboo coffee table – sustainable furniture design

Strand Woven Bamboo coffee table - side view

Strand Woven Bamboo coffee table – side view

Make a Bamboo coffee table, you ask???

DIY ready bamboo boards are ideal for the DIY enthusiast. Working with solid wood requires all the prep time to get the timber ready for assembly.

Bamboo boards, with all the qualities of solid hard woods, simply need to be cut to your required dimensions.

In this post we’re going to take you step by step through the making of a bamboo coffee table.

See how it’s done … [Read more…]

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Where to use the Best Closet Doors

When people think of closet doors they normally think of the slab variety. Closet doors come in all shapes, sizes, designs and styles as well as colours. Many can be used for substitute doors for a walkin closet, kitchen pantry, wash nook, wardrobe, linen closet and utility closet. It is up to you as to which ones are the best closet doors for your needs. One instance of a very versatile closet door is the louvered doors. They are cutting edge in style and can be bifold, sliding or tri-fold doors. Many of the newer styles of doors can be used multiple ways. A louvered door can be used no less than three ways. [Read more…]

White Bedroom Home furniture – The way to Paint Shabby Chic White Bedroom Furniture

Elegance and beauty start with white. The reason why Shabby Chic decorators choose to paint and decorate with all white and antique white furnishings, is simply because it totally goes with everything!! Even if you’ve little kids you can still enjoy the beauty of white. Yes you might need to keep up on your dusting, but your house will remain cheerful, cozy and nicely worth it. White bed room furnishings is extremely versatile. [Read more…]

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