Upcycle Christmas decor for a cheerful cause

Upcycle Christmas decor for a cheerful cause

Do you have Christmas decorations that you are not using anymore? Put them to good use by donating them to the Rotary Club of Boksburg’s Christmas Market and Carols by Candlelight event. The Rotary Club of Boksburg, in partnership with the Birchwood Hotel and East Rand Stereo, is hosting this festive two-day event on December […]

Mimo Decor, new retro home decor and design shop

Mimo Decor, new retro home decor and design shop

Since opening their showroom in March, Mimo Decor has brought a timeless touch to the North Buffalo area. They offer a wide array of furniture at an accessible price. With the real estate market on the rise, this is a must need stop for first time homeowners. It’s also great for anyone who is looking to remodel […]

You Need to Kid-Proof Your Holiday Decor

You Need to Kid-Proof Your Holiday Decor

The most wonderful time of the year is also an awfully hazardous time of the year. Based on the 15,000 holiday decorating injuries reported annually by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Parents need to be extra cautious when bringing out their inner Buddy the Elf on Santa’s Eve—for little kids, everything looks bounceable and edible […]

Here Are The 2018 Home Decor Trends On Our Radar

Here Are The 2018 Home Decor Trends On Our Radar

It’s already end of year, but if you’re still pining over many of 2017′s home decor fads ― like minimalism, shibori prints, maximalism, and mud cloth ― 2018′s home decor trends aren’t far removed.  To get a finger on the pulse of what home decor trends we should expect to see next year, we spoke to Maureen Baker, an associate […]

Modern bohemian decor: More than just interior design

Modern bohemian decor: More than just interior design

Once thought of as loud, over-the-top colors paired with intricate Moroccan rugs — modern bohemian decor is now thought of as minimal, intentional and eclectic. Area designers share how this once-boisterous style has organically evolved into playful and vintage-inspired interior design . Leanne Seibold, owner of The Green Room, a full-service interior and event design […]

Christmas tree decorating for dummies

Christmas tree decorating for dummies

O Christmas tree‚ why are thy branches sagging‚ lights not brightly twinkling and ornaments so bland? With Christmas less than a month away‚ many South African families wish they could hire a professional decorator to enhance the festive centrepiece in their homes. But Anita Bloom‚ creative director of the country’s leading décor‚ design and lifestyle […]

How Indian motifs are drawing on memories for home decor

Clichés and kitsch are getting sidelined as designers take a more personal approach to motifs for the interiors We can’t quite say kitsch has had its day, but of late designers are going a different, and very welcome, direction when it comes to prints for home décor. Gone are the Mughal motifs and the umpteenth […]

Transform your home into a relaxing retreat with these minimalist tactics

Transform your home into a relaxing retreat with these minimalist tactics

As a professional home organizer, I work with many clients who are on a quest to pare down their possessions to create a tranquil home where they can relax and recharge. Often, we look together at inspirational photos of minimalistic homes with floor-to-ceiling windows, clean-lined furniture and muted color palettes. But remodeling, or buying all […]

Third Ward home tour offers glimpse of many holiday-décor styles

Third Ward home tour offers glimpse of many holiday-décor styles

There’s a teardrop of evergreen laden with ornaments, pine cones and luxurious embroidered ribbon hanging from each end of the fireplace mantel  In the Riverside Terrace home of Dr. Jaime Middleton Lawler and her husband, Dr. Theodore Lawler Jr. It’s a jaw-dropping touch among the contemporary holiday décor that will be on display here, one […]

HOW TO MAKE YOUR HOME DECOR AS COZY AND ZEN AS A YOGA STUDIO

HOW TO MAKE YOUR HOME DECOR AS COZY AND ZEN AS A YOGA STUDIO

There’s something about walking into a yoga studio that makes you immediately feel Zen, as if your body, mind, and soul take one collective deep breath in and say: “Ah.” In Brooklyn, Heatwise studio is not only the kind of place that makes you inhale the good vibes; it also makes you want to pack a suitcase and […]