Everything you read points to sleep as the ultimate restorer. Want to look younger? Get enough sleep. Want to feel better? Get enough sleep. Want to improve learning, problem-solving, pay better attention, be more productive? Get enough sleep. Good for both body and brain, there’s no mistaking it’s vital to get a great night’s sleep to really give your body the time it needs to repair and rejuvenate itself to perform and feel your very best.
Creating or making best use of a focal point is really important when you’re designing your room scheme. A focal point is one specific feature within the design, that draws the eye towards it. It stands out and says, ‘look at me’ and you can’t help but see it. Often it’s an existing feature within the room, like a fireplace or stunning bay window, but often we need to create our own focal points from key furniture items, soft furnishings or accessories. Once you get the hang of it, it’s really easy to do, and you’ll find yourself naturally doing it as part of your interior decor.
Spring, summer, longer days, sunshine, holidays… Wishing we could just leave our day jobs and spend our days travelling, tending to our gardens and enjoy long dinners and chats with friends. Yes, it would be nice to have that kind of lifestyle, wouldn’t it? Unfortunately, as so often, completely changing our lives is not always possible, but what can be done is to bring a little bit of the style into our homes.
With the change in seasons, we often find our homes are in need of a little love. Perhaps this is why so many of us look to a spring clean to freshen up our surroundings – with more light pouring into our homes, it’s easy to see why we want to greet the summer months with a clean slate.
Many think that once the children come along, having a stylish family home is no longer possible. It’s true, the home is never quite the same again, but just because you have babies, doesn’t mean you can’t create a wonderful home. It sometimes just takes a bit of work, and little imagination.
If you are looking to update your home, then this trend might be of interest to you. The combination of pink and copper is a trend that first emerged from Scandinavia last year. Now it can be found everywhere and for a good reason. It ‘s a combination that’s light, strikes the right balance between cool and warm and can work in a very feminine as well as more geometric way. You can of course choose to really go the whole way with pink walls and accessories in pink and copper, but if a complete overhaul isn’t what you’re looking for, then here are some solutions which might be more workable.