House & Garden

Simple Guide To Shade Sails

If you are a person who enjoys spending time outdoors, then you probably love spending time in your yard or veranda. Breathing in some fresh air and being at one with your surroundings can be quite the favourable pastime. This may not always be possible, depending on the weather. However, there is something you can buy (if you have not already), which is designed to ensure no sun or rain can stop you from your favourite activity. That very something is the shade sail. Read More →

Outdoor bar chairs
Bar Stool Buying Guide: Choosing the Right Bar Stool Height

Since casual entertaining at home became a real thing back in the 1950’s, bar stools gained huge popularity and now are an inevitable part of every kitchen design, living room bars and even balconies. Quite understandable really – the pleasure of sitting on a high bar stool, faced towards a glass wall and enjoying a glass of wine or a cup of coffee, priceless.

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Your Ultimate Bathroom Sink Buying Guide

It should go without saying that a bathroom sink is a precious necessity in every household, so when you are looking to buy a new one or upgrade your old one what should you look for? There are a few things you need to decide on before you go out and buy a bathroom sink. A few of the things you have to look at is the style you want, the size of the bathroom sink, and what material you want it to be made of. Below we’ll go over all of these points more in depth so if you are someone who is interested in what to look for when buying a bathroom sink, keep reading. Read More →

Growing The Greens of Your Dreams with Compost Bins

My dad is the type of man that does not allow for anything in the house to be thrown away, especially food leftovers, old newspapers and even the shells from peanuts and nuts! The man is a strong believer in recycling and in the fact that everything can be used for something and nothing should go to waste. Holding tightly to that opinion, he managed to create the perfect garden in our backyard; he grows tomatoes and cucumbers and made the most beautiful rose corner in the entire neighbourhood. My mom now gives free rose seeds to her friends who simply can’t understand that the secret to their beauty lies in something else; the soil.

It is common knowledge that if not fed well, soil cannot thrive and cannot support anything that grows on it. Key component here: compost. Quality compost can do wonders for your soil; after all it is its food! You can buy compost, but if you really want to achieve the ‘wow’ effect with your plants like my dad did, you should make it by yourself. Read More →

Pool Lights
Guide to Pool Lights – Set Them up Right

So you have finally reached that point in your life when you have almost everything you have ever wanted; a handsome husband by your side, a fulfilling job that you never seem to get tired from, a closet full of designer pieces of clothing and a big house. Yes, a dream come true. But having all these comforts at your disposal only make you wanting more and more. And let’s face it, you do not plan to stop here – you did not come so far only to come this far. The next thing on your bucket list – a dreamy pool in the back of your huge yard. I mean, it is meaningless having all that space only to leave it like that covered in grass with nothing especially interesting going on there, right? After careful consideration and making plans for days with your hubby about all the fun you are going to have by the poolside, you have finally chosen the design, the length, width and hired a company to make it happen. But aren’t you forgetting something? Pool lights! You did not think of that did you? While you are still having your amazingly astonishing poolside being built, time to type in “pool lights Australia retailers” and find an offer you cannot refuse. The great array of colours, sizes and variations can make it pretty challenging to choose the ideal combination of lighting options. It is time to get out of the darkness and convert your pool into a glowing paradise. Here’s what to consider.

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Simple Guide to Your Dream Garden Greenhouse

If you are one of the many people who enjoy gardening, then you know that owning your own garden greenhouse is a dream for many. As most of you know, there are many benefits to owning your own garden greenhouse, some of which include the ability to grow vegetables all year round, the ability to grow exotic plants, and the option to start seeds earlier. First you need to know the basics of running and owning your own garden greenhouse, so below we’ll go over all the important information you need to make this dream a reality.

The structure of the greenhouse is the first thing you should look at. They come in many different shapes and sizes. Some may or may not include electricity, heat, lighting, shelves and benches. Each of these parts, of course, give you plenty of ways to use the garden greenhouse differently. You should choose what you want based on what you want to get out of having a greenhouse, what you plan to grow and how you will need to grow it. Read More →

Outdoor day beds
Simple Guide On Daybeds: Dress to Impress

Outdoor day beds – comfort and relaxation in one. And to make them even more inviting, throw on some soft pillows and even sheets and blankets.

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Simple Guide To Buying Outdoor Light Fixtures

Choosing the right type of outdoor light fixtures for your home can be a bit difficult when you don’t know what to look for. There are so many different types and so many different light fixtures for you to choose from, the best way of knowing which ones would be right for your home is by understanding the way they work and what different styles and option you have. Below is a quick guide to understanding outdoor light fixtures including the way they work and the type of lights you should choose based on the weather and more. Read More →

Balcony Makeover
Decorating Guide for an Awesome Balcony Makeover

If windows are the eyes of our homes, then the balconies are their guided meditation, in a way. We all dream of zenning out and becoming absorbed in utmost relaxation in a luxurious space we can call our own. Having a beautiful view from the balcony isn’t enough to achieve this sensation, one must work and try to recreate a small piece of heaven. It is not a ‘by the book rule’ that it has to cost you an arm and a leg to transform your balcony into your favourite rectangle in the world. You simply need to get creative and imaginative and let your inner magician do the rest.

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