7 Elements of a Vintage/Industrial Decorating Scheme

A popular trend in the home is a romantic combination of Vintage and Industrial styling, or Steampunk styling. This clash of two boldly characteristic styles creates a visually stunning and cozy decorating scheme that involves layering textures, materials and colours to create a modern look that truly is timeless. Read on to find out how you can create the look in your home:

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An Interior Designer’s Guide to Furniture Shopping – 8 Steps to Success!

There is nothing more frustrating than finding that perfect coffee table only to get it home and realise it wasn’t such a smart buy after all! To help you eliminate “Buyer’s Regret” when shopping for furniture, we’ve created a quick guide full of our top furniture selecting tips to always ensure a happy result.
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Top Floral Accessories for the Home

Floral patterns have long been a part of the design world. Whether florals are used in fashion design or home decorating, they’ve certainly always been a feature, adding a soft, colourful touch to any design.

Today we look at our some of our favourite floral themed accessories for the home:

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The Rebirth of Wallpaper

Wallpaper has been used to introduce both colour and texture in interior spaces since the early 1800s, peaking in popularity in the Victorian era. Since then, we have seen great developments in the world of wallpaper, from various materials and textures now available, and new ways of both gluing and removing wallpaper in a way that will be simple and cost effective.

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These surprising new ways of using wallpaper have reintroduced the material into the world of interior design as it provides a simple and effective way of inserting instant personality and colour into a space.

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Interior Design How To: Make Your Space Lighter & Brighter

Your home may not receive enough natural light or you may just want to make a space a bit brighter – whatever the case, there is a solution to create the look you are after without the need for new windows or skylights.

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Read on to find out how you can easily brighten up your home!

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On Trend: Moroccan Inspired Home Decor Ideas

Texture, Colour and Pattern: the three key elements to Moroccan inspired decor, the latest trend to hit our homes! Drawing inspiration from the recent popularity of Moroccan tiles, the vibrancy, colour and pattern of the Moroccan style creates a room filled with texture, warmth and character. Read on for our top picks in Moroccan styled homewares!

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10 Fabulous & Practical Accessories You Need in Your Bathroom!

Practicality and Beauty were the two key elements we were looking for in selecting our Top 10 Bathroom Accessories – the following items not only provide a practical solution to styling your bathroom, but are also classic and timeless pieces, meaning they will always be on trend and fit into any bathroom decorating scheme you choose later on down the track!10-fabulous-practical-accessories-you-need-in-your-bathroom-by-diamond-interiors

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15 Easy Home Decorating Ideas That Will Make Your Home Look Luxurious!

Stuck in a rut and want to find some quick, easy and affordable ways to spruce up your home decor scheme?

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It’s easy to create a stylish and consistent look in your home when you’ve only just moved in however, it’s not so easy when you’re wanting to spruce up your existing space! The following are our best tips in adding luxurious touches to your home without breaking the bank or having to start all over again!

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10 Coastal Themed Accessories for your Living Room from PillowTalk!

In preparation for the warmer months ahead, what better way to ready your home than with an exciting new Coastal look!

A Coastal themed interior need not include a huge amount of sea shells and fish themed decor to drill in the Beachy theme – instead opt for light, textured and neutral toned accessories that focus on enhancing comfort in the home. Read on for more tips to achieving a Coastel themed Living area along with our Top 10 Picks in Coastal Themed Accessories available now from PillowTalk!

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10 More Interior Decorating Mistakes & Solutions

We recently discussed The Top 6 Decorating Mistakes and the best solutions to overcoming them – after the interest we received, we thought it only fitting to prepare a follow up article with 10 MORE decorating and design blunders to avoid!

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10 Stylish Shabby Chic Accessories from Marks & Spencer

The Shabby Chic style originated in Britain and is a casual fusion of traditional English, Vintage, French Provincial and Country Style decor. The use of pastel hues, textured surfaces and distressed finishes is prominent in this home decorating style with all elements working together to create a highly tactile living environment with a romantic and soothing vibe.

Learn more about the Shabby Chic style movement in our Shabby Chic Home Style Guide!

 

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Marble Inspired Surfaces for Your Home

Although a beautiful and luxurious material, marble is well known for its sensitivity. The surface is highly prone to scratches, stains and cracks while also requiring ongoing maintenance and sealing to ensure its longevity.

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Being a highly porous stone, marble can be stained from liquids and acids which can in time dull the surface. With careful use and regular maintenance however, you are able to keep your marble tops looking as new!

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5 Vintage Ready-to-Hang Prints for Your Home + Exclusive Discount Coupon Code inside!

With over 1,000,000 pieces  including posters, prints, motivational and movie posters to choose from, Allposters.com is an online store that certainly has something for everyone, from sports to animals and of course, to wonderful vintage pieces!

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We’ve selected our five favourite vintage ready to hang prints to showcase, together with a discount coupon code for all our loyal subscribers! 

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6 Steps to Creating a Beautiful Nursery

Decorating your baby’s bedroom can be one of the most exciting tasks when preparing for a new little person in your family. The following 6 steps will help take the guess work out of arranging your new Nursery, allowing you to spend your time focusing on the more important things!

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5 Ways to Get your home Spring Ready!

We recently compiled a list of our Top 13 Picks in Spring Home Decor for under $50 and have decided to carry on the Springtime theme today! Spring is a great time to clear away the dreariness of Winter and create a bright, clean and well organised home. Read on for our best tips in getting your home Spring ready:

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