Archives for July 2016

10 Ways to Go for Color in the Bath

bathroom colorA shot of strong color or pattern sets these bathrooms apart from the rest of the pack

With bold hues, attention-grabbing tile and creative details, the bathroom can be the most fun room in the house. Get inspired by these 10 spaces that aren’t afraid of piling on the color and pattern. Which is your favorite?

Is a Sunken Tub Right for You?

tubOne of these 14 sunken tubs might make you want to take the plunge

Just like outdoor pools we’re used to belly-flopping into, sunken tubs erase the barrier between the floor and the waterline, which results in a more organic bathing experience akin

to dipping into a pond or lake. This luxury amenity is not without its caveats, however. Decide if one of these 14 sunken tubs is right for your home.

10 Tips for Regaining Sanity in Your Closets and Cabinets

closetsGet a grip with organizing strategies and suitable containers — after you pare down, of course

Wardrobe looking more like a “floordrobe”? Pantry so packed you can’t find a thing? Regain a sense of calm and order in your closets, from bedroom to basement, with these 10 tips for sorting your stuff.

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How to Gain More Storage With Shelves in Unusual Places

shelvesRunning out of room to put your stuff? Here are some creative ways to fit in extra shelves

Having dedicated places to store and display your possessions is key to a tidy, practical and beautiful home. There are often areas around a house that could work a bit harder with the addition of one or more shelves. Here’s a selection of ideas.

Garage Begone! 10 Smart Solutions for Hiding Your Wheels

hidden garageDon’t let the home for your cars overwhelm your curb appeal

Pretty much every household in New Zealand has

a car — or two or three — that needs to be housed safely off the street. But a huge driveway, bulky garage and dull roller door can spoil the appeal of a house, dominating the facade and even obscuring the front door. Whether you’re driving into your house or creating an inviting view for people walking past, here are ways to turn a necessity into a virtue.

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Kitchen Confidential: The Pros and Cons of Double Stacked Cabinets

stackedDoes it make sense for you to double up on cabinets? Find out here

Double stacked kitchen cabinets aren’t a one-trick pony. They can increase your storage space, open the door for dazzling displays or give your space a finished look. However, they aren’t right for every kitchen. They’re an added expense and aren’t always easy to access. If the stacked cabinet look has caught your eye, this quick rundown of pros and cons will better inform your buying decision.