Minimalism is an increasingly popular trend in homes around the world. Rather than keeping houses full of knick-knacks, artwork, furniture, and other objects, homeowners are moving towards bright, empty space instead. Minimalism is the practice of owning as few possessions as possible, limiting yourself to only what you need. In the context of home decor, this manifests itself as an open, clutter-free household.
Decorating your home your way is often the final piece of the puzzle. It turns a house into a home, adds vital color to the environment, and you finally feel like you can sit back, relax, and feel cozy once you finish work for the day. Getting the balance right can be tricky, though, especially if you’ve never had the freedom to decorate a place for yourself. Have no fear, though, because it’s easier than you expect as long as you know the dos and don’ts of decorating your way.
Color in your home is essential. It can be a great way of bringing positivity and happiness as well as reflecting your own personality. There are various ways of incorporating color, so here are some ways to add some into your home:
Your outdoor space is something that can often look a little basic if you’re not one to do much with it. However, there are a few simple changes that you can make that can help to give it more shape. Here are some tips to help give your garden more structure.
Wood is having a resurgence in architecture with more and more people choosing to use it as a construction material. A growing number of houses and buildings opt to use wood in unconventional applications, lending warmth and personality to these structures. This interest in wood also comes with a growing consciousness for the environment, as wood is, hands down, the most ecologically-viable of all construction materials.
Though wood is making headway outside our homes and offices, the interior is an altogether different subject. The predominant aesthetic trend favors materials such as steel, glass, marble, and ceramic products. What many fail to see is the fact that wood is charming, functional, and most importantly, timeless. It also gives off that Scandi vibe that’s becoming popular in design circles.
Here are five reasons why wooden furniture is the perfect match if you want to spruce up your home:
Imagine this: The sound of waves crashing on the shore and the sunlight peeking through the window wake you up on a lazy Saturday morning. You slowly open your eyes, afraid that you’re just in the middle of a dream. But you’re not. You stand up as you feel the gentle sea breeze touch your face. You go out of the porch and look at the horizon. You take your time to enjoy the beauty of the blue skies and the deep sea. The yacht will be waiting for you whenever you’re ready, anyway. That’s the promise of Avara Nature & Yacht Club—the easy life of the seaside.
One of the most exciting things to open in Manila is its first IKEA store. In the past, I would only get to visit this magical place when I travel abroad. The opening won’t be happening anytime soon, but I list down seven things you need to know about IKEA Philippines:
It’s supposed to be the rainy season but the weather has been erratic. The sunshine and the rain are in constant battle and you’re never sure what you’re going to get at any given moment. But that’s all right because I honestly prefer a bright day over a bleak and gray one. Now, I don’t have to worry about that because Starbucks is making summer permanent with its partnership with ban.do!