Whether it’s your very first pad, a new home with a new partner or a move to a bigger, brighter family residence, you will want to celebrate the occasion with your nearest and dearest. Unpack that bottle-opener, track down the corkscrew, it’s time to throw a house-warming party.
Spring is not just about longer and warmer days, but also about giving your home a well-deserved deep clean after you have ignored quite a few places during the winter months. While there are lots of tasks that make their way onto your spring-cleaning list, some of them are essential, so try to focus on furnishings, carpeting, appliances, and your bathroom to give your home a top-to-bottom polishing in no time.
The house has been dusted, the tree has almost been put up, and the Christmas wreaths have been placed. It’s about that season and the house is shaping up nicely. During the holidays, we tend to focus on areas of the house that will see the most activity. The living room and kitchen tend to receive the most attention while the bathroom tends to be neglected. This time around, make sure that your bathroom is just as festive and prepared for its duty as the rest of the house.
So you’ve invited auntie Faye, uncle Don, first cousin Ron, half-sister Tina, your second nephew thrice removed who’s name you can’t remember. This year is going to be your biggest Christmas party yet, and even though it’s still only November, you’re going to have to start shopping in order to crate the magical night you have in mind.
Personalised gifts are usually reserved for your closest circle, but this year you want to give a gift that’s special, even if you can’t remember your nephew’s name it’s on a list somewhere. To help you find that special something, here are some gift ideas to make this Christmas an unforgettable celebration for everyone in the family.
It’s October and your neighbour already has Christmas lights hanging over the front door. A rogue Father Christmas is promoting a charity event, and the all-year Christmas shop has people queuing to get their hands on the latest Star Wars Christmas tree decorations.
You put a little cream on your face and reach for a towel. You finish your evening cleansing ritual and reach for a towel. Come the weekend, you’re sorting the laundry and, in a fit of this-load-is-too-small, you gather the towels up with the household rags and throw them all in the wash together. Thus did those beautiful green-coloured towels end up with grey splotches.
Designing luxurious living spaces isn’t about the big, brash and ornate. Creating an environment that oozes sophistication is about attention to detail. It’s the elegant little French country style table in the entrance way, or the red vase resting on your coffee table, placed strategically to give your pine green sofa a little extra flare. It’s those special Egyptian cotton hand towels you’ve placed in the guest bathroom to offer your dinner guests that extra level of comfort and refinement. If you are trying to create tasteful living spaces, think about themes, comfort and convenience. Here are a few design tips to help make your living spaces simple and elegant.
You’ve packed your gym bag and you’re now making your way to the gym – only to realise you’ve forgotten something. Whether you hit the gym in the morning before work or directing after leaving the office, it’s best if you pack your bag the night before.
Don’t allow yourself to be without your trusty water bottle or gym towel again with this list of gym must-haves.
Your towels say a lot about you. Their quality, softness and colour all play a part in expressing your personal taste and the value you place on quality and luxury in the home. Towels are used every day and they should be chosen and treated as such.
Whether you are shopping for towels to hang in the master bathroom or to tuck away for guests, use these 3 simple steps to help you buy the best quality towels your money can buy.