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​Too stark? Try these white kitchen ideas

Many of us love white kitchens: they’re the epitome of pureness, freshness, and an elegant interior style. However, there is an issue with going very white for the heart of a home: they can become quite sterile-looking, not to mention that a lot of w…

03 June, 2018

Decorating on a budget: homify’s top 8 tips

You may very well wonder, while scanning through our multitude of photos here on homify, how other people manage to get their homes to look so elegant and stylish. And while a big budget definitely goes a long way to achieving interior (and exterior)…

02 June, 2018

​Stylish inspiration: Tips for making a dark bathroom work

Once upon a time, avocado green was the trendiest colour to bring into a bathroom, becoming quite big in the 70s. Thankfully, that trend has faded, yet it also seemed to make people scared of bringing anything other than light neutrals into a bathroo…

01 June, 2018

​Clever studio apartment ideas to make the most of small spaces

The majority of us would rather live in big, spacious houses than tiny studio apartments. After all, less space equals a trickier environment for furnishings and décor, right? Although a smaller space does mean fewer options for making it practical a…

31 May, 2018

​The homify guide on how to clean a mattress

I just makes sense that a surface on which we sleep every night will also harbour its fair share of dust, germs and mites. And even though the thought of a dirty mattress will cancel any chances of sweet dreams, it’s a fact of life that our mattresse…

30 May, 2018

​Interior inspiration: Finding colours that go together

Ever walked into a room and immediately felt that something was ‘off’ about the space? We are not talking about feeling a ghostly presence, but rather homeowners who wanted to play interior designer, yet didn’t get it right at all.

29 May, 2018

​These 8 are the best kitchen colours to paint

When it comes to kitchen colours, conventional wisdom tells us that warm neutrals and bright tones are the best choices. How so? Because these (and it’s been scientifically proven) make both the cook and diners feel more comfortable – and if there’s…

28 May, 2018

​7 fresh patio landscaping ideas to try

If you’re lucky enough to have a patio, balcony, terrace, porch or any other outdoor space, chances are you’ll want to make the most of it. And fortunately there exists a myriad of tips: which patio floors to pick, how to choose the best outdoor furn…

27 May, 2018

​9 things to consider when choosing a sofa

Sofa-shopping is really no different than scoping out possible houses, cars, coats, and just about everything else in life: you are presented with infinite options, yet need to be careful before making a choice.

26 May, 2018

​The first-time buyer checklist for future homeowners

In the market for a new home? Will this be your first property purchase? Then we definitely understand the excitement you’re feeling! Buying a house represents many things in life: moving forward, freedom, a new start for new memories, plus a very va…

25 May, 2018

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