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Bringing the Outside In – Interior Styling with a Natural Edge

You may well have seen one of our previous blogs ‘Bringing the inside out’, this time we’re talking about bringing the outside in. This is all about blurring the lines between your inside and outside spaces, and combining traditional elements of both in surprising...

Your Living Room

Two of the most common things we're asked at The Home Stylist in regards to people's Sitting rooms/Lounges/Living rooms are:  How do we make it flow?  Why doesn't it feel right? Making a living room flow is all about the placement of furniture and that all important...

Sustainability for Interiors

When looking to update the interiors of your home, is it possible to include sustainability in your concept? And if so, can you still create the look and feel you want, or will you run into limitations? Nowadays, there are so many more ways to use sustainability...

The Sales Are Here – Getting the Most from a Sale

We all love a bargain; the sales are here so it’s time to go shopping! But, before you head out there are a few things you must remember: What are you looking for? What do you need? Always good to know this! When buying for the home don’t forget your concept words...

Upcycling

Upcycling has become a bit of a buzz word in recent years, but don’t be put off by thinking that you have to be creative or arty to give it a go! In today’s World, where we like to use and throw away in order to keep up with fast changing trends, there is great...

Love this paint

We were recently introduced to Rochelle at okooko Hong Kong by a client.  We were looking to repaint some wooden shelving but didn't want the chalk paint effect.  We got in touch with the amazing Amanda from Made By Mortimer and asked her to see if it would work, how...

The Story of a Rug

The Story of a Rug Have you ever wondered how a rug is made, or rather, what happened from the design idea to the final rug? Please join us in this trip to Nepal, where handspun wool, custom-dyed colours and weaving hands map the adventure of a rug’s life.   Step...

How to Mix Patterns

If you love the look of a colourful room, using a variety of patterns, but you are worried that that it just doesn’t go, then read on: You can mix patterns as long as one pattern is larger than the other. 1) keep in mind that various patterns and colors don’t need to...

Bright, Brilliant Blooms All Summer Long

Say goodbye to wilted and withered blooms and hello to perfect imitation flowers. Summer has finally arrived in Hong Kong and with such vengeance. The scorching sun and soaring temperatures may be perfect for cold drinks and poolside chilling but are less than ideal...

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