03 Apr The Bedroom- a Sacred Space

Make your bedroom the sanctuary it can be with a few simple tips. Any sleep expert will tell you your bedroom should be a peaceful haven. How can having the right window coverings help? What other ways can you transform your space? Light.Is your darkness being invaded with piercing beams...

01 Jan Feature: Bathrooms

No longer just a practical space to get clean, bathrooms are an important feature of our homes and everyday life. We get excited choosing tiles. We like to put fancy soaps and fluffy towels in them. We attempt to make them “Instagram worthy”. In what is usually a small space,...

02 Aug Shutters: Purewood or Polywood?

Gone are the days of limited options, especially when it comes to window coverings. Clever people out there have heard our cries for new and improved engineered materials, and they are popping up almost on the daily. How do you make these innovations work for your window covering needs, and...

02 Jan It’s time to Update

Old and tired areas of your home can make you feel just as dull and tired yourself. Especially when your 20-year-old blinds are clinging to life and drawing your eye from the better view outside. But where do you even start when updating?
The roll direction of your roller blinds can have a significant impact on the functionality of your blinds. Learn how to get the most out of your blinds by selecting the right roll direction for your needs. What are the roll directions? Standard roll has the fabric run behind the...

01 Sep Synthetic vs Natural Fibres

It appears humans are returning to their roots, going back to nature. Natural fibers like linen, cotton and bamboo are everywhere, and we love to wear them! Our bodies are the perfect vessels to adorn in these natural fabrics as they make us more comfortable. But what about our windows?...

01 Jan It’s 2020!!

We’re all saying it. We can’t believe it’s the New Year already. Where did last year go, with all those intentions we had… the trip we didn’t take, the diet we never started, the home improvements we were so sure we’d finish. Here’s a kick up the bum for this...
In recent years, DIY shows and websites have inspired us to get to work! In reality though, many project ideas that are supposed to add value to your home will likely drain your funds without delivering the desired results (like that purple clawfoot bath you attempted to install- please tell...

01 Jan Beat The Heat Like A Boss

If eyes are the window to the soul, then that makes plantation shutters like your favourite pair of sunnies. Summer is coming. Dust off the BBQ, don a pair of shorts and get excited people. But if the thought of the impending heat instead fills you with dread of your...

01 Jan Why Choose Shutters?

You only have to enter a home enhanced by the gorgeous clean lines of plantation shutters to know they are a stunning choice for window coverings. We know some who have been able to convince themselves “well, not everyone can afford them” and move on sadly with a shutter-shaped hole...