Curtains, drapes and the art of covering up

Quick quiz: Where should curtains start and end? If you’re like most of us, you’d say…

Freshening up a room, quickly and on a budget

If you have a room that needs freshening up, but you’re short of time, money or…

The secret art of hanging paintings – Part 1

There is a secret art to hanging art – paintings, prints, posters – on your walls.…

The Holiday Home Times guide to beds – Part 1

[wzslider] At its very heart, hospitality is about a good bed for the night. Our luxury…

Stainless steel tableware – great option for casual dining

Gone are the days when stainless steel tableware was considered to be cheap and not appropriate.…

Sliding doors to save space and add flair to your home

It goes without saying that a standard swinging door can take a lot of floor space…

A colour palette from the outdoors

Last week, we looked at using a favourite painting to establish a colour palette for our…

How to get Claude Monet, Pablo Picasso and Van Gogh to be your Interior Designers

The one thing that most people find really difficult about doing up their interiors is choosing…

Living accessories to make your homestay memorable

What makes a homestay memorable? One B&B my family still remembers fondly was in the north…

Good design: homestay in New Delhi

[wzslider info=”true” lightbox=”true”] For this week’s property clinic, we look at a property that does not…

Big ideas for the little room

This week, rather than write a property clinic article, I thought I’d write about bathrooms in…

Painting your home to add value to your property

It goes without saying that if you want to give your home a bit of extra…

Making a great property even better

In this week’s column, we look at a very good property indeed – a two-bedroom apartment…

Converting the holiday home study room into a bedroom for the peak season rush

Do you have a small room in your property, which you would like to transform into…

Easy ways to add value to your holiday home

Have you thought of increasing the value of your holiday home by making certain improvements? If…

Wall decoration of your home – using wallpapers to make a style statement

A few years ago, homeowners used to paint their entire house in one or a couple…

Garden ornaments to add glitter to the outdoor space of your home

Decorating the garden of your home or holiday home and converting it to a wonderful outdoor…

Using rugs to lighten up your holiday home décor

There are so many things to be sorted out while doing-up a holiday home, like furniture,…

Doing up your homestay for fun and profit!

As a homestay owner, one of the most important things you can do to improve your…

Effective space management – tips for an intelligent home décor

It’s not always that one’s budget permits to buy a palatial house! Contrary to the common…