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The Coolest Gadgets For Your Home

There are many different kinds of ‘house pride’ and often it can emerge in ways that you wouldn’t expect. My girlfriend is house proud for instance in the way that you usually think of – she likes to keep the home tidy, she loves having guests round, and she gets a real kick out of a new throw for the sofa or a new set of champagne glasses.

Me though? I’m house proud sure, but I don’t really have any interest in frilly things like throws or champagne glasses. No, what I like to show off when people come around is my widescreen TV, my computer, my desk and the range of useless gadgets and features I’ve installed into the home. It’s the little gadgets that I really get a kick from and I find that my male friends tend to be more impressed by these than the lack of dust on the kitchen counters.

Simple but popular kitchen design

The kitchen is one of the most used rooms in your house, so it’s important that you enjoy your time in there. People spend many hours everyday in their kitchen, not just cooking or baking, but also socializing.

Whether you prefer a contemporary style kitchen or a more traditional one, there is a perfect kitchen design for you.Simple designs are very popular and are an easy way to change the look of your kitchen.There are many incredible designs that will make your kitchen look fabulous and are easy to achieve. Below are 4 of the best simple kitchen designs.

 Black and White

Changing the colour scheme of your kitchen can have a huge effect on the mood and atmosphere of the room, not just the design. One of the most popular contemporary choices is black and white.

9 Interior Trends That Never Go Out of Style

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Some trends come, and other trends go, but there are trends that stay for years and years and stand the test of time. The trends for the last year included a lot of classic patterns and motif, which have been around for quite some time. They tend to reemerge, but with fresh materials and modernized color schemes that give all interior designers a wide range of classic, but also modern elements they could work with. These are last year’s ten most widely used interior designs.


They definitely aren’t a new type of design but are making a comeback. The most widely used pattern is that with wide stripes, which can even be multi-colored. The zigzag of the chevron is considered graphic and bold. It acts as a great accent which can add a beautiful appeal to the room. Just be careful not to overdo with the usage of this pattern, otherwise it could make you dizzy.

Peninsula or Island? The Kitchen Dilemma

Often described as the heart of the home, the kitchen is a space which requires careful planning to get right. Used as not just a place to prepare food, but also to eat, chat and generally hang out, there are lots of different factors to consider when deciding on the layout.

Islands are to a kitchen as vanities are to a bathroom, which by the way you may read more about bathroom vanities following this article when you click here. As to the kitchen essentials, keep in mind kitchen islands are usually high on most people’s wish list, but there’s a new kid in town which is threatening to
take over; the peninsula. If you aren’t sure what the difference is, or how to decide which one is right for you, here’s the low-down and what you need to know.

Understanding the difference

What Would Leonardo DaVinci’s Home Look Like Today?

When it comes to style and design Leonardo DaVinci must be up there with the most famous characters in history. Not only was he a fantastic artist who is responsible for some of the world’s most iconic images, but was also an incredible engineer, scientist and inventor who was well ahead of his time.

Leonardo DaVinci then would no doubt have been great at interior design, and it’s safe to assume he’d have had a rather spectacular looking home filled with exciting trinkets and gadgets. If he were alive today then, what might his interior design look like? And how can we channel some of that creativity and knowledge into our own homes and layouts. Here we will look at how you can create a Leonardo-inspired look for your home today.

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