• Decorating a child’s room

  • Western home decor

  • Paint the exterior

  • Tickled pink

25 ideas for teen bedroom of young people

The room design of a young person is not that difficult to make than it looks. The key to this is that you should know what hobbies he has. The young people must also take part in the design, to give advice. It was not an easy task for us, collecting these photos, because there […]

High-tech style interior

Do you know that high-tech style emerged in the 1980s? Now it’s an incredibly popular trend in the modern interiors.

Brick & block or timber frame?

Not sure which structural system will suit your project? Check out our guide to the pros and cons of the two leading contenders When it comes to choosing a self build system to suit your project, the views of your architect or house designer and the local availability of trades and materials will all come […]

Building and living in an eco-friendly home

Are you torn between building your dream home and building a green home? The concept of green living may suggest some degree of austerity, but you don’t have to compromise to build an eco-friendly luxury home. When you consider that green building techniques and products will make your home more comfortable to live in, you’ll […]

Decorating a child’s room

Update the nursery walls with these easy painting techniques Decorating a child’s room is a fun project because if there’s one space where you can take a leap of imagination, this is it. As the nursery is often one of the smallest rooms, it can be tempting to stick to white to make it appear […]

Big ideas for little spaces

Expert tips on how to give small spaces a big impact. Not everyone has a big backyard to get creative with. For many people, especially those who live in the inner city, their “backyard” is limited to a balcony or small courtyard. And, just like any outdoor area, without a little design inspiration these spaces […]


Decade of growth. Abingdon has gone from strength to strength since the MBO. Next month marks the 10th anniversary of the rescue of Abingdon Flooring. In the summer of 2003 parent company Carpets International collapsed, putting Abingdon into receivership. Jim Taylor, md; Martin Peace, sales director; Robert Dight, production director; and Eddie Charlesworth, logistics director, […]

Shady gardens

What to plant in a shady garden is only a dilemma if it isn’t thought through properly. Many options exist when it comes to manipulating the amount of shade in your garden. But, how shady is the area to start with? Obviously, a shady garden is one with limited light. Solid shade, where light is […]

Basic fabric upholstery maintenance

Make your upholstered pieces last longer by choosing the right fabric and by heeding these tips. Locate your pieces properly The location of your seating furniture may also affect the wear and tear of fabric. Upholstered furniture situated under direct sunlight may easily fade, and everyday use may wear out the fabric immediately. Avoid placing […]