Your guide to creating a stress-free home

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There’s a lot to be said for stress, apart from the fact that most of us seem to have it these days! For one thing, the right type and amount of stress can actually be a good thing, like worrying about meeting a deadline at work can propel you to put in a little extra time and, thus, perform better. 

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But too much stress can affect us quite terribly, especially when it comes to both our physical and mental health, including depression, lack of energy, and a higher risk of cholesterol and heart attack. That is why it is crucial to cut down on stressful situations where possible, especially at home. Home is supposed to be a safe and stress-free space where one relaxes, recharges, and spend quality time with loved ones. That puts a rather important emphasis on the living room, bedroom, kitchen, and any other space in the home, doesn’t it?

But what do you do when ‘home’ is one of the areas in your life that enhances your stress levels? Then you should really follow the examples of professional interior designers and look at doing the following…  

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Save vs. splurge: Interior designer’s advice for spending on furniture

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Article by Homify

It’s no surprise that decorating a home can cost an arm and a leg. However, you may be surprised to learn that a tight budget can also be enough for a beautifully decorated house – it all depends on how you plan your shopping sprees! 

The secret? Mixing top-notch décor pieces / furnishings for the really important spaces and then splurging much less for the other areas. And now you are probably wondering what the pieces are you need to focus on, right? 

Let’s find out…

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6 tips to make the best of a small bedroom

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Think that just because your bedroom is tiny that it can’t also be gorgeous? Think again, as on homify they are all about style. The trick to turning that small bedroom into something worthy of a “wow” is to make use of the little bit of space that you do have in the best way possible. That includes keeping furnishings scaled to the room and, most importantly, not being afraid to show off your decorating skills.

Let’s delve into a few tried-and-tested style tips, and also discover two South African decorating teams that can turn any space (small or large) into something stunning. 

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