Urban Rhythm Style

7 ways to turn your house into a home

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Feeling like your home is lacking a bit of personality? There’s something alluring about walking into a house that feels like a home and reflects the owner’s personality so perfectly. Your interior may present beautifully, with well-designed furniture, high-quality finishes and a practical layout, but could be missing that homely vibe. 

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Interior designer or interior decorator, what’s the difference?

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Thinking about engaging a professional to help you with your home’s interior? Before you do, it’s a good time to get educated on the difference between the roles an interior designer and an interior decorator play. While the terms are often used interchangeably, there a few major distinctions between the professions and the services they provide. 

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Fail proof ways for a non-boring dining room

Dining rooms are no longer formal areas reserved for special occasions. They’re spaces we use daily to gather as a family at the end of the day, to spread out our newspaper on a Sunday morning or to help our kids labour over their homework. 

While they may have become family-friendly informal spaces, the desire for a stylish dining room remains. A dining room doesn’t have to be a plain and simple multifunctional space. There’s still ways you can inject personality and create interest. 

Here are some fail proof tips for a non-boring dining room:

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How to get your living room layout right

How to get your living room layout right

Getting your living room layout right can not only improve your space’s functionality, but also enhance how it feels. A well-arranged living room is inviting, pleasing on the eye and encourages daily use. Regardless of how beautiful your interior style is, it will all seem lacklustre if your layout’s off.

Here are our tips on how to get your living room layout on point 

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How to easily refresh your interior for the new year

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At the start of a new year, we have the energy and mindset to overhaul our lives. From fitness resolutions to career goals, January is a big time for many. While you're aspiring to a new you, why not share a little of the focus on your interiors?

Before you take out the paint chips and list all your furniture on Gumtree, instead of embarking in a total makeover, we suggest you simply start with a refresh. 

Here are some easy interior updates you can get started on over the summer that will enhance the look and feel of your space. 

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Decorating tips for a stylish Christmas

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The countdown to Christmas is on as stores begin to decorate their festive windows and supermarkets stock their selves with ornaments, lights and Christmas produce. 

For many this time of year can be highly stressful with work deadlines, tiresome shopping trips, endless amounts of cooking. Decorating the home can seem more of a chore than an enjoyable task that gets you into the spirit. 

If this sounds like you, decorating this Christmas doesn’t need to be overwhelming. With these tips, you can easily transform your home to create a stylish aesthetic well in time for the big day. 

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How to get the monochrome look

How to get the monochrome look

Thinking about redecorating to give your home a much needed update? Want to change your look completely, but don’t want to fall into the trap of following a short-lived trend?  Monochromatic decorating is a look that’s here to stay and can be highly effective in creating a stylish aesthetic in your home. 

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What’s your interior design style?

What's your interior style

Spending hours on Pinterest trying to work out what your interior design style is? Do you gravitate towards a modern look or are you more the Scandi type? Maybe you think of yourself as a minimalist, but all your pins resemble a classic style.

Let’s face it; when every season of The Block new styles are born like ‘Scan-dustrial’ and naming your interior style can be a challenge. If you’re trying to discover what your design style is, here a list of 8 key interior styles to help clarify things and lead you in the right direction.

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