How do you colour your world?
20 Jan

Know what your colours and how they make you feel...

There have actually been a number of studies that evaluate the effect colours have on us. Take a look at these descriptions, as portrayed on ivillage.com, and see if you know which colour does the trick:

16 Jan

Keeping your pet cool during summer It's so important to make sure you're all prepared during hot weather to care for companion animals, livestock and even wildlife. Read our tips to make sure your pets and other animals stay cool and calm during summer. 1. Keep them cool All pets must be kept in cool, shady areas. It is ideal to bring pets indoors on hot days. If you're feeling warm, chances are they are too.Short-nosed or flat faced dogs breeds are also more susceptible to heat stroke e.g. Pugs, English bulldogs, French bulldogs.Find out more about how to prevent heat stroke here. 2. Little ones...

Looking after your sterling silver jewellery
15 Nov

CARING FOR YOUR STERLING SILVER JEWELLERY A few things you should know about sterling silver Knowing a few industry terms will help you understand the physical attributes of your jewellery and how to care for it. The purity of the metal, for instance, determines how malleable the silver is and how quickly it will tarnish:  .950 sterling silver will bend more easily and tarnish more quickly than .925 sterling silver because of its increased purity, so extra caution should be used to take care of .950 silver jewellery. “Oxidized” is another term used to describe silver. For some works silversmiths...

Boho Design Creates Open, Colourful Spaces
28 Jun

The modern Bohemian home decor has a look that is more hip and less hippie. While the 21st century's "Boho-chic" movement ascribes to a more-is-more philosophy by layering colour, textures, and textiles, it also borrows clean lines from the minimalistic movement, says Tamarra Younis, founder of Union of Art, a design firm with offices in New York City and Los Angeles."Today's Bohemian design in the home looks different than it did in the 1970s," Younis says. "There's very much of a midcentury modern influence, with a glamorous worldly mix of items from well-traveled individuals."The term "Bohemian" was popularized in the...