May 2018

Bed Linen Master Class- How to Work with Patterns

By |2019-02-12T16:43:01+10:00May 15th, 2018|DIY, Furniture Inspiration, Home Improvements, Home Staging General Interest, Home Staging Tips, Selling Your Home, Styling Furniture|

Working with patterns can be tricky. If you have lots of different patterns or don’t incorporate the right colours and textures it can look over the top. Here are a few pointers on how to work with patterns. Tip #1 If your bed linen is patterned, try using plain coloured scatter cushions and a throw. This will make the bed pop without it looking too crazy. This doesn’t mean the cushions have to be boring, try using different textures to add that “wow” factor. Tip #2 Don’t overthink it. The pattern on the bed spread is what will [...]

Adairs Newest Range- Our top picks

By |2019-02-12T16:43:01+10:00May 8th, 2018|DIY, Furniture Inspiration, Home Improvements, Home Staging General Interest, Home Staging Tips, Selling Your Home, Styling Furniture|

Adairs is the go to store if you're looking for pieces for your home to finish it off beautifully. With a variety of luxe bedding options, accessories, décor items, towelling etc, Adairs is a one stop shop. Here are some of our top picks from their newest range for 2018.  Bedding The bedding at Adairs is great, there are so many different bed covers, throw rugs and cushions to choose from. Our advice, go in with an idea of what you want, otherwise it will make it difficult to choose between them all. Here at Foxy Home Staging we only use [...]

Pillow Talks Newest Range- Our top picks

By |2019-02-12T16:43:01+10:00May 1st, 2018|DIY, Furniture Inspiration, Home Improvements, Home Staging General Interest, Home Staging Tips, Selling Your Home, Styling Furniture|

Pillow Talk is one of our go to stores when decorating a home. They have a wide variety of bedding, throws, dinner wear, home décor, scatter cushions and furniture to choose from. The great thing about Pillow Talk is not only the selection of stock they carry but they constantly have sales and bring out new items regularly. Not that you need one, but another reason to shop at Pillow Talk is the quality of each item. Some items may cost you that little bit extra but you will get the best out of anything you buy. Below [...]

April 2018

How to Style your Pantry on a Budget

By |2019-02-12T16:43:01+10:00April 24th, 2018|DIY, Home Improvements, Home Staging General Interest, Home Staging Tips, Selling Your Home|

You're probably wondering why you would need to style your pantry when selling your home. Surely no one is going to look there right? Wrong. You'd be surprised at the amount of people who will open all of your cupboards to check for storage and space. If they see your cupboards are overflowing, they are going to assume there isn't enough storage space, this goes for the Pantry too. Rest easy, below is how to style your pantry on a budget.  Inside the Pantry Styling your pantry doesn’t have to be a difficult and expensive task, you may [...]

Little Things That Make a Big Difference When Selling

By |2019-02-12T16:43:02+10:00April 17th, 2018|DIY, Home Improvements, Home Staging General Interest, Home Staging Tips, Selling Your Home|

Selling your home should be easy and as stress free as possible. If you are organised and willing to do some ground work you will see great results from your sale. Here are some little things that will make a huge difference when it comes to selling. Family Photos  To start off with something simple, store away all family and personal photos. You want potential buyers to imagine themselves living in your house, family photos distract from this & are a little too personal. Be sure to remove everything from the fridge as well (the kids drawings included). Behind [...]

Do’s and Don’ts for Feature Walls

By |2019-02-12T16:43:02+10:00April 10th, 2018|Colour Inspiration, DIY, Home Improvements, Home Staging General Interest, Home Staging Tips, Selling Your Home|

Feature walls are an amazing way to add colour, depth and texture to your living room or bedroom. You can use different colours or even patterns to brighten up the room. It’s also a quick, easy and affordable way to make the inside of your home stand out. Do’s - Whatever colour or pattern you are going to use for your feature wall, make sure it’s going to compliment the rest of the room/ home - Use the accent wall as your feature. This generally should be the first wall you see as you walk in the room, [...]

How to get the Perfect Bedroom Layout

By |2019-02-12T16:43:02+10:00April 3rd, 2018|Colour Inspiration, DIY, Furniture Inspiration, Home Improvements, Home Staging General Interest, Home Staging Tips, Selling Your Home|

When it comes to the perfect bedroom layout it can be tricky because not every room is easy to work with. You've got to consider things like windows, wardrobes, entrances and where your power points are. These all play a part in how you would set up your bedroom and can sometimes be tricky to work around. Here are some ideas/ tricks to find the perfect bedroom layout. Size Matters  Measure the size of your room first. You don’t want to get furniture that’s going to make the room look small or even worse, not fit at all. [...]

March 2018

Top 5 Winter Throws and Where to Get Them

By |2019-02-12T16:43:02+10:00March 27th, 2018|Colour Inspiration, DIY, Home Improvements, Home Staging General Interest, Home Staging Tips|

Throw rugs are commonly used for styling a bed and adding a pop of colour but they also come in handy for those cool winter nights that are just around the corner. Here are our top 5 winter throws that are amazing for both styling and keeping warm. Mustard is one of those colours that you don’t need a lot of in a room to make it stand out. This knit throw looks amazing in a monochrome styled room. A matching mustard pillow will add just the right amount of brightness to your bedroom. From: Adairs   This [...]

How to Remove Wallpaper

By |2019-02-12T16:43:03+10:00March 20th, 2018|Colour Inspiration, Furniture Inspiration, Home Improvements, Home Staging General Interest, Home Staging Tips, Selling Your Home, Styling Furniture|

Wallpaper always seems like a good idea at the time and although it can look amazing, it’s a pain to remove. Here are some tips and pointers for removing that unwanted wallpaper. You will need:  Bucket  Paint tray  Paint roller  Drop sheet for the floor  Gloves  Scraper  Steamer  Stirrer  Water  Wire brush  Chemical remover Steamer Method Ensure that before you start all the electrical points are covered with tape and you have placed your drop sheet on the floor. Press the steamer paddle against the wall for [...]

How to De Clutter Your Kitchen for Sale

By |2019-02-12T16:43:03+10:00March 13th, 2018|DIY, Home Improvements, Home Staging General Interest, Home Staging Tips, Selling Your Home, The Real Estate Life|

The kitchen seems to be the place where everyone stores things that aren’t particularly meant to be in the kitchen. Whether it’s your handbag, paper work or the kids have just dumped their stuff on the kitchen bench, we are all guilty of this. While you’re living there it can be practical but when selling your house, we need to de clutter.   The Fridge It’s time to take off those fridge magnets, remove photos, calendars and the pictures the kids drew at school. Have the fridge bare with nothing personal on it and give the outside a [...]

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