Homes Inspiration

Grace Tresidder

5 Moving tips that will make your life easier

Colour code Sounds too easy to make a difference but trust us, it does. With each box and bag you pack ad some sort of colour coordinator to indicate later what it contains. This will help later when you are

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Dare to be bold in your living space

If you’re after living spaces that are up to date, but don’t want to drown in a sea of Scandi-inspired white, there are plenty of other ways to go. It doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll be painting your walls in savage

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Decorating inspiration for living rooms

The living room often functions as a hub of activity for your home, especially when blessed with sight lines to the kitchen, so it makes sense to make it one of the comfiest and most up-to-date rooms in the house.

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Bring out the best in your bedroom

It can often be the forgotten room of the house, but the significance of great bedroom design is undeniable. The amount of time we spend in the boudoir boosts the importance of creating a pleasant, welcoming atmosphere throughout. It’s the

Anita Shirley

Understanding Eco product choices available for your home

When building or renovating our homes, we now need to look at the long term environmental impact of the materials we are bringing into it. From carpet, hard flooring, window treatments, paints, furniture fabric, insulation and kitchens – just choosing a product can be confusing!

Anita Shirley

10 tips to warm up your home for winter

Find out how a few key elements can warm up your abode over the winter months. Anyone can make a home that is inviting and relaxing after a long cold day. Interior Designer, Anita Shirley gives us her top tips.

Anita Shirley

Styling ideas to create a magazine-ready home

Harrisons Interior Designer, Anita Shirley, has gathered her top design ideas, so you can create a home worthy of any lifestyle magazine. Shirley says, “There are so many different ways to style your home! The best homes to me have

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How to decorate your bedroom to help you sleep better

Your bedroom is not just a place to store various possessions and clothing, but a place to rest your weary body and allow yourself to unwind, relax and switch off until you feel like you’re resting on a cloud. Generally

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The insider’s guide to shopping for colour

When it comes to decorating, choosing the right paint colour can be a daunting exercise. It’s not quite as simple as picking your favourite hues and slapping paint onto walls haphazardly. Choosing colours involves many decisions. What is the room

Harrisons

Solar batteries give homeowners control and independence

There is still a wide misconception solar panels need heat to make energy. When in fact, solar panels need light – not heat. Yes, panels make less energy in the winter, simply because the days are shorter, but even on

Harrisons

New Zealanders tell their Solar Stories

We’re more assured when we see how a product has worked for someone else. Their experiences are relatable and if all the hard work and research into a product has already been done for you – why not use it?