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What every adult home should have

When do you consider yourself an adult?

We’re still debating that point but there are definitely items you should own or invent in having in your home for the long run. Although spending your hard earn cash on these “not so fun” items may seem like a bummer, they will definably bring a lot more comfort and ease when you’re actually using them. You may even have a moment when you’re kicking yourself for not purchasing these household items sooner! So, here’s what every adult should have in their home.

A knife sharpener

If you cook, then you’ll chop a thing of two. Chances are you might already have blunt knives, so you’ll need want one of these!

Clothes drying rack

How long can you just hang your clothes over a chair to dry?

A water bottle

There are so many different styles now! Water bottles are basically a must have accessory!

 

Plates and cutlery that actually match

Toss those hand me down plates and cutlery and invest in a set that you actually like!

A good set of bed sheets

If your sheets are a little scratchy, think about getting a set that will actually give you a good night sleep!

A tool kit

Yes, you will need tools. Having a basic set will definitely come in handy.

Velvet coat hangers

Once you make the switch, you’ll regret not doing it sooner! Your clothes will actually stay on the hangers.

Expandable folder

The easiest way to store and organised bills and important documents.

A printer

There will be multiple times as an adult when you’ll need to print out a document and sign it. Having a low-cost printer in your home will save you a tone of time when you need it.

A plunger

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A pot plant

… and actually, keep it alive!

Matches

No more lighting birthday candles on the stove!

Diffuser with essential oils

It all about creating a mood these days in your home.

A full set of pots

Chances are as an adult you’ll want to cook a meal or two. Having the right and enough pots will have you cooking a delicious meal that will impress your mates!

Tupperware with lids that match

The miss match of tupperware containers you’ve collected over the years need to be ditched and replace with a proper set.

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Why your indoor plants leaves keep turning brown

If your indoor pants leaves keep turning brown, then there’s probably a simple solution

There is one problem a lot of indoor plants face and is brown leaves. The good news is, this is generally a simple fix as long as it spotted quickly.

With any new plant you purchase you need to make sure you look into how they need to be cared for so you’re not wasting money. Every plant is different. From placing it in the right spot in your home to understanding how much attention the plant may need.

Why your indoor plants leaves keep turning brown
Why your indoor plants leaves keep turning brown

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Watering problems

Your leaves could be turning brown simply because you’re not watering it enough. Some plants require the soil be kept moist. Make sure you check the soil regularly to avoid it drying out.

Why your indoor plants leaves keep turning brown

Humidity

You may have a topical indoor plant that’s from a jungle climate. If you’re unable to recreate this, it will cause the leaves to turn brown as there is a lack of humidity. To create humidity simply spray the leaves with water or give your plants a shower every few days.

Why your indoor plants leaves keep turning brown

Too much fertiliser

Some plants only require fertilising once or twice a year. Make sure you’re not over fertilising as this will lead to a build-up of too much salt. This will cause your plant leaves to start turning brown.

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Make your home look tidy

This will instantly make your home look tidy !

Have you ever had unexpected guest just turn up or call and say they are round the corner? There is a quick and easy way to make your home look tidy just enough so that it appears clean and organised.

Make your home look tidy
Make your home look tidy

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Head straight to the bathroom!

Clean your toilet and replace the towels. This will automatically make your bathroom feel fresh.

Make your home look tidy

Move everything into a pile and make the bed. By simply making the bed, your bedroom will look a lot cleaner as your bed takes up the most amount of space.

Light a candle or open up windows and let in fresh air. This will create a fresh, clean smell.

Make your home look tidy

Light is your best friend!

Let in light! Natural Light will instantly brighten up the room and make it appear clean and fresher.

If your couch is looking a little dirty or is covered in pet hair, throw some cushion on it or use your throw to cover a section of the couch.

Remove as many things as you can from your kitchen counter. Put all dishes in the dishwasher, electrical appliances in the cupboard, and everything else goes in the junk drawer!

Make your home look tidy

And if all else fails...

Close the doors of the room you can’t spruce up. This will ensure they don’t “pop in” to those rooms.

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Are you guilty of these Bad Cleaning Habits?

Yes, there are bad habits when it comes to cleaning, and this just makes everything so much harder for you now or in the long run. These bad cleaning habits are really simple to avoid, and you may not even know you’re doing them!

Start with these handy cleaning products!

Bad Cleaning Habits

Using dirty cleaning tool

When you start with dirty tools, you will never get a fully clean result. Wash that mop, rinse that cloth, and empty that vacuum before you even start.

Bad Cleaning Habits

Dusting last

For some reasons, a lot of us dust last when really it should be the first thing you do. By dusting last, you’ve just thrown dust onto the floor and onto another surface that you just cleaned.

Bad Cleaning Habits

Not reading instruction

Don’t waste your money on purchasing good cleaning products if you’re not going to use them correctly. Some cleaning products may not be as simple as “spray and wipe.” It may need to sit a little longer to get the full effect.

Bad Cleaning Habits

Going for the hash cleaning products first

Just because something looks really dirty doesn’t mean it is. Before reaching for strong, harsh chemicals, consider if all you need is a little elbow grease.

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retro decor

How to achieve a Modern Retro home

The Modern Retro home has a fun flair to it with lots of bright colours, great textures, and fabrics! If you haven’t heard of this fun style, it’s pulled from the decades between 1950 to ’70s. Creating this style in your home can be tricky, especially as the Modern Retro style is very bold, and when done wrong can look very over the top.

These will fit in perfectly with a Modern Retro home

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Colour

Most Modern Retro homes usually have the popular avocado green and mustard colour scheme. To keep it modern and in our decade, make sure to add neutral colours, such as brown, black, and white.

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Textures and Pattern

The retro style definitely has a lot of textures. Not only is it a very visual home, but it’s also a style with lots of things you can touch. Besides the poplars shag rug, adding other textures such as velvet or fluffy cushions can bring the modern retro feel together.

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Lighting

You can have a lot of fun with this by using coloured lights or light covers with tassels! Just remember to create the modern look and make sure you have balance. Use your lights to either add more “retro touches” or neutralise the style. A simple rounded floor lamp may be all you need.

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Final touches to your Modern Retro Home!

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how to style a coffee table

Don't style a coffee table without reading this first!

There is definitely an art when it comes to styling a coffee table so that it doesn’t look like chaos! Getting the perfect balance of the number of coffee table books, plants, trinkets, and useable space can be tricky. So,

Levels

Have the items displaced at different heights. Books are a great way to add extra height or simply add a tall plant. This will create more interest to the eye.

Three

We’ve all heard of the styling, “rule of three.” This is an easy rule to follow if you’re unsure, but always remember that – depending on the size of your coffee table – rules can be broken!

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Balance

There needs to be enough usable space on the coffee table. Make sure you have room for your coffee

Plants

Plants will always be your “go-to” when creating a little interest or softening a look.

Tray

Adding a tray will add some practicality when needing to remove items quickly to create more surface area for your guest, plus it’s a great accessory.

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accent wall Ideas

Try these accent walls!

An accent wall can completely change a room. It can create depth, a focal point, be a unique design element, or simply add colour or texture to your living room or bedroom. Choosing an accent can be very intimidating, as it can change the entire look and feel in the room, but it’s worth it.

So, to help inspire your new accent wall, we found some of the most beautiful statement walls on the internet right now!

Try these cushions to compliment your accent wall

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accent wall Ideas
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Try a neutral lamp to compliment your accent wall!

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ACCENT WALL IDEAS
clean bathroom

You may have forgotten to clean here

Everyone does this, forgetting to clean certain places in your home, especially your bathroom! We’re all guilty of it, and we’re here to remind you.

More often than not, if you forget to clean some places in the bathroom, you will be reminded quickly enough by the lingering “wet” smell, even when the bathroom is meant to be bone dry. There is a reason why there are so many harsh cleaning products for dirt and grime in the bathroom cleaning aisle because if you let your bathroom get “too dirty,” it’s extremely difficult to clean.

Hands up if you’ve tried to scrub the grout between your tiles and gave up quickly.

Here is the ultimate bathroom checklist of places in your bathroom you have most likely forgotten to clean.

These will help make your bathroom sparkle!

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  1. Bathtub drain

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2. Vents

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3. Toothbrush holder

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4. The medicine cabinet

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5. Nobs, handles, or light switch

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6. Shower curtain

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7. Tiles on the floors and wall (especially in-between)

 

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gown up bedroom ideas

Ready to create a grown up bedroom?

So, you’ve most likely landed here because you’re ready to ditch the old “youthful” furniture and ready to create grown-up bedrooms. Creating a grown-up room doesn’t mean it has to be boring beige furniture, but it does require you to follow a few rules. A grown-up bedroom is simply an organised room with a consistent colour pallet or themes, where all the furniture and accessories go together.

Still unsure on how to master this? Here are 5 tips you can follow to achieve your own grown-upbedroom.

Add these to your new grown up bedroom

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  1. Furniture that matches
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2.  Remove the clutter and organise your belongings

 

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3. Buy bedding with a simple pattern or print

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4. Wall art that complements the colour scheme

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5. Add soft touches with cushions and a throw

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