Saturday, 21 December 2013

All I Want for Christmas: 3 Must-Have Christmas Presents

Usually, the Christmas shopping madness begins in the beginning of December. When it comes to giving presents, I prefer to give than to receive. Although it may sound unusual for a girl, this is what Christmas is all about for me - making the ones you love happy.

As I tried to make a list and narrow down what I have to shop for, I stumbled upon couple of items, that would make an ideal Christmas gift. So, if haven't made up your mind yet, take a look at my suggestions.

Thursday, 21 November 2013

3 Amazingly Creative Ways to Use Mint

I am in love with the colour mint, I just adore how pure and delicate it is. May be that is the main reason why, recently, a friend of mine gave me a mint plant as a present. Now that I have it, I realised it is a great addition to every home. Not only it smells fantastic, but it also can be used for many great purposes. Curious to find out more? Just read below ...

Wednesday, 13 November 2013

The Mason Jar Project: 10 Stunning Ideas for Mason Jars

Winter is slowly approaching and because of the colder weather I spend most of my time at home anyway. I tend to get kinda lazy, like a bear, preparing for hibernation. So the fact I did something useful this time is actually a big deal for me. Since home improvement and craft projects are passions of mine, I decided to share it with you.

Wednesday, 16 October 2013

World's Most Creatively Designed Umbrellas

If you live in London, like I do, you will understand very well when I say we don't have a rainy season out here. What we have instead is a rainy year, because it showers practically all the time. No wonder I got so excited when I stumbled upon these amazingly creative umbrella designs. 

Thursday, 10 October 2013

13 Chair Designs That Will Blow Your Mind

Creativity has no limits and I truly appreciate this fact. Thank God there are so many designers who experiment with new materials, shapes and colours which leads to a rapid development of furniture industry in all its different directions.

Chairs are furniture pieces that can be very flexible, still widely used. Many designers create chairs, using wood as a material. But there are also those who work with plastic or glass, creating functional, beautiful and  inspiring seats.

I've gathered some of them together for you to see how creative a simple place to sit can be. Just take a look at these mind blowing chair designs.

Thursday, 5 September 2013

(Take Me On) A Staircase to Heaven (Part 2)

They say every journey begins with a single step, so why not make that step in the safest place first - let's say your home? For those of you who aren't the biggest risk takers, here is the second portion of the most amazing staircases I have ever seen, as well as a short tutorial on how to recreate each look in your home by yourself. 

Tuesday, 27 August 2013

(Take Me On) A Staircase to Heaven

Since my passion for beauty in all its forms is never ending, I decided to share with you the most amazing staircases I have ever seen. Some of them you can recreate at home by yourself and others are street art in its purest form.

Tuesday, 6 August 2013

The Best Eco Friendly Houses in Europe

Since I care about the environment a lot, I try to live as green as possible. Recently, I stumbled upon this article in The Telegraph and was simply amazed by what I saw and couldn't wait to share it with you. The houses you're all about to see are not only eco-friendly, but they are also extremely gorgeous looking.

Thursday, 1 August 2013

Can a Coffee Mug Alone Help You Survive the Day After an Allnighter?

I know it's not Monday, but for me it sure feels like one. Although it's one of the busiest weeks in my life, I just couldn't pass on the opportunity to share with you the best coffee mugs, I've ever seen. 

Tuesday, 23 July 2013

The Best Pet for You According to Your Zodiac Sign

Recently, one of my best friends took in a dog - one of the cutest puppies I've ever seen. As you know, dogs tend to look a lot like their owners, so I began to wonder about the correlation between pets and zodiac signs. So I did a little research to help you determine which is the best pet for you?

Wednesday, 17 July 2013

The True Psychology of Colour (Part Two)

Previously, we began discussing the basics of colour psychology. You found out the true meaning of the three primary colours - red, yellow and blue. Now that you know how to apply them in your home, it is time to learn the facts behind accent colours and what are they suitable for.

Thursday, 11 July 2013

The True Psychology of Colour

I thought the topic of colour psychology is over-discussed, yet I learn something new every day. And I want to share it, because sharing is caring. :)

If you are doing a renovation right now, this article is just for you. You are about to find out which is the best colour for every room in your house, combined with all the reasons why. Eager to find out more? Just read below..

Wednesday, 10 July 2013

5 Insanely Smart DIY Projects

Well... This is my first actual post, so try not to be too harsh about it. Since I have a passion for Do-It-Yourself projects, I decided to dedicate my first post on this type of art.

I will not even try to pretend I came up with all this clever ideas on my own. Those are just gorgeous stuff I stumbled upon online and tried out at home later.  The best thing is - they require no special skills to be made and work for real!

Tuesday, 9 July 2013

Hello World ! :)

This is my first Blog - Emma's Home Ideas. I am really glad I came up with this as a way to share my passion about home design, gardening, cooking, fashion and many other crazy beautiful things you can easily do by yourself and even better - make them your own. I hope you'll enjoy it.

I would highly appreciate your feedback, no matter positive or negative.  Every good blogger should be writing for the readers, so it will be amazing if you share with me what you are interested in. It will be even more inspiring for me, to write on a reader's request.

That's it for now...  Stay tuned if you want to see what I have to offer.