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  1. 5 Tips to Make Your Home A Cozy Winter Wonderland

    5 Tips to Make Your Home A Cozy Winter Wonderland

    5 Tips to Make Your Home A Cozy Winter Wonderland

    Time to crack out the winter woolies because the cool weather has definitely arrived. And with more time spent at home than ever, your home should be a cozy retreat that’s comfy, warm and stamped with your own personality. “Cozy” can be interpreted differently by everyone.

    That’s part of what makes it so great. It’s what makes you feel warm, joyous and at peace. It can be relaxing or invigorating. The backdrop to sleepy Saturdays, or inspired creativity. Whatever gets you through the cold spells! But no matter whether you prefer neutral Scandi hygge-style cozy or luxe jewel-toned opulence, the same five basic principles apply to create your dreamy winter den.

    So regardless of what’s happening in the outside world, you can create a home (or even a corner of your home) that’s peaceful and heart-warming – and just for you.

  2. Renovating your house: a checklist

    Renovating your house: a checklist

    2020 is quickly shaping up to be the year many of us are spending more time than usual looking at the same four walls and learning to embrace life as a homebody. It makes sense that you’re noticing where your home is beginning to feel outdated, or needs a functional upgrade. Perhaps it’s time to add a dedicated home office… or a separate (soundproofed) space for the kids.

    So you want to renovate, but are wondering how to plan the interior design of your house. Whether it’s a cosmetic upgrade or a major project, it can be overwhelming knowing where to begin.

    This checklist will put you in a good place to begin planning and bringing your ideas to reality.

    Create a moodb

  3. Ways to Style your Home for Valentine's Day

    Ways to Style your Home for Valentine's Day

    The romantic holiday is finally here, and love is definitely in the air! Valentine’s Day gives you a reason to go out of your way to celebrate the special relationships, and what better way to spend it than with someone you love, in the comfort of your own home?

    As billions of cards and gifts exchange hands the world over, don’t forget that your house could do with a little extra love. Adding a hint of romance with some Valentine’s Day decor can instantly wipe off the gloomy look from your house or better yet, kick a romantic evening a few notches higher.

    At Koala Living, we’ve got you covered; we’ve compiled some interior Valentine’s Day themes and ideas for your home.

     

    Valentine's Day Ideas for Home

    Different Valentine’s Day themes may call for some specialised decor. However, styling your home using the following ideas will set the mood in your home and romantic appeal for a great celebration.

     

    Pink Accents

  4. 3 Themes to Style Your Home This Christmas

    3 Themes to Style Your Home This Christmas

    3 Themes to Style Your Home This Christmas

    The countdown to Christmas has well and truly begun, hence interior styling for the festive season needs to be in place! Christmas is accompanied with warm weather, massive grazing tables and long summer nights.

    Are you feeling your tree could use a little refresh this holiday season? Have a look at a few of our Christmas interior ideas and let our chic trees/decor inspire you! Whether you want understated, rustic, glam, or totally over-the-top colourful, there's a style for you.

    Let the Christmas spirit flow into your house after you have selected a particular interior theme. To help inspire you this year, we have three themes that bring out the festive season and are on trend - A Snowy White Christmas, a Rustic Dining Experience, and Luxe Décor!

     

    A White Christmas

    Frosted Christmas trees are extremely popular this season - a more natural tree covered with

  5. How to Style a Luxe Halloween Dinner Party!

    How to Style a Luxe Halloween Dinner Party!

    Gearing up to throw the most luxe and moody Halloween dinner party? If you have been fretting over achieving the perfect ‘feast for the eyes’ dinner table look, follow our tips to throw the most haunting dinner party ever!

     

    Set the mood with furniture and decor

    Imagine entering through a scary dimly-lit doorway only to be greeted by a cute pastel couch and a heart-shaped rug. The haunted effect went woosh? For the spooktacular look, you need Halloween themed styling, with a luxe twist! The party gets started right from the living room and continues as you progress to the dinner table. 

    A monochromatic look will easily be able to provide a sense of Luxe Halloween. A rich, dark-hued couch complemented it with a similar rug would be ideal! Also take careful note of the centre table pieces as it’s necessary to match it up with the rest of the decor. 

    Keep it simple with some dark toned/gothic decor

  6. Lift Dad's spirits with these cool gifts

    Lift Dad's spirits with these cool gifts

    Father’s Day is just around the corner. Make dad feel special with our unique home décor items that are sure to make a bold statement and remind him of you.

    Gifts dad is sure to love


    Double Wall Bucket

    This beverage bucket is perfect if your dad loves entertaining. Once ice is inside, you can store this bucket anywhere, whether that be on the dining room table or on the back porch. Being a stainless steel material with a double wall design, this bucket is sure to keep drinks at a cool temperature.

    Doggy Bookend

    Is your dad a dog AND a book lover? Let his décor reflect his love with our Doggy Bookends. Not only is the design adorable, it will also double as the perfect place for dad to store his favourite books on the shelf

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  7. Is fabric sofa classier and more modern than leather sofa?

    Is fabric sofa classier and more modern than leather sofa?

    How many times have you faced confusion choosing a fabric sofa or a leather sofa?

    When you come home from the office and need to relax for a while, it is the sofa in the hall which is the savior. Hence, choosing which sofa to buy is really a confusing task.

    If you go out to a furniture store and have to buy one for yourself, a big challenge is to take a decision if you should buy a fabric sofa or you should buy a leather sofa. No doubt, sofa is one of the most important aspects of home and is used regularly. Whether you have to relax for a while or you have to sit and watch your favorite match or even when you have guests at home, sofa is the first furniture that you have to use.  

    When you walk to a furniture and lifestyle store,

  8. Luxury furniture is a wise investment

    Luxury furniture is a wise investment

    In the same way that you update your clothes and fashion choices periodically to keep up with the latest trends and to reflect your personality, your home's furniture also shows who you are. 

    Because furniture costs a lot of money and is a significant investment, you aren't likely to buy furniture as often as you buy new clothes. 

    However, some pieces of furniture are definitely worth spending more on. In the same way that high-end fashion designers offer better quality garments, buying luxury furniture can serve the same purpose for your home. 

    Here are the reasons why luxury furniture is a wise investment for your home. 

    COMFORT AND DURABILITY 

    Comfort is one of the main reasons that people opt for luxury furniture over discount furniture. 

    In high traffic areas of your home, whether it is the bedroom, the 

  9. How to care for your leather sofas?

    How to care for your leather sofas?

    Leather furniture looks great and can last for many years. However, many people are still fearful about purchasing leather furniture for their homes because they believe that it will be difficult or time-consuming to care for.

    Additionally, if you have small children or pets, you may worry that your leather furniture will become damaged. Fortunately, leather sofa care isn't actually what you think it is.

    In fact, leather furniture care isn't any harder than caring for furniture that has other types of upholstery. Here are some basic tips to help you keep your leather sofa looking great for years to come.

    SPOT TEST NEW CLEANING PRODUCTS

    The leather that is used to make leather sofas can vary in quality. That means that not every product that is made to clean leather is ideal for your

  10. Adding character to your home with eclectic and rustic furniture

    Adding character to your home with eclectic and rustic furniture

    Trying to create rustic style for your home? If you are a big fan of rustic décor, which also known as cottage or country, you know that this style requires that you use a variety of elements to create casual beauty. 

    It also gives your home a sense of charm and warmth. 

    If you’re looking for some ideas to update your home with rustic style, you’ve come to the right place! Here are a few ways to add character to your home with eclectic and rustic furniture. 

    LESS IS MORE 

    When you are trying to find the right rustic furniture for your home, don't overdo it. You don't need to buy a million items. All you need to do is select specific pieces that make a statement. 

    Items like the Hugo Dini