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Conscious revolution: tips for a more sustainable life

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Living in a way that’s better for the planet is better for you, too. And we know it can sound like a huge shift, but honestly, it really is much easier than it seems. A few small changes make a life easier on the wallet, the planet, and your conscious. Sound good? Let’s get to it. Organic materialism Making the switch from mass-produced synthetics isn’t just important, it also feels good. Start with your bedroom for an easy way into…

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Colour trends 2022: hit hues of the year, according to experts

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We at DECOVRY are all for colour — the more the better. Which is why we’ve selected all the leading color experts’ predictions of the trendiest colours of 2022. We will go through the colours themselves and give you some handy tips and tricks on how to use, combine and incorporate them into your living space. Here’s to brighter, more colourful living. Pantone colour of the year 2022 The foremost authority on colour, Pantone, has chosen their colour for…

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Now showing at a living room near you

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Movie theatres have had to take a back seat, recently. But you know what they say: if you can’t go to the movies, have the movies come to you! How? It’s simple: just follow our tips and tricks to make your very own blockbuster-ready cinema, right at home. Featuring: comfy seats, an amazing sound system and special appearances by many fun ideas to transform your living space into a multiplex. Just add your own movies, draw the curtains, switch on…

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How to style your table for Valentine’s Day dinner

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The time has come, Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Would you like to spoil your partner with a nice and cosy Valentine’s Day dinner, but don’t know where to start? No worries, because DECOVRY helps you on your way!   Big night prep Before you set out on the fun part or decorating, make sure the space is clean, and all the things that don’t belong are out of the way. If you work from home, hide your…

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Celebrate love: TOP 10 most beautiful Valentine’s gifts

© Ed Robertson

The new year is in full swing, and February is fast approaching. You know what that means: get ready for the faint perfume of roses wafting through the air, pralines glistening in heart-shaped boxes through shop windows and romantic music on mall speakers… love is in the air!   Hate it or love it, Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and it is an occasion you’re expected to celebrate and make special for your beloved Valentine. This means that…

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Pantone colour of 2022 : PANTONE 17-3938 Very Peri

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The global authority on everything colour, Pantone, has announced its chosen shade for the year 2022. After the 2019 choice Living Coral, 2020’s leading lady, Classic Blue, and the hopeful 2021 combo of Ultimate Gray & Illuminating, a sunny yellow shade, the colour for the new year has been selected — and the winner is: Very Peri.   This modern, vibrant hue is, according to Pantone, “a dynamic periwinkle blue hue with a vivifying violet red undertone.” Closest in feeling,…

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Clean intentions: up your storage game

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Do your resolutions for this year involve keeping a tidier home? If so, you know what they say: a place for everything, everything in its place. Don’t know where to start? Well, you know we at DECOVRY love to help. So we’ve put together an edit of storage solutions to suit all styles of interior, budget and space constraints. We’re also going into some handy-dandy tips, tricks and hacks to get you on the right track to finally make 2022…

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The guest is king | revamp your sleepover space

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You know what they say about guests and fish? Forget about that — only people who don’t prepare properly for houseguests think that saying is true. Those people who make a sorry bed for their friends and family on the tattered, old couch in the living room and call it a day. Don’t be one of those people. Make your guests’ stay pleasant and comfortable, for them and you. Here’s how.   Designate a room It doesn’t have to be…

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Ready for party season | be the host with the most

As the pandemic is winding down, the holiday season is drawing near, and it’s soon going to be time to host guests in your home again. So dust off that decanter you keep hidden out of sight and iron the tablecloths because party season is around the corner. Here are some of our tips for the host with the most.   Setup and preparation First and foremost, since you’re going to be hosting, people have got to find your house. It’s…

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CURIOUS CURVES: A hypnotic concept in the desert

Set within the wide-reaching desert dunes of Kuwait, Jasper Architects’ hotel concept truly embodies the idea of an oasis, its lush palms and spa creating a luxurious sanctuary that both plays with and against the local landscape. Grand geometry The competition prize-winning concept centres around the idea of the sprawling oasis, where luscious greens meet the ever-changing desert. Yet while the greenery stands out from the endless sand dunes, the lulling rise and fall of the structure itself mirrors the…

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