What are the Advantages of Latex Mattresses?

What are the Advantages of Latex Mattresses?

Health experts say that in order for a person to function optimally, enough sleep is needed. Sleep allows us to recharge. It is also when healing takes place. During sleep, the body heals itself. You may not know it but sleep has a restorative phase. This is when your blood pressure drops and your breathing slows down. Blood flow is increased to injured tissues and muscles in order to accelerate repair. For growing kids, sleep is important because it is when growth hormone is secreted the most. Pxhere, conayio Knowing…

Read More

House of the Week: 64 Parkway Avenue, Cooks Hill

House of the Week: 64 Parkway Avenue, Cooks Hill

House of the Week: 64 Parkway Avenue, Cooks Hill Pictures by Abbie Melle Agent Scott Walkom described it as “unique” and “arguably the best home in Cooks Hill”. The residence stands out from the street, mostly for its size and art deco architecture. But the space and sophistication of the home on the corner of Parkway Avenue and Dawson Street cannot be truly appreciated until you step through the front gate and behind the manicured hedges which surround the property and provide ultimate privacy. The home, at 64 Parkway Avenue,…

Read More

Renovation adds more than $200K to value in East Geelong

Renovation adds more than $200K to value in East Geelong

396 Ryrie St, East Geelong has original Art Deco wood and plaster features inside.Source:Supplied A WELL-TIMED renovation in Geelong’s booming property market has seen the price of an East Geelong property jump by more than $200,000 in just over 12 months. The Art Deco house at 396 Ryrie St sold at auction for an undisclosed figure above the quoted range of $679,000-$739,000. It had only changed hands in April last year for $520,000. The open-plan dining and loungeroom.Source:Supplied MORE REAL ESTATE: Local couple plans East Geelong character house renovation Buyers camp overnight to…

Read More

Grand residence is like `stepping back in time’

Grand residence is like `stepping back in time’

This grand residence known as `Bluebird’ was built at Carlingford in the late 1940s.Source:Supplied IT is well-known to motorists travelling along Pennant Hills Rd, now this art deco revival style residence has achieved the highest price in Carlingford this year after selling for $2.65m. The 1940s built home — believed to be only one of two of its kind left in Sydney — has been recently restored with the exception of its bathroom which was left mostly untouched. Agent David Ryan from Harcourts Parramatta said while the property has been…

Read More

The Pros and Cons of Using Pillows

The Pros and Cons of Using Pillows

The use of a pillow for sleeping dates as far back as 7,000 BC. Back then, it can be assumed that pillows were a privilege for the wealthy, used to protect the head from insects during sleep. In this day and century, however, there are still people who believe that we are the best sleeping on a flat ground without a pillow. The use of a pillow is so old and so far, it can be safely assumed that pillow has brought no negative impacts to humans. Or is that…

Read More

This L.A. Mansion Doubled Its Size and Tripled Its Price in Five Years

This L.A. Mansion Doubled Its Size and Tripled Its Price in Five Years

Laurie Cohen and her husband Mark, the founder of Cohen Financial Group, knew they wanted to buy a certain 1930s mansion in Beverly Hills well before it actually came onto the market. The house is on a quiet street in Beverly Hills, overlooking a golf course. Source: William & Williams The house—a longtime residence of actress Ann Rutherford, who died in 2012— sat on a quiet street, directly across from a golf course. “It’s the best street in Beverly Hills,” Laurie Cohen says. “There’s no thoroughfare and, because of the golf course, there’s…

Read More

Restored, Art Deco home in Miami asks $569,000

Restored, Art Deco home in Miami asks $569,000

Photo credit: David Hunt Solomon Presents REI.Q A charming, Art Deco abode is on the market for $569,000. Once you enter the property, it’s hard to miss the large porch that leads directly into the interior. Built in 1925 and located at 4501 Prairie Avenue, the Miami Beach home that boasts two bedrooms and one-and-one-half bathrooms is perfect for a single professional. Big on personality—the 1,390-square-foot home features a gorgeous courtyard, beautiful arches and moulding work, outdoor landscaping that includes lush greenery and palms, and tile and wood floors. The fully renovated…

Read More

Home Decor Trends | 15+ chic buys your home needs this month

Home Decor Trends | 15+ chic buys your home needs this month

Home Decor Trends | The chicest decor you’ve got to bring home this April Summer’s almost here, giving one a perfect opportunity to rejuvenate the home keeping in mind the latest home decor trends of the month! Breaking the routine splash of bright colours every summer, this year’s trends open the doors to a refreshing summer avatar dominated by earthy hues, gleaming surfaces, and quirky prints. Bright colours might be the norm for summer but where’s the fun in that? It’s a great time to get creative and bring in sophisticated tones…

Read More

Stay ahead of the curve with these 15 summer-inspired pieces

Stay ahead of the curve with these 15 summer-inspired pieces

  Home Decor Trends for Summer We’re entering the next phase of the year and it is filled with summery goodness! Yes, the home decortrends of May are bright, vibrant and truly one-of-a-kind. With four months gone after a frenetic string of festivals (Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s, Valentine’s), you might be quite bored of your home’s interiors. Introduce pops of colour, summer-fresh prints and textures to liven things up a little. We agree, bright colours have become the norm every summer. So we’ve gone the extra mile to bring you refreshing designs and the…

Read More

Home Decor Trends | All the summer-inspired pieces to covet this month

Home Decor Trends | All the summer-inspired pieces to covet this month

30+ summer-inspired home accessories to bring home this April | Home Decor Trends Home Decor Trends Summer’s around the corner and there are fresh pops of colour everywhere. Mustard yellows, lime greens, deep oranges, and bright reds are making a comeback! This is also the perfect time to plan lazy Sunday brunches, elegant soirees, or an elaborate Friday night sit-down dinner – it’s the season to play the host with the most. While some of our team members scour the exhibits of Salone del Mobile 2018 this week – only the biggest…

Read More