Author Archives: Cressida Johns

How to Incoporate Art Deco Style into Your Home

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Full article with thanks to: If you look around any city with architecture from the early to mid-1900s, you’ll see signs of Art Deco. Both glamorous and distinctly industrial, Art Deco is cemented in history as an iconic design style. Perhaps its most famous example is the Empire State Building in New York, with […]

How Can I Repair My Wall Mirror?

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Full article with thanks to: “Magic mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all?” You may not have the answer to this question if your mirror is scratched, cracked or has black spots. Whether it’s due to improper care or simply the result of old age, many mirrors get damaged over […]

10 Ways to Maximise Wall Clocks in Your Home

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Full article with thanks to: 1. Make a Statement Wall clocks can either blend into your interior design scheme, by using the same colour palette or tone as the wall or become the stand-out, centre piece of a room. A great way to create this focal point is by using an oversized or ornate wall […]

How to Stage Your Home Using The Magic of Mirrors

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Full article with thanks to: Creating more space visually and physically is your main goal with home staging. Strategically placed mirrors are some of the simplest home staging tricks to increase your small spaces visually. In fact, aside from oversized windows and soaring ceilings, there is no better friend to tiny spaces than a well-placed mirror. […]

The Beauty and Elegance of Art Nouveau Buildings

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With full credit to: The whimsical Art Nouveau, like many international styles, can be found across almost all creative mediums: art, furniture, architecture, and more. Unlike some of these international styles, however, Art Nouveau sought to break down the barriers between these mediums to create a total work in one language. An Art Nouveau […]

10 Chicest Art Deco Hotels Around the World

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Full article with thanks to With bold geometric shapes, lush colors, and a heavy hand of opulence, Art Deco is one of the world’s most beloved architectural styles. What started in France in the 1920s has had an everlasting influence on everything from fashion and jewelry to buildings and structures. And hotels are no […]