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The ultimate colour guide for your home decor

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 Is your home looking a bit drab and dreary? If so, you might want to consider changing up the colour scheme to brighten up and bring some life back into your living space. Choosing colours for your interior can be a difficult job, as you need to make sure you pick the right shades to maximise and enhance the look of your home.

 

 

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To enable you to select the right colour palettes, you should take a look at this guide which will make the decorating process much easier.

 

Neutral shades

One of the most popular interior palettes is definitely neutral shades like white, beige, ivory, nude, grey and more, which are popularly used in plenty of modern spaces. These colours can be used to decorate the whole room, or as base layers to compliment brighter shades. You can use variations of these colours in any room of your home, although the living room and dining room are more synonymous with these shades, as these areas of the house are seen as neutral ground.

Property companies like RW Invest have embraced the all-natural look in their offerings by using light-coloured neutrals like white and ivory to create contemporary style apartments. These attract a wide range of tenants, although they are especially popular with young professionals who prefer modern and airy city-centre apartments.

 

 

 

Pastel palettes

If you want to lighten up your space, especially now the summer months are in play, you should take a look at soft some pastel colours. This could include hues of baby blue, light pink, peach, lime and more. You could start small by introducing pastel-coloured cushions or ornaments, which will add character to any room in your home.

Pastel shades work well in rooms like the kitchen or bathroom, where you can update your neutral-style cabinets with blue and green hues. This is not only a great way to enhance your property but is also a much more eco-friendly solution, as you can avoid throwing out a good piece of furniture. By using the colours, you can also make even the smallest kitchen look spacious, which is every homeowner’s dream. This is also a great way to update a more traditional style kitchen, as the lighter palettes will create a more modern feel.

 

 

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Bold hues

 If you really want to brighten up your home, you should go bold with shades of purple, yellow, or even red. These colours are perfect for rented apartments which tend to look like show homes, as adding a brighter shade will make your home more personalised. Some landlords do not allow walls to be painted, so if this is the case, you can purchase furnishings and ornaments that will enhance even the most drab-looking room.

Using a bright colour like yellow may seem daring and should not be used in just any room, as it can appear overpowering.Yellow works well in a breakfast room, where you can start your day on a high with striking decor. Try to avoid using this colour in the bedroom, as this an energising colour which may work well in the morning but not so good at night when you need a good night’s rest.

 

How do you decide on the colour guide for your home decor?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Mental health is more important than physical health

“Without a sound mind, there is no body” – Fashion and Style Police.

Mental health is something I have decided to blog. I have written many articles about mental health, depression and anxiety in the last few years. You can catch up on those posts in my lifestyle category. This topic is close to my heart because almost everyday, I hear or read about someone dealing with mental health issues. I think there is a lot more to be said about it.

Our mental health is more important than our physical health. I remember having a conversation about this with a friend sometime ago and she didn’t understand how our mind could be more important than our body but it is. Many of us take our mental health for granted. We pay attention to our physical health and everything else, but pay no mind to our mind which is the important part of us. Without a sound mind, there is no body, and many people struggle to understand that bit but it is fact. Having said that, our physical health is also very important. If we neglect to take care of our body, that could lead to many health issues that will eventually start affecting our mental health.

 

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What is mental health?

Mental health or emotional health like some professionals like to call it, is our overall psychological well-being. It includes the way we feel about ourself, relationships and our ability to manage our feelings and deal with difficulties. Mental health plays a major role in our ability to manage our physical health, which is why I think it is more important to have a healthy state of mind because that will help you achieve a healthy physical health.

Paying attention to our physical health problems and neglecting our mental health issues will only cause more problems. Both are closely related and very important, but I believe our priority should be given to our mental health.

 

Why the comparison?

Many of us tend to ignore our mental health. It is not something we can see so for many of us, we tend to neglect it until it becomes a major issue. Which is why I am writing this post. Our mind needs to be catered to. We should remember self-care is not a luxury, it is an essential. Spending time caring for our minds should be a priority. Doing more of what makes us happy should be our target. Focusing on everyone except ourselves (hello mums) would only drain us. We need to make out time everyday for ourselves to protect our state of mind.

 

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In conclusion

Both our mental health and physical health are important, and should not be taken for granted. I am not a Doctor, Counsellor or Therapist, but I my advice is if you continue to feed your mind, your body will remain healthy. A healthy mind leads to a healthy body. So pay special attention to your mental health.

 

What are your thoughts on this? Please sound off in the comments section below. Thanks for stopping by. Have a great week.

Play-Doh Kitchen Creations

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My twins are huge fans of Play-Doh. They enjoy making various shapes and just playing around with the various creations they make.  I like Play-Doh because apart from the fact that it keeps them very busy for hours, it is also great in helping the children develop the pencil grip muscles they need for writing. That fact alone encourages me to keep stocking up on more Play-Doh.

The lovely people at Hasbro kindly sent us a pack of Play-Doh Kitchen Creations, and I know the Kiddies are going to be very busy with it this half term. They were also sent us a box of edible, personalised doughnuts to celebrate Valentine’s Day, which we have been munching on.

 

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Play-Doh Kitchen Creations £10.99

This Play-Doh Kitchen Creations Delightful Doughnuts Set includes an unassembled stand, sprinkle crank, 4 donut moulds, donut hole tool, frosting tool, teacup, 4 two-ounce cans of Play-Doh Brand Modelling Compound, 2 creation cards, and instructions. This set allows the kids to be as creative as they like in their make-believe kitchen/donut cafe. If your kids are into role play as much as mine, they will adore this play set. It allows the kids explore their bakery and creative skills.

Children can create and decorate their very own make-believe donuts thanks to the colourful Play-Doh moulds. The donuts can be moulded in many shapes and sizes.

 

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This Play-Doh Kitchen Creations is for children who are 3 years old and over, due to small parts which could lead to a choking hazard.. Adult supervision is required when setting up the play set. It took me less than 2 minutes to set it all up. The Play-Doh should not be eaten. It contains Wheat. Non-Toxic.

I recommend the Play-Doh Kitchen Creations to parents of kids over 3 years who are into role play and crafts. If you have reception primary school children struggling with writing and holding the pencil properly, I would say you get some Play-Doh to help them develop the pencil grip.

 

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Are you kids fans of Play-Doh? Have they tried this Play-Doh Kitchen Creations? What do you think of the play set?

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