It’s no secret that the colour scheme of your home has a big impact on the way it looks. Gone are the days when bright gaudy colours and patterns are put together. In recent years it’s been all about a minimalist, modern look with a monochrome colour palette. We want our homes to be a tranquil place to relax and a more toned-down aesthetic complements this. Of course, there are plenty of occasions when a bright splash of colour can really bring a room together. When paired with other neutral […]
When the weather outside is frightful, it’s hard to imagine using and enjoying your patio. However, if it’s a problem area for you, now is a great time to think about redoing it. Curl up by the fire, dream of sunnier days and get ahead so that when the good weather comes, you’ll be ready to enjoy it.
One of my personal favorites and somewhere I have personally visited is Petra in Jordan. Petra, meaning ‘stone’ in Greek, was founded around the 6th century BC partly due to it’s position as being along a trade route and easily defensible. Many parts of the site, which is vast, are hewn directly from the mountains themselves. Due to time limitations, our visit had to be at night. We were treated to Bedouin singing and mint tea followed by a description of the site. The walk to Petra from the visitor […]