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Smile and Wave DIY: Today’s Feature Blog

January 19, 2017
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Welcome back CoContesters! Today we have another interesting DIY-focused feature blogger that is sure to get you thinking about your home design and setup… Last week we focused our attention at Color me Quirky, while today we’ll be checking out the stylista and design aficionado, Smile and Wave DIY. Whether your a DIY amateur or expert, this blog will have something for you. With a range of easy to follow tutorials, elegant interior designs and creative projects, we’re sure there will…

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A Heritage Apartment Undergoes a Magical Update

January 16, 2017
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A classic heritage apartment is like a fine wine – it ages beautifully over time. Not only that, but heritage homes add to the rich architectural tapestry of a city, infusing character, charm and grace. Last week we took a peek inside a tiny apartment in Rome, while today’s contest takes us to a larger 100 square metre heritage apartment that requires a revamp, refresh and rejuvenation. After receiving a whopping 40 submissions, the top three have been selected, and they’re truly…

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Living room feng shui: 5 remodelling tips!

January 14, 2017
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Have you heard of feng shui? If you need a helping hand with your home decor and design, you should check out this 3000-year-old Chinese system of laws and rules. Read on below to learn more… Last week we took a look at how to decorate with neutral hues, while today we’ll be delving more into the placement and arrangement of furniture and accessories. Feng shui has long been considered a thoughtful and successful set of rules that are considered to…

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CoContest Designer Spotlight: Nasr Antoneos Finianos

January 13, 2017
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Hello CoContesters, Today our article will talk about how online platform are changing the habits of professional in finding leads and connections among countries, also they are helping people that live in unfortunate and less developed countries that are facing difficult situation to be linked with clients from luckier countries. Although the majority of architects of developed countries (mostly Italians) criticised the platform, mainly for the cheaper prices of the services that the start up is offering and they have…

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Color me Quirky: Today’s Feature Blog

January 12, 2017
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What exactly is quirky? Perhaps it is unusual in an attractive and interesting way, or maybe something eclectic, peculiar, unexpected and ahead of its time… Today’s feature blogger is all the right kinds of quirky with an eye for unique design and enduring style. If your home is needing an injection of pizzazz, a refresh or an update, you’ve certainly come to the right place. Last week we featured the DIY-fabulous blog burkatron, while this week we’re going to be…

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A Tiny Apartment in Rome gets a Facelift

January 9, 2017
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Is there anything more infuriating that trying to design a small home? Due to a lack of space, you’ll find you commonly hit roadblocks, as well as a host of other challenges. Today CoContesters, we’re going to take a peek inside a tiny apartment that has been drastically transformed thanks to its chic and sleek makeover…Pack your bags, we’re heading to Rome! Small dwellings are by far one of the trickiest and most challenging of all interior projects. A lack of…

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Incorporating Neutrals: Remodelling Tips

January 7, 2017
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Of all the colour schemes one might choose for their home, neutral, muted and subtle tones are unquestionably an enduring favourite. Hi CoContesters and welcome back to our regular remodelling sessions. If you reside in the northern hemisphere, you’ll notice the winter weather is well underway! To counter the chill, we’re going to take a look at incorporating neutrals into your home. Neutral tones are perfectly trans-seasonal, consequently adding warmth and versatility with ease. If you have organised your home for the new…

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burkatron: Today’s Feature Blog

January 5, 2017
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Happy Thursday CoContesters, and welcome back to another fabulous feature blogger session. Today we’re taking a peek at an über-chic, DIY focused website that’s sure to offer a few ideas and inspiration for your own home. Ready to get started? Check out burkatron below… Last week we took a look at The DIY Playbook, but today we’ll be delving into the delightful world of Caroline Burke and her super stylish blog, burkatron. Whether you fancy yourself a beginner or expert,…

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Perfect Pasta: A NYC Restaurant Gets a Makeover!

January 2, 2017
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An undeniable favourite, perfect pasta is synonymous with flavour and tradition. Get ready CoContesters, we’re going to take a peek at a remarkable restaurant makeover that is sure to make you hungry and inspire your next refurbishment project! Today’s feature contest is a little different from last week’s residential project. This week we are checking out a perfect pasta restaurant that embraces tradition and modernity, consequently imparting a sense of allure and timeless charm. Rezdora is a high quality pasta restaurant…

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Get Organised in 2017: 5 Handy Hints

December 31, 2016
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With a new year comes new challenges. And what better place to start than with your home’s decor, design and organisation? Get ready CoContesters, today we’ll be checking out 5 top tips to get your home shipshape and totally prepared for 2017! Last week we had a peek at new year remodels for your home, while today we’ll be checking out how to get organised and begin 2017 refreshed and reinvigorated. After the festive period, it’s likely your dwelling is looking a…

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