The Pre-Start Sweet Spot
Jan29

The Pre-Start Sweet Spot

Feeling stressed just thinkin’ about Pre-Start? Well in addition to the fact that stressed spelt backwards is desserts (mind blown much?!), we’ve got a bunch of tips to make your Pre-Start journey easy-as-pie. (There we go talking about dessert again, but we promise that by the end of this guide you’ll want a slice of this yummy as building process all for yourself). Our Senior Pre-Starter – yep, it’s a real job –  &...

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Those Shady Succers
Dec11

Those Shady Succers

If you’ve never been a natural ‘green thumb’ and struggle to keep plants alive (#guilty) than look no further than succulents, the species of greenery that’s not only trending right now but is basically unkillable. Really. These bad boys are the superhero of plants; they’ve got water storage super powers to live months off the one feed, dress in cool camouflage outfits, and share a mortal enemy: those that give AF. See, like your high...

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5 Ways to Maximize Existing Natural Light in your Home
May22

5 Ways to Maximize Existing Natural Light in your Home

If you are looking to enhance the already existing natural lighting that enters your home, then you’ve come to the right blog. We show you 5 easy ways for you to maximize your natural light to not only brighten and open up your home, but to also give the illusion of more space too. And it’s all cost effective too. Check it out: 1. Add Mirrors By placing a mirror on the wall adjacent to a window or opposite a window will not only...

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10 Easy Mirror DIY Tips
May07

10 Easy Mirror DIY Tips

Mirrors are always in trend as they make a great statement decor piece in any room, any house. They are versatile, fit into any theme or style genre, and always add that extra illusion of space. They also enhance natural lighting and give a peaceful sense amidst a busy room. We love DIY projects here at Smart Ideas and found these decorative mirror ideas you to try and integrate into your own home! 1. Wooden Palette Mirror   A rustic...

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Design Bloggers Predict Hot Décor Trends for 2014
May01

Design Bloggers Predict Hot Décor Trends for 2014

Every year, well known design bloggers predict what décor trends will be popular in homes around the world. Read on to find out what the latest top 11 predictions for 2014 home décor trends are. Will you be adopting some of these Décor Trends for 2014 into your interior design planning?   1. Interchangeable Accents “I think we’ll see a trend towards chameleon decor. Instead of settling on one fixed look, people will opt...

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