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Archive for September, 2011

Decorating is all about making spaces cohesive and appealing to the eye. This can be done in many ways and in any space-even the kitchen! Keeping your counters clutter free and clean makes a huge impact and makes the space seem open and fresh. Create interest with your lighting, drapery and other practical pieces. Introduce a warm home feel to your kitchen by adding decor with pops of colour, texture and lots of function. For example,adding baskets in your kitchen is a fun way to keep vegetables and spices that also adds visual interest and serves a purpose. Use fruits to fill bowls and vases; this adds a burst of colour and an organic element, a perfect choice for the kitchen. Another tip: be sure to keep all small electrics in the same finish this really makes any size kitchen cohesive and impressive.

Bring style into your kitchen with simple fixes! Decor in this space should be multi-purpose. That is, stylish but practical. Fill a serving bowl with fruits or use baskets for storage.

Ready to turn up the heat in your kitchen? Check out some great pieces in stock now at Dwellings that are full of function and style!

Even kitchen items can act as decor. This Joseph Joseph cutting board set looks great on any counter! Bds $249.95

I cant stop raving about Joseph Joseph! Each piece is so functional and yet so stylish. These nested bowls don't take up much storage space and they are cute enough to have on display! Bds $149.95

Say goodbye to ugly plastic dish racks. This stainless steel dish rack from Simple Human will transform your space and tie in with your appliances Bds $99.95

Matching your kitchen linens is a great way to tie in a colour story and give that designer decorated feel. From $19.95

Baskets are a great way to add decor with a function! Store tea towels or veggies and create interest in your space. BDS $199.95

Make sure to keep your messes hidden! This garbage can makes clean up a breeze with a foot peddle and no slam lid. There's even a lock on it to make sure the kids and the pets don't get too curious! Bds $129.95

Ready to tackle your kitchen? Visit us in store or online at http://www.dwellingsbarbados.com today! Remember, introducing a few simple elements can refresh any space. Need a little help? Comment on this post or send us an email at design@dwellingsbarbados.com.

Thanks again for reading. Remember to visit Dwellings &  Liliplum this weekend to shop and save! Liliplum is celebrating it’s 5th birthday with games and face painting from Liv’s Party Box and everything will be 10% off store wide. Dwellings will be in on the fun with up to 80% off end of season furniture and decor to make space for our fall/holiday introductions! Have a great week!

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Think Tropical Retreat!

Living on an island there will always be that tropical influence in design. Warm woods with detail reminiscent of old plantation homes and pops of bright greens and blues will always be a favorite for island dwellers. This look doesn’t have to be traditional or heavy but rather can be fresh and airy and really give the feel of a vacation retreat in your own home.

Check out some of these great finds at Dwellings that will give your home that island feel!

Shop this tropical look and create a bedroom retreat. Warm toned furniture with shutter detail keeps true to an island feel. Contemporary abstract palm bedding introduces a burst of colour. Add tropical elements through accessories by introducing texture as seen in the rattan trays, shell elements in the capiz lamp and pops of colour through the vases.

Dine in style with these tropical pieces! The counter height table is causal and contemporary but stays true to tropical style with its rattan finish! Punch up the look with fun dinnerware and accessories! Visit http://www.dwellingsbarbados.com to start shopping today!

What do you think about this tropical touch? Make sure not to miss out on these great pieces and lots more in store right now! Need some help on your tropical retreat? Post below or contact us at design@dwellingsbarbados.com

Thanks for reading! We will now be posting every other Wednesday so you can be sure not to miss our posts and now you have the chance to enjoy it for a little longer 🙂 Check us out again on September 28th for a new and exciting post! Have a great week!

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We all love to shop and we all love to get a great deal! When we find a piece we love on special it becomes a great story in the home.”Can you believe I got this for half price?”  This is just the time of year for sales and awesome savings.  Just before the Holidays, when the looks for summer are on their way out for Fall there are endless finds and great deals. Shopping for big ticket pieces on sale, allows you to have a larger budget for decor and accessories; which can really transform a space and make it feel like home.

Check out these great looks for less from Dwellings! Don’t miss the chance to shop the sale and save BIG!

Shopping sale doesn't mean you have to compromise style! Get this look and save BIG! Click the image to shop these sale items and many more!

Saving on furniture pieces allows for a little bit of a splurge on accessories! Click the image to shop these great sale items and many more while stocks last!

Remember; shopping sale items allows you to create an eclectic and thought out feel in any room. Don’t be afraid to mix different pieces together in one space; not everything has to match. Become a sale shopping expert and create your dream space for less!

Dwellings has gone sale crazy! Don’t miss out on these hot items! Visit us in store or online at www.dwellingsbarbados.com to take advantage of these great buys and lots more! Check out loads of new items in store as well and get some great new accessories to decorate your space and make your sale items look absolutely fab! Even better? Start shopping for Christmas early! Pick up some of your friends favorite finds for half the price!

Thanks again for reading and remember to check us out every Wednesday for a new and exciting post. Got a question? We’d love to hear from you! Comment below or send us a message at design@dwellingsbarbados.com. Have a great week and happy shopping 🙂

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