Monthly Archives: March 2015

Throwing in the towel: 10 tips for towel hygiene

There is nothing better than stepping out of the shower and wrapping a soft, absorbent towel around yourself. However, after time, even the most luxurious towels can become stiff and smelly. If your bath towels are starting to feel more like a scrubbing bush against your skin or never seem to dry out completely between uses, we suggest you try these 10

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Scorch mark BEGONE!!

Don’t you hate ironing – especially when, with one false move or lapse in attention you can do this!! Did you know you could remove scorch marks from some fabrics? Scorched cotton, rayon, linen and wool fabrics are often treatable. Here’s how:

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2015 home styling trends

High-fashion, often the forerunner to home styling, is a great indication of what’s to come in the world of home décor. These top trends from the runway filter down and can influence everything from rug texture to sofa shape. The colours and silhouettes we’ve become familiar with from previous seasons can gradually change over time to offer an evolved palette

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If you haven’t heard of Supima, you’d better read this….

It’s not called the ‘cashmere of cotton’ for nothing! Products made from the ultra-soft Supima cotton boast superior durability, are fade-resistant and are far less likely to pill or shrink. But at a time when everything is marketed as being ‘special’ what exactly does Supima have that makes linen-lovers go weak at the knees?

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Spa-like style at home

Transform your bathroom from chaos and clutter into a tranquil retreat We all love going to the day spa, but it’s an indulgence most of us can only afford to do once in a while. Part of the appeal of a spa is its ability to transport you away from life’s daily stresses and strains and make time to focus

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Seeing Green: St Patrick’s Day Style

It’s March 17 again. The one day of the year we riffle through our wardrobe in search of that seldom-worn green clothing item, don a novelty leprechaun hat and channel our inner Guinness drinker.  While green is a colour not everyone can get away with wearing, it’s a completely different story when it comes to shades used in home decorating.

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career change after 50

Before becoming a Lorraine Lea Independent Stylist, Lissy led a busy lifestyle. Not only was she juggling the 7-day-per-week operation of her pet stop, grooming salon and saddlery in country Victoria, she was also the director of a large-scale equestrian event. Her schedule was full and demanding, but she wouldn’t have had it any other way.

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World Sleep Day: Friday 13th March

Today is a great opportunity to evaluate your current sleeping habits. How well you sleep can not only influence your daily productivity and alertness, but also impact your long term health and well being.

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achieving financial freedom

Lesley Ratz lives with the philosophy that life is too short to not aim for your dreams. For the past 17 years she has been a self-employed Lorraine Lea Independent Stylist and used the income from her business to achieve financial independence and set her family up for the future. Initially holding home styling parties as a way to make

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