Jul 222012

No budget for home expansion? Your unused loft may hold the answer.

Attic Makeover

If you’re looking for extra space for entertaining, relaxing, or studying, look up for inspiration, literally. If you have an attic in your home, don’t let that area go to waste much longer. With a few deft touches and simple accessories strategically placed here and there, your upstairs bodega can be transformed into your very own comfort zone in no time!

Convert this once empty space into a living study area using a minimalist-cum-Oriental approach. Here’s how:

  • Instead of lugging up a heavy sofa or couch, use floor pillows for your sitting area. Cover with a thrown blanket then top with different plump pillows.
  • Instead of bulky bookshelves, use a tray to hold your books neatly in place. You can even put a lampshade in the corner for anytime reading.

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Oct 262011

Make Your Own Linen Spray

Here’s the solution to keeping your fabrics fragrant and fresh.

You’ll Need:

  • 20 drops of ylang-ylang essential oil
  • 16 drops of orange sweet essential oil
  • 4 drops of lavender essential oil
  • 98ml of distilled water
  • 10 drops of emulsifier or unscented shower gel

How to:

Add the emulsifier or unscented gel to the distilled water. Slowly add the essential oils to this mixture before blending them all together.


For best results, always shake the linen spray before using.