How to downsize successfully

People have all kinds of motivation for downsizing, but there tends to be two main reasons. Firstly, scaling down after children have moved out, when they no longer need all that space and could do with a bit more money to fund university fees, for example, or getting older; when heading towards retirement, people may choose to downsize in order to fund well-deserved holidays or lengthy travel.

Others downsize due to increases in the cost of living – because they want to live in a different, more expensive area, or because by selling a large property they can afford to buy two smaller ones, thereby giving them either a holiday home or a rental income.

How to downsize successfully

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Bedroom Design: Ideas to Inspire and Invigorate You

We all have slightly different tastes and preferences when it comes to what appeals to us from an aesthetic point of view and bedroom design is certainly no different in that respect.

The one thing that most of us agree on is we all want to retire for the evening to a bedroom that is welcoming and helps to put you in a relaxed and positive frame of mind, so that you can enjoy a restful sleep and wake up reinvigorated the next morning.

Here are some bedroom design ideas that might help you to find that perfect bedroom that we would all love to have in our home.

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Colorful and Playful Loft Apartment in Brazil

This colorful loft apartment located in the central region of Belo Horizonte, Brazil, was re-modeled by Gislene Lopes who reinvented the personality of the home by applying some really strong color and intriguing textures. Eech piece of interiors is carefully chosen and make sure they keep their own feature and can transit smoothly from one to the other. The best thing I love about this place is its fabulous view which can be enjoyed from every room.

Colorful and Playful Loft Apartment in Brazil
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Creatively Convert 40 Square Meter into Two Rooms

There are so many great examples of how to utilize space in small apartment and we just featured an extreme example of a 16Sqm flat converted from a former master bathroom. Designer are trying really hard to make each inch of the space and some people might don’t like it since it is just too complicated. In those designs, mostly like you don’t have your dedicated bedroom area – you either sleep on a convertible sofa or have your bed in the air. There are nothing wrong with it, but someone might not want to go that extreme and still want comfortable, spacious and modern looking living space. Hence, we picked this creative apartment of Cristina Bordoiu, Romania based architect and interior designer, who successfully created a two-room feeling crib out of 40Sqm.

Creatively Convert 40 Square Meter into Two Rooms

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