Get inspired with awesome decorating tips

Looking for decorating tips? Get updated on the latest trends in South Africa by attending Decorex in Cape Town. Hosted at the International Convention Centre, Decorex provides inspiration to South African homeowners. The lifestyle expo is taking place between the 24th and 27th of April this year. At Decorex, you can find a variety of appealing tools to create a welcoming home. From textiles to furniture, Decorex showcases a diverse range of home décor products. Visitors to the show can also view décor accessories, kitchen appliances and installations. If you are looking for DIY techniques, then Decorex is the place to be. When it comes to décor ideas South Africa offers an abundance of inspiration.


Interior Decorating Tips

You can add a special touch to your house by incorporating handcrafted items. At the Craft and Create section of Decorex, you will find unique items for sale. Alternatively, once you have been inspired by visiting the show, you can start your own DIY projects. Handmade cushions, wall decorations and baskets can add a personal touch to your home.


A crucial part of home décor is the paint colours and paint techniques that you choose to use. You can check out the latest colour trends at Plascon’s expo at Decorex. According to Plascon, current popular colour themes include Urban Glow which is influenced by ombre effects and multi-colour washes. Pastel tones as well as dark shades are included in the colour scheme. Another trend is Natural Balance theme, which draws its colours from the earth. This theme includes deep organic greens and mottled patterns.


Having a well-designed kitchen not only adds to the ambiance of your home, it also makes cooking more convenient. Keeping up with the latest appliances will give you the opportunity to create a stylish kitchen which is easy-to-use.


Outdoor Decorating Tips

Decorating your patio or deck? There are a variety of easy ways to create a stunning outdoor space. With South African’s passion for braais, having an attractive outdoor area is an asset to any home.


Choosing the right outdoor furniture is an important part of creating an inviting outdoor living space. Outdoor furniture should be both durable and comfortable. If you have old furniture, you can repaint it to create a stunning effect that contributes to the ambiance of your outdoor space.

If there is no roof over your patio you can use a large white umbrella to offer shade and protection from the elements. Candles and glass solar jars offer romantic lighting at night.


Planting tough plants around the braai area adds to the appeal of the outdoor space. Plants are also useful for hiding any unattractive pipes or drains.


Adding a bench to the patio creates a comfortable space for visitors to sit during a braai. A cosy bench area is also a great place to relax and soak up some summer sun outside. You can decorate the bench with colourful scatter cushions for a stylish effect. Don’t forget to add a low coffee table which provides a convenient place for people to leave their drinks.

Decorating tips can help you to create an inviting home which provides a relaxing space for you and your family. When you are decorating your home, comfort, style and durability are essential considerations.

For décor items for sale at bargain prices, visit Remember, if you have any unwanted items that could be used for decorating purposes you can place a free ad on Junk Mail.

Saskia Meintjes

Hyperactive, extremely realistic and addicted to reading can best describe me. Life is all about the good memories and sitting around will not create them.

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