Glossary of Prints and Patterns

This is a list of the most common prints and patterns that you may have seen but can’t quite name. It’s important that you know prints and patterns, so when you have a print you’re looking for, you know what it’s called and you can look smart. So, basically, useless information, but fun to know!…

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Is Your House Haunted?

Have you been feeling creeped out in your own home? Whether you’re a believer of the supernatural or not, we at Gawin are skeptics and we are always ready with a solution for you. It’s Halloween season and of course, the mind gets creative when you’re alone or when it’s dark. Imaginations run wild, scary…

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Understanding Scandinavian Interiors

When one first hears about “Scandinavian,” the first thing that pops up is IKEA. IKEA is a Swedish furniture store that sells ready-to-assemble furniture, and they’re the budget Scandinavian furniture store all over the globe. But Scandinavian Interiors is more than that. It’s more than white pieces of furniture and minimalism. It’s more about form…

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Interior Design Ideas to Make Your Home Look Luxurious

Written by Sophie McKinley The first idea that probably strikes us when we hear about luxury homes is a lot of expenditure on high-end furniture, expensive kitchen and bathroom fittings, and so on. But what if we tell you that luxury is not always about opulence but about certain choices that you make? Let us…

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Other Things You Can Hang On Walls

Do you feel like your walls are looking dull and boring right now? If you’re not the sentimental type, you probably don’t have a lot of photographs to put on your wall. And if you’re not the artsy kind, you’d probably be confused about the dozens of different painting styles and you might be scared…

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Residential Roofing: Facts You Must Have at Your Fingertips

Written by Stephen Cooper Your roof is one of the most important parts of your home; however, on a verge of difficult situations, if you are unable to find a professional roofing contractor, becomes frustrating. It becomes extremely problematic to compile roofing facts, all by yourself. Questions like, when should you have your roof inspected? How…

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A Handy Guide to Window Types

Windows are essential to houses, and the look and type of mirrors you’re going to put in your house is going to affect the whole look. There’s a lot of types of windows and I’m sure it can be confusing if you don’t know what you want or need, but here’s a simple glossary of…

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Improving Air Quality in Your Home

Did you know that the air inside your home can pose a worse threat to your health than the air outside? Indoor pollutants trigger a lot of different health issues such as allergies, and asthma. You work so hard every day, and suffering through hours in traffic, you deserve a relaxing home to come home…

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Organize your life as approved by Marie Kondo

Marie Kondo’s book The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up is indeed life-changing. It set off a global decluttering trend. Everyone went nuts about organizing their lives, and somehow it made them less crazy. It’s amazing. So, if you don’t have a book, fret not, we’ve summarized the best and most important parts for you. Lesson…

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