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  1. What you need to know before buying a Rug online
    07
    Apr

    What you need to know before buying a Rug online

    There is no doubt that when it comes to purchasing household items (such as beds, paintings and rugs), making these purchases online is the best option for you. Sure, a well-known downside is that you won’t get to physically preview the product in person before purchase. However, t

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  2. 3 Inexpensive & Simple Spring Home Decor Tips
    02
    Apr

    3 Inexpensive & Simple Spring Home Decor Tips

    As spring approaches, the time has come to break out that gorgeous set of lace curtains and fill all the vases in the house with fresh flowers to brighten and liven up your home. Why? Well, spring is the season of rebirth. It’s a time when flowers bloom in the wild and when previously withered trees burst out with green leaves. A time of change… of fresh ideas and the growth of beautiful new things. So why not let all of these things reflect in your home as well.

    In this blog, we’d like to share 3 spring decorating tips that can help you take your home to the next level, all wh

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  3. Top lighting Inspirations for homes in 2021
    02
    Apr

    Top lighting Inspirations for homes in 2021

    1. Decorative Pendant Lighting

    One of the most popular lighting ideas that have really been taking off in 2021 is pendant lighting. With this type of lighting style, the lamp becomes a decorative piece as well, which is especially great if you’re trying to cultivate that enchanting feeling when people step into your house.

    Our Luminite Concrete Pendant Lance Light and our Luminite Concrete Pendant Vance Light

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  4. Top 3 Interior Design Trends for 2021

    Furnishing your house is never an easy feat. Sure, it’s especially simple if you hire an expert designer then fork over thousands of dollars. However, if you’d prefer to do this alone, and have little to no experience in interior design (like most people), you’ll find that things tend to get very difficult, very quickly.

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  5. 2 Reasons Why Buying Artificial Flowers Online Is a Great Option
    30
    Dec

    2 Reasons Why Buying Artificial Flowers Online Is a Great Option

    There is nothing better than a bright bouquet of beautiful flowers or a lush green planted potwhen it comes to livening up your living room or any other space within your house. Or as a heartfelt gift toward a friend. Or as a touching symbol towards a loved one that has passed on. For all of the above, a vibrant bundle of bright and lively colours is the perfect choice. Beautiful flowers will not only beautify any environment but stand as a true reflection of your love when give as a present.

    However, this effect may not last as long as you may want it to, unless you buy artifi

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  6. Best Pool Accessory Options for the Summer of 2021
    29
    Dec

    Best Pool Accessory Options for the Summer of 2021

    Imagine reclining in the comfort of your pool on an inflatable accessory while the sun tans your skin and the cool waters wash away all of your worries. Or the sight of your children splashing around on bright pool toys as they take a dip on a hot summer’s day. This is the dream that most people envision with delight when they think about summer vacation and family time. However, unless you prepare your household ahead of time by purchasing the right pool accessories, this dream will not become your reality.

    Below, we will list some of the best pool accessories that you can pur

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  7. The Best Natural Storage Baskets of 2021
    28
    Dec

    The Best Natural Storage Baskets of 2021

    Sometimes, besides your best efforts, your house can get cluttered and messy. Laundry can pile up in bedrooms while text books, pencils, toys and many more clutter items litter your living room. This can all make it very unpleasant to live inside your home. However, with the proper storage baskets at your disposal, it can all be avoided.

    Be that as it may, not all storage basket options are made equal. Black plastic tubs tend to be bulky and unattractivewhile metal baskets make for heavy weights. The best option would be to invest in purchasing some good quality natural storage

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  8. The Best Living Room Ceiling Lighting Ideas
    26
    Dec

    The Best Living Room Ceiling Lighting Ideas

    The lighting choice that you select for your living room has the power to alter its overall aesthetic and enhance its general tone (be it modern or traditional). As such, this can help you make your living room’s décor pop. In addition, when it comes to setting an atmosphere that is not just lively and beautiful but relaxed and comfortable as well, choosing the correct lighting is your best method. So overall, it’s very important for you to get your living room’s lighting right.

    In this blog, we will explore a few signature living room lighting ideas that are sure to brighten u

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  9. How to start a good fire pit
    23
    Dec

    How to start a good fire pit

    Camping with your family can be a cathartic experience. After long months of hard work, a short weekend out in the wild can be everything you need to relax and unwind. Sleeping under the stars, bathing in a lake, eating canned food… all of these activities can be the perfect escape from your busy city life. But if you’d like to go even further and really immerse yourself in the full camping experience, building a fire is the perfect task for you. Camp fires, or fires in general, create the perfect atmosphere for family bonding. From roasting marshmallows over orange flames to telling

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  10. How to decorate a Christmas tree
    20
    Dec

    How to decorate a Christmas tree

    It’s Christmas time. The festive season for holiday cheer has finally arrived. Decorations of all kinds and colours will now be flying out of malls and onto your Christmas tree. However, even after buying all of the decorations you could possibly need, it can sometimes be very difficult to do a good job when decorating your Christmas tree. How do you hang the lights? Where do you put all of the sparkling baubles? How do you arrange all of the ornaments and make your tree look like the gorgeous Christmas trees on TV?

    If you have any of these questions, fear not. Here at Maine an

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  11. Guide to setting up a planter pot
    05
    Dec

    Guide to setting up a planter pot

    Potted plants are good decorative items that can come in handy in many instances. Whether you’re looking for a gift, or you’d simply like something to brighten up your bedroom, a potted plant could be the answer to all your prayers. However, planter pots are not very easy to set up, or maintain.

    Setting up a planter pot is often seen as the ultimate test of responsibility. It requires a lot of hard work and dedication. But if you are prepared to put in the time, you’re well on the way to developing a beautiful garden within your bedroom, or creating an endless supply of gorgeou

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  12. How to match cushions to your sofa
    01
    Dec

    How to match cushions to your sofa

    Are you currently looking at your living room, and thinking… It’s fine! It may not look bad, but sometimes that’s not enough. Maybe your sofa simply looks plain and uninspired. Maybe your wallpaper is that modern shade of white that makes everything sleek and premium, but that doesn’t dazzle your eyes. Well, if you’re facing any of these problems, fear no more. Here at Main and Crawford, we have a simple solution that will help you brighten up even the dullest of environments.

    If you’d like to liven up your living room and add that wow factor without having to redo your entire

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  13. All Your Favourite Christmas Decorations In One Place
    24
    Nov

    All Your Favourite Christmas Decorations In One Place

    Christmas is just around the corner and after the year we’ve had, aren’t you looking forward to the festivities? It will be a time for peers and time for cheers. With the smell of delicious roasts wafting through your home and your favourite Christmas dessert on the menu, the right Christmas decorations will make it really feel authentic. We at Maine & Crawford love Christmas and we have spent the whole year preparing the perfect selection of Christmas decorations, baubles and trees that you and the whole family will love and enjoy. To find out more about these exciting festive d

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  14. Where To Buy Car Sunshades
    24
    Nov

    Where To Buy Car Sunshades

    Do you ever wonder why people buy car sunshades? Well a windshield sunshade’s purpose is to shield the interior of your car from inclement damage that is caused by the sun’s heat as well as harsh UV rays. Continuous exposure results in the interior of a car losing its lustre and shine. A sunshade prevents unsightly fading, cracking or even wear and tear on your car’s dashboard. Having a protective function in your cara sunshade can also be a stylish way to make your car pop. At Maine & Crawford we have a wide selection of

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  15. Living Room Wall Décor Ideas
    21
    Nov

    Living Room Wall Décor Ideas

    Do you have blank living room wall that you’ve been itching to decorate? Well, you’re in for quite of a treat as we have put together a fabulous selection of unique living room wall décor ideas. When you are thinking of what exactly you can put on the wall or against it for that extra design flair, remember that it needs to appeal to you and must also match and complement the rest of the room. At Maine & Crawford we love home décor and we have the perfect décor items that you can use for your living room wall. To find ou

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  16. How To Clean Vases Inside And Out
    18
    Nov

    How To Clean Vases Inside And Out

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  17. All You Need To Know About Wicker
    18
    Nov

    All You Need To Know About Wicker

    There’s a good chance that you have heard of rattan wicker or seen some products being used somewhere. ‘Wicker’ refers to a type of woven furniture material that is used to make outdoor furniture. There are many materials that are used to make wicker products these includes cane, bamboo, reed, seagrass and rattan. There are also synthetic versions of these. Wicker is almost synonymous with outdoor furniture and it used to make cosy chairs, strong tables and unique coffee tables.

    1. What is rattan and why is it so popular?

    Rattan is one of the most popul

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  18. The Best Beach Tents You Should Check Out in 2020
    18
    Nov

    The Best Beach Tents You Should Check Out in 2020

    Are you looking for a beach tent for the summer? We are here to help you get just that. Top-quality beach tents are very specialized. They are lightweight shelters that protect you from the sun and wind. They are also very easy to pitch and takedown. With one you are able to offer some shelter to your beach mates when the sun is at its peak, it can also be a focal point at the beach for the family or a group of friends, somewhere to store food, have a picnic, or a BBQ.

    1.    What to know before buying one

    Beach tents are very unique products. They are not like festival

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  19. The Top Floor Lamps Buying Tips in 2020
    18
    Nov

    The Top Floor Lamps Buying Tips in 2020

    Who doesn’t love a great floor lamp? They are the unsung heroes of any lighting scheme as they produce much-needed illumination in any room. Modern floor lamps are versatile, they can provide widespread ambient lighting as well as direct task lighting. Whatever mood you want to create in a space floor lamps will be able to step up to the brief. To help you continue to read on to find out what things you need to look for while you are searching for the perfect floor lamp.

    1. Know the different types

    The basic structure of all floor lamps is always the sa

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  20. Why Choose Cooler Bags? Benefits and Features Guide
    18
    Nov

    Why Choose Cooler Bags? Benefits and Features Guide

    There is nothing as annoying as having warm drinks on a hot day. To get a nice cold beverage while you are outyou do not always need to have an ice chest. Cooler bags get the same job done with very little fuss. Cooler bags are made of insulative materials that provide the ultimate thermal insulation so that whatever you put inside is kept nice and cold. They are also fashionable and easy to clean and can be folded for convenient storage. Read on to find out more features and advantages of cooler bags.

    1. Thermal insulation

    Cooler bags provide the best

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  21. Top Tips to Pick the Right Pots for Your Indoor Plants
    18
    Nov

    Top Tips to Pick the Right Pots for Your Indoor Plants

    Are you an indoor gardener? Container gardening has made it possible for people that love plants but do not have yard space to enjoy the greenery. All you need is a small space such as a balcony to set up all your plants in. Another key component of having house plants is choosing the right pots for your plants. This will ensure that they have enough space to grow and bloom. Below are some top tips you can use to choose plant pots for your house plants.

    1. Know what to look for

    There are some basic considerations you need to keep in mind before you are

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  22. Home Decor Guide: Expert Advice for Complete Home Decoration
    18
    Nov

    Home Decor Guide: Expert Advice for Complete Home Decoration

    Are you thinking of redecorating your home? Do you need a few tips and trick to help you achieve a look that you will be happy with? We have put together some advice from industry experts on how you can decorate your entire home. In general, there are no rules that are set in concrete when it comes to home décor. These tips are just a general guideyou can use and figure out what you think will work for you. Read on!

    1. Use a focal point in each room

    In order to make any room look and feel more cohesive, you can choose one item that can be the focal poin

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  23. Top Plant Stand Ideas For Your Home
    18
    Nov

    Top Plant Stand Ideas For Your Home

    If you have beautiful plants in your home, you need to get unique plant pots for them. On top of that, those plant pots need beautiful stands. Plants require lots of sun and water. They also need to be elevated so that they are not accidentally kicked over. For that indoor plant stands are the perfect addition. They keep your plants at a level where it is easy to water them and they can get direct access to light. Below are the top plant stand ideas that we, at Maine and Crawford, picked out for you.

    1. Single surface plant stands

    If you have plants tha

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  24. The Beauty Of Jute
    18
    Nov

    The Beauty Of Jute

    At Maine & Crawford we love sustainable products. In this blog we explore the unique qualities of Juteas well as why it’s perfect for making beautiful woven baskets and more. Jute is also known as the ‘golden fibre’. It has a lovely golden colour and a silky sheen. Jute is durable and versatile that is why it’s popular in basket making. Add to that it’s also Eco-friendly. We have a wide range of top quality jute baskets for you. Take a look and you may just find something that catches y

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  25. How To Choose The Best Bed For Your Pet
    17
    Nov

    How To Choose The Best Bed For Your Pet

    All pets deserve cosy beds where they can snooze in. But how do you know which one will suit your pet’s paw-sonality? There are so many options to choose fromigloos, raised beds, beds for arthritic pets and bolster beds, there is a bed that will suit every pet. At Maine & Crawford we have a wide range of cute pet beds for you to choose from. We have put together a guide that you can use to choose one for your pet.

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  26. 4 Super Fun Beach Games For Kids Of All Ages
    17
    Nov

    4 Super Fun Beach Games For Kids Of All Ages

    Summer is upon us and for many that means spending lots of time at the beach while it’s a good idea to spend your time there relaxing under an umbrella perhaps reading your favorite book. Make sure you bring shovels and buckets come in handy for digging holes and building sandcastles, beach games sure keep kids (teens and toddlers alike) occupied the whole day. There are so many educational games that you can play which encourage teamwork and problem solving.

    1. Beach volleyball

    What is a day at the beach if there’snot a beach volleyball being played? W

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  27. How To Choose A Suitable Mirror For Your Home
    17
    Nov

    How To Choose A Suitable Mirror For Your Home

    Buying a mirror must be relatively simple you just go to a store or online and purchase one right? Not really, when you get into a store and get overwhelmed by the unending choices that are available. Frameless, big, small, oval, rounded, rectangular, wall-mounted, and leaners… the list goes on. With so many options to choose from we are here to help you make sense of it all so that you choose one that will work for your home.

    1. What room is the mirror for?

    This is an important question to ask yourself as mirrors are designed for different rooms of the

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  28. 3 Ways To Make Your Home Pet Friendly
    17
    Nov

    3 Ways To Make Your Home Pet Friendly

    Introducing a new pet into your home is filled with overjoy and excitement. There are things you need to prepare in your home to ensure that your little furry friend is in a safe environment. To make sure that you get this crucial step correctly, we have put together a list of tips that you can use to make sure that your home is pet friendly. Read on!

    1. Start low

    From your perspective, your house may look very safe, but you need to look out for any potential hazards that your pet may get hurt by. Get on all fours and inspect your house. Some potential

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  29. How To Choose Your Perfect Pillow
    16
    Nov

    How To Choose Your Perfect Pillow

    Have you been struggling to sleep, or have you been waking up with a stiff neck? You may need to replace the pillow you have. Many people are under the impression to havea comfortable sleep is a good quality mattress but unfortunately the right answer is to have a good pillow that can significantly improve the quality of sleep you get. Below is a guide to how you can choose a pillow for comfort and support.

    1. Why does it matter?

    For sound sleep and restful nights, you need to ensure that you have a good sleeping posture. This will also help you not to

    Read more
  30. Top 10 Beach Products That You Really Need This Summer
    16
    Nov

    Top 10 Beach Products That You Really Need This Summer

    Summer brings the beautiful sunny and warm weather that is perfect for sand and surf. Summer days spent playing in the sun make great memories. Getting ready to spend your day at the beach is exciting and packing is even more so. To make sure that you have all that you will need, we have compiled a list of beach products that are absolute must-haves for the beach this summer. To find out what these are, read on!

    1. Beach tent

    This is a great beach accessory to have with it, you can lounge all day without worrying about sunburn. If you love having a

    Read more
  31. How To Choose A Suitable Mirror For Your Home
    15
    Sep

    How To Choose A Suitable Mirror For Your Home

    Buying a mirror must be relatively simpleyou just go to a store or online and purchase one right? Not really, when you get into a store and get overwhelmed by the unending choices that are available. Frameless, big, small, oval, rounded, rectangular, wall mounted and leaners… the list goes on. With so many options to choose from we are here to help you make sense of it all so that you choose one that will work for your home.

    1. What room is the mirror for?

    This is an important question to ask yourself as mirrors are designed for different rooms of the house. In living r

    Read more
  32. How To Choose Your Perfect Pillow
    09
    Sep

    How To Choose Your Perfect Pillow

    Have you been struggling to sleep, or have you been waking up with a stiff neck? You may need to replace the pillow you have. Many people are under the impression to havea comfortable sleep is a good quality mattress but unfortunately the right answer is to have a good pillow that can significantly improve the quality of sleep you get. Below is a guide to how you can choose a pillow for comfort and support.

    1. Why does it matter?

    For sound sleep and restful nights, you need to ensure that you have a good sleeping posture. This will also help you not to wake up with pain

    Read more
  33. Top 10 Beach Products That You Really Need This Summer
    20
    Jul

    Top 10 Beach Products That You Really Need This Summer

    Summer brings the beautiful sunny and warm weather that is perfect for sand and surf. Summer days spent playing in the sun make great memories. Getting ready to spend your day at the beach is exciting and packing is even more so. To make sure that you have all that you will need, we have compiled a list of beach products that are absolute must haves for the beach this summer. To find out what these are, read on!

    1. Beach tent

    This is a great beach accessory to havewith it, you can lounge all day without worrying about sun burn. If you love having a

    Read more
  34. Home Decor Guide: Expert Advice for Complete Home Decoration
    06
    Jul

    Home Decor Guide: Expert Advice for Complete Home Decoration

    Are you thinking of redecorating your home? Do you need a few tips and trick to help you achieve a look that you will be happy with? We have put together some advice from industry experts on how you can decorate your entire home. In general, there are no rules that are set in concrete when it comes to home décor. These tips are just a general guideyou can use and figure out what you think will work for you. Read on!

    1. Use a focal point in each room

    In order to make any room look and feel more cohesive, you can choose one item that can be the focal point, then design ar

    Read more