Cathrin Dunphrey

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About Cathrin Dunphrey

Hi there! I came on-board Inspireliving early days, and have been doing Beauty & Interior pieces since I can't remember. I have a history in Interior Design print magazines and have even published my own back when. I really hope that you like my content, please interact with me in the comment section.

The Best Sleeper Chairs & Sofas – Review & Tips 2020

Vonanda Sofa Bed, Folding Single Sleeper Ottoman Chair If you are looking for versatility, you won’t go far wrong choosing this sleeper chair. You can use it as a chair, a bed or even an ottoman. It’s perfect for small spaces as it doesn’t take up much room, even when used as a bed. The frame is made of high-quality metal and there are no sharp edges to hurt you. The frame is so solid that it can hold a weight of up to 440 pounds. The filler is made of high-density foam which is very comfortable whether you are sitting or lying down. The cover is made of soft linen and is easy to clean. For more information, check out price and product reviews on Amazon! How to pick the best Sleeper or Half Sleeper [...]

By |2020-02-05T16:24:33+00:00February 5th, 2020|Buyer's Guide, Home Decor|0 Comments

The Best Artificial Palm Trees – Review & Tips 2020

Nearly Natural 56 in. Areca Palm Silk Tree with Basket Overall Rating: 5/5 Value for Money: 5/5 This Nearly Natural artificial tree provides a lush, tropical feel inside the house despite the size. At only 56 inches tall, it commands attention from guests and can also be a good conversation starter. The brand is a pioneer in the artificial plant industry and is known for its products with “real feel” as shown by the slender and wispy alternating leaves in this areca palm silk tree. The silk arrangements are manufactured using synthetic materials that create life-like silk arrangements. For more information, check out price and product reviews on Amazon! Our Best Tips on Decorating with a Fake/Artificial Palm Tree! No home ever feels complete without a sign of life within it. It’s always bound to feel [...]

By |2020-01-21T20:22:06+00:00January 21st, 2020|Buyer's Guide, Home Decor|0 Comments

The Best Modern Farmhouse Living Room Tips & Ideas – 2020

Modern farmhouse styling has slowly become a staple in the interior design scene over the last few years thanks to the rising trend on comfort and simplicity. Gone are the days when people would go for extravagant designs for their homes, buying the biggest pieces of furniture they can come across. The new “in” thing to do nowadays when it comes to interior design is to make your home as cozy and inviting as possible. But the modern farmhouse concept can be tricky to some. And this is why there is often hesitation to give homes a taste of the modern farmhouse vibe. So, to make things a little bit easier, we are sharing some design tips for one section of the house (at least for now!)—the living room. By the end of this article, you would have acquired a fair bit of information on the two most popular themes at the moment—Industrial Modern Farmhouse [...]

By |2020-01-12T15:17:34+00:00January 12th, 2020|Home Decor|0 Comments

The Best Wooden Dining Chairs – Design Tips 2020!

Roundhill Furniture Habit Solid Wood Tufted Parsons Dining Chair Home décor enthusiasts, this one’s for you! The top pick in wooden dining chairs right now is this Parsons Dining Chair set. Not only are they designed to look like they’re suited for royalty (who says you aren’t royalty anyway?) but they are practical and durable too. Upholstered in the colour of your choice, these chairs are created with wooden legs and accented with buttons across the front. Stylish, classy and easily tailored to suit any room! The chairs have a slight curve to them, making it a comfortable choice for any person’s shape or size. Parsons Dining Chair set Some say the kitchen is the heart of the house, I say the dining room is. Generally, conversation fills a dining room, as well as delicious aromas and warm energy. It’s the place where families join after a long day, to share their stories [...]

By |2020-02-05T16:25:05+00:00October 31st, 2019|Home Decor|0 Comments

The 5 Best Outdoor Loveseats – Inspiration for your Patio & Garden 2020

Keter Eden 70 Gallon Storage Bench Deck Box for Patio This is outdoor loveseat is the #1 bestseller on Amazon and it’s for a reason – it’s two products for the price of one. The seat doubles a storage for small items that are often used outdoors, which also comes with a lockable lid. It’s also weather-resistant, waterproof, and UV-protected. Pros: It is made from resin, which guarantees no warping, denting, rusting, or peeling unlike loveseats that are made from natural wood. It’s durable and easy to clean with by simply wiping with damp cloth. This product is also easy to assemble. Product Variants: This product comes in three colorways – grey, brown on beige, and brown on brown – all giving a rustic vibe to your patio or poolside. For more information, check out price and product reviews on Amazon! [...]

By |2020-01-14T15:18:29+00:00October 23rd, 2019|Buyer's Guide, Home Decor|0 Comments

The 6 Best Coffee Tables with Storage – Review 2020

A coffee table is often the center of the living room where people gather round to chat while having a coffee or tea or a cocktail. I know that I like to sit with my friends around the coffee table. However, it can also double up as a place for storage, something which can be very handy if you live in a small house or apartment. Even if you don’t, it’s a place here you can put things so they are not cluttering up the room Coffee tables with storage come in all different guises. They can be round, square, oval or rectangle. They can have open storage or actual cupboards built in or the table can lift up which is a great concept. In this article, I will be showing you 6 of the best coffee tables out there, all to be found on Amazon.com. You will probably be looking for a coffee table [...]

By |2020-01-14T15:13:44+00:00October 7th, 2019|Buyer's Guide, Home Decor|0 Comments

Modern Rocking Chairs in 2020 – Our 6 Best Tips & Reviews

Perhaps you think of rocking chairs as being dated. Quite often we see them in old films where they are usually made of wood and are found on the front porch or in a traditional parlor. However, nothing is further from the truth. These days you can find many different and modern styles. Of course, you can still buy a traditional rocker that has curved legs and rocks back and forth. There’s nothing wrong with these and they are usually the cheapest option. However, you can also buy glider rockers that have levers and switches and move on the flat rather than in an arc. Spring rockers are similar to traditional rockers, but they have springs, and swivel rockers copy the movement of an office chair. Some rocking chairs recline, some have footrests and others even come with an ottoman. If you decide to buy a rocking chair you will be spoiled for [...]

By |2020-01-14T20:59:38+00:00October 3rd, 2019|Home Decor|0 Comments

The 5 Best Hair Growth Systems – How To Increase Hair in 2020

iRestore Laser Hair Growth System Pro's:  • #1 Bestseller • Handheld controller • 43.2% average increase in hair growth iRestore leads the way in hair loss technology. Their Laser Hair Growth System boasts an average hair growth of 43.2% for those who use it. The helmet is lightweight and comfortable. The machines are developed in GMP-certified facilities and are FDA-cleared. The machine is great value-for-money, being very affordable as it is, so you may wish to pay an extra $50 for the Rechargeable Battery Pack. Summary: the iRestore Laser Hair Growth System is the leading machine of its kind. It boasts fantastic results and is very affordable and if you want end your search early - this would be a good place. Complete Review of the Best Hair Growth Helmets for you! Hair is important. Having hair looks good [...]

By |2020-01-14T15:02:19+00:00September 28th, 2019|Beauty & Lifestyle, Buyer's Guide|0 Comments

Kitchen Appliances Inspiration – Must-Haves for Your Kitchen 2020

So, you’ve bought a new home in your dream neighborhood and now you couldn’t wait to start with all the decorations and home shopping. Or maybe you are just looking to upgrade or reinvent your kitchen? The problem is, everything feels so overwhelming that you can’t seem to decide where to begin. “Do I decorate the bedroom first? Shall I start shopping for living room furniture? How about the bathroom and my walk-in closet? When do I squeeze in shopping for kitchen essentials?” These may all feel a bit too much if you let them pile up on you from the get-go. But shopping for and decorating your new abode shouldn’t have to feel like a chore. A great tip to make it less demanding is by working in segments. Pick a room that you would like to make a priority and start from there. For example, begin with the kitchen, which is arguably the [...]

By |2020-01-22T12:49:30+00:00September 20th, 2019|Kitchen & Equipment|0 Comments

How to Decorate a Small Apartment: 6 Space Saving Ideas

With the value of real estate rising exponentially now more than ever, it comes as no surprise that more and more people are going for smaller apartment units. Detached, staccato houses are no longer the norm, especially for those who prefer to be in the middle of all the hustle and bustle in the city. But while smaller homes seem to be easier to decorate, it isn’t always the case especially when you have more belongings than you realize, and you find there is nowhere to store them all. If you’re not too big on the Marie Kondo habit, your best bet would be to find multifunctional items for your place. Lucky for you, we’ve put together 6 simple yet effective space-saving ideas for modern small apartments. Maximizing floor space by elevating the bed in modern small apartments Floor area is your most valuable resource when you live in a tiny room. It [...]

By |2020-02-05T16:25:35+00:00September 10th, 2019|Home Decor|0 Comments