Wondering why your Airbnb property is languishing with minimal views and even fewer bookings? Could it be that your pics are boring and your space is nothing special in a sea of other listings?
With the explosion of properties listing on Airbnb globally, your place is facing unprecedented competition. You can wring your hands, blame Airbnb, blame the universe and the economy, or you can take action. Check out these Before & After shots of rooms I have transformed. I often he
People think I have artistic talent. I don't now how they came by that idea... I am a total fraud really. I would never call myself an artist but I do have patience and I'm nothing if not cheap. When it comes to decor, I believe that all the money in the world can't buy good taste, and you don't need lots of money to make your place look amazing. I have a good eye and I am able to visualise the end result, and that helps. Most of all, I am willing to have a crack at anythi
This is one of my favourite hacks, and you can see examples of this at nearly every property I have ever styled! It's also one of the cheapest and easiest things you can do to add a quirky touch to any outdoor area. I picked up the original idea from a Pinterest post, but they had made one it with a live plant - what were they thinking? Naturally it needed watering and that meant it was doomed from the start at my place. I have come up with a much more hosting-friendly vers
If you want to set your Airbnb property apart, give it some character. Some striking wall art will make your place stand out from the crowd. But how do you do that in a rental property without damaging walls? Decorating a rental property is problematic - hooks or fixtures may damage walls and jeopardise the return of your bond, so you are limited in what you can do to give the space some character. My go-to solution for rental properties is stickers! These are also known as
Looking for a cheap decorating hack? Buy yourself a can of gold paint! Almost everything looks better when you gild the lily (or the shell, the stone, the pine-cone and the seed-pod) and you can use them to dress up a dull corner. SEA-SHELL TREE: Go for a walk along the beach and gather up some interesting sea shells. No time for a beach stroll? Go to that well known hardware store (in the garden section) and buy yourself a bag of assorted shells for around $8. Don't worr