Do we ever have enough storage? Do you find yourself cramming clothes into the wardrobe and then having to re-iron something before you wear it? Do you find yourself putting clothes on a chair in the bedroom because they won’t fit in the wardrobe? What do you do with the heavier duvets and throws in the summer? What about the seasonal clothes, shoes and boots? There’s only so much that will fit in a downstairs cloakroom or under the stairs and the same goes for your wardrobe and chest of drawers. So how can you increase the storage in your bedrooms without the storage itself taking up too much room?
Windows can be considered to be the eyes of a house, the style of windows have to suit the house on the exterior and yes, they can dictate the interior design of the rooms too. The style of curtains you choose, as well as the fabric, can make or break the look of a room, particularly if the windows are large. Here are some tips on what curtain headings look well in different rooms. Continue reading →
here are the results and video of our June Draw 2016. Each month we have a draw for everyone who hires a tradesman and provides feedback. So not only do you get up to 4 quotes from Rated Tradesmen but you also are in with a chance to win a cash prize as well!
The draw for everyone who hired a tradesman and provided feedback in the month of May was held on June 30th. The results are as follows:-
A teenage bedroom has to fulfil a lot of functions. It needs to provide a restful night’s sleep, it needs to look ‘cool’ for when friends call around, it should offer good storage and it will probably need to be a purposeful space for studying.
There’s a lot at stake in decorating boys bedrooms when they are tweens or teenagers. Your son might not have many ideas himself but won’t waste time letting you know that he doesn’t like your idea of decor for teenagers so how do you get it right?
Last week we focused on ways to bring summer into your home and I mentioned fabrics. This week I’m going to look at different fabrics for the kitchen. Be it fabric for roman blinds, curtains, cushions or chair seats, fabric warms the room as well as absorbing sound therefore making the kitchen a much more welcoming space to be.
Retro Kitchen Fabric
Fabrics designs containing utensils and crockery have a retro appeal now too and are making a comeback.
This fabric with utensils from the 1960s (or maybe even before that) would give a kitchen plenty of charisma if made into chair cushions.
Well it’s always hard to predict the weather in Ireland. We don’t have extremes which is a good thing. And when the weather is nice it’s absolutely fantastic but sometimes it rains just when we were planning a picnic or outdoor activity. This is Ireland after all and rain is never far away.
While we can enjoy al fresco dining when the weather is fine, what about when the weather breaks? How can we “summerise” our homes so we still feel in a good mood and summery even though there’s an “April shower” happening outside?
here are the results and video of our May Draw 2016. Each month we have a draw for everyone who hires a tradesman and provides feedback. So not only do you get up to 4 quotes from Rated Tradesmen but you also are in with a chance to win a cash prize as well!
The draw for everyone who hired a tradesman and provided feedback in the month of April was held on May 30th. The results are as follows:-
Do you ever open your front door and sigh because you’d love your hallway to have some wow? Is it starting to look a bit tired? Does it need redecorating and you would like it to impress visitors as they step into your house? First impressions count and once someone is greeted by a tidy, well-decorated hallway with a statement piece to take their breath away, their impressions last as they move into more rooms.