Author Archives: Lorna S

7 Kitchen Design Trends 2020

Kitchens aren’t just for preparing and cooking food. They are often the hub of the house providing a space to eat, to entertain, to relax and spend time with family. It should be a comfortable and pleasant room to spend … Continue reading

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How to make your Home Cosier this Autumn

It’s still August but the evenings are drawing in, we’re getting April showers and there’s definitely a chill in the air. I see many people have already started lighting their fires and stoves in the evenings. I’ve been tempted to … Continue reading

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Creating a Study Space for Teenagers

It’s not long now till schools are open again for another academic year and now is the time to start preparing for a good homework / study routine for your child. Having a clear desk where they can get into … Continue reading

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Key Wallpaper Trends 2019

Wallpaper has never gone out of fashion but many people are nervous about using wallpaper in their homes due to seeing it as rather intimidating in trying to decide on a design; as almost permanent, as difficult to put up … Continue reading

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Exterior Windows – What Colours are Best?

The summer months are the perfect time to paint your exterior windows and doors. Long evenings, warm temperatures and plenty of daylight mean that conditions are perfect for the paint drying well before you apply a second coat the following … Continue reading

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Make your Bedroom Special with a Distinctive Bed Style

Are you heading away on holidays soon? Do you ever find yourself comparing the bedrooms, but more specifically the beds, when looking at accommodation and trying to decide where to stay? I found myself being swayed by old brass beds, … Continue reading

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Stunning Sliding Doors

Are you planning a new build, an extension or a renovation? If space is slightly tight, sliding doors may be the answer as the space needed for the door arc isn’t required. The sliding doors slide along a track so … Continue reading

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8 Kitchen Seating Ideas

Dining rooms are becoming a rarity now in many houses. Kitchens have become bigger, often containing a kitchen island (for food preparation and informal meals), and a large kitchen table. Some have space for a couple of armchairs which creates … Continue reading

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Pergola – creating an extra room in your garden

As the weather gets warmer and the evenings are brighter, you may be planning on spending more time in the garden – and wishing you had an inviting space to sit and relax in the open air. Maybe you need … Continue reading

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Move House or Extend?

You’re running out of space in your home. Another bedroom is needed, a larger kitchen would be great, a shower room would be extremely handy and more storage wouldn’t go astray either. Should you consider moving house or should you … Continue reading

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