Author Archives: Lorna S

7 Ways To Reduce Heating Costs & Keep Your Home Cosy

It has been mild for the last couple of days but was freezing cold last week and my thoughts turned to how people can improve the insulation of their homes as well as reduce their heating costs.  Here are 7 … Continue reading

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8 Steps To Decluttering Before Christmas

Are you looking around your house wondering where you’re going to put the Christmas tree? If your house feels a little like it is bursting at the seams and you know that adding the Christmas decorations is going to make … Continue reading

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8 Tips To Keep You Safe This Christmas

It’s not December yet but with the Late Late Toy Show on next Friday night, I’d imagine lots of families will be getting their tree and the decorations in place to have the house looking festive and adding to the … Continue reading

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10 Ideas for Furnishing and Decorating A Teen Girl’s Bedroom

Your “little girl” is growing up, she’s now a teen girl and wants a bedroom revamp. She may even have decided there will be no pink in her new room design. In all likelihood, you won’t have that much say … Continue reading

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Why you need Plants in your Home

As winter approaches, the evenings darken earlier, our homes don’t get as much natural light and it’s not just our bodies that suffer from lack of Vitamin D but our homes can seem duller too. We all know that exercise … Continue reading

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Getting Your Fire Ready For Winter

Although our days have been remarkably sunny and mild this October, the evenings are getting chilly and the requirements for heat increases. But before you strike a match to the kindling in your fireplace or stove, you’ll need to do … Continue reading

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Getting Your Front Door Ready For Winter

Now that hallow’een is approaching, our gardens need tidying up and they probably aren’t as colourful as they were during the summer. What can you do to make the front of your house and the hall door look more attractive … Continue reading

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Home Renovations for Christmas

Would you like to get some home renovations done for Christmas? Perhaps you’ve been thinking of a new fireplace, a new kitchen, knocking two rooms into one or  converting an attic into a bedroom for some time. The thing is … Continue reading

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The 3 Zones of a Kitchen

We’ve all heard of the working triangle in the kitchen (whereby you’ll find it easier to cook efficiently if your sink, preparation area and cooker/hob are all located to form a triangle) but have you heard about the three zones … Continue reading

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Interior Design Trends for 2017

If you’re planning on doing some decorating this autumn, you’re probably wondering what’s on trend for the autumn and winter and yet you want to know that they aren’t going to be a flash in the pan, that these trends … Continue reading

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