Author Archives: Lorna S

How to Accessorise Your Fireplace

Do you find that your fireplace looks rather bleak in the summer months when the fire isn’t lit? Or do you only light the fire at Christmas and on Sunday afternoons and wish it looked cosier for the rest of … Continue reading

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How to Create More Space

Whether you need more floor space within your house or apartment or just want your rooms to appear more spacious, here are some tips for making the space appear roomier, bigger, less cluttered and more relaxing:-

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Adding Style with Trimmings

Fringes, pompoms, braiding, trimmings, tassels, all beautifully tactile within interiors and have the added advantage of often giving furnishings a new lease of life. Trimmings bring style to your interiors, as well as being good fun. Here are some inspiring … Continue reading

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How to Decorate with Pink

Pink is often viewed as a feminine colour, suitable only for young girls or teenage girls bedrooms or for feminine bedrooms but it is a much more versatile colour and can be used in all types of rooms. The trick … Continue reading

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9 Tips for an Efficient and Stress-Free House Move

The waiting is almost over. You’ve found a buyer for your home and you’ve found a house you love. The surveys have been completed, the legal work is well underway and you’ve agreed a moving date. You just have to … Continue reading

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What Home Improvements Increase The Resale Value Of Your Home?

When making improvements to your home, you will probably want the reassurance that you’re also adding value to your house, that you’re making it more attractive to potential purchasers and that you’re not doing anything to devalue your home.

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10 Kitchen Organisational Tips

Is your kitchen as organised as you would like it to be? Is it working hard for you in making sure that items are easy to find, easy to store away, and make your kitchen a fairly serene place to … Continue reading

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Up the Garden Path: 10 Best Garden Path Ideas

Garden paths are important in a garden for many reasons. They have a practical function and should ‘do what it says on the tin’ by providing a path from A to B, from the garden gate to the front door … Continue reading

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6 Requirements for an Efficient Mudroom

What is a mudroom? Is it the same thing as a scullery? Is it just a different¬†word for a back¬†hallway? A mudroom is usually positioned just inside or next to the back or side door of the house. It is … Continue reading

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Ceilings: The Fifth Wall in the Room

Have you thought about decorating the fifth wall in one of your rooms? Ceilings are often very simply decorated with white or off-white paint when they could create quite an impact by using wallpaper, brighter colours, dark colours or very … Continue reading

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