Category Archives: Decorating

Six Faux Fireplace Ideas

A fireplace, even if there isn’t a fire lit in it, can warm up a room. They also provide a focal point within a room. Having chairs gathered around a fireplace is much more appealing that having them arranged in … Continue reading

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8 Trendy Sports Wallpaper for Your Home

It’s a wonderful time for those interested in sport. For anyone interested in football, there’s World Cup fever. Wimbledon is starting to get exciting as we approach the end of the first week. My son, who is F1 crazy, tells … Continue reading

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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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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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10 Tips for Decorating and Furnishing Your Kitchen

What furniture and decorating decisions do you need to make when planning your new kitchen? You might be thinking of what materials to use for the cupboard doors and worktops, what kind of flooring, perhaps the type of cooker is … Continue reading

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10 Tips for Decorating and Furnishing your Bedroom

 As we’re moving into spring, I’m going to focus on each room, one per week, to give you tips for furnishing, decorating and styling each room. Some of the tips will concentrate on the basics but you have to get … Continue reading

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