Category Archives: Decorating Tips

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 … 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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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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How To Make A Room Look Bigger

 Whether it’s a boxroom bedroom, a home office, a small living room or a kitchen that is crying out to be extended, here are some tips to make that small room in your home look larger.

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Creating Camaraderie and Conversation with Chairs

  How can you arrange your furniture so that a person feels there’s an atmosphere of camaraderie and warmth in the room? If you’re a regular reader, you’ll know I’m a fan of reading nooks, how an armchair with a … Continue reading

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