Category Archives: Decorating Tips

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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How to improve Storage in your Hallway

Do you get fed up of falling over shoes as you walk into your hallway? Are there schoolbags, hurleys, footballs and trainers strewn around? Is it a nightmare trying to find matching shoes at times? If it’s starting to get … Continue reading

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How To Make Your Home Ready For Autumn

Summer is coming to an end and there’s already foliage blowing around on the ground after the winds last week and some trees are starting to turn golden yellow and deep red. Now that temperatures will be dropping too, how … Continue reading

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How To Let Lighting Steal The Show

Having the correct lighting in a room is essential for providing enough light but also for creating the desired atmosphere. “Correct” doesn’t always mean “bright” as sometimes you might prefer dim lighting for a relaxed ambiance but with a reading … Continue reading

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8 Tips from The Home of the Year Programme

Do you enjoy watching home renovation and interior design programmes? I love them but I often notice it’s very easy to be lulled into watching the transformation but not necessarily analysing or learning from the changes to apply them to … Continue reading

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Tips for Decorating Teenage Boys Bedrooms

A teenage bedroom has to fulfil a lot of functions. It needs to provide a restful night’s sleep, it needs to look ‘cool’ for when friends call around, it should offer good storage and it will probably need to be … Continue reading

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Fabrics for your Kitchen

Last week we focused on ways to bring summer into your home and I mentioned fabrics. This week I’m going to look at different fabrics for the kitchen. Be it fabric for roman blinds, curtains, cushions or chair seats, fabric … Continue reading

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How To Create Impressive First Impressions

Do you ever open your front door and sigh because you’d love your hallway to have some wow? Is it starting to look a bit tired? Does it need redecorating and you would like it to impress visitors as they … Continue reading

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