Category Archives: Design Ideas

Broken Plan Living: 3 Ways to Achieve It

Have you heard of ‘broken plan living’? It’s become quite popular in the last two years and is perfect if you want the convenience and space of open plan living yet wish to retain a feeling of traditional separate rooms … Continue reading

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Five Favourite Flamboyant Sofas

  If you would like a new sofa by Christmas, you need to go shopping very soon as the lead time can be between six to ten weeks. A new sofa can transform a room, the right sofa will last … Continue reading

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8 Ways to Make a Ladder a Statement Piece in your Home

Geometric lines have been trendy for the last few years and the latest trends have shown the Instagram grid of nine even squares to be very popular, be it using a grid notice board, creating a square gallery wall of … Continue reading

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5 Trending Ways to Make Your Home Winter-Ready

After a long hot summer that stretched out gloriously for months, autumn is galloping towards us. The evenings are getting chilly, it’s dark by 9p.m. and the skies are grey. If you’re wondering how to make your home seem warmer … Continue reading

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8 Ideas for a Stylish Front Porch

The first two houses I owned didn’t have porches. They were Victorian red-brick terraced houses with small front gardens and the absence of a porch meant that occasionally, we had to stand in the pouring rain while struggling with a … 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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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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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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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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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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