Design & Decoration

Designing your layouts and decorating your home.

  • Window Treatments for Big Windows

    Large windows are everyone's dream. They flood the room with light, making it feel spacious and airy, and ...

    Large windows are everyone's dream. They flood the room with light, making it feel spacious and airy, and you get a great view of whatever’s going on outside. Sometimes you do want some privacy from t ...

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  • Modernise Your Home

    If your home feels small and cramped, or like most of us, you constantly seem to need more space, you mig ...

    If your home feels small and cramped, or like most of us, you constantly seem to need more space, you might dream of a huge renovation and create the perfect open-plan living space. Unfortunately, thi ...

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  • Living Room Refresh

    Your living room should be a haven, a place where you can relax and unwind, as well as somewhere you can ...

    Your living room should be a haven, a place where you can relax and unwind, as well as somewhere you can socialise and enjoy. It is usually the room we spend most of our 'awake' time in and as a resul ...

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  • Top Frontage!

    House prices rose by around £15,000 on average in the UK last year. If you’re looking to up sticks, this ...

    House prices rose by around £15,000 on average in the UK last year. If you’re looking to up sticks, this should offer plenty of incentive. First impressions can last a long time. This is definitely tr ...

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  • Revamp a Room with Tiles

    A lick of paint or some pretty wallpaper can all work wonders if your room needs a refresh, but have you ...

    A lick of paint or some pretty wallpaper can all work wonders if your room needs a refresh, but have you considered using tiles to create a wonderful new look? Tiles are actually quite cheap and they ...

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  • Maximise Home Value

    How do you make sure you Get the Best Possible Price for Your Property When It’s Time to Sell? Selling yo ...

    How do you make sure you Get the Best Possible Price for Your Property When It’s Time to Sell? Selling your home can be a long, arduous, and drawn out process, and at the end of it, you desire only tw ...

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  • Quick Transformations – Updated!

    You may yearn for a total refurbishment and re-jig of your home’s layout, but if your budget doesn’t allo ...

    You may yearn for a total refurbishment and re-jig of your home’s layout, but if your budget doesn’t allow for that kind of investment, there are plenty of more reasonably-priced ways to give your hom ...

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  • Easy Ways to Save Energy this Winter

    As we all know, saving energy means saving money, and ultimately, it’s helping to save the planet. If we ...

    As we all know, saving energy means saving money, and ultimately, it’s helping to save the planet. If we all do our bit, we can help to stop the rise of temperatures around the globe. You’ve probably ...

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  • Loft Conversions

    Converting your empty loft space to make a usable room can add significant value to your home – both fina ...

    Converting your empty loft space to make a usable room can add significant value to your home – both financially and in terms of liveable space for your family. Loft conversions are a great way to giv ...

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  • Dress your Home to Sell Fast

    If you are planning to put your house on the market the last thing on your mind will be DIY. Once you hav ...

    If you are planning to put your house on the market the last thing on your mind will be DIY. Once you have decided to move it is only natural to move on mentally and focus your time and attention on y ...

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  • Fitting Shutters

    Shutters can improve the appearance of your home substantially and the good news is that they are easy fo ...

    Shutters can improve the appearance of your home substantially and the good news is that they are easy for a DIYer to install. Shutters are a great alternative to blinds, drapes and curtains. Why do s ...

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  • Buying Bedroom Furniture

    This article provides some guidance about where to go for ideas, when to buy from a huge company and when ...

    This article provides some guidance about where to go for ideas, when to buy from a huge company and when to look smaller and some help finding crafts people who can make you some very special furnitu ...

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  • Bed & Bedding Sizes

    This article compares bedding proportions: UK, US & Europe. ...

    This article compares bedding proportions: UK, US & Europe. ...

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  • Cosy Lounges

    Bleuc! Who would want to go outdoors in such appalling weather? The wind is howling like a ravenous wolf, ...

    Bleuc! Who would want to go outdoors in such appalling weather? The wind is howling like a ravenous wolf, the snow is falling in flakes the size of your fist and the Met Office has been sending out wa ...

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  • Bifold Door Buying Guide

    What to look for before you buy a folding and/or sliding door. ...

    What to look for before you buy a folding and/or sliding door. ...

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  • Christmas Crafts

    Christmas can be very expensive.  What not save money on decorations and gifts while providing some fun f ...

    Christmas can be very expensive.  What not save money on decorations and gifts while providing some fun for your family or friends? Here are a few very simple craft ideas that you can get your teeth i ...

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  • Curtain Maths

    Curtains do not look good or block heat and light if they are flat. As a result curtains are usually 1.5 ...

    Curtains do not look good or block heat and light if they are flat. As a result curtains are usually 1.5 to 2.5 times wider than the space they are covering so that they can be pleated or gathered in ...

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  • Choosing Tiles

    A quick summary of the types of tiles on the market and the things you need to think about before you dec ...

    A quick summary of the types of tiles on the market and the things you need to think about before you decide on a tile. Links to the best brochures for design inspiration are also provided. ...

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  • En Suites

    En-suite bathrooms are a very desirable addition to any home, particularly if you only have one main bath ...

    En-suite bathrooms are a very desirable addition to any home, particularly if you only have one main bathroom that is shared. If this is a project you're considering taking on, here are a few tips to ...

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  • Mattresses

    If you need to convert cms to feet and inches or vice versa you can use this link to open a conversion to ...

    If you need to convert cms to feet and inches or vice versa you can use this link to open a conversion tool. Of all our furniture we spend most time on our beds. A good nights sleep is really importan ...

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