October 22, 2018

Design & Decoration

Designing your layouts and decorating your home.

  • Make Your Home Lighter

    Flooding a home with natural light instantly makes it appear larger. Natural light also has a positive ps ...

    Flooding a home with natural light instantly makes it appear larger. Natural light also has a positive psychological impact and it can make us feel healthier and boost our wellbeing. Below, you will f ...

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  • 5 Inspiring Money-saving Tips for Home Renovation Projects

    Is your kitchen looking tired and dated? Are you dreaming of a plush new bedroom? Or do you wish you coul ...

    Is your kitchen looking tired and dated? Are you dreaming of a plush new bedroom? Or do you wish you could install a sparkling new bathroom? If you’re itching to update your home, but can’t afford to ...

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  • Modern Veneers

    Veneer used to be a dirty term - it usually signified something that was low quality and looked fake. How ...

    Veneer used to be a dirty term - it usually signified something that was low quality and looked fake. However, over the last 20 years, materials and printing have moved on and it is now possible to us ...

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  • Skirting Boards

    My husband and I have recently bought a new flat. It is tidy with clean plastered walls the same laminate ...

    My husband and I have recently bought a new flat. It is tidy with clean plastered walls the same laminate throughout - basically it's a blank canvas. All very nice and tidy - but not very homely. It i ...

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  • Curtain Sizes

    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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  • Update Your Handles

    Handles are everywhere in our homes. They are visible, obviously! so they have an impact on the look and ...

    Handles are everywhere in our homes. They are visible, obviously! so they have an impact on the look and feel of our homes. We don't get to choose the handles on most of our furniture so we can end up ...

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  • How to personalise your home on a budget

    Want to personalise your home? Not sure how to go about it? Then read on to discover a few ideas for how ...

    Want to personalise your home? Not sure how to go about it? Then read on to discover a few ideas for how you can add a personal touch to your home without breaking the budget. Get crafty Want to add a ...

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  • 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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  • Healthy Home Offices

    To create a home office that's suitable for more than one person to use, begin by working to create an ef ...

    To create a home office that's suitable for more than one person to use, begin by working to create an efficiently designed work space. Purchase a chair specifically designed for office use, and one t ...

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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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