October 22, 2018

Design & Decoration

Designing your layouts and decorating your home.

  • 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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  • 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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  • Curtains or Blinds?

    There is no doubt that blinds and curtains can be one of the easiest and cheapest ways to stamp your pers ...

    There is no doubt that blinds and curtains can be one of the easiest and cheapest ways to stamp your personality on a room. There are some fantastic styles and fabrics available at the moment and it c ...

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  • French Headboards

    What better idea than introducing colourful upholstery to your bedroom to warm up your interior décor and ...

    What better idea than introducing colourful upholstery to your bedroom to warm up your interior décor and brighten up your winter? Nearly all types of bedroom furniture can be upholstered in soft fabr ...

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  • Transform Box Rooms

    A box room is all too often used as a dumping ground for cleaning appliances and unused items. While this ...

    A box room is all too often used as a dumping ground for cleaning appliances and unused items. While this is totally acceptable, it’s also a waste of valuable space. There are many ways to make more o ...

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  • Vinyl, although not currently fashionable, is widely accepted to be one of the best materials for kitchen ...

    Vinyl, although not currently fashionable, is widely accepted to be one of the best materials for kitchen flooring in your home. The synthetic material - similar to lino flooring - is highly durable, ...

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  • Hi Tech Beds

    These are exciting times in the world of handheld devices and gadgets. The major players are falling over ...

    These are exciting times in the world of handheld devices and gadgets. The major players are falling over themselves to produce faster, slimmer, better performing devices - think brighter displays, sw ...

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  • Transform your home

    Small Changes: Big Difference! Five ways to transform your home. Whether you're looking for a complete ma ...

    Small Changes: Big Difference! Five ways to transform your home. Whether you're looking for a complete makeover, or you just want to change one room in your house, this handy guide will give you some ...

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  • Finding the perfect bin for your kitchen might not seem very exciting, but get it wrong and you could fin ...

    Finding the perfect bin for your kitchen might not seem very exciting, but get it wrong and you could find yourself with an essential household item that causes more hassle than it solves and costs yo ...

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  • Help With Colour

    A few of us have a natural eye for design, everything these people decorate looks great and colour select ...

    A few of us have a natural eye for design, everything these people decorate looks great and colour selection is a major part of their success. However for most of us good colour choices do not come na ...

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  • Choosing the right lighting for your home can either enhance your decor or keep it in the dark. If you’ve ...

    Choosing the right lighting for your home can either enhance your decor or keep it in the dark. If you’ve gone through the hard work of setting a beautiful scene in your common areas, make sure that y ...

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  • Fleece Review

    We live in the country and spend our time walking, gardening and working on the house. Our clothes are no ...

    We live in the country and spend our time walking, gardening and working on the house. Our clothes are not glamorous but practical - we have a lot of wellies, old jeans and fleeces.  I am a big fan of ...

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  • 3 Essential Requirements for DIY Success With the costs of living continually on the increase and your ho ...

    3 Essential Requirements for DIY Success With the costs of living continually on the increase and your household income being stretched, calling in the professionals to carry out repairs or maintenanc ...

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  • Forced Air Heating 35 million homes in the USA use a home heating system called Forced Hot Air run by a g ...

    Forced Air Heating 35 million homes in the USA use a home heating system called Forced Hot Air run by a gas furnace. The gas furnace heats air which is circulated around the house via ducting and fans ...

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  • Shutters are a great addition to your home that have many benefits including the fact that shutters are a ...

    Shutters are a great addition to your home that have many benefits including the fact that shutters are a great way to insulate your home reducing energy costs. They secure your windows against storms ...

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