How to prepare your garden for the long winter months

With autumn firmly here, now is the perfect time to start thinking about how to prepare your garden for the long winter months ahead. As the cold weather starts to take hold, you’ll obviously be spending far less time in your garden, and gardening itself will also take a back..

5 awesome tips for kitting out a home office

Thanks to flexible working patterns and the rise of the freelancer, the traditional office commute is fast becoming a thing of the past for many people. If you work from home or simply want to convert the unused spare bedroom into something that will comfortably house your computer and household..

Romantic Fireplaces for Valentines Day

Valentine’s Day is rapidly approaching, and we all know what that means – time to put some effort into figuring out how best to make your partner swoon. This will usually mean expensive nights out, be it to restaurants, cinemas, or somewhere more personal to the pair of you. But..

What Does an Interior Designer Do

Your home is your castle. It, therefore, stands to reason that there’s a whole industry dedicated to ensuring we decorate and furnish our abodes in the best possible way. Some people prefer to do this themselves, but if the thought of designing the interior of your home singlehandedly fills you..

How to pick space-saving furniture for your living room

Not everyone is blessed with a huge living room. Yet, alongside the kitchen, it’s usually the most occupied room in a home. So, if you’ve only got a small or modest sized living room in which to relax and entertain, you need to make the best use of the space..

5 genius kitchen design decisions

Unless you’re a seasoned kitchen designer, choosing the right layout, style and decor for one of the most important rooms in your home in rather difficult. There are just so many options to choose from these days. Do you go contemporary? Traditional? What about the paint colour? And should you..

How to pick the right curtains for your room

They’re usually the things you open first in the morning and draw last at night, but do you give your curtains much more thought than that? Curtains play a huge role in home decor and the general ambiance of a room. Despite this, and given the limited interaction you’ll have..

How to kit out the perfect home office

With more people than ever choosing to work from home or setup businesses that force the conversion of a spare bedroom into a workspace, the home office is becoming a popular renovation. But how do you create an office at home that enables you to get on with your work..

5 Unexpected Costs of Home Improvement

When remodelling your home, the concept of cost vs. value is one that should remain at the forefront of your mind. There are some modifications that can potentially deliver an impressive ROI on your investment, while there remain others that cost far more than they are worth. The issue of..