Getting Your Home Ready for Autumn

Thu 21 Aug 2014

It may only be the end of August, but the nights are drawing in and we are already beginning to feel the temperature dropping a bit. Autumn is a lovely time of the year and as the seasons roll around, it is important to keep your home ready for the changing weather. Seal Draughts When the weather really does become cold, the last thing you want is for draughts to be coming in and making y more

How to Bring the Outside Into Your Home

Wed 06 Aug 2014

Deciding on the interior decor of your home can be a challenge, and that's before even making the changes and starting the decorating process. Are you finding it hard to come up with the perfect themed decor for your home? Want something that looks nice, matches your home and keeps you in trend. How about bringing the outside in? This up and coming fresh interior design really brings na more

The Beginner’s Guide to Growing Your Own Food at Home

Fri 18 Jul 2014

There is nothing more satisfying that sitting down to a delicious meal and knowing that some of the food on your plate has been grown in your own home or garden. The UK doesn't have the best weather all year round, so it is a good idea to plan your vegetable garden in October and have everything in place, so that when spring comes around you will have some delicious food coming to fruitio more

6 Ways to Create a Dog Friendly Garden

Fri 04 Jul 2014

Having a garden is a key requirement if you are going to get a pet dog, so making sure your garden is pet friendly is very important. Here are our tips for protecting your dog in the garden and vice versa: Paw Friendly Surfaces Dogs' paws are tougher than our feet, but they are still much more delicate than the soles of our shoes, so having a paw friendly surface to keep your pooch's more

5 Creative Ways to Declutter Your Home

Fri 20 Jun 2014

The idea of living in a clutter-free home sounds very attractive to most people, but unfortunately the reality isn't quite so straightforward. If your home is very cluttered, then it is easy to become overwhelmed by the mess and feel a sense of defeat before you have even started. With the summer upon us, many people may have guests and relatives coming to stay, or may be preparing to jet more

A Step-by-Step Guide to Building a Deck

Fri 06 Jun 2014

Building a deck in your garden can be a great idea if you have the space. It provides a great place to sit in the summer months and creates an easily maintainable feature that can really enhance your outdoor space. If you build a really high quality deck using pressure-treated soft wood or hardwood, this could also add a significant amount of value to your home. The job should usually only more

Organisation Tips That Will Transform Your Home

Fri 23 May 2014

It is so easy to find your home in a state of disorganisation and full of clutter, especially when there are a few different people on varying schedules living there. When you work and have a family to look after, sometimes finding the time to actually tidy up and re-organise every room can be hard. Sometimes it can feel daunting knowing where to begin, but we have some great tips and trick more

Decorating Your Home on a Shoestring Budget

Fri 16 May 2014

Buying a new home is an exciting time, but it definitely doesn't come cheap. Once you have put down your deposit, paid for surveys and valuations, and finally moved in, the next thing you need to do is decorate. You may have furnishings from your previous home that you can start with, but it is still nice to make a new home your own and decorate it in your style, whatever your budget may more

Paint or Wallpaper – What are the Pros and Cons When Decorating?

Fri 09 May 2014

The best thing about the walls in your home is that they can completely transform your space and style in a quick and easy way. Using paint or wallpaper, you can easily spice up a boring room just by changing up the colours and textures. There are many different pros and cons when it comes to deciding whether to decorate your walls using paint or wallpaper, including the price, the level of more

How to Create the Rustic Décor of Your Dreams

Fri 02 May 2014

When it comes to the interior decor of your home, it can often be hard to choose just one style. Rustic decor tends to combine a few different decorating styles though including, country, vintage, western and primitive, so is a great route to take. The best thing about using a rustic design in your decor is that you can create a warm and homely atmosphere, while still holding onto an ove more