6 Ideas for a New Room When Your Children Fly the Nest

Thu 16 Oct 2014

Once your children have flown the nest and bought a place of their own it can be hard knowing they won't be coming back to live with you. It is easy to cling onto their room and try and keep it as they left it, but a child's old room can actually present parents with a few different opportunities. Having an extra room gives you the chance to transform the space into something that will more

Key Interior Design Trends For Autumn

Thu 18 Sep 2014

As autumn creeps in, it's time to re-think our wardrobe and get out the coats and boots. Fashion isn't the only thing that changes through the year though; interior design often follows the seasonal trends. It's nice to change your home decor with the seasons, but it doesn't mean you have to give your entire house an overhaul; just a few changes here and there will make a huge diff more

7 Fantastic Ways to Keep Your Clean Home Using Baking Soda

Thu 04 Sep 2014

It can be hard to keep your home clean, and keeping a cupboard full of cleaning products well stocked is expensive and time consuming. But what if there was a way to clean many different parts of your home using just one simple product? Baking soda, or sodium bicarbonate, is something that almost all households will have somewhere in their fridge or in the back of a cupboard. Believe it or more

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