We are in the process of looking for our first family home, to buy and it is really hard work. They are either too small, wrong layout, bedrooms all on different floors or the garden is tiny. I feel like we are being incredibly fussy, but I want to get this right. We do not have the cash to move after we have got our mortgage. Who does? It’s made me think about things for when we do move, that will make it less stressful like: removals, storage, decorating, cleaning and getting family to help us out. We have moved house 4 times in the past 10 years, so you would think I am a pro at this moving malarkey.
Renovating a house with a budget isn’t an easy task. Especially if you want to change a large factor such as the floor, which can really eat into your funds and as a result can mean not having enough to spend on other things you might have liked to change. On top of this ideally you don’t just want something that looks great, but something that’s going to last too, especially if you’re shelling a lot out on it. In this post we aim to bring you floors that are not only durable and aesthetically pleasing, but that are also kind on your wallet.
Your young child is no longer small, and you decide that it is time to redecorate the room so that it is age-appropriate; however, makeovers can be expensive. From wall hangings to throw rugs to furniture, one can spend an exorbitant amount of money making over a child’s room. However, one need not spend a fortune to turn a small child’s bedroom into one that can grow to fit the needs of older children and teenagers.
Between the candy, costumes, and parties, Halloween is a holiday that can take a surprising toll on your bank account, especially in our house! If you want to get in the spirit by dressing up your house in spooky finery, but want to make sure you have money left in your pocket for Christmas, here are a few tips to help you save on the creepiest, coolest Halloween décor.
Decorating, despite the stress it brings, is the best way to add value to your home or to refresh it as time goes on. It’s a great way to revamp the love you have for your home. But it also comes with challenges.
Now I am no pro interior designer nor decorator, but I do love a challenge here and there. I have painted a few feature walls in the house but so far I hadn’t put any wallpaper up and it has been on my to do list for a long time, so I finally got around to doing it. Here is how to create your feature wall without all the tools of the trade:
I love Christmas, I really do, the memories that it holds from my childhood and the memories I want to make with my family growing up: there are certain things that I want to bring to the Constant Christmas traditions – you know the things that you hope your children will end up doing with their family when they grow up.
Ok, so you’ve finally bought your own home, but you’re helpless when it comes to repairs. Don’t worry. Here are 5 easy-to-learn DIY skills that will get you out of some of the most common binds.
If you’re someone who works from home permanently, a few days a week or simply spends their evenings and weekends catching up on work, a home office is a necessity. It’s very important to have a space that is separate from the rest of the house, where you can really get down to work and avoid being disturbed. If you’re thinking of creating a home office or redecorating an existing workspace, make sure you get the details right.
If your bathroom is in desperate need of an overhaul but you’re strapped for space, don’t despair. There are plenty of ways to ensure that you make the most of the space you have, and even create the illusion of size. The bathroom is typically a high-traffic area, particularly if you have a family, and therefore you should invest a great deal of thought into its design. Remember that you can still create a relaxing, welcoming and highly functional space even if you don’t have a particularly large bathroom