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Setting up your garden for an amazing Summer of lockdown easing

Setting up your garden for an amazing Summer of lockdown easing

One of the first purchases we bought when we finished the garden patio is our garden furniture. Creating a special space in our gardens, for a Summer of lockdown easing, is on everyone’s to do list this Spring and Summer. There are lots of ways you can do this too, here is my plan for the next few months and how we are setting up our garden for a summer of family and friends time. VIEW the POST

Home upgrades you may have put off until now

Home upgrades you may have put off until now

Managing a household is tough and often a complex task, despite how worthwhile it is. This goes double if you have a career or a family to run, and perhaps tenfold if you’re trying to do both. No matter what you enjoy or what you think is most important about your home, you no doubt have a desire to upgrade it and to renovate or redecorate over time. That’s perfectly natural. We have enjoyed doing home upgrades in our family home over the years. VIEW the POST

Unique home decor tips from Kimberly Duncan

No matter who you are or where you live, you want a nice home. A nice home is a way to give your family a comfortable life and show them how important they are to you. It shows the world your status in the world. It does not have to be a mansion. But it should speak of quality, comfort, and understated elegance. These are the true features people of wealth insist on when decorating the homes they will live in. You don’t have to be wealthy though to add these features to your home, these home decor tips are for everyone.

What leads to a well-functioning home?

What leads to a well-functioning home?

Life isn’t easy, especially if you have a family. It can feel like there’s always something that needs to be done, and that we’re always running around. While it’ll never be easy, we can always hope to make things a little easier. There are many elements that’ll contribute to this, including having a home that works for you. If you have a property that supports your family and which you can just take for granted will provide a solid base, then you’ll find it much easier to handle all of life’s responsibilities. I love these well-functioning home ideas! VIEW the POST

5 Timeless beds that’ll never go out of style

5 Timeless beds that’ll never go out of style

If you are looking to update your bedroom but at a crossroads when choosing a new centerpiece, we don't blame you. With so many options out there, choosing a timeless piece that can easily fit into upcoming décor trends is crucial if you don't want to invest in a new bed every single season. As interior design tastes are rapidly changing, if some degree of thought isn't put into your bedroom's style and organization, your space will quickly become obsolete. I love these timeless beds, they are so stylish and I could have either one in my bedroom! VIEW the POST

9 House viewing ideas to make your home irresistible

There is plenty to consider when you’re selling your home, but a good place to start is to entice in prospective buyers by getting it ready for viewings. To find out how, read on… If you’re selling your home, you’ll no doubt understand how important it is to make sure that it is portrayed in the best possible light. So, considering house viewing ideas is essential. After all, you want to make it as attractive as possible for potential buyers, right? But how exactly can you spruce up your home ready for viewers? This is also good tips for Instagram loveable photos!

10 Buy-to-Let home design ideas to keep your tenants happy

10 Buy-to-Let home design ideas to keep your tenants happy

If you’re a landlord, you’ll no doubt want to make sure that you keep your tenants happy. What better way to do that than to invest in some unique design ideas? Here’s how… As a landlord, you have plenty of responsibilities towards your tenants. Whether it’s making sure that maintenance issues are handled correctly, or your tenant’s deposit is protected in a government-backed scheme, your duties are never-ending. But have you considered how important it is to review how the properties you rent out are designed? As a family that rented up until 2 years ago, we understand how important it is to consider home design ideas! VIEW the POST

How to do a bedroom makeover using peel and stick wallpaper

How to do a bedroom makeover using peel and stick wallpaper

The most important room in any house is the bedroom. You feel like giving it a makeover every now and then. The best way of giving your bedroom a makeover is by changing the way your walls look. Getting them painted every now and then is a lot of hassle and mess. This is where the peel and stick wallpapers idea came from, that will save you from all the hassle and mess. Peel and stick wallpaper as featured in this article are one of kind and made of fine quality. The next step for our master bedroom is to make a feature wall behind the bed. VIEW the POST

Five tips to create a stunning family bathroom everyone will love

The bathroom is somewhere that everyone in your family needs to feel comfortable in. It’s a room that everyone uses at least once a day, but it’s also a place people can go to relax after a long and stressful day with work or just life in general. In busy families, the bathroom can be a source of contention, with everyone often needing to use it around the same time in the morning, for example, before work or school. Given everyone’s taste are different, but the bathroom, like other living spaces, needs to be accessible and enjoyable for everyone, it can seem challenging to create a stylish family bathroom everyone will love.

6 Things to do when you move into a new home

6 Things to do when you move into a new home

If you have managed to buy a new home or indeed are renting, there are some things you should do as soon as you move in. While the housing stock for purchase is relatively low at present, there are still people moving. It may be an exciting time for you or you may have had to move for other reasons. No matter the reason for your move, below are some things to do to ensure your move is a successful one. VIEW the POST

7 quick tips to keep your kitchen clean

7 quick tips to keep your kitchen clean

Cooking in a messy kitchen can be a daunting task. While you look forward to preparing tasty meals for your family, cleaning a dirty kitchen before you start meal preparation can drain your energy. That’s why you should aim to keep your kitchen in order. If you find it hard to maintain its cleanliness, this guide offers simple but effective tips to keep your kitchen clean. VIEW the POST

A Guide to looking after your home when you have kids

A Guide to looking after your home when you have kids

Although babies, toddlers, and older children can bring a lot of joy into your home, it is undeniable that kids can quickly destroy the décor and peace and quiet that you have worked hard to create within your home. If you want to give your kids the best home environment possible while protecting it from your kid’s chaos, this guide brings together the best steps you should take towards this. It is like a full time job looking after your home when you have kids running around. VIEW the POST

6 Ways to prep your house for Spring

6 Ways to prep your house for Spring

For millions of people, the beginning of spring means that it’s time to give their homes a thorough cleaning. How you prepare your house, though, makes a big difference in the results you get. Try the following six tips to make your home clean and lovely. VIEW the POST

How to pest-proof your kitchen pantry

It’s no secret that pests are big fans of kitchens. If there’s one place in your home where you’re most likely to encounter unwanted visitors, it’s in your kitchen, and specifically around your pantry. So in this article, we’ll be looking at some safe and efficient ways to pest-proof your kitchen pantry and protect your food and home from invasion.

5 Tips to free up space around the house

5 Tips to free up space around the house

Space is one of the first things that people consider when deciding whether or not to rent or buy a new home. Unfortunately, unavoidable circumstances can leave you stuck with insufficient space, making the house look and feel crammed.  VIEW the POST

3 Innovations in doorway design

3 Innovations in doorway design

A Doorway might not be the most interesting subject, but they are a hidden constant in our lives. They are also the first impact on us when we visit a home or building. We must enter and exit using doorways hundreds of times a day. The quality of our entrances and exits is important. They keep us safe, ease our passage, and ensure the cold is kept out. VIEW the POST

Five things your guest bedroom needs

How lovely is it to know that if your friends or family sleepover in your home, you are able to accommodate them with a beautiful guest bedroom? If you have guests to stay regularly, then sprucing it all up and ensuring that you have the right guest room items is a must! You need to ensure that your guests are comfortable, and sometimes that means putting a little bit more cash into planning the perfect restful space for them to relax in. It should feel like a home away from home, with little touches to let your friends know that you care about their opinion of your home.

5 Amazing tips you must read about pitched roof windows

5 Amazing tips you must read about pitched roof windows

If you wish to create a living space that is bright and beautiful, install pitched roof windows. It will allow your interior to be washed in natural sunlight. Roof windows are becoming increasingly popular for their ease of installation, easy management, and affordability. I love the idea of making the room full of natural light, it's perfect for taking good photos! VIEW the POST

Top 3 things that will make you avoid spilling on your carpet

Top 3 things that will make you avoid spilling on your carpet

For your carpet to look good and inviting, you need to make sure that it’s clean and that it’s free of stains. For most things, you can easily vacuum out dirt or mud, and for some more stubborn stains, there is always the option of getting some store-bought product to help get it out. However, there are some things that when they get into your carpet, they are a nightmare to remove.  It's always good to have cleaning hacks. VIEW the POST

How to make your living room look amazing

How to make your living room look amazing

If there’s one room in your home that you never seem to be happy with, it’s the living room. While a kitchen revamp can be achieved with a new bread bin and perhaps a matching toaster, and while the hall or spare bedroom can be instantly transformed with a new light fixture and a travel map, the living room tends to pose much more of a design problem.  VIEW the POST

Creating bedroom spaces for kids and teens

Creating bedroom spaces for kids and teens

Designing a bedroom that is ideal for kids or teens is a much harder task than you may think! There are lots of factors that need to fit into place to keep younger ones happy, and if you’re unsure of where to start, we’re here to help. Here are the most important things to remember when creating a bedroom space for kids and teens. VIEW the POST

Tips for creating a stylish shabby chic kitchen from Murdoch Troon

Shabby chic style has many charming elements of traditional French country design. The highly appealing aspect of this fashion statement in decor is that you can add creative elements of your choice. When putting various elements together to design and decorate your kitchen, you can include elegant, comfortable and eclectic items. You can combine vintage, farmhouse and modern minimalist furnishings and accents in your decor. The intriguing aspect of shabby chic kitchen ideas is that you can continue to add or replace items over time. Just one item with distinctive French flair or comfy cottage warmth can give your kitchen an entirely different ambiance. I love the fact that I have achieved some of these tips already!

The joys of upcycling and why you should get started today

The joys of upcycling and why you should get started today

Upcycling has become extremely popular in recent years as a form of recycling. It’s a great way to save money while expressing your creativity. In an age of climate change, it also happens to be very good for the environment. I have up cycled so many things in our home, from the kitchen cupboards, front door to the internal doors. I love making things look new. Have you ever thought about making something old: new? Here's why you should consider it: VIEW the POST