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How to update your cloakroom on a DIY budget

How to update your cloakroom on a DIY budget

Yes I know a cloakroom is a polite way of saying the toilet room. When we moved into our first home, we knew there would be a lot of work to do as it had been occupied by an elderly couple and the interior was possibly over 30 years old. We did a lot of work in the bedrooms and main living spaces initially, our cloakroom was not so much a priority. So, I managed to update it and this is what I did to redecorate our cloakroom on a DIY budget. VIEW the POST

The best home gym ideas for families

The best home gym ideas for families

Having a family might mean you don’t get the time to drive to the gym anymore but that doesn’t mean you have to give up on fitness altogether. If you’ve been thinking about transforming your spare room into a home gym for a while, then these ideas will give you the motivation you need to make your dream a reality. Having these home gym ideas in your back pocket will give you a good start on your journey. VIEW the POST

Wow with stunning Renaissance design in your home

The Renaissance period occurred from the mid-14th century until the late-16th century. Therefore, Renaissance design refers to Italian interior design from this period, including furnishings, interior decorations, and decorative arts. Nowadays, a lot of designers take inspiration from the Renaissance period. Read on to discover everything you need to know.

4 Ways to repair home flaws

4 Ways to repair home flaws

Do you ever proactively think about home flaws? And, how to prevent them. Crawl space repair in Kansas City can turn out to be very expensive if it goes unchecked for a long time. Small cracks and holes do not usually cause major problems unless they get plugged by water and other liquids and get occupied by bacteria. As soon as this happens, it becomes more difficult to repair them as the area gets wet and moist. The surface will therefore tend to swell and form a good foundation for mold and mildew to grow on. VIEW the POST

Adding flair to a playroom

Adding flair to a playroom

Having a designated space in your home for your children to play can be a wonderful idea. Not only does this give them room to create and explore the different aspects of play, but it also means you can keep toys limited to that room, meaning they are not left all over the house. While having that spare room can be helpful, you may want to jazz it up a little, so that your children really feel that the space is their own. Our kids loved having a playroom. This can be done in a number of simple ways, without needing too high a budget either. VIEW the POST

Renting as a family – why it’s not a bad thing

As a society, homeownership is seen as the ultimate goal when it comes to property. Renting is usually seen as simply a stepping stone whilst you work towards this. Well it was for us, we were renting as a family for years and only managed to buy 2 years ago. Whilst homeownership is a wonderful thing, renting is too! Renting offers many benefits for families to enjoy.