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The tips you should know before selling your home

The tips you should know before selling your home

Why do some properties get snapped up in days while others languish for months? It’s easy to blame the market – but could it be that those slow-to-sell homes are overpriced or recent renovations are not hitting the mark? And what should you do if your home falls into that group? We asked a team […]

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Expert Tips for Giving Your Home a Professional Style Makeover

Expert Tips for Giving Your Home a Professional Style Makeover

Steal the style techniques of professional interior designers and apply them to your own home. By using simple tricks, you can get a bespoke finish without blowing the budget. Photo by NBB Design Find a source of inspiration Many people become overwhelmed when they’re designing their homes, because they just don’t know where to begin. […]

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Bedroom colour choices – which shade should I go for?

Bedroom colour choices – which shade should I go for?

Every day begins and ends in the bedroom, so it’s important to get the atmosphere right. Colour is a key tool to achieve this – do you crave a dark sanctuary to aid deep sleep, a light, fresh space to get ready for the day ahead or something in between? Before you pick up that […]

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10 Tips for disguising ugly radiators

10 Tips for disguising ugly radiators

Article first published on Houzz Fed up with looking at a boring radiator? Unsure how to blend it into your room scheme? Be inspired by these smart ways to disguise your rads, and see how you can transform an eyesore into an asset. Photo by Thorp Design Create a window seat If you have a […]

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10 Ways to Create a Feeling of Extra Space in a Small Living Room

10 Ways to Create a Feeling of Extra Space in a Small Living Room

Article first published on Houzz Compact living rooms are lovely. They’re cosy and warm and you can’t help but feel comfortable in them, in a way that’s impossible in vast open spaces. However, they do offer a few challenges, and everything can feel crammed in if the design isn’t right. Follow these ideas to enhance […]

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9 good habits for a clutter-free home

9 good habits for a clutter-free home

It’s often the little things we choose to complete that end up making a big difference to how a house functions. Even if you’re really busy, by taking just a few minutes each day to pick up a positive habit, you’ll be on the way to creating a less-cluttered home and a calmer outlook on […]

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Quick and instant ways to update your kitchen

Quick and instant ways to update your kitchen

By Katie Levell, Houzz Contributor Original article published on Houzz Investing in a new kitchen is very costly and involves an awful lot of upheaval. Instead of embarking on a huge project, consider these snappy ideas and indulge in a little low-stress kitchen refreshment. Photo by Studio Morton Make a feature of your handles It’s […]

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Essential tips if you plan to build your own home

Essential tips if you plan to build your own home

Fans of shows like Grand Designs probably find themselves contemplating building their own home. With enough money, time and drive, it’s a genuine possibility. It’s a truly epic feat that needs to be done properly. Here are a few things to consider if you want to build your own house. Benefits of Building Your Own House […]

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5 essential maintenance tips to get your home ready for winter

5 essential maintenance tips to get your home ready for winter

There’s a brisker breeze in the air as the days are getting shorter and autumn is officially here. It’s a time when animals are preparing themselves for hibernation and there are things a home owner can do to prepare their abode for winter as well. 1. Prepare to get cosy Nothing quite improves a cold, […]

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10 ways to get your garden ready for winter this November

10 ways to get your garden ready for winter this November

Green-fingered Brits spend the equivalent of over three years of their working lives out in the backyard preening and maintaining their gardens during their lifetime – though are less likely to venture into their gardens during the winter. Top 10 jobs this month: 1 Clear up fallen leaves – especially from lawns, ponds and beds […]

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