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10 easy ways to update your bathroom in a weekend
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10 easy ways to update your bathroom in a weekend

A dingy and outdated bathroom can make your morning routine even harder to face. But not to fear – there are simple ways to refresh your bathroom over a weekend. Here are 10 of the best easy bathroom updates: Utilise Wall Space If your bathroom work surfaces look unkempt and untidy with all kinds of […]

Affordable ways to freshen up your bathroom decor
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Affordable ways to freshen up your bathroom decor

When the average person decorates a home, the bathroom rarely gets much attention. Perhaps it’s relegated to room-of-necessity status, and therefore doesn’t warrant much on the design front. Even so, a few intentional flourishes – and not necessarily expensive ones – can work wonders for this room. Here are a few tips on how you […]

Autumn additions on a budget

Autumn additions on a budget

With the summer now over, and the dark autumn nights drawing in, it’s the perfect time to cosy up in your living room and keep warm. Throughout summer, your home will undoubtedly have taken on an open and airy feel, however as the cold of winter approaches, it’s time to turn up the heating, light […]

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7 signs your home is ready for Christmas
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7 signs your home is ready for Christmas

The cold weather is here, and with just a week to go until the big day hits, many of our homes will be well and truly decked out ready for Christmas. Whether it’s the assortment of decorations cluttering your home, or the assortment of sweet treats already kicking around in your kitchen, there are certain […]

Homes from the Movies – Home Alone
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Homes from the Movies – Home Alone

Homes from Movies – The McCallister family house As we reach December and TV schedules become packed full with festive films, we though it was only fitting to take a look at one of the most iconic homes from one the most loved Christmas film of a generation: Home Alone. Home to the McCallister family, this mansion […]

Houses of the rich and the famous: Rock Star edition
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Houses of the rich and the famous: Rock Star edition

We understand that, as a new home owner, finances are often tight in the months surrounding your move. However from time to time it’s always nice to dream, and imagine a life of luxury. If you’re scraping pennies together this Christmas after making your biggest purchase to date, take a few minutes off and admire the lavish […]

Finishing odd-jobs in time for Christmas
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Finishing odd-jobs in time for Christmas

To say it’s simply a few days of celebrations, the festive period can be an incredibly hectic period. Aside from wrapping presents and preparing food in time for the big day, you may have spotted areas of your home which require touching up or working on in preparation for the 25th With guests arriving for the celebrations, you need your home […]

Creating the perfect Christmas living room

Creating the perfect Christmas living room

Are you looking to create a warm abode this Christmas? Think mulled wine, mince pies, cosy throws and oh-so-comfy sofas. Take a look at how you can create the perfect Christmas living room over the festive period. It’ll be so toasty, you won’t want to leave! Throws Throws become your best buds over Christmas. Without a […]

6 unusual ways to save for a house deposit
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6 unusual ways to save for a house deposit

We all know how tough it can be to scrimp and scrape funds together. Whether you’re trying to make every penny count as you try to save for a deposit, or you’re living as a peasant after buying your first home, here are some great quirky ways of making your money go further. Tin foil […]

Nine signs you’re in a house with kids

Nine signs you’re in a house with kids

So you’ve just moved into your new dream home and are finally getting your possessions and interiors just how you always imagined them. However, if you’re a proud parent, it’s highly likely that your home won’t be staying clean, neat and tidy for long. Here are the top nine signs that the kids run your home.   […]

Homes from the Movies – The Godfather
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Homes from the Movies – The Godfather

Homes from Movies – The Corleone residence It’s one of the most iconic films ever made, and now the mansion featured in the gangster classic, The Godfather is available for sale in America. Critically acclaimed, and often acknowledged as being one of the greatest films ever made, it’s no surprise that this iconic piece of […]

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