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Baby rooms on a budget

Having a baby is expensive – there’s no denying it. Once you’ve gotten over the initial shock of the next few years being packed with dirty nappies, annoying kids’ TV and projectile vomiting, the biggest concern is cost. But don’t worry, from furniture to décor, read on and begin to save those precious pennies before […]

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Bringing Valentine’s Day into your home

As January draws to a close, the detox is already out of the window and the bright lights of Christmas seem a distant memory, it’s time to turn our attention to the next big annual event – Valentine’s Day. With the card shops already filling up with schmaltzy stock, and restaurants shout about their romantic […]


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Don’t overlook these rooms on your next sale!

The house is on the market and the viewings are soon to start. You’re prepared with classic home selling tactics like the smell of fresh coffee, a ripe fruit bowl and fresh flowers. However, there are a few more methods that can really help to seal the deal, which are often overlooked. Prospective buyers can […]


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Best Regions to Make a Profit on Your Home in 2016

Homeowners across the UK are suddenly enjoying an increase in property value – a surprise to many due to the recent price dip to a two-year low of 3.2 per cent back in August. According to leading property website Rightmove.co.uk, the average asking price of a home in the UK stands at £289,452. However, with […]


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Top Tips: Renovating your Home for the First Time

So you’ve just bought your first home and now you want to make it your own. If you’ve bought a house or flat that needs some repainting, new carpets and your own furniture then it shouldn’t take too long. But if you’ve decided to take on a ‘project’, or a property that needs renovating and […]


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Tips to Help Maximise the Space in your First Home

When you move into your first home, especially if it is a modern build, chances are you won’t have huge amounts of space going spare.  First properties tend to be small and compact and you may even be sharing, so making the absolute most of the room you have is essential. Fortunately, there are some […]


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4 ways to incorporate Scandinavian furniture into your interior design

Scandinavian design is born out of the belief that everyone should be able to afford furniture that has a fine balance between aesthetic and practicality. The belief every home should have affordable beautifully designed furniture. Here are four ways which you can incorporate Scandinavian furniture into the interior design of your own home. 1) Meeting […]


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Top tips on achieving a happy home

They say your home is your castle, a place to relax and truly be yourself. But is there a formula to creating the perfect atmosphere within your four walls? Read our top five tips on how to achieve a happy ambience at home. 1) Add a splash of colour – Bringing the colour green into […]


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How to create the perfect vintage Christmas

With the high street bustling, office parties in full swing and advent calendar chocolates making a suitably perfect December breakfast; it’s definitely beginning to look at lot like Christmas! But with many feeling the festive season has become“far too commerical”, with cards and mince pies appearing in shops from August, we’re harking back to a […]