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How to get your home ready for spring in 10 easy steps

The year seems to be gathering pace, and before you know it spring will have arrived. Days are slightly longer, daffodils are poking through and we start to look forward to sunnier times. The changing in the season brings a new look for our homes, and inspires us to make small but effective décor updates. […]


Our top four tips on bedroom storage

The one household chore that most people have found hard to face since childhood is trying to organise the mess in your bedroom, often questioning how to fit everything in and still have space to move around? What kind of furniture do you need? How do you maintain it and prevent it from turning into […]


The top 10 interior design accounts you need on your Instagram

You’ve got the keys and the contracts are signed, all you need to worry about now is how to stamp your personality on your dream home. But if you’re unsure of how to brave a splash of colour after years of dull magnolia then look no further than our top 10 interior design Instagrammers. Guaranteed […]


Quirky Interior Trends for 2016

Showing personality is an easy way to turn your house into a home. But, if you’re personality is a little on the eccentric side it can be hard to get the balance right without shocking your house guests. To help, we’ve put together our five favourite unusual trends of 2016; introducing subtle and creative ways […]


5 easy DIY tricks to make your home safe

You’ve finally done it – you’ve achieved your dream of owning your own home. Like many people, you’ll have put a lot of time, effort and money into getting this far, and it’s important that you protect your new home. For those with a tight budget, it’s useful to know that keeping your property secure […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Seven money saving tips for moving house

If there is one thing that we can all agree on, it’s that moving house can be very stressful and also very costly. Especially at a time when there are lots of additional outgoings, which even the most organised may not have planned for. While there are many costs you cannot control, there are plenty […]