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Ideas for Small Kitchens

Don’t let the size of your kitchen limit your dreams! If you’re planning on becoming the next bake-off finalist or the next hidden talent on Masterchef, don’t let a small space hamper you. Small kitchens, when designed properly, can be functional and practical giving you more than enough space to…

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Home lighting secrets for your home

With the New Year and the January sales just over 3 weeks away, some of us may be planning a few refurbishment and decorating jobs in our home, enticed by all the lovely interior soft furnishings that will soon be reduced in price. But, there’s one element that is almost…

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Christmas Window Decoration Ideas

As much as it’s a shock to the system, this recent cold snap has bought some wonderful frosty mornings, reminding us that Christmas is just around the corner. With the 1st December just 5 days away, many of us will be thinking about when to buy our Christmas trees and put…

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Natural Christmas Decorations – avoid plastic this Christmas!

With 35 days left until Christmas 2018, the countdown has well and truly begun! Plastic pollution has hit our headlines this year on countless occasions. With its devastating effects on our planet and wildlife, we thought we would share with you some lovely, unique Christmas decorations that you can make,…

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How to choose the perfect paint colour for your home

A quick glance down the paint aisle in Homebase or B&Q is bound to leave anyone confused. How do you even begin to pick a colour when there are so many to choose from? It’s easy to spend weeks or even months getting yourself all worked up about finding the…

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Air-purifying plants to keep you and your home happy and healthy

We all know that spending time outside can help our wellbeing and ‘feel good factor’. Breathing in fresh air is good for our bodies such as our digestive systems, blood pressure and heart rates, plus it helps us to feel happier, renews our energy levels and helps clear our minds.…

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Top 10 window styles for a modern home

No house is complete without windows. There are of course the very obvious reasons for this – they let in light and fresh air, allow us to see the great outdoors and provide security against the weather and burglars. Windows are however also a very important design feature. They have…

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Five ways to use old window shutters

Even if your shutters are looking a little worn, this doesn’t mean that you have to throw them away. These versatile window dressings have plenty of life in them and can be used for so many other things around the home. DIY window shutter bench Did you know that your…

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How to measure a window for shutters

If you’re exploring the idea of getting window shutters you may be wondering how you would measure your windows to make sure they fit accurately. We have put together a helpful guide with details of how to measure your windows for window shutters below which you may find useful. Before…

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Why a dark bedroom can dramatically improve sleep quality

A study published by Travelodge last year revealed that the average Brit gets just six hours and 14 minutes of sleep a night - https://www.express.co.uk/life-style/health/807677/sleep-problems-Britons-two-hours-less-than-recommended-reason. Not only are we getting nearly two hours less sleep than we should, we also wake up an average of twice a night and spend…

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