Home, Neat Home: Time To Clean Up Your Design

Picture Source There’s nothing more unsettling than a home that looks unwelcoming and shabby. And we’re not talking about “shabby chic” here – we’re talking about shabby. Whether it’s the result of your home getting old or poor design choices you’ve made in the past, it’s time to stop making excuses for your aesthetically displeasing home. If you’re not happy with the way your humble abode looks then you need to make some changes. Everybody should feel comfortable in their own house. More importantly, everybody should be house-proud (to some extent). You don’t need to devote your life to cleaning… [Read More]

Coping With The Chaos Of Kids During The Big Move

Is there ever a hectic situation that your kids successfully make things less stressful instead of heaping more on? The search for that rarity continues. It certainly isn’t true of moving home. Moving can be both exciting and scary but all the activity and bustle can get your kids more than a little chaotic. How do you make sure they’re not only adding to the pressure of an already stressful time? Link to Photo Ensure they’re onboard Your child might not act out because they’re overstimulated, but rather because they’re naturally fearful about what’s happening. If you don’t take the… [Read More]

How Your Home is Affecting Your Health

Have you ever stopped to think about what kind of impact, if any, your home is having on your health? Most of us don’t. But it’s clear that many things that surround us when we’re at home could damage our health if we’re not careful. I’m not just talking about the obvious things like faulty wires or that slippery bathroom floor. Here are some of the things we pay less attention to but could still have an impact on your health. Air Quality in Your Home The quality of the air in your home could have a big impact on… [Read More]

Key Décor Mistakes to Avoid in Your Home 

Decorating your home can be a difficult task, especially if you don’t have very much experience within this area. From deciding on the colours, furniture and style, to carrying out your own DIY projects, there are lots of things to consider, and lots of mistakes to avoid! It’s important to be cautious and careful when decorating your home, as you don’t want to end up wasting precious time or money when it could have been easily avoided. Take Size into Considerations One of the biggest mistakes many homeowners make throughout the decorating process is investing in furniture that is either… [Read More]

Fun Ways to Liven up your Kitchen

On average, British people alone spend about three years in the kitchen throughout their lifetime. It’s understandable that people get a little sick of the same thing after knowing that. Whether you own a house or are just renting, there are little things you can do to change the feel and look of any room drastically. So how does this work for a kitchen? Trends vary from year to year and it can be impossible to keep up with, so by going your own way and include minor variances. Here are a few possible ideas.   Image From Flickr Use… [Read More]

Important Safety Considerations During Your Homes Renovation

When you plan to renovate your own home it’s very easy to get carried away with all of the many different tasks you have to do. Carrying out your own home renovation is such an amazing experience, one which will teach you some valuable lessons and give you a great sense of achievement. There are, however, some really important safety elements you must consider throughout your renovation, as you want to ensure you and your family are safe at all times. Embrace the Hard Hat  Whilst it may not be the most fashionable of pieces, a hard hat is a… [Read More]

11 of the Most Dangerous Items in Your Home

Image source We are all aware that there can be many hidden dangers in our home, but it is not easy to be able to identify them in order to know how to keep our homes as safe as possible. As we all know how essential it is to keep our homes as safe as possible, particularly with children in the house, here is our list of the most dangerous items in your home so that you can identify the areas in your home that need updating in order to be safe and to protect the members of your family…. [Read More]

Intense Care – Working From Home With A Sick Child

Picture They say having a child is like having a full-time job. So when you have a child and a full-time job, surely that means you’ve got two full-time jobs right? Children require care and attention at the best of times, and when they are ill, it’s quite impossible to get anything done, least of all your own job! And luckily there are now many bosses that are understanding when you have to work in your home, but how can you get the balance right when you’ve got a child sneezing, puking, and craving cuddles from you, but you’ve got… [Read More]

5 Ways to Make your Home Child-Friendly

As you enter and prepare for parenthood, you suddenly become aware of all of the little dangers dotted around your home. From the moment the positive test result comes back, your life has changed forever. You are going to be a mummy and daddy, and you only have a few months to prepare yourself for the introduction of a baby. One question that many new expecting parents ask themselves is, is their home ready for a baby? How many hazards can you spot in any room? There are just some things you never really notice unless you are a parent… [Read More]

The Advantages of Single Plank Engineered Wood Flooring *

Do you ever dream about what your ideal home would be like? Perhaps you’re renting like us, which means you can’t change the decor without your landlords permission, or you simply don’t want to spend money decorating a house that’s not yours. I certainly know that feeling! However, when I think of my ideal home, our forever home, I often wonder about how I’d decorate it. My current home has an awful green carpet in, which thankfully our landlord has agreed to get rid of! I’m pretty excited about the thought of getting some nice new flooring! When it comes… [Read More]