Refreshing Your Bedroom for Spring

Spring may not be here just yet but if you’re looking forward to a little more sunshine, then you could create a spring-feel bedroom. After all, it’s never too early to add a little colour make your bedroom feel fresh and cheerful. If you’re a little unsure where to start, then read on for tips that can help you to make your bedroom spring ready. Choose Light Colours After dark winter days, one of the main perks of spring is the light. So, to get your bedroom spring ready, it makes sense to lighten it up. Treat yourself to some… [Read More]

The Best Lighting Trends for 2018

Put down that paintbrush. If you want to change your home’s interior, then consider lighting. Lighting can completely transform a room, making a small space feel bigger, brighter and airier, even on cold, dark days. In fact, the type of lighting used can also affect the mood of your home, instantly changing a room’s ambience. To make your home feel welcoming and to make sure your interior is on style, here are some of the best lighting trends for 2018. Nature Inspired One of the biggest lighting trends this year is nature inspired, with must-have wooden, rattan and bamboo pendants…. [Read More]

All I want for 2018 is….

Every new year brings a new start. It’s a time for people to make resolutions, reflect on the year gone by, and think about what the new year will bring. As I wrote earlier this month, I’ve decided not to make any new years resolutions. This decision was made because I’m actually very happy with where my life is right now. 2017 saw me loosing two stone in weight. I ran my first half marathon, and I have a very positive outlook on life. My children are happy and settled in school, and although I accepted redundancy from the company… [Read More]

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]