People usually buy their first home based on their budget, and not their long term goals in life. Not to mention that as you get older your circumstances, preferences, and lifestyle change, so you will need to make adjustments to your house or move on. If you would like to turn your current house into a forever home, below you will find  a few example projects to try. Garden Rooms and Conservatories You will need to think about how you connect your indoor and outdoor, and make the most out of your home in every weather. Building a conservatory, a… View Post

If there’s a room that has to be multi-functional, it’s your family room. Unfortunately, that means it tends to be the room in the house that falls victim to both design flaws, and day-to-day mess. Because a family room is, by definition, everyone’s space, it tends to get messy, cluttered, and disorganized easily. If you don’t want your family room to become an all-purpose storage space, you might try following these design tips. They will help you turn your family room into a beautiful, functional space that welcomes the whole family. Think About How You Want To Use the Space… View Post

Home renovations can be some of the most demanding projects that we’ll ever perform on our home, but they’re also capable of completely changing the perception we have of our home and adding some fundamental changes that can overhaul how we use our homes. As a result, it’s a good idea to get some inspiration before calling up a contractor and asking them for help. But where exactly do we get inspiration from? There are actually plenty of different sources where we can get inspiration for a home renovation, and we’re going to list a couple of the best places… View Post

I’ve mentioned before that the main reason we came to initially view our house was because of the garden. My husband knew it was a decent size and as we were planning a family home that definitely appealed to us. I don’t think either of us realised quite how big it was. As lovely as it is having a big garden it can be very time consuming, and as busy parents of two little boys, who both work full time we don’t have the time required to dedicate to a high maintenance garden. When we were planning the extension one… View Post