Three Reasons to Stop Neglecting Your Doors and Give Them a Much-Needed Upgrade

People often don’t realise the impact that their doors have on their home. Not only is upgrading your doors an easy way to add extra value to your home, but there are countless additional benefits that you could experience and it’s a much lower cost to upgrade a door as opposed to renovating an entire room. To help convince you to stop neglecting your doors, we’ve put together three great reasons why you should consider giving your doors a much-needed upgrade as soon as you can. Photo Credit 1. Improving the appearance of your front entrance has many benefits Your…

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Decorating Your Child’s Room Right

Photo Credit Deciding how to decorate a child’s bedroom is not always easy. They change their minds from one month to the next, especially when they are young and fall in an out of love with TV and film characters. Unless you want to be redecorating every year you need to make sure that what you do is flexible for minor changes, and durable to withstand the children. They tend to use their bedrooms for a playroom, to watch TV, entertain friends and then to sleep. It needs to be able to accommodate all of these things, as well as…

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Living Room Lighting Guide

The living room is a place to relax, unwind and spend time with the family. It’s where you snuggle up with a good book, host parties, watch a film and open presents on Christmas and birthdays. The room is multi-functional, so your lighting needs to be too. This guide will tell you everything that you need to know about lighting in your living room. You need to have three types of lighting in your living room – ambient, accent and task. Ambient lighting is designed to provide the room with its overall illumination, task lighting is for the different ‘work…

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The Finishing Touches: All the love for pink and copper

We’ve been back at home about 6 weeks now and life is starting to get back to normal.  There is still a lot left to be done (I’m currently sat in my un-tiled kitchen) but most of this is adding the homely, finishing touches to each room. For so long we had a brown and cream base to our home and I love that very little of that remains but what it does mean is that a lot of our home accessories no longer go.  The main colours are now off-white, grey and navy and I’ve found myself drawn to…

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Cushion Covers for a Peaceful Summer Bedroom

I love my bed, always have done.  When I was at college and university I would often take myself off for an afternoon nap, I still try to now if I ever get the chance.  Is there anything better than curling up in bed on your own for a quick power snooze? As I am now considerably older than I was in my college days I am no longer happy to rest my head in a messy room, I want my bedrrom to be as peaceful and as calm as possible.  I think this becomes even more important when you…

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