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Six Ways To Create More Space In Your Home

Six Ways To Create More Space In Your Home

Most people want to create more space in their home. Are yo thinking abut moving because you think you’ve outgrown your home? That may not be necessary with these six great suggestions. If you love your current home and you don’t really want to move to a more expensive house, there are lots of things you can do to create more space and stay where you are… Decluttering Will Definitely Create More Space It’s blindingly obvious, but the best way to create more space in your home is to get rid of any stuff you don’t really want or need….

Creating a Reading Room In Your Home

Creating a Reading Room In Your Home

A reading room is one place in the house that you can escape to and head off on adventures or learn some fascinating facts about your favourite historical events.  It doesn’t matter if you are just working on your library of books or have a hundred in desperate need of a home; here are some easy tips that you can use to create the reading room (or little nook) of your dreams.  Reading Room Lighting If you don’t have good lighting in your reading space, you will soon find that your eyes are getting strained. Making it an uncomfortable reading…

Small Garden Magic And How To Achieve It

Small Garden Magic And How To Achieve It

Small garden magic can be achieved with some thoughtful planning and fun ideas. Whether you have a small balcony, patio or courtyard, use these easy tips. You’ll find small garden magic is more achievable than you think. When searching for garden design ideas, you might constantly be met with big projects that you can neither afford nor accommodate. This can be very frustrating if you only have a small garden space or balcony, but still want to create fun, exciting things within the space you have. Well, look no further! In this blog you will find great ideas for creating…

Adding Personality to Your Small Apartment

Adding Personality to Your Small Apartment

Moving into a new, albeit small apartment, is an exciting process. However, you’ll want to make your new property feel like home straight away. This is always challenging but can be even trickier if your apartment is on the smaller side. With these handy tips and tricks, you can maximise the space you have and add heaps of personality to your small apartment: Work the building’s architecture With any luck, you’ll be moving into an apartment that looks as good from the outside as it will inside. The style of the property can give you the basis for your interior…

Lack of Storage Solved With Four Popular Ideas

Lack of Storage Solved With Four Popular Ideas

Lack of storage is one of the biggest issues facing modern homes. Unless you have extra storage built-in to your home, how can you maximise the space you have? When you think about it, there are lots of common household issues most families face. These tend to include things like problems with the plumbing, a lack of heat in the home, mould on the walls, etc. Still, there’s one frequent issue that affects most households. Yep, it’s a lack of storage space. If your home doesn’t have enough storage, life becomes incredibly tricky. You have a lot of valuable items,…

Why Less Furniture Is Sometimes More

Why Less Furniture Is Sometimes More

Less is more. When it comes to having less furniture, less jewellery, fewer clothes and a de-cluttered home, less is more holds true. But why? As a nation, we love to pack every corner of our homes with furniture. But the truth is that it doesn’t always serve our interior design ambitions. In fact, an excess of furniture can get in the way of achieving the rooms you want. The good news, though, is that there are several solutions. Here’s why less furniture is sometimes more.  Less Furniture Is More Attractive To Home Buyers When prospective buyers arrive at your…

Tips For Creating The Perfect Outdoor Escape

Tips For Creating The Perfect Outdoor Escape

Creating the perfect outdoor escape can be a panacea for the modern world. Current times can often be challenging. It matters not who you are, or what you do, from time to time, we all need something that can help keep us sane. Now, if you are a home lover, there is nothing better than some kind of personal retreat. We all need the perfect outdoor escape in which to relax and entertain. However, if you are a homeowner, the perfect outdoor escape may sound brilliant, yet unlikely. You may be focusing so much on interior design that you don’t…

5 Reasons To Consider A Home Renovation

5 Reasons To Consider A Home Renovation

Okay, so we know that a home renovation can be messy and costly. We know that it can be time-consuming and difficult to accommodate into your busy schedule. However, despite the many negatives that can surround a home renovation, there are some instances when you might be glad that you took the time to make the relevant changes to your home. In this article, we are going to give you the incentives you might need to consider a home renovation. You might then consider the mess and expense worth it, as the long-term benefits to you could be many. Check…

Yes, Your Stylish Home Can Also Be Family-Friendly

Yes, Your Stylish Home Can Also Be Family-Friendly

When you think of a stylish home, you might imagine bachelor pads and trendy flats owned by working professionals. You might not think that family homes can be sleek and polished in the same way as many modern households, but your home can be fabulously stylish too. In fact, a well-designed + stylish home should be the goal for any homeowner. The appearance of your home affects the way you feel. So, let’s talk about three ways to start making your home stylish yet family-friendly. A Stylish Home Will Have A Spacious Living Environment Clutter is not stylish, and it’s…

A Practical Kitchen. How to Make Yours Function Better

A Practical Kitchen. How to Make Yours Function Better

A practical kitchen is important if you love cooking. Your kitchen should serve your needs and become a hub for great conversation and great food. So how can you make your kitchen as practical as it can be? As the heart of your home, a practical kitchen will be a space that works with your lifestyle, entertaining and family needs. So I’ve prepared a few tips on how to make the most out of your daily routine and save time on preparing meals, too. Declutter The best chefs work in a clean and organized environment. Stop spending half of your…

New Kitchen Design Questions To Ask Yourself

New Kitchen Design Questions To Ask Yourself

My interior design business undertakes more new kitchen design and open plan indoor/outdoor living projects than every before. It’s a highly popular home renovation. However there are important questions that need answering before you start. The kitchen is the heart of the home. Going through a new kitchen design renovation can take up a lot of your time (and money). When you start planning your new kitchen design, you may not know where to begin. You have to think about everything thoroughly before you go ahead and take the plunge. Engaging a creative kitchen design professional is a great start…

Garden Decking Ideas You’ll Love

Garden Decking Ideas You’ll Love

Are you looking for garden decking ideas? A lot of people take great pride in their outdoor space and create areas that are multi-functional extra ‘rooms’. And here we have some great ideas. There are so many great garden decking ideas and ways to enhance the image of your garden. You can invest in different flower beds, have a stunning fence put up, or even opt for a stylish pergola. However, one option which never seems to fail is garden decking. How Garden Decking Ideas Help Decking is great because it breaks up your garden space and gives it a…

How To Create The Perfect Outdoor Dining Area

How To Create The Perfect Outdoor Dining Area

Incorporating a fabulous outdoor dining area is very important to most people who have a garden or usable outdoor space. In great weather it’s an extra room for socialising and relaxing… without building an addition. And there are some key items you MUST include. When you’re designing your garden, there are many options. You can create an area for the kids to play in or use the space for growing vegetables and other plants. However, the most popular is an outdoor dining area. An outdoor dining area is perfect for cooking and eating meals with your family and it’s the…

Patio Paving and Making It Pretty

Patio Paving and Making It Pretty

Patio paving can look absolutely gorgeous and an integral part of your indoor-outdoor living. No-one wants a boring patio but if you’re not a keen gardener and you need easy-care, then this article is for you. There are mixed opinions about gardens that only feature patio-paving. To some, they’re madness. How could you live without beautiful flowers brightening your outside space? To others, though, patio gardens are something of a revelation. We may all like the idea of an outside area, but we aren’t all gardeners. For these people, the idea of having to cut the lawn and tend the…

Creating A Super Spacious Small Home

Creating A Super Spacious Small Home

A super spacious small home is desirable even when the budget is small and the space is even tinier. No matter how small the space is in which you live, you still want to feel like you live in a spacious home. For most people, that first rung of the homeowner’s ladder is the most exciting moment of their materialistic lives.The desire is a super spacious small home that looks and feels like a mansion. It’s the moment where they can proudly say they own a little slice of the planet; a perfectly curated pile of bricks and mortar that…