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Buying Your First Home? Here are some helpful tips

August 18, 2017

If you are planning to buy your first home, you’re probably filled with a mix of excitement and, let’s face it, fear. This is a big, big commitment and you don’t want to get it wrong. You certainly didn’t spend all that time saving for your deposit just to throw it away on a few […] View article >

Moving to a New Town? How to overcome homesickness

August 11, 2017

Relocating to a new home in a new town can be exciting and empowering for some. Even so it can quickly turn into a time of huge stress and leave you feeling homesick. Not only are you moving to an area where you don’t know anyone, if this is the first time away from friends […] View article >

Soft Furnishing Ideas

August 9, 2017

When decorating a home or designing the look for a room, the wallpaper, paint and flooring are important but they only tell part of the story. If you want to add your own personal style and panache to any space, the finishing touches are generally provided by your choice of soft furnishings. Anything from elegant […] View article >

5 Plants for Gardening Beginners

August 4, 2017

On the surface, gardening looks like a great pastime to get involved in. You’re out in the fresh air, doing something natural and helping the environment for a start. But it can be difficult getting started if you are a novice. Choosing the right plants is key, for a start, particularly if you want to […] View article >

Wonderful Wall Hanging Ideas

August 2, 2017

Back in the old days, we used to adorn our walls with the odd photograph, a few ducks and the odd poster we took a liking to. Thankfully, the range of wall art has increased dramatically. Now you can get unusual artworks, wall hangings and tapestries, and stunning large print stencils and images, as well […] View article >

3 Organic Ways of Keeping Your Home Summer Fresh

July 27, 2017

For those who live in a busy home, you’ll be only too aware how quickly a place can fill with the kinds of pongs and odours we could all do without. Whether you need to contend with a bunch of kids, multiple pets, or even a spouse who doesn’t seem to notice the smell of […] View article >

Top 10 Packing Hacks for Moving House

July 25, 2017

If there is one time when we want things to go as simply as possible – it’s when we move to a new house. It’s possibly one of the top stressful experiences most of us will face and can leave even hardened optimists feeling that the world is conspiring against them. To help, here are […] View article >

7 Tips for Harmonious House Sharing

July 21, 2017

It’s not just the traditional province of students any more. Many of us are now sharing a house, either with friends or people we have never met before. Whether it’s buying a property together or renting, the benefits of lower rents and shared costs are a fantastic way to afford a place of your own […] View article >

5 Things You Can’t Live Without in a Family Home

July 18, 2017

One thing many parents don’t consider when they decide to have a family is what those pesky kids are going to do to the home. While babies look ever so cute at first, once they start to grow and become curious, and a lot more mischievous, they can play havoc with everything from your walls […] View article >

Curtains or Blinds? How to Decide Which Your Room Should Have

July 14, 2017

When looking to redesign a room, one of the areas that people tend to overlook until the last minute is the windows. The choice between curtains or blinds used to be less difficult. In recent years, however, the range of brilliant blinds on the market has made them a much more popular choice for many […] View article >