How Outdoor Buildings can Make Your Dream Garden a Reality

How Outdoor Buildings can Make Your Dream Garden a Reality

We finally have a proper Great British Summer on our hands! Isn’t it glorious?! With so much sunshine and heat, it’s understandable that we are spending most of our time outside. We know better than to take it all for granted, despite the weather forecast, and need to seize the day by embracing the sun.…

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How to Get Your Garden Ready For Some Great Alfresco Living

How to Get Your Garden Ready For Some Great Alfresco Living

There’s a really interesting consumer trend that has been rising steadily and is predicted to continue – alfresco, outdoor living. More and more money is being invested by people in their gardens and, logically, those people are keen to spend more and more time enjoying their outdoor space. A recent report suggests that 39% of…

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Why Window Shutters Are The Best Window Dressing to Consider

Why Window Shutters Are The Best Window Dressing to Consider

I recently wrote a post about the differences between decor in different countries, specifically staircases. Sure, we may all know the interior design basics but something as specific as your staircase can also be very specific to each location and can make or break your design if you’re going for a specific look. But what…

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Staircase Inspiration From Around the Globe

Staircase Inspiration From Around the Globe

Bungalow or 2 story house? That is the question. As an American the availability of land means that most of our houses are one story homes, which is why detached houses are the norm. Especially in Texas. But living in Europe is a whole other story. The land is precious, especially in most cities, and…

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4 Good Reasons to Love Futon and Tatami Mat Low Level Beds

4 Good Reasons to Love Futon and Tatami Mat Low Level Beds

If I say the word futon, you’ll probably know what I am talking about. I’m sure what comes to mind is a western style futon – one of those beds that many a university student use and that has a reputation for being basic and uncomfortable. However, if I say “tatami” you may be wondering what…

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5 Interior Design Hacks to Easily Update Your Home

5 Interior Design Hacks to Easily Update Your Home

Everyone wants a stylish, practical and functional interior to their home. But achieving that can seem like a distant dream. So what is the magic formula for a chic interior that is effortless and seamless? 1) Use one dominant colour in a room Are your frightened of using colour? Are you worried that investing in…

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Top Tips on Choosing the Right Pest Control Company

Top Tips on Choosing the Right Pest Control Company

When you have critters invading your home, be they cockroaches, ants, squirrels or racoons, you probably aren’t thinking about anything beyond getting them out. There are tons of good pest control companies that are ready to help you, but choosing the right one isn’t always straightforward. Finding a good pest control service isn’t too different…

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Let’s Talk Gardens – Why You Should Encourage Certain Wildlife to Live in Your Garden

Let’s Talk Gardens – Why You Should Encourage Certain Wildlife to Live in Your Garden

With the warmer weather in full swing, the garden becomes a favourite place to spend our time. Bugs and creepy crawlies are the least welcome guests in your garden but did you know that many of them are necessary to have? From bees, which are important pollinators of various plants and fruiting trees, to ladybirds,…

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4 Things To Consider When Shopping For Bathroom Supplies Online

4 Things To Consider When Shopping For Bathroom Supplies Online

Buying bathroom supplies online offer several advantages for homeowners. You can save time, pay quickly, search through a wide range of products and have everything delivered to your door, all without having to leave the comfort of your chair. However, before you purchase anything, make sure you familiarise yourself with the online store’s return and…

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How to: Incorporating Two Home Office Spaces into One Apartment

How to: Incorporating Two Home Office Spaces into One Apartment

Things have been quiet on the home front as I’ve still been in my studio flat and frankly, don’t have an inch of spare space. The upside though, is that I’ll soon be in a much roomier flat where I’ll be able to spread my interior design wings, so to speak, and transform my space…

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