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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The houseplants scientists say should be in your bedrooms

The houseplants scientists say should be in your bedrooms

Plants not only transform our spaces but also have health benefits that are well known. NASA and the American College have revealed their recent research of the houseplants which are best suited to be placed in the bedroom. Join DM Design, a specialist designer of bedroom furniture in Glasgow, as they detail some of these houseplants…

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How to Set a Table: The Differences Between Formal and Informal Dinner Parties

How to Set a Table: The Differences Between Formal and Informal Dinner Parties

Now and again, the occasion calls for a dinner party. For centuries, dining has been an essential part of socialising. But culinary trends have changed hugely. So, how do we dress our dining tables and create the right ambience for both formal and casual dinner parties? There are differences between formal and casual dining events…

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10 Cleaning Tips from the Cleaning Professionals

10 Cleaning Tips from the Cleaning Professionals

Most of us hate cleaning our home. It’s a time-consuming, boring and dirty job! We do it of course because we have to and not keeping our home clean just isn’t in our best interests, especially if others we live with, like children, are affected. Helpling recently asked cleaners who have signed up to the Helpling app…

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