Home design, decor and DIY

Smart Shopping Tips

Smart Shopping Tips

Shopping as therapy is not a new concept, and there is no denying the giddy pleasure of browsing the high street and returning home with a bundle of bags on your arm. Provided you know that you can afford the things you are buying then shopping can help to place a great big grin on

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Update Your Christmas Decor In Five Easy Steps

Update Your Christmas Decor In Five Easy Steps

You’ve retrieved your Christmas decorations from the loft, dusted them down and now you’ve decided that you’d like to do something a little different this year. After all, you’ve been putting the same decorations up for years now. However, time and cost can be a factor when updating your Christmas décor and you might not

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How To Make Natural Cleaning Products

How To Make Natural Cleaning Products

Before super powerful Hoovers and supermarket sprays like Vanish were invented, our grandmothers cleaned their homes in a much simpler way. They were used to making things last by mending and repairing and were generally living with sooty fires and cooking ranges that made their homes a lot dirtier that they are today. Elbow grease

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Getting Rid Of Stains And Odours In The Home

Getting Rid Of Stains And Odours In The Home

Family life can really take its toll on a home. From young children ‘decorating’ the walls to the stench of cooking odours and the dirt from people traipsing through the house with dirty feet, all households have to deal with getting rid of stains and odours. Here’s how to easily banish of some of the

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Extra Ways To Save Energy In The Home

Extra Ways To Save Energy In The Home

Saving the planet sounds like a virtuous endeavour and if we can ease our own financial burden in the process then all the better. There are many ways to save energy in the home, and the less you consume, the less you pay. What’s not to like? Here are 6 proven ways to start saving

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Essentials You Will Need For A New Home

Essentials You Will Need For A New Home

When you buy a new home, the initial focus of your finances is all on the deposit, the mortgage and how much the bills will be. Once these fundamentals are in place and the keys to the bricks and mortar are in your hand, your attention will turn to the interior. You need a surprising

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