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Top 5 Interior Design Tips to Update Your Home

If you are thinking about how to update your home but, like many people, have a limited budget then take a look at these tips from an interior designer friend. None of them will cost too much (although your actual choice of products will, obviously, affect the price) and, just as importantly the changes will not cause too much disruption to your life.Some of the best tips are about combining patterns, texture and colour through the use of fabrics and distinctive artworks.

For some projects you will have to declutter your home or, at least, the room you are updating to be sure the redecoration runs are smoothly as possible.

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4 Living Rooms With Beautiful Windows

Good light is one of the most important aspects of any home, which is why interior lighting schemes are a major part of any interior design project. The right light can completely change the ambience and bad lighting can detract from an otherwise well-designed space.

But just because we can create beautiful lighting artificially doesn’t mean we should neglect the natural light entering our homes and maximise it where we can. Here are some of my favourite room setting with wonderful windows that bring in as much natural light as possible. Even if the windows in your home are not as large and beautiful as these you can still improve the levels of natural light either with appropriate window dressings or by the more drastic measure of increasing the size of the window openings. These images might just inspire you to do that…

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Frugal Home Décor Guidelines

When it comes down to the use of home décor a lot of people find out that their personal taste differs greatly from whatever the current trends may be. No matter the level of budget you’re going for, you will need to work on things in a way that takes your budget into consideration. If you are a first time buyer who has just managed to scrape together the money to buy your first place (no doubt with help from the Bank of Mum & Dad or a guarantor loan); or if you are well up the property ladder, moving house is still an expensive business. It always seems to cost more than we expect so watching your budget as you turn your new place into your home is essential.
As styles will change in time, you will need to adapt to the changing trends and what they have to offer, so make sure you work on a frugal solution if you want to keep things on the more reasonable side. The following examples and tips will give you more pointers

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Using Self Storage When Renovating a Home

Self storage is very useful, flexible and good value, but it does come with a few rules that benefit everyone involved. Here are a few key do’s and don’ts to get the most from self storage when renovating a home.

Self storage is an amazing investment enabling you to keep your belongings safe when you are having work done on your home, at a minimal cost. However, there are specific do’s and don’t with self storage that should be adhered to, for the benefit of all involved with the storage unit, and the facility itself. Sometimes the do’s and don’ts relate to safety, and should absolutely never be ignored.

Here are some key do’s and don’ts to pay attention to with self storage:

His and Hers Bathroom Design – What to Include 0

His and Hers Bathroom Design – What to Include

Moving into your first home together is an exciting time. It’s only natural that you will want to put your own stamp on the place. For many couples moving in together for the first...

Innovative Ideas to Create Extra Space 0

Innovative Ideas to Create Extra Space

Hand on heart, can you honestly say you have enough space in your home for all your belongings? It seems that no matter how big a house you live in there is always a...

No Room for a Nursery? Here’s How to Cope 0

No Room for a Nursery? Here’s How to Cope

When it comes to babies, everyone has their own ideas of what works best. Experts recommend that babies sleep in the same room as their parents for at least the first six months of...

Conservatory or Extension – Which is Best for Your Home? 0

Conservatory or Extension – Which is Best for Your Home?

No matter how much room you think you have in your home there can come a point, especially as your family grows, when it can feel like you simply don’t have enough space. Moving...

Kitchen Layout options for the Modern family 0

Kitchen Layout options for the Modern family

When every minute counts and you’ve got filthy fingerprints tugging at your trousers and a military operation to complete before bedtime, being able to use your kitchen to its full potential requires careful planning....


Choosing lighting for small rooms

As any interior designer will tell you, small rooms can be tricky to work with. Not only do they lack space, but they can also lack natural light. There are, however, some really good...


Stylish Options for a Bedroom/Office

The last couple of years has seen a dramatic rise in the number of employees remote working. Employers are now responding to increased demands for a more flexible working environment and hours. If your...

Which window dressing suits you best? 0

Which window dressing suits you best?

There are such a huge variety of window dressings out there, it can be tricky to choose which will work best for your windows. Undoubtedly within your home you will have windows of all...

Built in wardrobes vs freestanding – what’s best for your space? 0

Built in wardrobes vs freestanding – what’s best for your space?

There is no getting around the fact that a wardrobe is an imposing piece of furniture. Therefore it’s important to choose one that you love and that works for you. Aside from the colour...

Wall decor alternatives to mirrors and pictures 0

Wall decor alternatives to mirrors and pictures

There is no doubt that a well chosen and well placed picture or mirror can add a certain je ne sais quoi to your wall. Mirrors can give the impression of space, whilst pictures...

Under stairs space and what to use it for 0

Under stairs space and what to use it for

If you are keen to maximise the square footage in your home then why not have a think about that unused space under the stairs. You may or may not have it closed off...

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How to Create a Study Space at Home

  Having a study space in your home could be counterproductive as well as productive depending on the way you go about it. Since the home is basically meant for relaxation, fun, play, convenience...

How to Make Your Hallway More Inviting 0

How to Make Your Hallway More Inviting

Your hallway, the first room that visitors to your home see, can make a lasting impression. So, it is important to make sure the impression it does make is the right one. After all, it...