Category: Interiors

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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10 Kitchens To Die For

While I was putting this list together of the best kitchen designs I’ve seen lately one think that struck me was how many kitchens are actually quite boring to look at. I hope the...

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Preparing Your Home for Guests

Ever invited someone to stay with you and felt a huge rush of panic the moment you remember the state the spare room is in? When you realise you forgot that several ‘car boot ready’ black bags, a spin bike, ten unopened boxes from the house move and a Christmas tree all obstruct anyone from even getting more than half a foot into the room, let alone staying in it.

What you probably want to do is slap those marigolds on and get waist deep in cleaning and tidying the room right now. But it needn’t be such a panicked affair.

Follow this list of tips to help you calmly and easily get your guest room guest ready

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The Hassles of Moving House

Many reports indicate that moving, just like other major life events such as divorce, illness, or job loss, causes a lot of people to feel stressed and overwhelmed. Even if you plan to hire a mover to take care of the basic moving tasks like packing and transporting your belongings, you still have to go through the hassle of settling down in a new home. Moving doesn’t always have to be troublesome or stressful. In fact, if you plan ahead and follow a few simple but essential tips and tricks, it can be downright easy and stress free. If you want to make sure that your precious wedding china and expensive photo frames do not get damaged during moving, take care to buy the right boxes for your needs and ensure that they are clearly marked “fragile” and “this side up”. If you are interested in more such useful moving precautions, facts, and tips, don’t forget to check out this infographic…

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Creating a sanctuary in a family home

Modern society is characterised by an interconnected world where the “always on” culture has made it increasingly difficult to disconnect from our routine. Escaping the daily grind comes with an added difficulty in households where there are children, since young kids need constant stimulation, and sometimes right when their parents need to wind down and relax. So does this mean that creating a sanctuary in a family home is just not possible? In this article we offer some tips for parents looking for ways to create a small haven of tranquillity in a busy household with kids.

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6 Tips to Use when Laying Bathroom Tiles

A tile floor can make any room look great. Now a person can tile their own bathroom floor with these easy to follow tips. Use Spacers When laying the tiles, it is important to...

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Top Twitter Accounts for Home Ideas

Here are the best twitter accounts you can follow to get a little bit of inspiration for when you are redecorating or improving your home. They range from contemporary interior design to traditional so...

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5 Indispensable Floor Installation Tips

Maybe you are unhappy with the way your floor looks, or you just want to try out something different for a change. Also, you may be fed up with floor cleaning and require a...

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7 Best YouTube Home Improvements Channels

When you take on the project to redecorate, you may feel the need to hire a professional as it can get a little to much, but these YouTube home improvements channels provide simple ideas. Sometimes...

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Wooden Flooring and Underfloor Heating – The Basics

Wooden flooring is available in many different types of wood and different types of construction. There are solid wooden floors in both softwoods and hardwoods in the form of long, narrow boards or planks, or smaller pieces used in, for example, parquet floors. Solid wooden floors are usually nailed or screwed to the sub-floor. There are also engineered wooden floors that consist of several layers glued together with the top layer only being solid wood. These are most often installed as a floating floor above a series of joists. […]