5 Ways to Create a Calm Living Space in Your Home

*collaborative post* The recent Coronavirus outbreak has been an extremely stressful and upsetting time for us all. Now that the lockdown is easing slightly, more and more people are starting to go back to work, which on the one hand is great but on the other, it is causing people a lot of stress. It is such a shock to the system having so much time off and then being thrown in at the deep end. This is why it {Read More}

Modern Kitchen

Kitchens are often the heart of the home and whether you just love sitting down to family meals, or you enjoy hosting friends and family, the kitchen seems to be the place you all end up. Having a well-designed modern kitchen could be the perfect excuse for you to have a few friends over and pop open a bottle or two. Schmidt fitted modern kitchens are a Scandinavian inspired wood and natural colours kitchen with elegant geometric design. You can {Read More}

Why you should invest in artificial grass

*Collaborative Post* Have you ever thought about swapping your tired, browning grass for Artificial Grass? If you’ve been toying with the idea, or even if you’ve never thought about it before, here are some top reasons why you should! Artificial Grass Not only does artificial grass look great all year round, once you have outlaid the initial purchasing costs, there are no maintenance costs which means it’s incredibly cost effective in the long run. Over the years and due to {Read More}

How to Inexpensively Decorate a House Like a Log Cabin

*Collaborative Post* Photo: https://unsplash.com/photos/1Kj0OZiwLN8   There’s no denying the fact that log cabins have a special appeal. However, the reality of things is that most log cabins – or at least the ones that are well-made – tend to cost a (not-so) small fortune. Those who can afford such a luxury will be blessed with living in a stunning environment they can decorate however they like. But those who could never dream of being able to afford a real log {Read More}

4 Tips for Clearing and Making Your Living Room Feel New Again

*Collaborative Post* While unlike a loft or a garage, your living room might not be overrun with junk. However, you might be surprised at just how much clutter your living room might have accumulated over the past few years. Which can leave it feeling overrun and just not a very nice place to relax in. So, how can you clear your living room and make it feel new again? 1: Use Fewer Remotes When it comes to our living rooms, {Read More}

DURABILITY IS A KITCHEN’S BEST FRIEND – A SMART CHOICE FOR HEAVY WORKLOADS

*Collaborative Post* Your kitchen is the one room in the house that sees the most challenge on a daily basis. Be it cooking, cleaning or washing you are faced with a multitude of substances that will drop to your floor from cooking sauces to water to mud. The floor takes a lot of hits daily and is faced with discoloration or ruin if not suited to such conditions. This is why vinyl flooring has become a favourite for homeowners and {Read More}

Modernise your Living Space with Staircases

Now we are coming to the end of all of our extension works, the messiest parts are long over, the painting is complete and we are now just adding soft furnishings, it’s becoming more and more obvious to us just how dated other parts of the house look. Most notably, for us, is our dingy stairway. With a brown varnished handrail, matching bannister at the top of the landing and rather faded and grimy beige walls, it really leaves a {Read More}

How to Sail Through Home Improvements  

Planning a project takes a while, and that’s not a bad thing when you consider you’ll have to live with the results. So build your ideas gradually, plan out what you’d like and what your budget is, then scout out ideas or inspiration. Get in the Mood Make an ideas or mood board to gather colours, textures and patterns that will make the atmosphere you’d like for your space. It helps you figure out which colours work together, for example, {Read More}

Tips for choosing flooring on a budget

*Collaborative Post* Whether you’ve just moved or just want to give your own abode a touch up, flooring is a common place to start. Decorating your home is not going to be cheap, so that’s something you need to be prepared for. Flooring is likely to be the most expensive aspect, but there are ways you can reduce the cost and still enjoy a newly renovated space. Installing a new floor can change the whole feel of the room before {Read More}

Making your home more environmentally friendly

*Collaborative Post* There are a lot of reasons you might be looking to make your home a little greener, whether it’s reducing your impact on the environment, or just looking to save a little extra money where you can. There’s also a lot that can go into making your home that much more environmentally friendly, and that’s why we’ve put together this guide on doing just that, to give you a great starting point. Take care of your household heating {Read More}