How to Revamp a Guest Room On a Budget

The great thing about having a guest room is that you can always welcome friends and family members that come from out of town and provide them with a relaxing, comfy space to spend a few nights. From time to time, a nice revamp of the guest room is more than rejuvenating, as is every house remodelling project. And, it doesn’t have to cost thousands unless, of course, you are after a top-to-bottom makeover. Here are some simple ideas that {Read More}

Upgrading the Kitchen Appliances: 3 Tips to Do It Right

*Collaborative Post* Whether you are planning a kitchen renovation or just moving into a new home that needs a kitchen upgrade, it is essential to pay special heed to the appliances, because at the end of the day, they are going to be the most useful items in your kitchen for day-to-day use. To avoid making any of the common mistakes made while choosing kitchen appliances during a renovation or even a simple upgrade, here are a few tips that {Read More}

Thinking of Flooring

Ok, no it’s not the most glamorous of musings but with our planning permission documents submitted and all our fingers crossed, my mind has started to turn to decorating the extension and more than that the flooring. Obviously we are still a way off and we still don’t know 100% that it’s going to happen, but when has that ever stopped me! We have chosen a kitchen we would like so if the extension does go ahead, we will have {Read More}

Seven Things that are Worth Replacing in Your Kitchen in 2019

While some may still be busy writing out their new year’s resolutions for 2019, you may have a whole other list in mind. If you plan on tackling a kitchen renovation, whether small or big, then there’s a good chance you’re starting to formulate your plan already. Kitchens are one of the most, if not the absolute most popular room in the house to renovate. Let’s face it, they go through a lot of wear and tear so they tend {Read More}

Getting a Gardener

I would love to say that I am green fingered and my garden looks like something out of the Chelsea Garden Show but sadly, that just isn’t the case. I can barely tell the difference between a weed and a flower at times! So what can you do if you aren’t naturally green fingered? You can invest some money into getting a great gardener. There are bound to be some great gardeners in your area but they will offer widely {Read More}

New boiler and heating system

When we moved into our current home, we knew that the heating system would need updating. The was quite old, didn’t look like it was going to last much longer and wasn’t hugely efficient. We decided that for the first week we officially owned the house that I would move in with my parents for a week and we would get the heating fixed before we officially moved in. Choices There are actually more choices available for central heating systems {Read More}

Thinking about windows or conservatories?

If you own your own home and it’s not a new build, the chances are there is some work you’d like to get done, whether that be changing the windows or building a conservatory, revamping the bathroom or kitchen or just decorating in general. If your house is quite cold, you might have questioned the efficiency of your windows and started looking at the possibility of replacing them. I know we have. This is our third house now but the {Read More}

Top Tips when Moving Home

Have you experienced the stress that moving house can bring? Moving house can be one of the most stressful things you can do in your life. So before you move house, you need to make sure that you’re as prepared as possible. Although our last move was literally a 3 minute car ride away, the whole process was still just as hard. After 3 houses, we have now hopefully settled into our forever home and have learnt a few things {Read More}

How to Create a Glamorous Bathroom

Bathrooms can be pretty uninspiring at times. The plain and minimalist look with clean lines and no clutter in sight sounds like a dream but can be hard to maintain (especially if you like your cosmetics!) and just lack a little lustre, which is why I’ve started looking at ways I can glam up my bathroom without costing the earth. Bathrooms can be expensive to redecorate (it’s the second most expensive room aside from the kitchen!), especially if you are {Read More}

Winter is Coming – Prepare Your Lawn

No matter how well you look after your lawn, by the end of the summer it’s looking a bit tired and traumatised! Even if you haven’t had a hosepipe ban in your area, chances are some parts of the lawn are a bit scorched. There’s also bound to have been a few too many games of swingball and maybe a barbecue or two that got out of hand and onto the grass. Plus, the grass will have used up most {Read More}