New Year, New You?

31 Dec 2018 11:22:41

New years 2019Are you looking for a fresh new start for 2019?

Most of us make new years resolutions on new years eve, starting the new year with good intent. Fitness is usually top on the list, shortly followed by diet and healthy lifestyle, but a new you can also mean a new look for us and our homes. Spring is the most popular time for home décor changes and that usually takes some planning.

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Driving home for Christmas

9 Dec 2018 18:57:33

Is your home fit to bursting?

driving home for christmasAt this time of year families get together to celebrate the season and exchange gifts. As the song says they are driving home for Christmas.

Additional bodies in your home may present you with a few challenges. Are you prepared?

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Have you started shopping?

19 Nov 2018 21:58:29

Christmas is fast approaching

Twoman in wardrobehe big man in the red coat and white beard is coming in just a matter of weeks and yet I still haven’t started my Christmas shopping. Its not for want of trying, for me its all about storage – where am I going to put them?

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Halloween may be done, but Bonfire night is just around the corner - are you planning a party?

bonfire nightThis year Bonfire night falls on in the week, so the party atmosphere will probably bridge both weekends – plenty of time to throw a party for family and friends.  

Bonfire night parties are great as long as you have some adequate outside space for the bonfire and firework display.

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Designing your Dining

31 Oct 2018 10:52:00

Delightful Dining

If like me your dining room is a truly multi-functional space – then it’s where you eat family meals, entertain friends and family and sometimes even attempt to work. So, when designing your dining room, it is essential you think carefully about how you use the space and what you really want out of it.

Whatever your style, room size or budget, planning is crucial.

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Shoe storage

17 Oct 2018 10:34:00

shoe benchSo many shoes, so little space.

We all can relate to this struggle so whether it be the hallway, by the back door or in bedroom, you need to maximize your small space without any clutter.

Shoes come in all shapes and sizes and if you’re a true shoe lover, you probably believe that there’s no such thing as too many shoes. That is until you literally have no space to fit any more… so where are you supposed to put that brand-new pair of heels or trainers you have had your eye on?

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Bring on the Widescreen

Buying a new widescreen TV will give you a few things to think about, afterall there are many important considerations beyond mere style and colour. As you start to shop for your new TV’s unit, make sure to consider how much space you need for all your equipment, will the cables be visible, adequate size of the unit, and more.

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Choosing a Coffee Table

21 Sep 2018 23:28:00

Tewkesbury livingroomDo you have a Coffee table?

Depending on the space you have available a coffee table can act as a central feature in your living room.However have you gone for extra space in the centre of the room and more side tables or for the traditional coffee table?

 

Coffee tables in the past have been a statement piece in the cetre of the room - used to display coffee table bookd and magazines that tell the story to others of your lifestyle - or at least of what you want them to think your lifestyle is... But with a decline in newspaper and magazine redaship due to a move toward digital readership has the traditional coffee table lost its place in our living rooms?

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Knowing your Occasional furniture

30 Jul 2018 19:34:31

Do you know your occasional furniture?

There are many types all originally with particular intentions but now being used for other uses around the home

Console Table – The console table is fast becoming a must have piece of furniture. Not only does an oak console table look elegant with a vase of flowers or your favourite photo frames placed on it in a hallway or dining room, but it's extremely versatile too.

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On Every Occasion

22 Jul 2018 14:12:00

More than just a side table?

Side tables or to give them their correct term Occasional Tables are the most useful piece of furniture as they can be used all over the house…

Living room is the most obvious place – next to Sofas and armchairs make the ideal place to place a cup of tea whilst watching the telly.

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