When it comes to designing and redecorating your house, the living room is one of the most important areas to focus on. Of course, you want every single room in the house to be perfect but the living room is especially important because the whole family will be using it so much. It’s a place for you to relax after a hard day, the kids can use it for playing and studying, and you can host guests in there as well. A room that has so many different uses needs to be, not only well decorated but also versatile as well so the room is perfect for any eventuality. If you’re thinking about redoing your living room, follow these tips to make sure that you get it right. Read more
For a lot of people, there are few things more important in their home than its style. Sure, the feeling of comfort and security that comes from your home is important without a doubt, but the style of your home can often make it a much more pleasant place to be. We’ve all had that moment when you walk into someone’s home, and it just feels right somehow. You might not be able to put your finger on it; it’s just a pleasant place to be. This is the kind of feeling that people try to capture in the style of their home. The problem is that “style” is something of a vague concept and a lot of people simply don’t know how to integrate it into their interior design. They know the feeling that they want to create, they just don’t know how to go about making it happen. For anyone who has struggled with this very thing, here are some ways in which you can bring a touch of style into your home. Read more
Having your own secret garden is probably something you have only ever imagined having in your dreams, but what if you could create one yourself, uniquely to suit who you are as a person and what you want in a garden? Read more
When it comes to the world, it’s easy to blame others for its demise. You aren’t doing this, and you’re not doing that is a lot more straightforward than looking inwards. The truth is, however, that you can’t change the world all at once because it takes time and patience. What you can do is change your lifestyle to help the environment. At least by doing this, you’re safe in the knowledge that the planet is a little less polluted. With that in mind, here are the basics of reducing your carbon footprint. After all, the trick is to start small and then move onto the next step. Read more
Every kind of house or garden restoration project is going to be stressful. Even when you plan to do everything slowly, in a really drawn out manner, you can still find hiccups along the way, and it can be exhausting. But, does that mean you have to let your restoration project drain you? Not always. When it comes to garden renovations, in particular, they can seem like hard work, but there are easy ways that you can get through it. Not only do you want to make sure that you do everything step by step, in a logical order, but, you’re going to want to make each step as enjoyable as possible. Read more
Vinyl cladding and other cladding types – what is the difference?
Cladding can improve the appearance of a property. It also provides a layer of insulation which can help reduce household expenditure on energy bills. If you live in an area which is subject to extremes of weather, cladding the exterior of your home protects the exterior walls. Read more
It’s probably not news to you that essential oils have a myriad of benefits when it comes to health and our home. They can improve our mood when used as room sprays, help to heal wounds, improve the appearance of wrinkles, and even act as antibacterial agents within cleaning products. That’s why you’re as likely to find a home stocked with essentials oils than a home without a single bottle these days. Read more
There was a time where people thought we’d be living like The Jetsons by the year 2000. Well, seventeen years later, life isn’t much like The Jetsons at all. Still, there are loads of options when it comes to amazing home technology that can make you feel a few steps closer to the future the previous generations thought we’d be living by now! Read more
Do you ever think about renovating your home? Of course, you do, but you probably keep things realistic. You might have a set budget of a few thousand, and this means that rather than making elaborate changes, you focus on painting the walls or replacing the accessories. If you have the time and the money, you might think about renovating a room in your home like the kitchen or the bathroom. But even then, you’re probably not going to let your imagination run wild and you should! Read more
The finest architectural features at home
It can be hard to identify which features are the most appealing, but there are some classic architectural elements that are a hit no matter the style of your home.
Antique wooden doors, modern glass stair cases, and a fieldstone fireplace are all features that can add decor flair to any home. What are some of the more popular architectural elements that people love? Read more