Cheap and Cheerful Ways to Update Your Kitchen

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Living on a budget means any ideas for cheap and effective home improvement are always welcome. The kitchen is one room that can benefit from some surprisingly simple and affordable ideas. It’s also a room that is used more than most, so you want it to look and feel as good as it can.

How can you update your kitchen without spending much? Here is our list of suggestions! Read more

How to Create A Sleek, Modern Bathroom Design

How to Create A Sleek, Modern Bathroom Design

If you are planning to carry out work on your bathroom and want to give its tired look a modern and sleek design, you may not know where to begin.

Modern bathrooms consist of a minimalist approach to the styling with contemporary fittings and fixtures. A bathroom with clearly defined lines and fresh design will sit well if the rest of your home has a modern look and feel.

One of the biggest advantages of planning a bathroom of this style is that there is the widest range and variety of products available for this more than any others. There is also the fact that different modern fixtures and fittings will pair better together than trying to mix and match more traditional fittings.

If you are looking to create a modern and slick bathroom, where do you start? Read more

A dining room makeover | A room in progress

Most of the rooms in our house could do with a makeover; but the latest one we are slowly, but surely updating is the dining room. As a family, and individuals we spend quite a lot of time in the dining room; meal times, homework, crafts, cuppa time, and I sometimes work in there. It’s attached to our kitchen too and one of the first rooms to be seen when entering the house; so it’s quite a prominent room for first impressions!

At the moment we have the wallpaper on one wall, that my in-laws put up goodness knows how many years ago; but I remember it from when I first started dating The Husband, so it’s at least 12 years old! It’s not to my our taste at all. We gave the other walls a lick of paint when we moved in (they were also an awful green colour); but we had the ceiling re-plastered last year and have been meaning to to update the “feature wall” ever since. But as usual, we take a long time to get around to it… Read more

15 Divine Decor Ideas to Transform Your Home into a Glam Palace

You would consider yourself to be a pretty stylish lady with a passion for interior design. For many years you have followed interior design programmes on television and subscribed to countless home magazines in the hope that your house can one day look as chic and stylish as they do. Whether you want to incorporate light into your home or add a hint of uniqueness, you are ready to change up your home décor once and for all. Small and subtle changes will make your dreamy dwelling ideas come true; you just need to grab some more inspiration to help you along the way. Sometimes even the slightest of tweaks and additions can make a huge difference to the overall vibe of your home. Take your pick from this lovely list of innovative ideas and start your project today. Read more

5 Tips On How To Incorporate Light Into Your Home

For those of us who take pride in the way their home looks, there are few things worse than a room that is too dark. In addition to detracting from the look of a room, a lack of light can have negative psychological effects on the viewer – a dark room isn’t conducive to a positive and cheery atmosphere.

Do you have a couple of rooms that don’t get a lot of natural light? Maybe you have some interior design plans for your home? Or perhaps you’ve just moved into your house and discovered that some spaces are lacking light? Then here are a few tips to introduce more light into your home. Read more