If you want to add way more money to your home then this is super easy to do. In fact, you don’t even need to invest a lot of money to see huge results either and you would be surprised at how much of a difference it can make. If you are interested in finding out more about how you could add value to your property then take a look below. Read more
Cheap and Cheerful Ways to Update Your Kitchen
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
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
My top home security tips
When we lived in our previous three homes we were very hot on making sure our home was secure, as we lived on an estate notorious for crime. We even used to lock the door when we were inside, just in case. I absolutely hated our rooms facing onto the road or path, for people to see what we had; call me paranoid, but it was to be expected! Since we’ve moved to our forever home in a quiet rural village we have been a lot more relaxed. After a few attempted break ins a few months ago though, I realised we needed to step our home security up a little. 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