Archive for December, 2017

The secret to keeping your bedroom cool on hot summer nights

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It’s official – the chill of winter is just a memory and we can emerge from our warm, stuffy burrows to sniff the air and greet the sun. Although summer brings an invigorating feeling of freedom from bundling up in woolly layers … Read the full post »

The best and most cost-effective ways to give your home street appeal


Whether you’re wanting to sell or looking to spruce things up, the front of your home should be given as much thought as your interior. Especially since it’s the first port of call for visitors and passersby.

Anne Hindley, founder and architect at Hindley & Co, says, “a custom street number in an interesting font and a statement letterbox are important touches … Read the full post »

Easy and budget-friendly ways to revive the look of a dated, dull kitchen

The kitchen is one of the most used rooms in the home, which means it’s especially prone to wear and tear. And walking into a kitchen that feels grimy, dated or dull can be particularly uninspiring when you want to cook or entertain.

“[Kitchens] are highly functional spaces that need to work well for all tasks,” says interior stylist Emma Blomfeld. “If your kitchen is badly designed, it will affect the … Read the full post »