• Top Tips on Creating an Office Area at Home

    Working from home it’s great as it’s simply fantastic to be here when the girls need us. We simply don’t need a babysitter to look after them and we can split the responsibilities between us now that we are both at home. However, we only have one office/desk area and when we both need to work is a bit difficult to find another area to work from. We are planning to renovate part of our home and adding a couple of rooms to it though so things will be a lot better then. In the meantime however we have to make do with the space we have. So how do…

  • Home Décor and DIY Projects You Don’t Need to Put Off Any Longer

    Most of us like to keep our homes looking nice. We don’t mind getting the paint brush out every few years or updating our artwork and soft furnishings. But, there are some home decorating and DIY tasks that fill most of us with dread. Below I go over a few of them and provide you with easy ways to get them done without having to pay someone. Replace your skirting boards Skirting boards are rarely replaced. We all have a tendency to makeover a room and leave the old baseboards in place. Sometimes you can get away with that approach. Rubbing them down and painting them takes a lot of…

  • How to Design a Room the Kids Will Love While Keeping Things Timeless

    Kids go through so many fads and phases. From wanting to transform their room into a superheroes’ den to demanding something that’s more ‘grown-up’, it’s hard to keep up with their changing taste – not to mention expensive.  However, with a few simple tricks, you can create a room they’ll love but one that will adapt to these ever-changing preferences. Here’s how:  Choose a Neutral Colour Scheme  In order to make sure you’re not decorating all of the time, opt for a paint colour that’ll evolve with different interior schemes. Whites and other neutral colours are great here, as are light greys, blues or yellows.  Ultimately, you want to choose something…

  • How to Nail the Shabby Chic Look in Your Home

    How to Nail the Shabby Chic Look in Your Home

    The shabby chic look is the perfect way to introduce a cosy, warm and inviting feel into your home.  And it needn’t cost you a fortune.  With a warm palette of colours, vintage materials and fabrics and cute design details, you can easily bring this look to your living room, bedroom, kitchen or another space in your home.  Here’s how to nail this look: It’s All About the Vintage Let’s face it, if you’re going to get this look right, you’re going to need to embrace all things vintage. This means going to your local antique shop or car boot to find a number of vintage items that’ll add a…

  • Easy DIY Man Cave Ideas To Incorporate In Your Home

    Easy DIY Man Cave Ideas To Incorporate In Your Home

    It took six years in the making but now we are finally all together. Hubby is finally home which means that we really need to start renovating the garage and transform it into a place of business for both of us and of course to make our girls bedrooms. We are both working from home too so money shouldn’t be a problem for us but we should still try and save as much as we can. Until we manage to do that though we still have to do a couple of things around our living space. You see our home was mostly lived by girls in the last 6 years…

  • Top Tips to Create a Teenage Bedroom Paradise

    Unfortunately, your child won’t want to sleep in a bedroom decorated in animal wallpaper and fluffy toys forever. A time will come when they will sit you down and tell you that they want a more grown-up styled bedroom. Here are 5 tips on how you can adapt your child’s bedroom into a space your teens will love hanging out in: Get a Grown-Up Bed It might be time to give up your child’s bunk bed and invest in something a little more grown-up and bigger, that cannot be outgrown. Bunk beds don’t exactly scream ‘mature’ out loud. Upgrading a single bed to a double bed and double mattress will…

  • How to Transform Your Converted Attic into Your Ideal Bedroom

    Have you been updating your attic lately? Are you still trying to decide what to do with the new-look space?  Whether you’ve always had your heart set on transforming your attic conversion into a bedroom or you’re trying to add value, there are plenty of ways to switch the roof space into a beautiful bedroom.  Here are some inspired home décor ideas to help you transform your attic into a room you’ll love.  Clever Storage  Whether you have a compact attic space or a room in which you can spread out, it’s worth spending time creating clever storage solutions. Adding a built-in wardrobe and units can help you to maximise and…