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Brilliant DIY ideas for your garden

Do you ever wander outside, take a look at your garden and think that it could do with something extra? Just a small, personal touch that would really elevate it to new levels of cool and gorgeousness? We do, so we thought it might be fun to look at…

24 March, 2017

​How to build a garden pergola

The change of the season is almost upon us, which means it’s only a matter of time before more and more people will start venturing out to take advantage of the warmer weather.

22 March, 2017

Making wooden furniture look better

Do you ever look at upcycled furniture projects and wonder if you should have a go? Well, you should! Ask any interior designer and they'll tell you that the upcycling trend isn't going anywhere for a long time so, if you have a creative side, you sh…

13 March, 2017

IKEA furniture hacks

IKEA furniture is amazing as it's such good value for money and the range of styles available means that however you've decorated your home, there will be a range to suit you. There is, however, another reason why IKEA furniture has become so popular…

10 March, 2017

Step-by-step guide to home renovations (part two)

Renovating a property doesn’t come without its fair share of issues and draw-backs, which is why this sort of undertaking is best left to the professionals.However, if you’re eyeing to style up an old building into something modern and glamorous (and…

01 March, 2017

Step-by-step guide to home renovations (part one)

Renovating a property might sound like a big undertaking – that’s because it is! Even though run-down houses can represent real bargain potential and can provide a fantastic way to stretch a budget and get more home for your money, it is not a projec…

28 February, 2017

​The basics of renovating or redecorating a home

Any project to boost your house’s appeal (whether it’s something small like painting or rather larger like adding a new extension) can seem like a daunting prospect. Your brain might be bubbling over with ideas.

26 February, 2017

Removing stains from decking

That wooden deck out on your terrace or patio, apart from providing a fantastic outdoor space for entertaining and socialising, puts up with a lot, doesn’t it? Think about it: how many times has someone spilled something on it, cut or scratched its s…

22 February, 2017

How to plan a painting project

Planning on painting that living room / kitchen / hallway? Regardless of what space and what area needs a touch-up, most of us simply grab a can of paint and a brush and get to work, seeing as there are much more fun things to do in life than paintin…

19 February, 2017

Everything you need to do before a home renovation

Considering renovating your home? You are certainly not alone, as most people daydream about changing their houses’ layouts and/or adding some new rooms. However, it is also true that most people don’t know the first thing about planning a renovation…

18 February, 2017