Living room articles, tips & information

​How to pick hallway colours

It happens far too often that a home’s hallway gets overlooked, which is quite surprising, considering the important role it plays. After all, isn’t a hallway the perfect opportunity to add to a house’s style in terms of colour, pattern, texture, fur…

​Beautiful patio ideas: What to consider

Who doesn’t love it when a beautifully designed patio flows from the main house into the garden? So much style; so much space; so much potential! And let’s not forget that the right patio can definitely influence your home’s value for the better.

​Need a work space? See our best study room ideas

No matter if you’re designing a living room or decorating an extra bedroom, two things need to be considered: style and function. But this rings even truer when it comes to a study or home office – a crucial space these days, as modern times are seei…

​First impressions: homify’s best hallway storage ideas

What is the first space your guests see when entering your home? Granted, a neat front garden and clean front porch are vital, but it’s only upon entering the house that one really gets a taste of their personal style and character.

09 June, 2018

​7 fresh patio landscaping ideas to try

If you’re lucky enough to have a patio, balcony, terrace, porch or any other outdoor space, chances are you’ll want to make the most of it. And fortunately there exists a myriad of tips: which patio floors to pick, how to choose the best outdoor furn…

27 May, 2018

​What you need to know to create a home library

The Roman scholar Marcus Tullius Cicero said, If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need. Here on homify, we wholeheartedly agree! And even though we have focused on stunning gardens before (and will do so again), today we ded…

11 April, 2018

Entryway ideas to add extra oomph to a home

It's no secret that an entrance hallway is where a home's first impression is either made or broken, but so many people seem to undervalue entryway design. Throughout the UK, there's a plethora of foyers simply wallowing in unexciting finishes and bo…

09 April, 2018

Simply the best stair carpet styles

Stairs might not always seem ripe for transformation, but interior designers beg to differ and are keen to showcase the many varieties of stair carpets that can turn a perfunctory architectural inclusion into a chic focal point in its own right.

08 April, 2018

Stylish home office ideas to consider copying

Dreaming up perfect home office design ideas doesn't have to be a struggle, if functionality is maintained as the main focus and anyone choosing to work from home should be well equipped with a practical mind that will naturally lend itself to the jo…

07 April, 2018

Stunning staircase ideas to make any home extra special

In homes of two storeys or more, staircases are a must but so many people seem to underplay them or simply consider them to be something other than a potentially beautiful focal point, which is such a shame.

23 March, 2018