​12 smart choices for storage furniture

Huge homes with spacious layouts are not meant for everyone. And that’s why the majority of us retreat to smaller homes and apartments and make the best of our tiny layouts.But don’t fret, for even the smallest of homes include various nooks, crannie…

24 May, 2018

​The best kitchen tiles for your backsplash

It’s a fact that cabinets and countertops garner the most attention in a kitchen (given their prominent placement). However, over the last few decades, another element has emerged that refuses to be overlooked: the all-important backsplash.

23 May, 2018

​The best small garden ideas

When it comes to yards, bigger isn’t always better. Small outdoor spaces can be just as enjoyable for relaxing and entertaining as larger ones. And although most of us here in the UK have small gardens, we here at homify have decided to change that l…

22 May, 2018

​Dormant lawn? This is how you bring your garden back to life

Nobody likes the sight of a neglected garden, especially one that’s located in the front of a house (bad for kerb appeal and first impressions, you know!). But there’s a difference between not giving a hoot about your yard/garden and not knowing what…

21 May, 2018

​How to paint your walls like a pro

Wall painting is quite the popular project, both for novice DIYers and veteran home renovators. What could be easier than smearing some paint onto a wall, right? Well, while wall painting can be pretty painless, we do recommend doing proper planning…

20 May, 2018

​How to make a room look bigger - The homify guide

There will always be small houses, apartments, and rooms. It then makes sense that there will always be people who occupy said small spaces. Some do so because of budgets, others by choice, as they are tired of taking care of larger areas and prefer…

19 May, 2018

How to design the perfect U-shaped kitchen

To each his own, yet the results are in: most people prefer a u-shaped kitchen to other layouts. Also known as a c-shaped kitchen, a u-shaped kitchen comprises workspace on three adjoining walls of cabinetry, with an open end for access.

18 May, 2018

​How to choose a modern bookcase

Out of all the furniture you’re ever going to buy, perhaps none will be as useful as the modern bookcase. Not only are these prized pieces used to organise your favourite novels and magazines, but they also serve as a place to display art, décor acce…

17 May, 2018

​Working with colour: Grey living room ideas

Magnolia may have been a hit in the 1980s, but grey is undoubtedly the colour of choice for this millennium (so far, at least). And it’s not that difficult to see why!Even though grey is primarily known as a ‘cool’ colour (technically it falls within…

16 May, 2018

​Focal features: Stunning fireplace ideas

Who says a fireplace is only meant to be enjoyed during winter? With these fabulous fireplace ideas we’ve gathered, you’ll be spoiled for choice with ideas on how to style up your home’s fireplace – and fire isn’t necessary for all of them.

15 May, 2018

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