Home Decorating

Seven Ways to Make Your Living Room Look Larger

Alissa Ugolini | Posted 11.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Alissa Ugolini

Don't let a small living room be the bane of your home life or the Achilles heel of your future design plans. You can have just as much fun with style and furniture even within the confines of a small space - you just need to spend a little more time in the planning stages, rather than jumping straight in.

Guests Staying? Easy Ideas To Ensure The Guest Bedroom Is Cosy And Comfortable

The Huffington Post UK | Jennifer Barton | Posted 27.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

With the holiday season fast approaching, it will soon be time to turn your guest bedroom from an excess storage space into lovely, cosy bedroom for f...

My Favourite Looks For: Living Rooms

Nikki Wright | Posted 01.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nikki Wright

We have just finished decorating our living room, so we are left with a shell to fill with personality, which in my opinion is by far the best bit.

How to Add Value to Your Home the Traditional Way

Sonia Waszkowiak | Posted 28.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sonia Waszkowiak

If you already own a home but the location is more Skid Row than Millionaire's Row, sprucing up your space and adding value is vital if you have a desire to climb the property ladder. Here's how...

Top Craft Ideas For An Authentic Twist To Your Home Style

Jennifer Barton | Posted 29.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you’re feeling like your home could use a spruce-up but your wallet needs a rest, you should consider some DIY craft ideas to liven up your space...

The Ten Commandments of Clutter: Simplify Everything to Be Happier and More Effective

Tony Wrighton | Posted 04.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Tony Wrighton

Life can get pretty complicated, with a million and one things that need to be done at once. Sigh. Luckily, in a cave somewhere, they've found the Ten Commandments of Clutter.

Debate: Modern Luxury or Classic Country Chic?

Nikki Wright | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nikki Wright

in the last few months I've hit an unexpected cross roads in my design life, where I am beginning to be divided between classic country chic styling and modern simplicity. Now, I live in a listed property but this doesn't mean I can't delve in to my inner modernista does it?

How to Avoid Decorating Disasters

Amanda Walters | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Amanda Walters

Like most people, you probably don't have your own personal decorator who can pop over to your house, make a few decisions and voila! - Revamp your home just like that? So, when it comes to giving your home a makeover, you will have to rely on stacks of decorating magazines.

Why Women Find A Newly Decorated Bedroom More Arousing Than Their Partner

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 04.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Fancy a passionate smooch under the covers tonight? Not unless the bedroom has been decorated, claims a recent study, as it discovered that women ...

Children's Bedrooms

Kelly Hoppen | Posted 04.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Kelly Hoppen

From age 10-16, your lovely little boys and girls will want their private space more and more so think about how to make that space as comfortable and functional as possible for them. Just like you would with other parts of the home, think about all the activities they will be doing in their space such as sleeping, reading, doing homework, playing and hanging out with friends.

Why I'm Proud to be Called the Queen of Taupe

Kelly Hoppen | Posted 19.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Kelly Hoppen

Far from being derisive I see being linked with neutrals a signature to be proud of. Because I take my inspiration from organic shapes, texture and the interplay between materials, is it subtlety and ease that are the hallmarks of my style rather than brash, 'in your face' elements.

The Devil Is In The Details

Abigail Ahern | Posted 02.09.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Abigail Ahern

Congrats, you've got the pad but it's a style disaster a little bit more crash than flash. Before panicking consider accessorising as it's these finishing touches that can turn effortlessly bland and boring rooms into snazzy and super cool. Its cheap, its easy and its highly addictive!