How to make your bedroom calm and practical

Much of the interior design of a bedroom is focussed on the look of the room, with calming colours and a variety of complimentary textures. However, if the design hasn’t also considered the practical aspects of the space, then your experience will be far from calming. Here are some important aspects to consider, before you… Continue Reading

Different ways to create a natural interior design

The clocks have turned and it suddenly seems harder to get outside and enjoy nature. The dark evenings make the outside seem uninviting after a long day at work. However, nature lifts the spirits and can prevent some of those winter blues. That is why, now is the time of the year to find new… Continue Reading

How to add gold to your interior design

Christmas is coming and so are all things sparkly and shiny. However, there is no need to only have golden touches in your home over the festive period. Gold can work wonderfully as an accent colour throughout your home all year round. Combine with dark colours Gold works beautifully when combined with dark, rich colours,… Continue Reading

How to insulate a period home

If you have a period home, you are very lucky. Period homes are very beautiful and full of character. However, compared to modern homes they can be draughty and expensive to heat. A few small, and inexpensive changes can make a huge difference if your beautiful period home becomes a draughty, cold cavern during winter.… Continue Reading

Where to look for extra storage space in your home

Interior design isn’t just about creating something beautiful, it is also about creating a practical and comfortable space to live in. Convenient and sufficient storage can be hard to find in many homes, making living spaces cluttered and uncomfortable. However, with a few clever adjustments you should be able to find extra storage without removing… Continue Reading

Transform your bedroom on a tight budget

Sometimes you fancy a change, but don’t have the time or the budget to do anything too dramatic. However, there are ways to transform your bedroom without spending a fortune. A few minor changes can change the look and feel of a space and satisfy your inner interior designer. Bed linen The bed is the… Continue Reading

How to create a light, bright living room

Natural light is a real advantage in a living room, but only if you make the most of it. Creating a light, bright space not only looks good, it can also improve your mood. Here are some tips for maximising and working with the natural light in your living room. Create a white back drop… Continue Reading

Is a loft conversion right for your home?

If you are lucky enough to be a homeowner then you will not only want to stay and enjoy your property, but also ensure it is a good investment. Many people who want more space or want to add value to their home will consider a loft extension as a way to do both. Loft… Continue Reading

How to squeeze more seating into your living room

The living room is still the most social space in a house, but if you have a large family, or enjoy having lots of friends round you can soon run out of seating. You don’t want to have people sitting on the floor or on uncomfortable seats brought in from other rooms, but squeezing in… Continue Reading

How to hide the kids’ mess

Having children means having clutter. Children love to get as many toys out as possible and become engrossed in play, but they aren’t so good at putting them away. A family home can very quickly be taken over with toys, leaving very little space for the adults to kick back and relax. Good storage and… Continue Reading