Stepping into a bathroom, a space often regarded as utilitarian, we often underestimate the profound impact that its aesthetics can have on our overall experience. The choice of wallpaper, seemingly a simple decision in the grand scheme of interior design, holds the power to transform this functional room into a sanctuary of style and relaxation.
Beyond its decorative role, the right wallpaper can play a pivotal role in setting the mood, enhancing the perception of space, and even influencing our emotional well-being during those private moments of self-care. I've teamed up with James Mellan-Matulewicz, Creative Director at wallpaper brand Bobbi Beck, to uncover the often-overlooked significance of selecting the perfect wallpaper for your bathroom, and how this seemingly minor choice can make a world of difference in creating a harmonious and rejuvenating environment.
With the new year officially underway, many of us are raring to go – whether with New Year’s resolutions, new general outlooks or just a general sense of hope for the year to come. The new year is a great opportunity for a fresh start, and a fun time to consider giving your home the aesthetic refresh it may well need. But with cash tight for a majority of households at the moment, a complete renovation isn’t quite on the cards. How might you embody the spirit of new beginnings in your living room, without breaking your budget?
Home insurance protects you if something happens to your home or its contents, so it is an important safeguard to have in place - but it comes with a substantial price tag. With the cost of living spiralling wildly it is more important than ever to make sure you are getting the best deal on your home insurance policy.
Here's some suggestions on how you can cut the costs of your home insurance renewal:
Whether you have just bought your home or just want to rejuvenate its look, making your home look better can be a frustrating task. There often feels like there is no time to make your home look perfect or the way you always imagined it. However, it does not have to be such a difficult task. All you need to do is take a step back and get the design fundamentals in place so that you can work towards your goals little by little. Here are a few areas you can focus on to get your home looking its best.
April kicks in tomorrow and all eyes are now firmly turned to Easter. Be it the Easter Sunday lunch table or as a home décor, decoration is an essential part of the Easter season.
Eggs are obviously a must as are colourful flowers. In addition to the classic early bloomers such as good old daffs, noble geraniums are perfect for floral Easter decorations. With their beautiful blooms and vibrant colours, these flowering beauties brighten up your home, long before the bedding and balcony plant season begins.
I've teamed up with the flower experts at Pelargonium for Europe show how to create magical Easter
decorations with noble geraniums, hen and quail eggs.
When it comes to managing your home, it can seem like there aren’t enough hours in the day. Indeed, in all too many cases, we can find it difficult to effectively manage our home while also keeping on track of other aspects of our lives. In turn, this can lead to us missing out on potentially great experiences, simply because we haven’t got the time to spare!
5 Top Tips for Managing your Home
Managing your home doesn’t need to be difficult, and with this in mind, we’ve summarised some of our top five home management tips as follows. These might help you optimise your own home management policies – and hopefully, give you the chance to boost your free time as well.
Unwanted home visitors can be a real problem. And we are not talking in-laws. Your home is your safe place and the thought of pests and bugs infesting it and compromising the health of your family is highly distressing. But the UK has a number of persistent offenders which often require the assistance of pest control specialists to eradicate. If you suspect you have a problem, be aware how quickly it can grow if not dealt with. Here is a quick round of the most common pests and how to deal with them.
We all know what a stressful and time-taking activity carpet cleaning is. It is best to use natural products for the purpose that do not cause allergies or skin irritation problems. There are various methods that can be applied for removing stains and in this article, we will reveal you some of them. Check them out!
Vacuuming has to be one of my most hated household chores. Heavy vacuum cleaners really play up my sciatica and I get so annoyed bashing into furniture. And let's not even discuss having to continually plug and unplug as you move around the house.So it is pretty safe to say I've had my eye on a cordless vacuum cleaner for a while.
Enter the Beldray Cordless Quick Vac Light - a space saving light cordless vacuum which has an RRP of £199 but is currently an absolute bargain at just £55 from your local Wilko store.
But is it any good? Well read on for our full review...
There are many needs and desires that you have to juggle with and prioritise when viewing houses. Should you follow the fluttering sensations of the heart or the rational and logical processes of the brain? We went though the full range of emotions when we recently moved house and it can all be very overwhelming. But the most essential advice is to buy a house carefully because you aren't just purchasing bricks and mortar, you are buying a framework for your life.
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