If you want to live in a house that really feels like a home, following the latest trends is unlikely to be enough for you. Though some people covet that “show home look”, with everything neutral-toned, sleek and spacious, it can easily come to feel oppressive. Homes are not meant…

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For Brits, and particularly members of Generation Y and millennials, one of the greatest challenges that we face is the ability to make the leap onto the housing ladder. Owning one’s own home is an understandable dream, and there aren’t many better feelings than being handed the keys to your…

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I absolutely adore getting the house ready for Christmas, and now that we have two small people running around the whole experience of putting up the decorations is twice as much fun. For the last three years, though, those two small people didn’t appreciate a well put together Christmas tree…

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It seems we are becoming a nation of DIYers. Painting, wallpapering, a little bit of upcycling here and there, these are all pretty low-risk DIY jobs that I have undertaken in the past (although the wallpapering was an unmitigated disaster – never again!) I don’t mind trying my hand at…

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