How to make the most out of a small living room

If the rooms in your home are relatively small, it is important that you try and ensure that you make them look as spacious as possible. Obviously, having less items and furniture in the room will make it look bigger but it is a balancing act and you still want it to look homely and be comfortable. First of all, try and think carefully about the furniture in the room. Sofas with big bulky arms or high backs can just make the room look even smaller. Maybe try and choose a slim line corner sofa which you can pad out with cushions to add extra comfort. You don’t have to have a coffee table in the middle of your room,... Read More »

Creating a practical but elegant home office

So many of us have found ourselves having to work from home this year and it may be for some that this becomes the norm. Many jobs can be done from the comfort of our own home but often there can be too many distractions and it is not ideal if you are working from your sofa. It may eb that you have a spare room or even an area within another room that you can use as an office. Some people use the space under the stairs or section of part of a dining room. A home office needs to be practical but that doesn’t mean you have to compromise on the overall look and finish. Fully fitted bespoke... Read More »

Stylish Roller Shutter Doors for Achieving Kerb Ap...

Kerb appeal: everyone wants it. Not all homes have it, though, and it’s not always easy to know how to achieve it. Stylish roller shutter doors can help make this more achievable; they’re modern, minimalist, high quality, and designed to last too, so the best thing about them is that you can enjoy this new found kerb appeal for many years to come. A roller shutter door is a good investment for any home that has a garage or outbuilding for a multitude of reasons, and not least because of the appearance of them and how much they can lift the way that a home looks. Roller shutter doors are a popular kind of garage door in the UK as... Read More »

Choosing a new dining room table

When it comes to choosing a new table for your dining room you need to think about who it looks but also how practical it it. It is important to measure the dimensions and check that it will actually fit in the space you have available without over cluttering the room. If you sometimes have people over for dinner then you may want to get a table that can be easily extended. Sometimes people push their table up against a wall and then pull it out if they need more seating. You may only have 4 or 6 chairs with your table, but you will need to keep spare should you have guests round. You can get some really lovely... Read More »

What Makes Good Decking Boards?

Grass, turf, flower beds, patios, pergolas… all of these are key design features that people might incorporate into a garden. However, one that is becoming ever more popular and that is highly practical as well is decking. A decking area is versatile and usable all year round, plus it can transform the appearance of a garden. The chosen decking boards will play a key role in how the decking area will look and be used; selecting the perfect boards is one of the main decisions when deciding to install a new decking area in your garden. Here are some tips for choosing good decking boards for your garden decking installation project: Material is essential. Decking, like any kind of garden... Read More »