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5 ways to achieve a modern bedroom

No matter whether you live in a flat or a mansion, whether your children are newly born or ready to flee the nest, one of the most important rooms in the house for any family member is the bedroom.…

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Cosy up your home for autumn with Dunelm

I’ve been planning to add some cosy touches to our home now that it (finally) feels like autumn is here. Although I do love summer, I’m a big fan of autumn – it always feels like the start of something…

designing your family home

Designing your family home – things to think about

I think being house proud is something that comes with age – and of course, the responsibility and pride in owning your own home. I certainly was never house proud in my student days and my mum for one…

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Prettifying our living room with pink

I would describe my taste in interiors as quite masculine (not to stereotype or anything…) but I tend to go for more neutral colour schemes (stones, greys, whites) and don’t like anything too ‘fancy’. Don’t get me wrong, I…

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Create a home entrance with impact

There are a lot of ways to go about making your house an inviting place, but I subscribe to the theory that it all starts with your home entrance. A lively, attractive front door area extends a big fat…

when 5am wake ups aren't so bad

When 5am wake ups aren’t so bad

For a few weeks now Taylor’s started to rise earlier than her usual wake up time of ‘anytime past 6am’. I really can’t moan about it as she’s been a pretty good sleeper ever since those first six months and…

How to add colour to your kitchen

How to add colour to your kitchen

When we had our dream kitchen fitted last year we chose grey and charcoal units and kept the walls an off-white. We opted for an aubergine glass splash back behind the hob to create a feature and add a little colour,…

Creating a natural slate bathroom with slate tiles

Creating a natural slate wet room

When we first moved into our 1970s bungalow, the bedrooms and bathrooms were the first areas we wanted to renovate before tackling the kitchen and living areas. The bungalow has a bit of an odd layout in that there’s no…

Are you of the Ikea generation?

Are you of the Ikea generation?

Throughout my adult life I’ve moved house ten times. From student digs to rented apartments and finally owning my own home, both my taste and budget have evolved over the years. With every house move I’ve tended to throw out…