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5 Home Improvement Ideas You May Not Have Considered

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When you search for home improvements, you will undoubtedly have had advice such as wallpapering and investing in new furniture. The problem is that it is all a bit boring and mundane, especially when to make a house feel like a home, it needs a touch of personalisation.

That is why below we have listed five of our favourite home improvement ideas that you may not have thought of that all of the family will love. Continue reading 5 Home Improvement Ideas You May Not Have Considered

How to Get a Rustic Home Look on a Budget

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Home styles come and go over the years, but the one look that seems to have stuck and has appealed to many people is the rustic look. People just love a space that makes them feel like they are at the cottage or at a special weekend retreat. It’s one thing to spend a few days living amongst daisies and pine boards, but it’s a whole other thing to create it for yourself and live in it for any length of time. But the people who love this style, know it’s worth putting the effort in to get exactly that right look to exude the right feeling. And you can do it all on a budget – we promise!

Paint

The great thing about rustic homes is that most of the look can be achieved by using second hand or recycling materials, including the paint. Check out your local paint store for cans of paint that have been mixed improperly – these usually go for a reduced price because they were mistakes. Continue reading How to Get a Rustic Home Look on a Budget

Which Wood Flooring is Best for Family Life?

Raising a family is a challenge in itself, never mind the thought of ‘familyproofing’ your home. But the time will inevitably come when you’ll need to replace your flooring. Whether you’ve moved in to a new property or are looking to update your current one, choosing a flooring that can handle to wear and tear of family life as much as you do can seem overwhelming. That’s why we’ve pulled together a list of all the pros and cons that come with the different types of wood flooring to hopefully make your floor search a little easier.

Solid Wood

Peaceful view featuring Bronze colour hardwood floor (African Mahogany-Bronze) *Picture supplied by Luxury Flooring and Furnishings.
Peaceful view featuring Bronze colour hardwood floor (African Mahogany-Bronze)
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*Picture supplied by Luxury Flooring and Furnishings.

PROS

The flooring that is most commonly sought after is solid wood. Undeniably, solid wood flooring is stunning and can really help in adding value to your home, something to consider when redecorating any part of your house. With its timeless look, solid wood flooring will definitely make your home look beautiful Continue reading Which Wood Flooring is Best for Family Life?

5 Ways To Revamp Old Furniture

5 Ways To Revamp Old FurnitureMoving into a new-build apartment does not necessarily mean the furniture you bring has to be equally as modern. Reworked vintage pieces or your own pre-loved furniture can add warmth and character to your new apartment.

But what happens when the pieces of furniture you intend on bringing with you are in need of some T.L.C? A little D.I.Y is a great way to add a personal touch to your new home. Revamping your old cherished belongings and finding a place for them in your new living space is a sure way to help you settle into your new home – and it can actually be an incredibly enjoyable and rewarding experience.

Here are some quick and easy design tips that will inspire you to revamp tired-looking furniture.

Waxing

Vintage furniture is always a great addition to a home. Although, with these old fittings, often come small imperfections like scratches and scuffs. Continue reading 5 Ways To Revamp Old Furniture

Home Interiors Inspiration

Recently, we have been updating the flooring and walls in our home which has meant that we have searched the internet for home interiors inspiration.   I have spent quite a lot of time on Pinterest and on various home interiors websites to help me choose the perfect look for our home.

Painting the kitchen olive green. Home interioris inspiration.

Here are some of my Pinterest boards that I have felt inspired by enough to pin them.  There are so many ideas on Pinterest that I could have sat for longer and pinned some more. Continue reading Home Interiors Inspiration