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  1. Great Home Decor Ideas For A Cosy Night In

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    A new year brings many new opportunities to transform your home. While spending the majority of your time at home right now, why not make it as cosy as it can be? With the weather pretty cold outside, it’s all too tempting to stay indoors on the sofa or upstairs in bed.   But if your home is lacking style and comfort for a relaxing night in, there are a few ways that you can create the perfect cosy night in front of the television with some home decor updates. Once you’ve finished, you can sit back and relax and enjoy some of the best shows to watch on Netflix right now including The Crown, The Queen’s Gambit, Derry Girls, and much more.   Rethink your...
  2. New Year Challenge Day 6 to Stay Fabulous Over 50: Time to declutter!

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    Article by Ceri Wheeldon “In the never-ending battle between order and chaos, clutter sides with chaos every time. Anything that you possess that does not add to your life or your happiness eventually becomes a burden.” John Robbins, At the start of  the original lockdown last March I had good intentions relating to decluttering my house. After about 6 weeks I think I had probably sorted only one cupboard! Today’s challenge is to declutter – it doesn’t have to be a major task- it can be just one room or even just a cupboard or messy drawer. I did manage to declutter my walk...
  3. Home Efficiency Tips From The Pros

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      For many of us, making sure that our homes remain energy efficient is a top priority. After all, with the rising cost of bills, we need to ensure that we use as little as possible.  But how do you actually make your house more efficient? In this post, we explore some advice from the pros. Steal some of the ideas below for your home.  Add Extra Thick Insulation To Your Attic Most homes have a couple of inches of insulation in the attic. But when researchers did a cost-benefit analysis of insulation thickness versus money saved on heating bills, they found something interesting — the thicker the insulation, the lower the overall cost of running a home (up to a certain...
  4. 5 Telltale Signs You Need a New Bed

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    A new bed or at the very least, a new mattress is essential for your general wellbeing. You need to ensure you get a good night’s sleep and keep your back supported while you do. As we age, back pain and problems become more common so why tempt fate? If you aren’t waking up rested or comfortable, then chances are you need a new bed. Here are some other telltale signs.  You wake up still tired Perhaps you toss and turn during the night or wake up still tired. This could be a sign you’re not sleeping properly in your current bed. Getting a new bed is much easier nowadays, and even with the recent restrictions, you can still ...
  5. 5 Popular Paint Colours To Choose For Your Home Interior

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      The colours we choose for our home interiors make a significant difference in its aesthetics. However, choosing your best colour is not simple as there are a variety of colours and hues, plus decor trends can change a lot over time. Depending on the interior statement you want for your house and home, you may also be required to choose different colours for different rooms. When you buy paints online, you have to choose a colour you love since colours have an impact on the overall mood of your home. Thankfully, there are many gorgeous paint colours that have stood the test of time, that are popular to use again and again over the years. Bringing the outdoors in with green When you are decorating your outdoors...
  6. Instant Improvement: Making Your Home Better In A Couple Of Easy Moves

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    Improving your home can be a challenge when you don’t have much DIY experience. Paying someone else to handle the tasks around your home can cost a small fortune, and many people simply don’t have the resources to cover costs like this. Living with a home you don’t like because you can’t afford to pay someone to work on it should never have to be the case, though. To help you out with this, this post will be exploring some of the easiest ways to add instant improvements to your home. This will be cheap, fast, and won’t force you to learn a new profession in the process. Wall Panels Walls can easily get damaged over time, with many homes slowly turning into a mess. A lot of people don’t...
  7. Low budget outdoor ideas for you to steal

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      There are a lot of things that have changed ever since COVID – 19 unfolded in the country. Jobs have been lost, lives changed, income reduced, and outdoor activities stopped. Travel restrictions, social distancing, educational institutions closing, and hindrance of general activities have sent shock waves around the country.  People are running around to save as much money as they can while their jobs are always at stake. At this point the last thing in your mind would be to spend money towards having a good garden, backyard, or front yard. People either wish to continue with what they have or discard even their basic needs and expenses.  However, having a decent backyard or an outdoor place is not something that you should rule...
  8. 8 Ways To Transform Your Garden For The Summer

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    Transforming your home for a new season is important because each season can be a little different and therefore warrants a fresh look. The same principle applies to your garden. Keeping up with regular maintenance and updates of your garden is important to ensure that it stays in a healthy condition but also is welcoming to look at and enjoy. Here are eight ways to transform your garden for the summer. Give The Outdoor Furniture A Clean Firstly, it’s good to take a look at your outdoor furniture is it’s likely that it hasn’t really been used over the cooler months. A lot of debris can build up and so it’s important to give it a little bit of a clean down so that it’s...
  9. Ways to save money on a home renovation

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    You might have been in your home for over two decades and it may be time to renovate, especially if you are looking to keep your house up-to-date in the home marketplace in the event you will want to sell. Renovation costs can be expensive but there are ways you can save money. If you are wondering how you can pinch pennies on a home remodel, here are some ways you can renovate your home without breaking the bank. Stick To A Budget This is so important! Determine how much money you are willing and able to spend before you start thinking about design ideas. Doing this ensures you are pricing things like fixtures and materials in a way that fits into your budget. We...
  10. How to get the most out of your Conservatory

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    I am a fan of home makeover shows – especially as I am planning a house move – and am always looking for inspiration – I cant wait to have a new project. Many of the houses  on the house move websites have conservatories, but I know having had conservatories built before – I didn’t use them as often as I had anticipated. So what are the options? How do you ensure that you can fully integrate your conservatory to be a fully functioning part of your home? Is your conservatory too cold in the winter yet sweltering in the summer? Unfortunately, you can’t always rely on the weather, and it often interrupts those lovely evenings when you’d like to sit with a book or entertain...
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