How you style your home plays a big role in whether or not your house is an entertaining hotspot or something of a social dead zone. If you don’t have somewhere to serve drinks and your furniture is covered in dog hair, it’s unlikely that all of your friends are going to be gathering in your living room. On the other hand, if you’ve got space for games and a great sound system then everyone is going to want to come over. Continue reading “Prep Your Patio For Summer Entertaining With These 4 Tips”
If you are thinking about redecorating this post is for you. In it, we are going to talk about an aspect of home decor that people rarely consider, which is keeping your home at a comfortable temperature.
We all have a tendency to only think about style when we redecorate. Often we do not pay much attention practicalities. This is only natural. When we redecorate, our visual cortex is what we engage to come up with a look that we like. The more practical, logical side of our mind tends to take a back seat while we get creative and create our vision of the perfect room. Continue reading “Decorate to Create a Warm and Cosy Home”
Not everyone will have the luxury of owning a vacation home, and it takes a good investment to have one. It can be a great thing to own, but for some people, a timeshare is a cheaper and better option. If you’ve been thinking about buying a vacation home, here are some things you should consider in order to determine if it’s the right option for you at this time.
Growing tomatoes in a greenhouse can result in some of the best crops if the right techniques to grow them are used. You can have the best will in the world however and still have your tomato plants failing to deliver the results you’re looking for. Continue reading “Improving Greenhouse Performance – Why Aren’t My Tomatoes Growing?”
If your family is anything like mine, I bet there is a bad-tempered queue outside the bathroom most mornings. At least, there used to be before we created a second bathroom, using a small space that was at the time only really being used to store junk. Continue reading “Creating a Bathroom in a Small Space”
Scotland is a really beautiful part of the UK. While people sometimes complain about the weather they certainly can never say anything negative about the picturesque countryside and the historic beauty of some of the cities. Continue reading “Scottish Architecture and its History”
It’s surprising how expansive it feels to have clear surfaces, neat and organised cupboards, and know where everything is the moment you want it. No matter how big or small your living area, there are ways to reclaim space and create more Zen in your home. Continue reading “Out of Sight Storage Ideas to Create More Zen”
Do you want to have company over, throw parties at your home, and enjoy the company of your children’s friends? If you want these things it is important to have a home that is welcoming to the people that you want to invite over. Continue reading “Creating A More Welcoming Home Atmosphere”
Home is a very personal thing. Some people want their home to be a place where they can escape from the pressures of the world while others view their home as a project or a haven for their creativity. But regardless of what you want your home to be, there are likely going to be times where you want to adjust the overall mood and substitute something in for a special occasion, be it a birthday party, romantic evening in or a brainstorming session. So to help you turn your home into exactly what you need regardless of the occasion, here are three tips for setting the right mood in your home. Continue reading “3 Tips For Setting the Mood In Your Home For Any Occasion”
Your living is likely a popular room, and even company spends a lot of time there. This means you want it to look good, so that people enjoy spending time in there (including yourself). Here are some convenient ways to create your ideal living room. It will be the envy of your friends and family.