12 things you need to do in advance of moving

Today- things you need to do in advance of moving     Things you need to do in advance of moving Oh my goodness there are so many things you…

What to look for when you are house hunting

    What to look for when you are house hunting – top tips Do you know what to look for when you are house hunting? We are currently in…

My ideal home office

My ideal home office   We are in the process of doing up our home ready to sell and oh my goodness it has been hard work. Over the last…

Ways to prepare your home for your later years

Ways to prepare your home for your later years My passion for design is not purely aesthetic. Creative designs that meet peoples practical and personal needs really make me happy.…

The many benefits of air conditioning

The many benefits of air conditioning One thing I would absolutely love to have in my home is air conditioning There are so many benefits to air conditioning and I…

How to brighten your space with cushion covers

In a home, I have always found, the biggest impact can be made by the smallest changes. You really don’t have to go down the route of new furniture, expensive art…

My beautiful things by Fiona Hawkes

Fiona Hawkes is a Personal Finance blogger who loves saving money almost as much as she loves spending it. She saves hard to be able to live better, afford a…

Why You Need Bathroom Fans

Why You Need Bathroom Fans New construction may, as a matter of course, include fans in every bathroom or WC. Many of us, however, have home or businesses with no…

How Home Improvement Can Detox Your Life

While sipping lemon-water and steaming cruciferous vegetables is a great start for detoxing your body, did you know that your home could contain chemicals, mold, mites, spores and other potential…

Multiyork and Monsoon – a stunning collaboration

Oh I love a stylish collaboration and I am really excited to show you this  stunning new fabric range from well-known British furniture retailer Multiyork and major high-street fashion brand Monsoon. Both firm…

Investing in Antiques

To my mind being savvy with your money does not mean not ever spending it. What it means ( in my opinion) is that you make smart, informed and decisive…

7 simple ways to save in a family home

I love to save money when I can and get such pleasure out of knowing we have a lovely home that we keep on a budget. So many people throw…

Adding some class to your living room on a budget

Living room on a budget   Your living room has to be all things to all people. Whether the kids need somewhere to play, or you have guests coming for…

Stylish and inexpensive storage solutions

Stylish and inexpensive storage solutions Are you looking for stylish and inexpensive storage solutions Moving is on the cards for my little family and this month I have been working on…

How to easily transform your child’s room

How to easily transform your child’s room My daughter is at an age where she is changing rapidly and her likes and dislikes keep pace with that. At 10 she…

Using Art to Transform a Space

Using Art to Transform a Space If every time you go into a room you get that niggling feeling that something is missing, consider hanging some new artwork in that…

How to Transform the Look of Your Homes Exterior

How to Transform the Look of Your Homes Exterior   Over time, the outside of your home experiences a lot, from changing weather conditions, to everyday wear and tear. This…

Beautiful outdoor living ideas from HomeSense

Beautiful outdoor living ideas from HomeSense I have written before about how much I enjoy shopping at HomeSense.     I was so delighted to be offered the opportunity to…