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Easy Ways To Make Any Room Feel More Spacious

Small spaces are both challenging and charming. When designed correctly, they can feel warm, cozy, and safe, but all too often this isn’t the case. Instead, they’re designed in a way that leaves you feeling cramped and claustrophobic, which is the opposite of the calm and relaxed state you would want to be in. Making a small space seem larger might seem like a difficult and near impossible task, but it’s actually a lot easier than you might think. Keeping that in mind, here are four easy ways you can make any room in your home feel much more spacious.

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11 Demure Decor Ideas To Make Your Home Dazzle

You have always described yourself as house proud; you are the type of person who starts cleaning hurriedly as soon as you hear someone is due to pop round for a cup of tea. You always want your home to look the best it can ever be no matter what time of year it is. Looking for new ways to make your home gorgeous is always at the very top of your agenda. You have never been someone who does things by half measures, so when you give your home a makeover, you do it in style!

Being the happy host that you are, it’s imperative that your house is warm and welcoming through from top to bottom. You absolutely love taking on a new project and finally the time has come for you give your home a little added glitz and glamour. You want to completely transform your tired looking home into a perfectly pristine palace. It is time to get your creative flair flowing with a tonne of innovative and awe-inspiring ideas to brighten up even the darkest of dwellings. Although your home is just lovely how it is; give it this little extra sprinkle of pizzazz to really bring it back to life.

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What Do You Need To Do To Get Your Home Gorgeous?

We all want our homes to look their best. But sometimes, it’s not always easy to know what you need to do to make that happen. Whether you’ve just moved into somewhere new, or you’ve been in the same place for a while, you can often lose your vision. Maybe you know what you want to achieve with your decor, but you’re not too sure about how you’re going to do it? When this is the case, you often need a few pointers to help you out. Because working to create a gorgeous home doesn’t have to be hard. But it does have to be something that you work at. So let’s take a look at some options you have to ensure everything looks gorgeous.

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Building an Inviting Wetroom

One of the most common bathroom designs of the modern age is creating your own wetroom. On the surface, you may think that this is a simple concept to create. You simply need to tile all the walls and floors and put a drain in the centre. However, one of the biggest challenges comes from trying to make this kind of space inviting. In this blog post, we are going to aim to help you out with this challenge by talking you through a few top tips which you can put into practice yourself.

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How To Make Your Bedroom Feel Like a 5 Star Hotel

  1. When you climb into a hotel bed in a posh hotel, everything feels just right. You may find that the bed is comfier, that the decorations are nicer and you may even feel as though the whole thing just feels like it comes together nicely. Of course, your own bedroom probably won’t feel like this at all and at times it may feel as though no matter how hard you try, you just can’t get everything how you like it. That’s why these tips are designed so you can transform your bedroom into a 5-star sleeping station.

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Scandi On A Shoestring: Decorating the Nordic Way

The Scandinavians have a simple way of living; it’s one of the reasons they seem to flourish. I mean, who else can work productively for six hours a day and still maintain the same high standards? The answer is the Swedes and their Nordic neighbors. So, it’s not hard to see why Scandi style is becoming popular in homes across the country. It’s simple, basic, really, but with a touch of elegance and class. Of course, now that a trade war is in progress, imports are at a premium and you may get priced out. Here’s how to avoid The Donald’s crazy business tactics and decorate on a shoestring.

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Ensuring Your Home Office Fits Your Home

We’ve talked before about creating the perfect exterior office, so it seems to make sense to examine the flip side: the interior office! For most people, this will be the first choice when it comes to creating an office in their home— but getting an interior office right is often easier said than done.

An office is a work space, which means it has to — first and foremost — serve an important purpose in your life. However, the office is also a part of your home, thus it needs to have a degree of flexibility to how it can be used and the purposes it is suitable for. You also have to try to balance the practical requirements with your preferred decor trends. Essentially, creating a home office that suits all of these purposes can be incredibly difficult— but here’s what you need to keep in mind to make it work…

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Crucial Questions To Ask When Renovating Your Kitchen

Kitchen renovations are an exciting time, especially if you love spending time in this area cooking from scratch as we do. However, they can also be complicated, and there are some critical questions that you need to ask yourself before starting. In fact, some of the most crucial questions are listed below, so keep reading to find out what you need to be considered when renovating your kitchen.

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Easy Ways to Boost Your Property Value


When you’re selling your home, it’s super important to get a good price for it. You’ve also got to make sure you don’t invest too much at this point, or it could compromise your profit. Luckily, there are ways around this and its totally possible to boost your property value without breaking the bank.

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