A Miner’s Cottage Renovation Project Part 2

Last month you may have remembered me saying that my mum is getting her old miner’s cottage renovated, well here is the second update on this. So as you know we have had the new double glazed windows installed, and the bathroom designer came out. Well, we are still waiting on the installation guy to pop round for the final…

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Using a Zip and Link Bed to Change a Guest Room To Suit Your Needs

I love to be super organised, and I know Christmas is still months away, but with family coming to ours, we need to think about space. Having a guest bedroom that can be quick and easy to change around is very useful. Now until I discovered a Zip and Link bed it was a matter of the blow up mattress…

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A Miner’s Cottage Renovation Project Part 1

It’s coming up for 4 months since my dad passed away. He and my mum had lots of plans on decorating and revamping their old miner’s cottage, that was built in the 1800’s. Sadly he will never get to see the work done on it., but my older sister and I are going to help mum to carry on with…

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Can Mattress Like Simba or Emma Improve Your Sleep?

Over the years, if there’s one thing research has yielded in the sleep industry is, how to enjoy better quality and more satisfying sleeping experience. With the use of technology and scientific backing, companies have succeeded in producing high quality mattresses. They are designed to complement our various sleep preferences and needs. Two such brands are Simba and Emma. They…

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Things to Look Out For When Reading Mattress Reviews from Simba or Eve

When you compare the sleep industry today to what was there a couple of decades back, the change is quite evident. There’s no denying that the quality of sleep I get today is way better than what it was years back. That’s the case for most individuals. Every aspect of the industry has transformed and to the benefit of all…

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Making Your House Look Glamorous For Summer

Everybody gets excited when summer approaches. The sun shines down, there’s the occasional day on which it’s warm enough for a barbeque or a garden party, and everyone just seems happier and more relaxed. Of course, the sun might not shine too favorably on your house if it’s in bad shape. Many people focus on spring cleaning, but you might…

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Expiration dates around the house

It’s not just the contents of the fridge that needs a look at expiration dates. Did you know that a number of household items have recommended times to change them out? We have specialist designer of kitchens in Glasgow, DM Designs, give us virtual tour of a house, seeking out which items need replacing. Cleaning up the kitchen Item: Fridges…

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How to Design a Toddlers Bedroom

How hard is it to design a toddlers bedroom? In our old house we decorated the nursery before baby girl arrived. When we moved into our new house we didn’t think much about her bedroom to begin with as we had the whole house to sort out. Plus she spends more time in our bed in our room than her…

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What To Look For In Rented Accommodation

Renting a flat or a house in the UK is huge business. According to The Guardian, UK tenants paid a record £50bn in rents in 2017. It’s predicted that the total rent bill will pass the amount paid by homeowners for their mortgage bills. Home ownership is becoming further and further out of many people’s reach and with limited social housing…

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Tips On Buying Your First Home

It’s extremely exciting saving up to buy your first home. The feeling of achievement when you are given those keys is second to none. I can still remember the phone call now a few years back just before Christmas saying we had done it! The house we wanted was ours! Buying your first home can feel a little daunting. It’s…

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The Pros and Cons of Open-Plan Living

Open-plan living is the perfect way to combine a kitchen, with other rooms and the garden to create one large multi-functional and light-filled space. Lately open-plan living has become a popular option when redesigning and configuring a new kitchen design. There are a great number of advantages, including increasing the value to your home. Did you know that research conducted…

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Style and Elegance: 3 Tubs That Can Improve the Look of Your Bathroom

When you’re renovating your bathroom, this is a fantastic opportunity to make some drastic changes to its style. After all, it’s where you spend your intimate moments, relaxing after a hard day at work, so one could argue that your bathroom has an effect on the quality of your life. So what are the top 3 models to consider in…

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A Complete Guide to Matching Rugs with Floors

Rugs are a great option for any room. Not only do they help to protect your floor, they offer another way to create a stylish space, helping to improve the décor and make a room that bit nicer. However, it’s important to find a rug that matches the floor type! Not doing so runs the risk of choosing a rug…

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