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5 WAYS TO DRESS A WHITE LIVING ROOM

Ideal for creating a calming and tranquil space this spring.  The past year has been one of gloom and doom. If you haven’t spent the start of 2021 decorating your...

7 IDEAL BENEFITS OF A QUARTZ WORKTOP

Replacing your kitchen worktops isn’t a decision to be taken lightly. Not only functional, they contribute hugely to the style and feel of the room, too. Being such an...

5 WAYS TO ENSURE YOU’RE BUYING QUALITY BATH TOWELS

Once upon a time, choosing the best bath towel was as simple as rubbing the damn thing between thumb and forefinger in the department store to check if it...

THE IDEAL GUIDE TO INSULATING YOUR CONSERVATORY ROOF

Insulating your conservatory is key to keeping it warm throughout the year. Indeed, because of the UK’s somewhat, shall we say, inclement weather, many conservatory owners complain of feeling...

HOW TO CARE FOR YOUR SOFA: 5 SIMPLE TIPS FROM THE EXPERTS AT MADE.COM

Our sofas have gone through a lot lately. They've been there for us on our darkest days. Since all day Netflix binges have replaced days out, and our sofas...

IDEAL COLOURS TO PAINT YOUR HOME TO INSPIRE CREATIVITY AND WELLNESS

Each month, search data shows that over 20,000 of us are looking for more information on the topics of “wellness” or “well-being”. And that figure keeps growing year on...

FROM LED STRIPS TO NEON SIGNS: 5 FUN LIGHTING IDEAS TO BRIGHTEN UP YOUR HOME

‘’And God said, Let there be light: and there was light’’.  If only things were that simple. But deploying decorative lighting in the modern home demands dexterity, an eye for...

FROM DECLUTTERING TO SELF-STORAGE: 4 WAYS TO MAKE MORE SPACE AT HOME DURING LOCKDOWN

It’s a chorus being sung from John O’ Groats to Land’s End, a refrain familiar in every household currently containing an office, school and home; ‘’this place is running...

6 LUXURY BATHROOM DECOR IDEAS

Ideal for those who cherish their time in the tub. Some find serenity collapsing into fresh linen at the end of the day. Others seek comfort at the bottom of...

5 BENEFITS OF HAVING HARDWOOD FLOORING IN YOUR HOME

Carpets? Pah. Tiles? Not for us. Vinyl? Change the record… We’re all about the solid wood flooring here, for the look, the feel, and even the sound. Oh, the sound;...

5 TIPS FOR CHOOSING THE BEST WOODEN FURNITURE FOR YOUR HOME

  Whilst it’s true that wooden furniture certainly looks (and sounds) the part, it brings so much more to the home than simply aesthetics. Not only do such pieces offer...

HOW TO MAKE HOME WORKING AS COMFORTABLE AS POSSIBLE: THE IDEAL GUIDE

The past year has brought about wholesale, seismic change in the working lives of millions of people across the world. The shift to working from home happened suddenly and...

5 MODERN & SMART UPGRADES TO IMPROVE YOUR HOME

Ideal for those looking to bring their domestic situation into the 21st century. We’d all love a household which runs like clockwork, with succulents never thirsty, dishes never dirty, and...

6 SUREFIRE WAYS TO MAKE YOUR HOUSE FEEL MORE SOPHISTICATED

Ideal for those looking for a lockdown project and hoping for a future house sale. We get it. Designing your current home with a future buyer in mind feels somewhat...

8 WAYS TO TRANSFORM YOUR BEDROOM INTO A TRANQUIL SPACE

Ideal for creating your very own domestic den of zen. While you spend the majority of your bedroom hours dreaming with your eyes closed, it doesn’t change the fact that...

ADD A TOUCH OF PLAYFULNESS TO YOUR HOME DECOR: 5 PUZZLE-INSPIRED INTERIOR DESIGN IDEAS

The popularity of puzzles soared over the last lockdown, with jigsaws and board games seeing a particular rise in sales. An even more interesting trend seems to be emerging...

PLANNING TO WORK FROM HOME PERMANENTLY? 5 IDEAL TIPS ON HOW TO PREPARE

With government guidelines suggesting we should, where possible, continue to work from home, perhaps you’ve had enough of the U-turns and uncertainty and have decided to make this a...

5 STEPS TO CHOOSING THE IDEAL KITCHEN ISLAND FOR YOUR HOME

No person is an island. But in an ideal world, we’d all have one. A kitchen island, that is... Hmm. Perhaps that introduction didn’t quite function as we’d hoped, but...

HOW TO BRING THE OUTDOORS IN FOR WINTER: THE IDEAL GUIDE TO INDOOR PLANT CARE

Gardening and caring for plants outdoors is a beloved past time for us Brits. For many, this wholesome hobby provides comfort, routine and even a boost to our health...

5 REASONS WHY CONCRETE IS A SOLID PAVING CHOICE

Ideal for your next landscaping project. When it comes to any landscaping project, it’s important to consider the end result that you are hoping to achieve. Yep, foresight is a...

7 LOCKDOWN DATE IDEAS FOR COUPLES

Flame fizzled out? Honeymoon phase well and truly over? Boredom banishing all hope of romance? You’re not alone. In fact, last month the BBC reported that the pandemic was causing...

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