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Love the planet: How to improve the energy efficiency of your home

Love the planet: How to improve the energy efficiency of your home

If you’re concerned about the health of the planet, there’s plenty you can do at home to help reduce your emissions and slow down global warming. So, if you want to do your bit to reduce climate change — and save money while you’re at […]

Spring Trends from Swish – A Touch of Luxury with the Softer Things in Life

Spring Trends from Swish – A Touch of Luxury with the Softer Things in Life

Lucy Shore, Creative Designer at window dressing expert, Swish, comments on the luxury feel of this season’s pastel trend: “Muted, pastel shades combined with hints of soft metallics cannot help but imbue a feeling a luxury, and this season we are seeing delicate cloud greys, […]

Turf wars: Brits obsess about green space

Turf wars: Brits obsess about green space

With spring in full swing, now is the time to enjoy the outdoors: our gardens, local parks – in fact, any green space at all. Did you know just how much Brits obsess about green space? That 9 out of 10 of us actively seek green […]

Can you recreate seaside memories with a diffuser or candle?

Can you recreate seaside memories with a diffuser or candle?

Here we are evoking seaside memories with Chesil Beach scents from Landon Tyler Do you underestimate your sense of smell? If so, think of the power it has to whisk you away from the humdrum grind of everyday life to a special time and place. Now […]

National Gardening Week

National Gardening Week

This week celebrates National Gardening Week! I am not much of a gardener and all my gardening projects has kid of failed, however that doesn’t stop me from loving beautiful gardens. National Gardening Week was launched six years ago by the RHS and since then […]

You Should Prep Your Home For Winter Now

You Should Prep Your Home For Winter Now

If you’ve ever had to live in a place where you make fires from wood to keep warm, you’ll know that you don’t start gathering your wood when the snow falls. You do it well in advance. The same goes for prepping your home for […]

CLOCKS ARE GOING FORWARD #BRITISHSUMMERTIME

CLOCKS ARE GOING FORWARD #BRITISHSUMMERTIME

Spring is officially here and it’s time to start enjoying the brighter mornings and longer evenings. With British Summer Time not far away, now is the time to get ready for the clocks going forward. The shift to British Summer Time means that the days are getting […]

Creating the Perfect Garden with Artificial Grass

Creating the Perfect Garden with Artificial Grass

Gardens can be the perfect place to entertain guests; refreshments on chill, BBQ cooking up a storm, fire pit taking the edge off those cool summer nights. We all love to make the most of our outdoor space but when it comes to maintenance we’re […]

Quick and Easy Ways to Make Your Garden Look Pretty

Quick and Easy Ways to Make Your Garden Look Pretty

Have you ever been in the unfortunate position where you have guests invited for an impromptu BBQ and a quick look outside reveals the garden is a wasteland infested with weeds? Yes, it happens to all of us. Summer is great, but not when your […]

Will inky blue be the new Colour of the Year for 2017?

Will inky blue be the new Colour of the Year for 2017?

Expert designers at contemporary wallpaper specialist Inspired Wallpaper have predicted the big colour trend for 2017 – inky blue! As Pantone prepares to unveil its much-anticipated Colour of the Year, the team here firmly believe that this deep, mysterious shade of blue will be all […]