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Hosting a Successful Winter Party

Hosting a Successful Winter Party

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FollowDuring these months of limited sunshine, a party can really improve our mood and add positivity to all aspects of our lives. So, it’s not surprising that a lot of people are deciding to make the most of the cold season with big gatherings. Although […]

How to make sure your garden is well-presented all year round

How to make sure your garden is well-presented all year round

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FollowThe changes of the seasons can play havoc with your outdoor space. Whether it’s due to too much sunshine in the summer months, or too much frost in the winter, it can often be difficult to keep your garden well-presented every month of the year. […]

From farm to home: the growth of the Christmas Tree

From farm to home: the growth of the Christmas Tree

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Follow‘Tis the season to start putting up your decorations. With tinsel, baubles, and enough glitter to make Tinkerbell jealous, your home may very well be kitted out in Christmas cheer already. Did you opt for a real or artificial tree this year? If you went […]

Creating a cosy winter bedroom

Creating a cosy winter bedroom

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FollowNow the winter months are upon us, it’s time to think about transforming your bedroom into a stylish and chic haven that will warm you up and keep you cosy. Adjusting the lighting, adding luxury texture and layering with faux fur blankets are just a […]

How to create a perfect garden room

How to create a perfect garden room

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FollowAn extra room looking on to the garden is a traditional choice for many UK homes, and whether its garden rooms, sunrooms or conservatories, the variety available is vast plus it’s certainly a great way to add value to your property. What to Look For: The debate over […]

Why you should head to the Cotswolds this Christmas

Why you should head to the Cotswolds this Christmas

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Follow With so much to do and see in the Cotswolds, it’s no wonder the area is quickly becoming a popular destination over the Christmas break. Beautiful winter walks and cosily decorated country pubs in abundance, there’s something for everyone. Staycations are a fantastic way […]

How you should be preparing your home for Winter

How you should be preparing your home for Winter

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FollowAfter the bliss of the summer months, it can be very easy to start looking forward to pumpkin spice lattes and then, the glittery joy that is Christmas. Before you get too wrapped up in the present buying and organising New Year’s Eve plans, it’s […]

Get Your Stove & Chimney Winter Ready

Get Your Stove & Chimney Winter Ready

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Follow“Ahead of winter, when we naturally use wood burners more,” says Phil Wood, Contura Country Manager for the UK & Ireland, “It’s a good idea to give your stove a thorough clean and health check. “A well-maintained stove and chimney will protect your home against […]

The history of heating a home

The history of heating a home

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FollowHow we live has, of course, significantly changed from ancient times. From how we cook and shop, to how we socialise and work; nothing stands still as technology and human behaviour evolves. But how have the advances and variations in heating reformed and developed to […]

WHY THE ‘STAY-AT-HOME VACATION’ IS THE BREAK YOU AND YOUR HOME NEED THIS SUMMER

WHY THE ‘STAY-AT-HOME VACATION’ IS THE BREAK YOU AND YOUR HOME NEED THIS SUMMER

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FollowIt’s no secret that summer can leave us feeling frazzled and our homes neglected as we spend time and energy keeping the kids entertained and enjoying fun-packed holidays abroad. However, August is also a great time to get your house in order and undertake crucial […]