Plants are having a moment. Since having to spend most of our time indoors during lockdown, it seems almost everyone has a new-found appreciation for houseplants. You only need to take a quick look at Instagram or TikTok to see just how popular indoor plants have become. From new plant parents to seasoned indoor gardeners, everyone is sharing their plant journey with followers.
No one wants to come home and carry the weight of their day with them into their living space. But sometimes, modern life is so stressful that it’s simply unavoidable. So, how can you ensure that you’re coming home to peace and tranquillity instead of more problems and pressures? Here’s how to make your home life more relaxing.
Interior Design Trends That Are Set to Last is a paid collaborative post with Skirting World. With Interior Design becoming more and more accessible and lots of fashion shops selling seasonal items for our homes at a more affordable price it can be really tempting to follow all the design trends you see on Instagram and Pinterest, however, with the cost of living crisis and the climate crisis we are looking for interior design trends that are set to last. The home decor trends that will last and stand the test of time without looking dated.
Building your very own bar is a dream that many of us share. A DIY bar can be a great place for entertaining guests. It doesn’t matter where your home bar is, having an entire bar with bar stools, flowing drinks, and brilliant company is the perfect way to relax at home. The project itself isn’t overly difficult either, and you can easily create the perfect bar at home. Perfect idea for a fathers day gift too. Today, we’ll take you through some home bar ideas, before discussing the easy steps you’ll need to take to build a DIY home bar of your own!
We are all looking to live in a relaxing home and I am going to share with you five decorating tips that will help create this feeling in your home. Good lighting, fresh air and tranquil space to breathe in are the main things you need to create a zen feeling in your home and after the pandemic, we all are in dire need of finding a place to relax and unwind.
Once you’ve scoured city centres like Liverpool, Manchester or London for your new home, and you’ve found your perfect place, now it’s onto the fun part – making it feel like home! Whether you’re renting an apartment for the first time or you’re a seasoned professional, there are tips and tricks that you can utilise to really make your rented flat feel your own.
Many areas of the world are experiencing more extremes of weather and lots of us are dealing with extra heat in homes that are not equipped for it, so I want to share some tips for surviving a heatwave with no Air Con. Portable Air Conditioning is expensive to buy and air conditioning is expensive to run which rules them out for a large proportion of the population. The sad fact is that this extreme weather and heat we are experiencing aren’t going anywhere fast and it is predicted to get worse.
Is your kitchen showing signs of aging and looking dull? It’s time for some revamping! Since kitchens are the most important room in every house many people want the best of the best for their kitchens. But sometimes you need to make your kitchen look new without even spending loads of money on it. No matter what the event is, your kitchen is the place for the meals and entertaining guests, so making sure it looks new and fresh is important.
Do you want to spruce up your bedroom without spending tons of money? There are so many ways to decorate on a budget. You don’t have to remodel the whole bedroom if you want an updated look. All you need to do is change some of the key things. We have some really nice suggestions that won’t cost you a lot!
Teen Bedroom Update is a paid collaborative post with Bostik. Over the last six months, we have been working on updating Mini’s bedroom. You can see exactly what we did on our earlier post. However, he has been desperate to move his Xbox to his room over the winter from the conservatory as the rain means he needs to have the volume loud.
Today I am passing the blog over to one of my longest blogging pals. Chris Mosler has been blogging about her life with four children and one husband at Thinly Spread since 2010 but she has a secret string to her bow which she is sharing today – 25 years of experience in the flooring industry means she is well placed to share her reasons why wood is the top choice for family floors.
Decorating a rented property can be tricky as there are all sorts of things to consider, not least of all your deposit. Many landlords don’t allow any permanent changes to be made but others are happy to allow rooms to be repainted providing the tenants return the house to its original state. So I have collaborated with Homelet to bring you some simple ideas are a great way to turn a rented house into a family home. #RentingRules
Late last year we struggled with finding a way to make our home work for us with having two tween boys in the house and the fact that I work from home. We are really lucky and have a conservatory which the boys used a lot when they were younger, but it just wasn’t working for us, so we had to make the decision to move or improve.
Do you have a dedicated workspace or craft room at home? I have just got a proper desk from Lakeland Furniture to replace the Ikea table I was working at. I am lucky that I am able to do my job from home and where I work has evolved over the years. Initially, when the boys were younger, I worked at the kitchen table or wherever they were playing. I had a laptop and used that to do my work and I kept all out arts, crafts and work stuff in a large cupboard in the dining room. It worked really well for me to be able to put in […]