Home & Garden

11 April 2017

Top Tips For The Lazy Gardener By Ann-Marie Powell

Getting the garden ready for summer can be a daunting task after a long winter and it can be hard to find the time or motivation to get out there ...
2 March 2017

5 Ways To Make Your Home Instantly Tidier

Interiors expert Katie Glenn gives you her top tips for keeping your home in order. This might seem obvious but it’s amazing how much giving cushions a quick plump can ...
24 February 2017

What Does Your Bedroom Say About You?

How you arrange, furnish and decorate your bedroom is of course a matter of personal choice. You might not consider these choices as having any real significance other than with ...
21 February 2017

20 Essentials For Women Setting Up Their Home Office

Good broadband is the business equivalent of central heating. You only realise when you need it when it stops working and lets you down. No-one wants to be the frazzled ...
21 February 2017

Potential Affairs, Bonfires And Sharing Wi-Fi- What Neighbours Talk About On WhatsApp-

We’re officially keeping up with the Jones’s on WhatsApp, as new research has revealed neighbourhood watch groups, a British Institution since 1982, are increasingly taking place online over messaging services ...
16 February 2017

Colouring In At The Dinner Table By Michael Kelly

More than ever there is a need to move children away from ‘beige’ food towards brighter, healthier foods. Recent research found that 84% of parents believe children would be more ...
8 February 2017

7 Things In Your Home You Should Clean Every Day

Rune Sovndahl, Founder of leading on demand domestic services provider Fantastic Services As much as we all enjoy a clean and tidy home, it’s no secret that there are countless ...
7 February 2017

How To Spring Clean Your Bedroom

It’s that time of year when we give our homes an overhaul. A fresh look and a good clean for the New Year. But just how clean will your bedroom ...
2 February 2017

5 Ways To Make The Most Of A Small Space

Katie Glenn, Interiors expert from Julian Charles reveals her top 5 ways to make the most of a small space   For more style and trend inspiration visit www.juliancharles.co.uk ...
26 January 2017

How to create a happier home for you and your partner

Make sure your sofa is big enough: DFS Design Director Philip Watkins says, ‘The living room is no longer a formal entertaining space. We’re sociable creatures and, in fact, 36% of ...
1 December 2016

‘Christmas Décor means More is More’

Christmas is the one time of year when you can go to town with your décor and create the ultimate 'Wow Factor.' When it comes to Christmas décor - more ...

1 December 2016

Read an exclusive extract from Build a Better Vegetable Garden

Extract p60-63 - Build a Better Vegetable Garden by Joyce Russell and Ben Russell Make your own planters using this simple technique to fill your garden and patio with fruit, ...

1 November 2016

The UK’s Hottest New Interiors Craze – ‘Luxecycling’ by Anouska Lancaster

Most of you will have heard of 'up-cycling' which has been the buzz word circulating for the last few years. In fact, so much so, that I was invited to ...

19 October 2016

The foundation for living your best life by Sarah Jones

Now more than ever, people are engaging in conversations regarding the connectedness of body, mind, and soul. We seek ways to bring mindfulness into our daily routine by discussing topics ...

5 October 2016

My zen work desk by Sarah Jones

We've all have those days at work where nothing seems to be going right. Your computer keeps freezing, you spilled coffee on your blouse, and you completely forgot to prepare ...

30 September 2016

Expressing personality through art

By Anouska Lancaster, Noushka Design Photographs by Noushka Design  My ethos; and that of my business 'Noushka Design', is that each and every interior should be an outward reflection of the individual's ...

28 September 2016

Giulia exclusive guest blog – Pet Problems

Let's talk about pets! In 2014 it was estimated that around 46% of households in the UK have pets and I can only assume this number has increased over the ...

20 September 2016

Garden Lighting, - The basic do’s and don’ts.

Lighting is increasingly something that as a garden designer I am being asked to factor into my schemes, especially in town gardens. These small spaces have to work hard to ...
13 September 2016

The Worst Of Neighbours

Research reveals the top hates involving unneighbourly behavior, qualities they wish they had and the lengths they would go to if neighbours behave badly. Hates range from barking dogs, nosey ...
1 September 2016

'Autumn Is On It’s Way' By Anouska Lancaster

The evenings are drawing in, and soon it will be time to update your home's decor ready for autumn. This transition doesn't have to cost a lot or require much ...

22 August 2016

Property guru Phil Spencer reveals Britain’s best beach hut

A nationwide search to find Britain's best beach hut is over! A fairy-tale red and white polka dot beach hut called 'My Happy Hut' in Dovercourt, Harwich has been crowned ...

15 August 2016

Anouska Lancaster’s Top Tips On How To Inject Colour Into Your Home

Colour and Texture bring an interior to life. I believe that these two elements are vital in enabling a designer to 'tell a story' through the senses of sight and ...

11 August 2016

Top Tips for Generation Rent

Are you a renter? It's highly likely you are considering that the number of private renters has more than doubled since 2001 and this is projected to continue over the ...

3 August 2016

5 top tips from photographer Rich McCor

To celebrate Bensons for Beds’ sponsorship of the UK’s number one film, The BFG, Instagram sensation Rich McCor has created a series of stylised visuals of the Giant across iconic ...

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