Home & Garden

18 September 2018

6 steps to make a hotel-worthy bed at home

Over 1.3m of us believe the best thing about a night away in a hotel is not having to make the bed, with 38% of us favouring a freshly made ...
17 September 2018

The Silent Killer: Why are Brits still ignorant towards gas safety in their homes?

It’s a natural instinct for most of us, if not all, to want to protect the health and safety of ourselves and our families.  Yet when it comes to the potentially fatal ...

28 August 2018

84% of clean conscious UK parents think BBQs are too messy

New research from leading kitchen roll brand Regina has revealed that 84% of parents think BBQ’s are too messy with over a third (37%) going so far as to put ...
8 August 2018

Beautify your space - living room decor ideas that will spark up the conversation

Have you ever found yourself in a room full of people awkwardly avoiding all eye contact because none of them can figure out what to talk about? Well, we’ve all ...

3 August 2018

Get snap happy in your garden this Summer with these top tips for the perfect pictures!

With the arrival of August, summer is in full swing and gardens all over the UK are blooming, meaning photo opportunities galore. Watering your garden is key this month, particularly ...
2 August 2018

7 times our new favourite Instagram dog Rigatoni melted our hearts

You’ve probably seen countless dog Instagram accounts - in fact, you probably follow more than you’d like to admit. They’re great to scroll through when you’ve had a rubbish day, ...

17 July 2018

Expert advice on tending to your garden during a heatwave

Written by Louise Golden, Dobbies resident gardener and Senior Plant Buyer  To find your local Dobbies, browse the online range and for plenty more advice and inspiration visit, www.dobbies.com.  ...
10 May 2018

How Many Of These Out Of Date Items Do You Have In Your Home?

When it comes to storing items in our homes, many of us have no idea what we’re doing and,  as for things with use by dates, we’re even more clueless! ...
16 November 2017

How To Create More Space Around The Home This Christmas

Christmas is a busy time of year in the home and when rooms are full of Christmas presents and extra guests, space can quickly become limited. Make space before the ...
1 September 2017

Quick & Easy Bathroom Upgrades & Updates, By The Shower Doctor

The bathroom is one of the most important rooms in the home, not only can it add significant value to your home – it’s a room designed for unwinding and ...

4 August 2017

10 Reasons To Adopt A Minimalist Lifestyle

While it may have been engrained into you via Pinterest that minimalism equals white walls, soft woods and only ten things in your wardrobe, minimalism is a deep-rooted lifestyle that ...

10 July 2017

5 Reasons To Go Cruelty Free With Your Cleaning Products

We all know what it is like when you have a millions things to do and are running around attempting to get through your never ending list. The last thing ...

14 June 2017

How To Stay Organized After Decluttering

Every year thoughts turn to how we can reinvigorate our homes. For many, decluttering is a great way to usher in the new season, but it also has major psychological ...
12 June 2017

10 Tips On Decluttering Your Life By Jasmine Birtles

Jasmine Birtles, founder of www.MoneyMagpie.com is encouraging people all over the UK to de-clutter their homes and lives and gain freedom, peace and a useful pile of cash in the ...

19 May 2017

Jessica Knappett Reveals Her Funny Flatmate Fails

Rocketing costs of renting means millions of Brits have to put up with difficult housemates – new research by Smart Energy GB reveals the nation’s top energy flatmate fails  · ...

17 May 2017

13 Things You’ll Only Recognise If You Work From Home

Working from home comes with a whole host of dirty little secrets that only members of this exclusive club will relate to- but at least you’re not alone. And for ...
11 May 2017

Kitchen Cleanliness: Myths And Facts Debunked

Global homeware brand, reveals what lurks beneath, and what can be done to make sure your kitchen is spick and span! It can be hard to keep on top ...
10 May 2017

Wet room make-over

Are you planning a wet room - do you have one already that looks bland, uninspiring or just not what you wanted. For something competely different and even inspiring take ...
10 May 2017

The 10 Benefits Of Cleaning Up Your Space

If you’re still living with your parents or have a room in a house share- you have a very specific space that’s yours. Even if you live with a partner ...

7 May 2017

5 Ways To Make Your Pooch's Birthday Party Perfect

We are a nation obsessed with our pet pooches. From signing their names in birthday cards, to personalising their belongings and even giving them their own social media profiles, it’s ...
5 May 2017

Gardening As A Couple – The Dos And Don’ts

Gardening as a couple isn’t always a bed of roses. But ahead of the summer season, it’s important to make sure your garden is in tip-top condition for outdoor parties, ...
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 ...