Home & Garden

17 May 2022

National Pack Rat Day: What is it and how can you observe it?

Today is National Pack Rat Day- a day for identifying your hoarding tendencies (however big or small) and finally getting rid of the stuff you never use. If you have ...

12 May 2022

Home and Garden: Is minimalism and decluttering better for mental health than tidying?

According to Brabantia, the phrase 'a tidy house, a tidy mind' rings true for three quarters of the nation as Brits with mental health issues reveal that cleaning has a ...

10 May 2022

Home and Garden: Seven ways minimalism is a safer way to live your life

According to the psychologist Maslow, safety is the second most important of all our requirements after our psychological needs are met. It plays a huge part in our five tier ...

26 April 2022

Research finds how much Brits involve pets in their lives

New research reveals just how much Brits have made their furry friends an important part of their everyday lives. The poll from Attest, a consumer research platform, finds that many ...

25 April 2022

Minimalism: Seven reasons to banish buying gifts all year round to save you space and money

If you are anything like me, you buy gifts all year round and put them away for birthdays, anniversaries and Christmas in a bid to keep costs down. When you ...
19 April 2022

Minimalism: Why a minimalist aesthetic will help you to sell your home

Richard Black, expert for QVC shopping channel’s home interiors, Property Developer, Interior Designer and Podcaster looks into why it’s important to have a minimalist aesthetic when selling a home. Very ...

19 April 2022

Reasons Why Home Decor Should Be Your Priority in 2022

We all tend to crave the calmness and solace of our humble abodes when we are outside. This is especially the case when you keep your home in an absolutely ...
18 April 2022

Minimalism: Seven Easter related things you can declutter now the Easter bunny has left the building

The Easter bunny has been and gone and all you may be left with are a few crumbs from all the chocolate you’ve devoured over the last day or so, ...
13 April 2022

Strangest plumber callouts include a leaking fish tank in Heatable survey

Interested to find out what the strangest plumber callouts had been over the past few years, boiler installation company Heatable conducted the research. Surveying their nationwide network of tradesmen, they uncovered ...

12 April 2022

Seven in ten Brits have changed their energy habits to offset rising bills

Three quarters (73%) of Brits changed the way they use energy in an attempt to reduce their bills and offset the price cap rise before it came into effect on ...
12 April 2022

Minimalism: Seven ways to have a minimalist Easter in 2022

Each holiday in the calendar is becoming more and more commercialised, especially since lockdown with people wanting to make the most of the smaller celebrations throughout the year. Pinterest and ...
12 April 2022

The 30 Day Minimalism Game: Twelve things you can declutter on the 12th April 2022

If you have reached the twelfth day on The Minimalists' 30 Day Minimalism Game, well done! You have now got rid of 66 items in total- congratulations! Ready for another 12? ...

11 April 2022

National Pet Day: Seven things you can declutter that belong to your pet

If you are in the heart of your decluttering journey, you may have overlooked your pet as a source of excess stuff- but as an animal lover myself, I know ...

11 April 2022

Minimalism: Seven ways to minimise your memory box

People may assume that minimalists would shy away from owning a memory box because it contains physical possessions. While those who strive to live simply might opt to keep all ...

9 April 2022

Minimalism: Seven things you can declutter from your home on a daily basis

Keeping your home tidy, organised and most importantly- simple can be a tall order when so many things enter your space on a daily basis. Think about what you have ...

9 April 2022

Minimalism: Seven reasons to cherish the things you own

Today is National Cherish an Antique Day and while you may not collect antiques if you are a minimalist or aspiring to be one- the sentiment is still the same- ...

5 April 2022

Interiors stylist Kerry Lockwood shares tips on how to transform your home into a happiness haven

As Dorothy said, ’there’s no place like home’ and after being instructed to stay home to protect each other during the pandemic through to more recent political uncertainty and fears ...

4 April 2022

Minimalism: Seven reasons NOT to own a memory box

Ever heard people mention their memory box? Likely- most people I know have one (or several) tucked away somewhere, but I’m here to argue the point that perhaps it’s not ...

22 March 2022

4 Big Reasons to Consider Replacing Your Windows and Doors in Kitchener

Would you perhaps like to install awning windows, or maybe you want vertical sliding windows? Regardless of the style you prefer, the most vital aspect when replacing your windows and ...

15 February 2022

Eco-activist Tara Button launches petition to challenge retailers who destroy/throw away good stock

Founder of Buy Me Once, Tara Button, who is also a long-time eco-activist and the writer of the best-selling book 'A Life Less Throwaway' has launched a petition to challenge ...

24 January 2022

Wall Art Inspiration: How to Choose Wall Art

One of the best and most effective ways to add a little color to your home and brighten up the space is by hanging wall art. Not only is all ...
31 December 2021

January Edition: Get your garden New Year ready

For those of you who are new to this page – I am Roz Chandler, a flower farmer for over 10 years based in Milton Keynes, UK. I have a ...
28 December 2021

How to make the dreaded post-Christmas clean an easier one

It's that time of the year again, where we're excited about the festivities but, already beginning to panic about the monumental clean-up that comes right after Christmas, heading into the ...
22 December 2021

Everything You Need to Know About Buying Paintings from Art by Maudsch

Art by Maudsch is a collective art store that offers beautiful paintings at unbelievable prices. If you are an art lover who loves collecting paintings from new, upcoming artists, you will ...