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Open-Plan and Broken-Plan Living

Open Plan Living

Do you live in an open-plan or broken-plan home? Although not seen as the default home type in Britain, with an enclosed ‘four walls, one door’ approach to each room in our home ruling supreme, the open and broken room type structural layouts that can be implemented into a home design have the potential to provide a new outlook

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Choosing the Best Pet-Friendly Furniture

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Living with pets can be wonderful, helping to decrease depression, stress and anxiety – improving our lives health-wise. They’re also great company: when they’re not jumping on furniture or ripping down curtains! In this post, we’ll look at how you can choose the best pet-friendly furniture and ensure that the furniture you deck your home out with will live long

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By in Bedroom Ideas

What is a Capsule Wardrobe?

Capsule Wardrobe

The capsule wardrobe isn’t a new concept, but the growing trend of modern minimalism is causing a surge of popularity and interest in capsule wardrobes. Not only are capsule wardrobes and capsule collections being adopted by minimalist trend-setters, but the phenomenon is also proving itself as a practical lifestyle choice amongst both the financially conscious and the perpetually busy.

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How To Make Your Home Look Expensive For Cheap

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If there’s one thing we all aspire to have in our life, it’s a home that either looks or is worth a million pounds. The quote “looking like a million dollars” is something that has been a cornerstone of quote gimmicks for many years, but the truth is – with property, this aspect couldn’t be any more important.
Making

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By in Bedroom Ideas, Dining Room Ideas

8 Multi-Purpose Furniture That’ll Change Your Life

Bowen Black Ash Coffee Table

With the average home having halved in size since the 1920s, measuring once 1647 square foot with four bedrooms, to todays three bedrooms of 925 feet and furniture being more pricier than ever before – multi-purpose furniture has never played a bigger role in our homes. From furniture pieces that can play the role of a seat and storage, to

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By in Living Room Furniture, Living Room Ideas

Living room without a sofa? It’s not that crazy!

No sofa in living room

“A living room without a sofa?!”, I hear you gasp in a state somewhere betwixt confusion and shock.
Yes.
The (arguably) most important item of furniture in your living room turns out to not be quite so essential as one would rightfully assume.
“But what do you arrange around the television?”
Minimalist home owners are opting to do without their sofa

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Guide to Buying Long Lasting Furniture

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When buying a new piece of furniture, one of the biggest questions we have is wondering whether that furniture piece will last long enough for it to be worthwhile. With 670,000 tonnes of bulky furniture waste being thrown away each year in the UK, equivalent to a weight two times as heavy as The Empire State Building, the usability of

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How To Restore Wooden Furniture

Wooden furniture

Wooden furniture, unlike any other, has a tendency to lose its previous mojo and fall into a state of what seemingly is disrepair. However, wooden furniture doesn’t have to end the way of the garbage can, with the potential for furniture even in the worst of all decay being able to be restored.
There are many different methods that

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How To Create A Homework Area for Your Kids

Child Drawing

Homework: It can be difficult to encourage children to complete their homework if it feels like a chore or an extension of school. The concept of “homework” should be introduced as not to make their teachers happy but to better themselves. This starts with establishing a system at home based on fun and rewards, rather than punishment. Building healthy

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