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How To Remove The ‘New Furniture Smell’

I’m sure you’ve experienced it before: you buy a new piece of furniture for your home and end up spending the following night, or sometimes, the following week, smelling that lingering ‘new furniture smell’ throughout your house… wonderful.

Although this smell isn’t necessarily always toxic, it can sometimes be a little overwhelming

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Pantone’s Color Of The Year 2019: Living Coral

2019’s Pantone’s Color Of The Year is set to be a dramatic switch from the hue presented through last years official colour. With the new year heralding in, ‘Living Coral’ is the defining colour of 2019. Following on from previous colours such as 2018’s ‘Ultra Violet’ and 2017’s ‘Greenery’, Living Coral brings with it an

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Ideas For Decorating Your Uni Halls Room

I want a ball, I want a party, pink macaroons and a million balloons — and performing baboons and… GIVE IT TO ME! Rrhhh, Now! I want the world, I want the whole world!! Unlike Veruca Salt, you’re unlikely to want the whole world when it comes to decorating your uni halls room, but we’ll look at the ways

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Decorating an Apartment Balcony, whatever the size!

With many of our cities and towns being overpopulated, new builds are limited with the space that they’re able to set aside for open gardens, something of which would allow the homeowner to embrace the best of nature from their doorstep. Due to this, high rise apartments with small outdoor balconies have become commonplace, allowing property developers to increase

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Pantone’s Color Of The Year 2018: Ultra Violet

2018 is about to go all wanderlust with Pantone’s Color Of The Year. This is the year of ‘Ultra Violet‘ a defining purple-type violet that twinkles in our dreams and represents the mysteries of our world. Following on from previous colours such as 2017’s ‘Greenery’, 2016s ‘Rose Quartz’ & ‘Serenity’, as well as ‘Marsala’ in 2015, Ultra Violet brings

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Ensuring Your Home Is Fire Safe

Our home is the place for love, joy and laughter in a safe location we can call our own. But little do we know, that with everything going on around us: there are many threats we must be aware of. From falling objects, items that can be tripped over, everyday malfunctions and even fires – our homes need to

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Open-Plan and Broken-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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How To Make Your Home Look Expensive For Cheap

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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Guide to Buying Long Lasting Furniture

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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