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Your Hygge Home

Hygge is a word that’s become a real trend, making its way from Denmark and wriggling into the collective consciousness. Pronounced “hoo-ga” – in case you were wondering – hygge is often translated as cosiness yet that doesn’t really capture everything it’s about.

Living a Clutter-Free Lifestyle

Having clutter might seem just a euphemism for being messy but it’s a problem that can affect mood and health. Studies have shown that living in disorganised surroundings can increase stress and anxiety, so it’s a subject that’s worth taking seriously. Living a clutter-free lifestyle gets easier the more you do it, and could help…

Making Your Home Feel Homely

Whether you rent or own your property, a home is so much more than simply a physical space. Feelings of comfort, security and familiarity, being surrounded by our own style, transforms any place you live in into your home. Without items that look homely, a space can seem sterile, clinical and detached. If you want…

Flat Pack v Bespoke

  In 1962, the market exploded with the introduction of a brand new product: flat pack furniture. Over the years, self assembly assembly furniture has rocketed in popularity, providing a seductive combination of affordability and choice. However, can flat pack ever offer individuality? Or should you settle for the reassurance of bespoke design? Here’s a…

3 Ways to Create More Space at Home

If your home feels like it’s bursting at the seams, but extending your property or moving isn’t an option, don’t give up. There are some ingenious tricks you can try to help provide the illusion of space – and make you and your family feel more comfortable. Here’s a few ideas to get you started….

Buy Cheap, Buy Twice: Investing In Quality Furniture

Most people love a bargain, but does buying something cheaply mean you’re simply wasting your money? There’s a real difference between getting a good deal and paying out for something that won’t last. The trick is being able to spot the difference between the two. When it comes to furniture, it pays to shop around…

Alternative Uses For Radiator Covers

A radiator cover is a surprisingly effective addition to your home heating, with some experts estimating that they can increase the warmth in your room by up to a third. As well as being a great way to maximise the heat that you receive, radiator covers are attractive too, and are available in a wide…

Choosing A Summer Colour Palette

You wouldn’t want to dress the same season after season, so why should your home? Turn your home from a cosy winter hideout to a fresh and bright summer home by adding a splash of colour to your furniture. This simple trick can make your home as seasonal and stylish as you! One great way…

Top Tips For Installing Radiator Covers

  Everyone likes to feel warm and cosy, and radiator covers are the ideal option – adding up to 30% more heat into your home. Attractive and practical too, radiator covers provide a beautiful veneer to cover up the boring metal appearance However, although the design of radiator covers may be hard to resist, you…

Where Should You Position A Radiator?

A radiator is a cost-effective means of heating a room, providing an affordable solution and consistent warmth, right where you need it. Radiators have traditionally always been placed on an exterior wall, typically below a window, and most people don’t ever consider moving them. However, it’s now surprisingly easy to relocate a radiator in your…