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Keeping your household pets warm this winter

In the bleak weather months of winter, keeping ourselves warm is a top priority – an open fire, cosy blankets, hot chocolate – anything to keep us feeling nice and toasty in our homes. Are we making sure our pets are warm however? Despite their fur coats which act as a layer of warmth and protection,

A clean and clutter free home with limited time

Keeping our homes clean and tidy often feels like a lot of effort when we have a number of other priorities going on in our lives. Whether it’s a busy week at work, keeping the children entertained or making time to see our friends and family, keeping our homes clean and clutter free is

Classic blue is the Pantone Colour of the Year for 2020

Pantone have recently announced its colour of the year for 2020 and it’s Pantone 19-4052 Classic Blue. According to Pantone: ‘Instilling calm, confidence, and connection, this enduring blue hue highlights our desire for a dependable and stable foundation on which to build as we cross the threshold into a new era.’ This simple, yet
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Get one step ahead for your Christmas dinner

The warm fuzzy feeling of standing in your own kitchen cooking a lovely feast isn’t quite the same on Christmas Day. With family arriving at the same time and Christmas presents to organise, the more you can prepare in advance, the less stressful the day will become. So rather than worry about brussels sprouts, peeling

Light up your Christmas home

With many of us decorating our homes for the festive season this weekend, we’ve taken a trawl around the Christmas lights of the moment and have picked a few of our very best. There’s nothing more Christmassy than a few twinkling lights on the tree, around the home or outside for all to see!   For adding

It’s all about the colour red

Incorporating the colour red in your home doesn’t just mean we’ve hit the Christmas season. There are some great ways you can use shades of red in your interior to bring warmth, boldness and timeless design into your home. Red can raise a room’s energy level – it’s an intense colour that makes our adrenalin

Wallpaper design trends for 2020

Adding decorative wallpaper to our walls add great design features to your home, and can transform a room to be a completely different space. But what are the upcoming wallpaper design trends for next year? It’s going to get bolder and more adventurous – all about botanical designs, a metallic twist on geometric patterns, and

Festive decorations from John Lewis days before iconic Christmas advert is released

It’s that time of year where we’re all anticipating the first screening of John Lewis’ iconic Christmas advert. Once the advert hits our screens, we can be sure that the festive period is truly upon us. It is believed that the popular high street brand will be releasing its Christmas 2019 advert

Have a very merry and ‘bright’ festive season with this year’s Christmas tree trend

Would you like something a little bit different this festive season? If you’re feeling open to a bold and bright statement this Christmas, one of the Christmas tree trends to emerge this year is the extremely colourful rainbow Christmas tree. Last year, John Lewis introduced its rainbow bauble Christmas tree with its selection

We’re not afraid of pink

A shift away from bland interiors has led to the rise of pink as an interiors focus. This trending colour was once seen as a no-go, but now, it’s bringing a plethora of emotion and atmosphere into the contemporary home. Homeowners and designers have become adventurous with their interiors in recent years, moving towards colour