Lifestyle

Making the most of the space in your living room

There is nothing quite like moving into a house and transforming it into your very own home. When it comes to new and exciting experiences, moving into your first home comes top of the list. As you frame your favourite photos, pick up tester paints and buy cute home accessories, it can be easy to

Winter style

The temperature has dropped, red leaves litter the ground and winter is just around the corner. It’s time to get the cosy blankets out and add some winter style to your home. We’ve got some excellent suggestions to give you some inspiration and ways to channel this year’s trends. Textiles

Fantastic fireworks across the south

Gunpowder, treason and plot! It’s time to remember, remember the fifth of November and make sure you’ve got a ticket to a firework display near you. The sky will be lit up with lots of displays at a number of locations across the south, south west and South Wales. Have a look at our list below
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How to keep your pet safe this bonfire night

Bonfire Night is one of the most popular nights of the year, with thousands of firework displays due to be held across the UK over the next few weeks. But, while we may enjoy the loud bangs and bright lights, for our pets, it is a different story. In fact, according to the

13 of the best Halloween decorations

The witching hour is almost upon us and by the looks of things Halloween is set to be bigger than ever in 2017. According to new research commissioned by GoCompare Money almost a third (31%) of people say they will celebrate Halloween, spending £38 on average. The high street stores (and internet retailers) have pulled out
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Top 10 tips for Recycle Week

With Recycle Week set to begin tomorrow, Monday September 25, it’s time to focus on the amount of waste that can be recycled in the home.  Astonishingly, up to 70% of our household waste can be recycled or reused in some way so it’s well worth doing. Organised by WRAP, the

Hundreds and thousands of ways to enjoy National Cupcake Week 2017

National Cupcake Week starts tomorrow and for the next seven days we’ll be doing our best to eat as many as possible. From Nigella to Jamie there are so many cupcake recipes to choose from. Whatever flavours you enjoy don’t forget to add a bit of flair once you’ve finished them. We’ve come up with a

Pinterest searches hint at next season trends

It’s often pipped as the place to go for inspiration on interior design and DIY. And now Pinterest has revealed what people are really searching for on its site, giving us an idea of what we can expect to see popping up in homes across the UK. The site’s ‘back to reality

Baking up a treat in the kitchen

There is no getting away from baking on our TV screens at the moment so if you have been inspired, we have some great kitchen items and baking accessories to put up there with the best on The Great British Bake Off and the Big Family Cooking Showdown. Preparation Let’s
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It’s #shelfie time

The latest instagram craze, the #Shelfie, has prompted an 11% increase in sales of bookcases so far this season. John Lewis says customers are investing in shelving units to display their books and objet d’art, with some customers posting their displays on social media and hashtagging #shelfie. David Barrett, furniture buyer at John Lewis said: “Bookshelves are