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Bringing your dream garden indoors this summer

We have become known as ‘generation rent’ as houses prices rise and wages stay stagnant, meaning that owning a home and therefore a garden to potter around in is, for many, just a dream.

Do's and don’ts of interior design

Making your house feel like a home is something we all strive to achieve but taking inspiration from different places can be a risky business.

How to furnish your home properly in 2017

How to furnish your home properly in 2017

Furnishing your home can be challenging. On top of finding the right goods at the right price, elements such as comfort, style and convenience also come to mind.

Small on space, big on design

Do you ever gaze longingly at interior design websites and blogs and wish your house could be like the utopian vision before you?

Top designer reveals summer interior decor tips

Top designer reveals summer interior decor tips

Kate Letteriello, Managing Director for ArtSpace, has devised stunning interior schemes for many of Bloor Homes’ showhomes across the company’s Southern region, including the showhome at the executive Mayfield Place development near Windsor, where properties start from £1,495,000.

Miller Homes' interior designer shares festive trimming up tips

Miller Homes' interior designer shares festive trimming up tips

Decorating your home for the festive season has become so much more than a tree and some paper chains! It’s a carefully planned, colour co-ordinated extravaganza, with winter themed and festive accessories paired together to create a winter wonderland at home.

Self-taken snaps key to making a house a home, say Brits

Self-taken snaps key to making a house a home, say Brits

Self-taken photographs are key to making a house a home, according to a study of consumer attitudes by online photo lab WhiteWall.

Nesting? 6 simple ways to personalise and update your home

Nesting? 6 simple ways to personalise and update your home

Have you got some serious nesting urges? You’re not alone. Whether you’re expecting a baby, or you just want to make your house a home, there are so many ways that you can spruce up your place to make it feel more cosy.

Winter wools to summer shades - Interior design trends predicted for 2015

Winter wools to summer shades - Interior design trends predicted for 2015

No sooner has the Turkey and tinsel finished thoughts turn to decorating with more people turning to DIY in January than at any other time of the year.

Get the look - Sarah Jessica Parker’s New York Town House

Get the look - Sarah Jessica Parker’s New York Town House

For many, Sarah Jessica Parker is the epitome of style. She is the actress behind Carrie Bradshaw, the driving character behind the phenomenally popular sitcom Sex and the City – the programme documents Carrie’s progress from freelance writer, to Vogue staff writer, to author, amidst a whirlwind of cosmopolitans and high heels.

Britain's hidden treasure

Homes across Britain are filled with "buried treasure", but a majority of people still don't plan for what will happen when they pass away according to new research from Saga Legal Services.

Dining rooms are our least-used room (except at Christmas)

The dining room, once a place where families would enjoy time together every evening over dinner, has fallen out of affection in UK homes. However, Christmas may see people making use of the room again.

Window blinds get motoring

Window blinds get motoring

One of the UK’s largest networks of made-to-measure window blinds, Apollo Blind, is predicting that homeowners will live that little bit smarter in 2015.

Consumers prepared to spend more for sustainably sourced furniture

UK consumers are expressing concern over the amount of wooden furniture that is sourced via illegal logging and are willing to pay more for their purchase to address this, according to an independent survey by oakfurnitureuk.co.uk.

Create a stylish home for Christmas with Redrow

Create a stylish home for Christmas with Redrow

Next Saturday (15 November), Gloucestershire residents are invited to get into the Christmas spirit by visiting Redrow’s development in Hardwicke, where they will be given the opportunity to learn some festive craft tips from a local designer, who has appeared on Kirstie Allsopp’s Handmade Britain.