IKEA Brusali Corner Desk Review

For around the last 3.5 years I have had the same desk that I use for work. To start with, I worked from downstairs in the corner of the living room but later moved upstairs to the spare bedroom which is now my office. At the time, I thought the Ikea Alex/ Linnmon Desk was the perfect desk for me. However, things change and I recently realised that I needed to revamp my space and create stimulating home office, and that included getting a smaller desk that worked better in the space I have. So, after quite a bit of looking

Home Improvement Plans For 2021

Just a couple of weeks ago I wrote about all of the things we got done around the house and in the garden over the last year. It has really got me in the mood to make some plans for 2021 and to think about some of the jobs that we might like to get done this year. Quotes, quotes and more quotes The thing about our house is that it’s old and needs loads of work doing to it. We haven’t been able to really afford to do anything until last year so now we’re left with massive lists

Home Improvements We’ve Achieved This Year

John and I bought our house back in 2014 so we’ve lived here for quite some time now. When we moved in we got a couple of big jobs done but since I was pregnant in 2015 it’s been really slow going. 2020 was the first year in a while where I feel like we actually achieved something with the house and ticked off a couple of jobs. Living room/ dining room carpet Right at the beginning of the year we decided to get a big job done in the living room and dining room. The front half of the

Small Bathroom Solutions To Make You Smile

AD | Collaborative post Just because you have a small bathroom, doesn’t mean you have to think small during the design process. That’s why we’ve brought you some small bathroom solutions that are bound to make you smile. Incorporating these things will help you to ensure you’ve got a practical bathroom that you’re making the most of. Read on to learn more! Floating Furniture Floating furniture in the bathroom isn’t a magic trick. It’s a simple illusion that can make your bathroom look like it has a ton of space more than it really does. Choose your furniture carefully. Furniture

How To Add Instant Flair To A Dull Looking Room

AD | Collaborative post Are you tired of looking at the same dull and monotonous look of your room? Well, you are not alone as hundreds and thousands of people think about their living room or bedroom the same way. After all, any room decor can turn boring after a certain period of time. If you are looking for some simple and easy ways to add instant flair to any dull looking room, you are just on the right page. Just browse through the following ideas and see how you can incorporate them within your room to brighten it up.

Home Improvements To Think About For The New Year

AD | Collaborative post While this year hasn’t been easy for the majority of us it has given a lot of us the motivation to get things done at home. This year a lot of people have managed to tackle some jobs around the house or garden that they might have been putting off for quite some time. Some people have taken on big makeovers either in the the house or outside. Now though, 2021 is just around the corner and I have been thinking about things I want to get done in my own home over the next year and

Replacing Storage Heaters With Electric Radiators

When we moved into this house in 2014 we knew that there was quite a lot about it that we wanted to change. Actually, thinking about it, we probably wanted to change most of the house in some way or another. It definitely wasn’t ‘our’ house when we bought it. One of the worst things about the house though was the water and heating system. The boiler is one of those old massive tanks that need to heat up before you can use the hot water and the heating was all night storage heaters, something we had experience of in

Home Storage Ideas For A Growing Family

AD | Collaborative post Storage needs seem to grow exponentially as the family grows up or expands. Managing the house so it’s not in a constant muddle can end up being a full-time job by itself. What’s needed is a few alternative storage solutions. Use the Awkward Spots If you’ve got tricky areas in the house that you just don’t use properly, like under the stair cupboards or narrow alcoves, you can get more out of these areas with shelves. Other odd areas include the blank space at the end of a cabinet run in the kitchen. A narrow shelf