5 Ways To Make More Space At Home

When we moved into our 4 bedroom Victorian semi I laughed about how we would never fill the space. We’ve now lived in this house for 4 years, nearly to the day and we definitely don’t have enough space anymore. There are plenty of ways to make more space at home though so here are some ideas: 1. Spare Rooms If you have a spare bedroom or reception room then this could be a great way to make more space at home. Usually one of our spare bedrooms is used as a storage room for things we don’t use much

What Do Your Kitchen Cabinets Say About You

Dubbed by many as the heart of the home, your kitchen can reveal a lot about who you are – especially when it comes to your choice of cabinets. To suss out what your cupboards say about you, keep reading. Timeless tradition From retro shaker style frontals to simple panelled designs, there’s something undeniably elegant about traditional cupboards. If this type of cabinetry is a chosen feature in your kitchen, it’s likely you crave cosiness. This style of cupboard is the perfect fit for helping you create a cute and oh-so charming space to spend time in, regardless of whether

Spring Storage Solutions From Domu

After a really horrible month in March, spring is finally here. At this time of year I like to have a really good sort out at home and that means being ruthless. I have a whole room of items that either don’t get used or are listed to sell on Facebook but at least they are out of the way. Since having Erin I have realised that if I want something to stay safe then it has to either be in some kind of storage box or way out of her reach. While putting things on shelves may seem like a

How To Spruce Up Your Home In Spring

Now that spring is well and truly here it’s time to start thinking about getting those jobs done that you’ve been putting off all winter. I personally have loads of things I would like to get done around the house and in the garden this spring. My biggest wish for this year is to decorate the living room. I am so sick of seeing white walls everywhere in the house and the living room needs some colour. I have my heart set on a navy, mustard and grey theme but still can’t quite work on what I want where. The

How To Make A Bathroom Child Friendly

Life with a toddler can be pretty tricky sometimes. Okay, it can be tricky a lot of the time actually. There are plenty of days where I wish I had either a different house all together or at least, had some things done to it that would make our lives a whole lot easier. Bathrooms can be a place full of accidents waiting to happen so here are some ways to make your bathroom child friendly. Showers Instead Of Baths One of our biggest problems is that we only have a bath. Erin is not happy if I want to

Bathroom Renovation Dreams

Earlier in the week you may have read my post about ideas for modernising an old house. After writing that it got me thinking about what my bathroom renovation dreams would be. Boiler Upgrade Before we could really do anything major to our bathroom we would first have to upgrade our boiler. At the moment we have a really old style boiler and it cuts out quite often. We’re constantly having to re-boot it to make sure we have enough hot water for baths. It is a massive pain and it drives me mad. A new boiler is right at

3 Ways To Modernise An Old House

When we bought our house we knew that it needed a lot doing to it. We probably didn’t really anticipate just how much work needed doing to a house built in 1900 where the previous owners hadn’t looked after it very well at all. When I say they didn’t look after it very well I’m talking painting absolutely everything including light switches in white emulsion, sanding the hand painted pattern on an original wooden floor and generally not updating anything at all. Adding A Bathroom Now that we are a family of three we could really do with an additional

How To Find The Perfect Curtains

Buying curtains – it’s as simple as finding a pair you like and then just hanging them up, right? However, curtains aren’t always one-size-fits-all and there are a few things you need to think about when finding the perfect pair, especially when you have a baby and pets to think about too! Get the right size and style for your home by following our simple checklist: Fitting the Pole First of all, you’ll have to measure for your new curtain pole or track to hang the curtains on. When measuring the width of the pole, you’ll probably need to add