How to style your home with books
April 25, 2022
Designers have often used hand-picked books as props when dressing show homes but the art of primping with paperbacks really went mainstream during recent lockdowns.
Elevate your property with portable changes
March 28, 2022
Some of the most eye catching home additions are permanent, expensive or both. While there is no doubt that replacing an old kitchen or installing a new bathroom will transform a property, it’s not a practical path to follow for tenants or for soon-to-be sellers.
How to tell if your next home will be warm
January 31, 2022
If you are moving home soon and want to know if the property will retain heat, there are a few things you can look out for. The first is the EPC rating – which shows how energy efficient the property is…
Very Peri: how will you use Pantone’s Colour of the Year 2022?
January 24, 2022
It may be best to stop reading now if you’re a fan of neutral design palettes, as home interiors are set to be full of Very Peri this year – Pantone’s Colour of the Year 2022. For the first time in its annual colour trend history, the company created a brand new shade that wasn’t already in its extensive catalogue.
Winter warmers: staying safe and snug this winter
November 22, 2021
Preparing our properties for inclement weather is more important than ever this year, with many of us mindful about the amount of gas we are using and how low the temperature may drop, thanks to climate change.
How to support your dog through Bonfire Night in Cheadle
November 5, 2021
Bonfire night can be so exciting for children and parents with all the sparkles, unexpected flashes, noises and array of colours, but for your dog Bonfire night can be particularly stressful. Our special Bonfire night blog looks at a few things you can do to look after your dog and reduce their stress levels.
Could Swedish fika be the secret to selling your home this winter?
October 25, 2021
Rather than batten down the hatches, take a leaf out of the Swede’s book and embrace fika. It’s the latest Scandinavian trend that celebrates all things cosy and warm, coming hot on the heels of Danish hygge and Dutch gezellig.
Revealed: Bright Skies is Dulux’s Colour of the Year 2022
October 11, 2021
Design and decorating companies usually announce an annual ‘colour of the year’ – a shade that encapsulates a nation’s mood and complements current interior trends – and Dulux has been the first to break cover. It has announced that its Colour of the Year 2022 is Bright Skies.
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