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How to avoid costly mistakes when decorating your home

Posted on Monday, July 16th, 2018

While decorating might be a common pastime, this does not necessarily mean that many of us can do it well. Illustrating this point, Nationwide Building Society research mentioned by the Mirror has revealed that only 63% of people in the 18-24 age bracket reckon they can change a light bulb.

Meanwhile, only a third can bleed a radiator or change a fuse. However, by taking the precautions detailed below, you can reduce your chances of blundering at great cost.

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Upcycling projects you’ll definitely want to try this summer

Posted on Monday, July 16th, 2018

Upcycling is about taking an item that you might have come close to discarding and instead turning it into an exciting new piece that, perhaps, looks as though it could only have been fashioned by you.

However, as much as you might want to take some of your old pieces from trash to treasure, you might remain at a loss as to how to do so. You might just need to give your imagination some creative fire - in which case, here are some ideas for upcycling to fruitful effect this summer.

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Decorating ideas that only worked in the ’90s

Posted on Monday, July 16th, 2018

It is understandable to think that the 1990s are making something of a comeback. After all, we have recently seen high-profile films about Lego and Power Rangers hit cinemas, while it was not long ago that a Clinton nearly made it to the White House again. Still, some '90s staples should be left there...

For example, our homes were not always optimal in style back then. Below are some especially good reasons to tread carefully if you are thinking of decorating like it is 1999.

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