Four Storage Ideas to Clear Clutter (and Encourage your Kids to be Less Messy too)

Nobody wants to spend hours tidying up every day, but practically everybody prefers a clutter-free living space. The answer is organised storage, so you can find stuff easily without tripping over things or endless searching when items go walk-about. Storage Furniture in Living Areas Storage furniture is a godsend for households with gadgets galore and an advancing army of toys and games. Coffee tables, end tables, vintage chests or trunks, sideboards or cabinets all make it possible to do very quick tidy-ups. If children like to play in the kitchen while you’re doing the cooking, why not give them a… [Read More]

How to Make a Garden Fountain on a Budget

Looking for a crafty way to spruce up your garden? I have just the DIY project for you! Over the last decade, water fountains have become increasingly popular as people realize their importance. Fountains create a calming outdoor oasis to relax in as they give the soothing sound of their water. They also increase the beauty of your garden by adding a new dimension to it, they provide the birds with a nice place to bathe and drink running water, and they also aid in the growth of your flowering plants as they attract more birds who will pollinate the… [Read More]

6 Tips For A Greener And Healthier Home

We all dream of easing a little pressure off our conscience every now and then. Creating a greener home is something to aspire to, and is one step forwards in securing our children’s future. We also want our home to be healthy as well as green. It can be, however, a daunting task. What’s supplies do I need? How will it affect my outgoings? Is it more effort that it’s worth? Don’t worry, you can create a greener home in many different ways. Making changes, no matter how large or small, has an impact – so it’s worth trying. 1…. [Read More]

Innovative Ways to Fund Those Big Home Renovations

Need a new kitchen? Finally got time to add that extension to your home? Then you must know it’s going to cost you big time. Ensuring you are financially prepared for such large home renovations is vital so that you don’t get half way through the project and have to give up. Saving up can take a lot of time but there are many other ways you can fund such big and expensive home improvements. Cash in Investments If you’ve been investing for a few years now, whether in stocks and shares, bonds, precious metals or any other assets, then… [Read More]

A Feature Wall Is A Must Have In Every Home

I have always considered myself a bit different when it comes to decorating in my home. This most likely comes from doing my job as a painter and decorator, which I’ve been doing for the last 20 years. I have so often seen people play it safe when decorating their homes because they worry too much about not liking the end result. Quite often my advice is to be brave, take a risk, show your personality and character, and don’t follow trends or fads. One of the ways that you can show all of the personality and character that you… [Read More]

Summer Is Coming! Time To Prepare Your Garden with LOVEThESIGN

I have always thought that one of the most miserable months of the year is January. It has short days, and it seems forever overcast, with the sun no where in sight. However, even though it’s a cold, dark miserable month, that doesn’t mean you have to be miserable as well. With summer on the way back, you can start preparing your garden for those lovely months of warmer temperatures, long days and the sun shining all day. As I just mentioned even though it’s still winter, you can now start preparing your garden for those warm summer days and… [Read More]

Refreshing Your Bedroom with a New Colour Scheme

From time to time, you may have an urge to make changes to your bedroom. A refreshed look in the bedroom can have an enormous impact on your mood and give you a much-needed boost. This is because your bedroom is your own private quarters and somewhere that you spend a significant amount of time relaxing. It is where you recharge your batteries, so it should be somewhere that reflects your identity and a room that you feel peaceful in. Refreshing the Look There are many different ways that you could refresh your bedroom. These include hanging artwork, placing photos… [Read More]

Growing Your Own Fruit & Veg – a Fun & Rewarding Family Activity

There are few better and more rewarding projects to take on at home than growing your own fruit and veg. This brings dozens of benefits and can be a fantastic activity to take on with the kids. Benefits Growing your own fruit and veg can help to lower your grocery bill, encourage healthy eating and help the family to get fresh air and sunshine. For the little ones, it can also teach them important life skills like patience, hard work and how to be self-sufficient. It also tastes much better when it comes from your own hard work! Healthy Eating… [Read More]