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10 Great Recycling Ideas

Recycling, reusing, upcycling, these are all the buzz words in use now and there are some great ideas out there. I’ve been doing a bit of “digging” around and this post is the result: 10 Great Recycling Ideas. Use cheap

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How to Approach an Interior Design Project

Interior Design is one of those areas which can strike the fear of god into a person, it sounds so complicated, where do you start? Creating a beautiful, comfortable space that makes the best of what a home initially offers

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Clever Spaces

Good design is about making the most out of the space you have in your home. This is where architects can be invaluable (especially ones like the gorgeous George Clarke who can make every inch work for you!). Not all

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Christmas Party Planning

I’ve called this “Christmas Party Planning” but actually the advice stands for any type of party and that is to keep it simple! When you decide to have a party you want to make sure it is the best one

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Televisions:- To Hide or Not To Hide?

Are you proud to display your huge flat screen TV? Or would you rather it could fade into the background? I guess most of us (women!) would like a happy medium; for everyday use it’s great to have the television

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Decking Ideas

As we head towards Autumn and Winter, hard landscaping becomes the focus of gardens. If you are planning a decked area in your garden, here are some design tips for adding interest. For more ideas, see my Ideabook on Houzz,

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Coming Soon… Furniture That Charges Your Phone

Does this sound like some sort of futuristic dream? ~ Wireless charging for mobile phones has been around for a while and it improves all the time. The way it works is similar to other cordless devices (such as your

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Inspirational Pool Houses

Living in the UK is not really conducive to having a pool, an outdoor pool may only get used a few weeks of the year and when the sun does shine you would really like to take the roof off

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How to make an Outdoor Table Lamp

Other¬†by¬†Indianapolis Furniture and Accessories¬†Upholstery Club’s Shelly Leer This post shows you how to make an outdoor table lamp which is solar powered, safe to leave outside and perfect for summer evenings to create a soft glow of light. The instructions

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Make an Entrance (more ideas)

More ideas for creating a great first impression for your home. Make an entrance to be proud of! See my pinterest board for the original ideas plus a few extra. Create a modern clean entrance with black and white. Black

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