Hints & Tips

How to Get Started with Upcycling in 5 Easy Steps.

Upcycling is a great way to find a better use for the items you would normally throw away. With upcycling, there are no limits to what you can create. It doesn’t cost a great deal and, it doesn’t require much DIY or crafting expertise. Here ...

The Top 5 Expert Tips for Hosting the Best Summer Barbecue

When the sun appears, it’s usually followed by the wonderful summertime smell of barbecues being fired up in back gardens everywhere. Inviting everyone over for a barbecue is a great way to get friends and family together in a relaxed environment. ...

Wallpaper Prep Like a Professional

Hanging wallpaper yourself might seem like an overwhelming idea, but with some careful preparation and a few wallpapering tips, you’ll be a papering DIY pro in no time. Planning your wallpapering project Once you’ve actually selected your new ...

How to Have a Sustainable Camping Trip

Going camping is a great way to get closer to nature, so it makes sense to use environmentally friendly camping equipment. The demand for eco-alternatives for a more sustainable camping experience is growing, with festival tents especially in the ...

Upcycling for Beginners

What is upcycling? Upcycling is the process of taking something discarded, and improving it to make something useful. It means that unwanted items or by products can be creatively reused, often with beautiful results. It’s big news for ...

Small Sustainable Changes to Make For a Greener Home

Waitrose recently announced a move to trial plastic free shopping in their Oxford store. Own branded items, usually supplied in plastic packaging, have been left unwrapped, and instead stored in pick and mix style tubes for customers to dispense ...

Tiling Tips for Top Tiling

Tiles can be laid all around the home, from entire bathrooms, a kitchen splashback, on any floor, or even around a fireplace. Tiling can be a beautiful way to add a durable and protective surface. The range available these days is astonishing, from ...

Luggage Tips for the Travel Savvy

Most of us have suitcases taking up space somewhere in our homes, even if they don’t get used very much. Big cases for a week away somewhere or smaller overnight bags for a work trip, travel bags can end up hogging more than their fair share of ...

3 Garden Looks to Borrow Equipment for This Summer

With summer approaching it’s usually the time we suddenly remember there’s an extra bit of living space attached to our home. It might only be a slither of balcony, or maybe a full-blown garden affair, but this is the garden’s time to shine. If ...

Space Savers

In London, space comes at a premium and many of us are finding it necessary to use the room we have more and more creatively. De-Clutter De-cluttering is one of the first steps towards becoming a space saver. To start, this time of ...

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