How to help wild birds in the UK this winter

How to help wild birds in the UK this winter

As colder weather creeps in this winter, many of us will be keen to help wildlife in whichever ways we are able to. One of the easiest ways we can do this is by looking after our wild birds. It is relatively inexpensive to help them with the provision of water and suitable food, especially during times of inclement weather such as snow.

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How to choose feature walls

How to choose feature walls

You may be wondering whether feature walls are out. However, they are still in style – and this looks set to continue for 2019! Known as an accent wall across the Atlantic, this term described a wall painted with a different colour than the others to draw the eye. Wallpaper can also be used instead of paint. People often opt for this wall to be patterned or a more vibrant colour. So, what should you go for and which wall should you choose? View Post

Winter Bedspreads for a cosy bedroom

Winter Bedspreads for a cosy bedroom

With cold grey days and Christmas festivities everywhere, it would seem winter has arrived over the last week or so. We’ve even had some snow! On days like these, I can’t wait to retreat to my lovely cosy bed at the end of the day. Fortunately, it’s easy to add little touches to your bedroom to make it cosier on a budget. One such way is with the use of bedspreads! View Post

Finishing your laminate flooring off with skirting board

Finishing your laminate flooring off with skirting board

We are in the middle of our living room and dining room being decorated, which is very exciting! The walls are basically done, so it’s now time to move onto flooring. We’ve chosen a nice oak laminate and sorted out the skirting boards. There are a couple of ways to do skirting board with laminate, so here I discuss the pros and cons of these methods.  View Post

Creating a Comfortable and Comforting Home

Creating a Comfortable and Comforting Home

When you first have your children, you get home from the hospital and wonder what on earth you’re supposed to do next! You’re responsible for this tiny little scrap of life in every way and all you want to do is wrap them up in cotton wool and never let harm come anywhere near them.

As they grow older and start to explore the world a bit more and they do come up against adverse events, discomfort, illness and even meanness from other children. It hurts you even more than it hurts them and you’ll do anything to make things better. The good news is that you’re probably doing just great already simply by being there.

Even better news is that you can turn your home into a safe haven for your children to come back to at the end of each day and, when they’re older, whenever adversity strikes. View Post