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Designers’ Colour Trends for 2015 – Match Classic with Contemporary

Sometimes snobby, sometimes informative, always influential – interior design style bible Elle Décor’s select poll of international designers’ expectations for 2015 colour trends in interiors is out. But how do you match something as fleeting as a ‘trend’ with your favourite furniture and art pieces? Continually redecorating and reupholstering is unrealistic, costly and time consuming […]

How to make a small space look bigger

We can’t all live in luxurious homes with ample space for all your furniture. Therefore it’s important that you utilise the space that you do have in order to make a smaller space appear bigger. Here are five ways to do just that – ranging from the everyday to the more adventurous. 1. Light and […]

Summer ’14 Interior Design Ideas

It’s been a long time coming, but summer 2014 is finally here, and the long warm days make it an ideal time for some home makeovers – paint and plaster will dry faster, there’s still the August bank holiday weekend ahead, and the better weather means you can do some of the work outdoors. Here’s […]

20 DIY Projects For Your Hallway

Your hallway doesn’t have to be empty space – here are some simple ideas to make the most of it with DIY projects that take a matter of minutes. 1. Put up a mirror, reflecting back light and making the space look bigger. 2. Add a small shelf for keys, mail or loose change – […]