• choosing the best mattress

    5 Tips for Choosing a Mattress / AD

      I don’t know about you but when it comes to mattresses I feel a bit like Goldilocks – they’re either too hard, too soft or too… well, just not right! I’m a pretty good sleeper but there have been many times over the years that I’ve woken up either sunk down on one side of the bed or feeling like I’ve gone 10 rounds with Mike Tyson, and I couldn’t work out if it was

  • 20 Garden Buys Under £250

    Summer time seems to have arrived early and with it comes the usual flurry of activity to get your outdoor space looking spick and span. Whether it’s a mini garden refresh consisting of painting the decking, tidying the flowerbeds and potting a few new plants, or a full overhaul of your outdoor space, there’s nothing better than having an inviting al fresco spot

  • Styling my String shelves in my living room

    Shelf Styling: 5 Expert Tips

    Let’s face it, there are a million ways to style shelves and no two people will style them exactly the same – and that’s what makes it so much fun. It’s an easy way to present a side of our personality, whether it’s with fun, quirky objects, or a neater, structured display, and show off the things that we like, are sentimental to us or that we’ve picked up on our travels. There’s no real right or

  • tiki bar in tropical garden

    Our Garden: How we Fit a Cabin, Tiki Bar and an Outdoor Cinema Into a Limited Space

    I have never been so thankful for our garden – it’s been our little sanctuary for the last seven weeks or so and I’d imagine we’re going to be spending even more time in it in the months to come. The space is working extra hard for us at the moment, too, with dedicated sections for different activities. We have a gym area, a tiki bar, Wayne’s office, a seating area and a hot tub, along with an outdoor cinema, which we set up

  • relaxing at home in the living room with styled shelves and cat

    How To Make Money and Love Your Home During Lockdown

      I’m on my fifth week of isolation and while life is certainly not normal, I’ve found I am adjusting to the new routine. I suppose that working from home regularly meant I was fairly used to being in my office and pottering round the house during the day, but that still didn’t prepare me for

  • Bedroom office by The Hairpin Leg Company

    The Home Office We All Need Right Now

    How many of you longed to work from home, but now that it’s a necessity, are suddenly finding you don’t have the right space or set-up? Or, even if you did work from home before, maybe you fancy updating your office area being you’re going to be spending a lot more time in it? If you’re fed up of

  • Outdoor garden cinema movie night

    How To Set Up Your Own Outdoor Cinema in 4 Easy Steps

    Whether you’re dangling your leg in a lake from an inflatable boat while watching Jaws on the big screen, or clambering through a wardrobe of old, musty coats before viewing The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe in some quirky venue, outdoor and secret cinemas have never been more popular. However, if scorching temperatures and the call of the barbecue have you more inclined to stay home, then why not set up your own garden cinema? They’re fun, sociable and not just for summer, either

  • rug, hm, boho, interior, rugs, neutral, bedroom

    10 Rugs That Won’t Break the Bank

      A room isn’t complete without a rug. It just isn’t. Long, short, square, round, tufty, shaggy, hide or fringed, there are so many great new additions out there to help you add texture, colour, pattern and life to your home that it would be a shame not to show a few of the best. So, without further ado, here are ten of my faves to get you started, all of which are under £200. Happy shopping…