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Express your unique style throughout every room of your home and garden, and enhance your abode with some of the latest home design trends.

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15 top tips for families on a budget

Posted by Phyllis Stylianou and Katie Adema.   Money is a great thing. Unless you don’t have enough to pay the bills, buy food and...   Read More

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It’s time to take the plunge if you want to be swimming this summer

Rome wasn’t built in a day – and neither was a swimming pool. There are quotes to be sought, choices to be made, contracts...   Read More

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5 winning ways with window seats

Above image courtesy of Angus Mackenzie Architect.   Window seats have been around for a long time, but today’s architects (and homeowners) are taking them...   Read More

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Let’s do brunch: 5 tips to make hosting a breeze

The art of brunch is as much a state of mind as it is a state of menu. Originally a meal for hungry hunters...   Read More

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How to choose the right carpet for your needs

SOFT and warm underfoot — nothing beats carpet when it comes to a touch of luxury. But like most floor coverings, there’s a big...   Read More

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How to choose an architect

Building a house or an extension can be daunting – and if you get it wrong you will have to live with the consequences...   Read More

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The latest in bathroom design

Above image courtesy of Just Bathroom Renovations   If you think the trendiest bathrooms would be filled with shiny surfaces, ornate décor and the...   Read More

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The battle of the solar batteries hots up

Homeowners keen to become independent of energy providers were excited by recent news that US group Tesla, an automotive and energy storage company, would...   Read More

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Five reasons to plant camellias in the garden this winter

  There’s nothing like a camellia for cheering up the garden in winter. And because they love shade, camellias can bring colour to what...   Read More

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Work it

  Office ideas for small homes Living in an apartment or small house can often mean all available space is taken up by living...   Read More