Category Archives: Home, Decorating and DIY

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If you love your garden, and many of us do, you will be aware of the maintenance required to keep it beautiful and attractive. It’s not just the time it takes, which can be considerable, but also the money involved; fertiliser and weed killer, for example, are essential for a well-groomed lawn, and a mower is an expensive item that needs to kept in good order. If you have pets or children you will likely have a well-used lawn, too, and this can mean wear and tear that leaves you with bald patches where the usage is highest. It can be unsightly and difficult to keep on top of, but there is a way to get past the problem. (more…)

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With busy lives and energetic kids, it can be difficult to redesign your family or living room. Furniture, carpets and wall coverings can quickly become worn, damaged and tatty with a lively family. What you need is a quick and easy solution to breathing fresh life into your living spaces. It doesn’t need to break the bank, and it doesn’t need to rob you of that quality family time together either. Here are some quick and easy tips for a quick and easy makeover: (more…)

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The holidays are quickly approaching. Do you know the recommended deadlines for shipping your holiday packages?

It’s already the middle of November, and once Thanksgiving is over, the holiday chaos really begins from hectic Christmas shopping to frantically writing holiday cards and standing in long lines at the post office to send packages and cards to out-of town loved ones.  Different continents, including the UK, Europe, and North America have recommended ship dates and other holiday packaging tips so you don’t feel as overwhelmed. (more…)

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When you are looking to redecorate the interior of your home, then maybe you should consider applying new wallpaper to your house to create a fresh new look. Indeed, if you are thinking of redecorating the interior of your home, you may be thinking about the various different ways to make it look professional, especially if you are considering adding wallpaper to your rooms. The process of hanging wallpaper can be potentially daunting for those people who have never tried it before. However, if you follow these simple steps they can make the process much easier.

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There are lots of jobs around the house where a DIY approach is absolutely fine. However, when it comes to the electrical systems in your home, if involves more than changing a light bulb, don’t do it. Leave the job to the professionals.  Here’s why?

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It’s cold, the nights are long and the warmth is inviting. Your Christmas tree may already be up and I’m sure you’ve organised who’s coming over or where you’re going to be on the big day itself. Whether you’re the fully organised type who has every detail thought out or the ‘Eek is it really Christmas THAT soon?’ type, you wouldn’t be amiss to check out these fantastic finishing touches to the season. (more…)

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Maria Montessori, creator of the Montessori education method, believed that every child should have a room set up in a way that they could reach everything themselves and be able to learn by doing. What an amazing woman, don’t you think?

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With environmental issues filling the headlines on an almost daily basis, how we dispose of our rubbish is a hot topic. Many councils are imposing ever stricter rules on their rubbish collections. Recycling is vital and plastic pollution is on everybody’s mind, yet our society keeps producing more rubbish. The subject of waste removal has never been more current. Here are some of the best tips for tackling an excess of rubbish, from composting leftover vegetables to using a nationwide waste removal company like Waste Express.

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If there is any event where people always use a digital camera, rest assured that it is at a birthday party. It is one of those times when everyone is more or less all about pictures, trying to pick those moments that they will look at again and again. It is only natural to want to take the best possible photos on a special occasion like this. (more…)

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