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Chosing a style to suit your new home – A guest post by Extraordinary Chaos

Chosing a style to suit your new home – A guest post by Extraordinary Chaos

When you buy a house it’s normal to be excited about filling it with all your things and making it feel like home. But have you thought about whether your existing furniture will fit in, or will you need to buy new furniture to suit the style […]

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Tips for moving home, by a serial home mover – a guest post by Extraordinary Chaos

Tips for moving home, by a serial home mover – a guest post by Extraordinary Chaos

You have signed on the dotted line and are moving again. I say again because we have moved home 8 times in 20 years. Why? Looking back I ask myself the same question. At first they were aspirational moves, bigger house, better area but then it became […]

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Mind the gap: preparing for an adult gap year

Mind the gap: preparing for an adult gap year

Grown-up gap years have become popular with mid-career professionals, tired of the daily grind. With long hours, cramped commutes and soggy Pret sandwiches for lunch, picking up and leaving it all behind can seem rather tempting. But taking a career break as an adult can be tricky. […]

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Get Appy! The ten best apps to help organise your life

Get Appy! The ten best apps to help organise your life

With September being at the door steps, life, work and school will be back to these hectic time. Try these ten essential apps to help your head (and wallet) cope with the buy schedule and make the most of your time.

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A look at the geometric design trend we love

A look at the geometric design trend we love

Shape up your space with the trend that isn’t going anywhere, geometric design. This 70s inspired look has featured in every interiors blog and glossy magazine this season and makes use of unusual shapes, patterns and bold colours. Keen to give it a try? Whether you want […]

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Five ways to inject the copper trend into your home

Five ways to inject the copper trend into your home

Stainless steel has stolen the metallics limelight in the design world for years, but more recently copper is the new kid on the block dominating Pinterest boards the world over. It’s easy to see why it’s the hottest design trend of the moment; you only need to […]

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What a catas-trophy

What a catas-trophy

With the Olympics and Paralympics just around the corner, 2016 is set to deliver a super summer of sport with athletes from every nation going for gold. Let’s take a look at some of the more weird and wonderful trophies out there.

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Five design trends to try this summer

Five design trends to try this summer

Days are getting longer, lighter and livelier as summer approaches. Now is the time to stow away the blue and greys of winter’s past and revamp your home so it’s ready to spring into summer.  Whether it’s adding a pop of colour or bringing the outside in, […]

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More than just a music collection

More than just a music collection

  Digital music downloads and live streaming now account for the majority of all music purchased, so you’d be forgiven for presuming our home music collections were carefully curated libraries taking up no more room than a few megabytes on a hard drive. The reality is an […]

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The Grad-u-hate: How to survive when your child returns from University

The Grad-u-hate: How to survive when your child returns from University

Do you remember waving goodbye to your eldest as they headed off to University with an IKEA wok and armfuls of never-to-be-opened cookbooks? Nights were sleepless, worrying how they would cope without you. But sooner than expected you settled into life without a stroppy teenager hogging the […]

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