Wednesday, 13 June 2012 | 1 Comment
Visiting Chelsea is always the highlight of the year for me. There is of course the element of posh gardens and posh people and trying to emulate a certain look. But for me it’s a place where the horticultural greats in the plant world come together to share their passion and it’s not about keeping up with the Joneses but more about gathering ideas and tips to use in your own garden.
Thursday, 22 March 2012 | No Comments
It’s particularly important when you have a challenging garden. Last time we looked at long and thin gardens as well as sloped gardens and how you can enhance them rather than hide them. This week we look at smaller gardens, gardens that are in the shade as well as kid’s playtime and how to make your garden more private.
Wednesday, 15 February 2012 | No Comments
Welcome back to our bathroom feature – this week we will discuss the various tiles you can use within the bathroom and the colour choice as well as texture. If you want to check out our previous Bathroom blogs check out part one here and part two here.
Friday, 27 January 2012 | No Comments
So last time we went through the functional stuff that will make a bathroom work with an emphasis on the planning stage of a bathroom re-design. Not the most exciting thing....but it has to be done to ensure that the renovation of your bathroom goes according to plan and on budget as well as look amazing when it’s done.
Friday, 13 January 2012 | No Comments
So we are into our New Year – ready to take on 2012 with renewed enthusiasm and perhaps thinking of selling that house. This month we discuss the bathroom. In square footage usually the smallest of the rooms in the house, but one of the most important along with the kitchen and the one that could clinch that deal.
Friday, 11 November 2011 | No Comments
We are now into Autumn, our homes are comfy havens of warmth and loveliness. Some of us are trying to sell, some of us are looking to improve (after all our money is not exactly making anything in the banks!) and others are just looking for a change.
Wednesday, 19 October 2011 | No Comments
Times are not easy for anyone at the moment and selling a house is competitive. Whether you want to sell or can’t move but want to improve, our tips and ideas on some savvy home DIY will add value to your property and hopefully sell it.
Friday, 23 September 2011 | No Comments
From a white canvas to a beautiful interior - we all aspire to interiors but most of us have no experience, little time and just do not know where to start. Enlisting the help of an Interior Designer can be a fulfilling and inspirational journey that can save you money, time and headache.
Friday, 19 August 2011 | 2 Comments
This is one of the world’s most famous gardens. Sissinghurst is a 20th century garden which sits within the grounds of an Elizabethan mansion and is the creation of writer and poet Vita Sackville-West and her husband the diplomat and also writer Harold Nicolson.
Monday, 15 August 2011 | No Comments
At the beginning of this year in early spring, we saw some of the driest weather, ever, down here in the south of England, we had virtually two months of no rain, I can recall one day where it rained lightly! So how about a dry garden?
Wednesday, 29 June 2011 | No Comments
I am often asked about the “room outside”, how to use it, how to improve it, lighting, furniture.... the list is endless but here are a few quick ideas and tips for you to make the most of summer (when the rain stops!)
Monday, 6 June 2011 | No Comments
Chelsea is about searching for excellence, reinterpreting old stalwarts of design like paths, steps and seats, re-inventing a look and sometimes, just sometimes, coming up with something so totally amazing you leave with a head full of wonderment at how inventive man just is!