Buying your own home is an exhilarating process, as I can attest, but decorating your space in a way that you’ll want to live in and share with your online family can be a challenge. It’s particularly hard when you’re constantly seeing Instagram influencers pop up on your feed showing off their stunningly beautiful homes. These looks are often hard to attain, because the influencers have planned out each photo carefully, and enjoy the benefits of a lot of money and collaborations with interior design firms to make their homes look that great. Despite these challenges, it’s not impossible to…

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It’s a brand new decade, which means that this is the perfect time to embrace a little change and start thinking about what you want to do with your house this year. If you are on the fence about selling your property, then perhaps giving it a spruce up will give you the clarity you need. Either you’ll increase the value of your home and make more money on it when sell it, or you’ll increase the desire you have to live in a newly renovated space! Adding to your home is going to enhance it. It’s very rare for…

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Art is great. It’s completely subjective. The art that you love might not appeal to other people, and you are bound to walk around galleries horrified by some of the things that other people like. But, while this is fantastic, and gives you a way to buy art that is just right for you, without ending up with the same as everyone else, it can also make it challenging to find the right artwork for your home.  With so many options to choose from, with varying budgets, sizes, colours, mediums, it can be confusing. It’s hard enough to find something…

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Balayage has become one of the most requested hairstyles in hair salons over the last two decades. Hairstylists have now perfected the art of balayage and ombre, with some even becoming specialists such as ombre and balayage expert Manchester Melissa Timperley. What is balyage? The word “balayage” is a French word meaning “to sweep” or “to paint.” The technique is where the dye is hand painted onto the hair to give it a natural, gradual transition with no harsh lines. Balayage uses various tones of light and dark to create multiple dimensions of color, leaving the hair with a blended,…

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Ever wish you had the cooking skills to make your favourite treats at home? Join the club. Who doesn’t wish they had the knowledge, skill, and confidence to make a Mississippi mud pie whenever they wanted? Or how about not having to travel so far to gorge yourself senseless on cheese? A lifetime of woe for anyone who doesn’t wish they could enjoy an exotic cup of coffee at home whenever the mood took them. Luckily, lots of small businesses are answering this call. Monthly food and drink subscriptions are taking off like a rocket. Now, you can look forward…

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The bedroom is the heart of the home and is the place we all escape to at the end of the day to enjoy a night of sleep. When decorating the bedroom it is a great idea to choose colours that will relax us and make our brain feel happy. There are so many different ways to bring colours into the bedroom and today we will take a look at how to choose them.  Think windows  Before you start thinking about colour scheme of the home it is important to consider how light will affect it. When considering the light…

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