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How to Create the Perfect Inspirational Environment

I’m often asked about the environment in which I work; more specifically how I tailor my workspace to create the most inspiring environment that I possibly can. I understand why people are so interested in this question, merely because I have always loved looking through pictures and videos of other artists layouts to see how […] More

Things to Consider When You Decide to Have A Garden

Depending on where you are living, the luxury of space has always been a concern. If you are living in an apartment, having a full-scale garden may not be possible. If you have a house with your own land, this would be a perfect opportunity to have a garden all by yourself. Having a garden […] More

Transforming an Old Home into a Modern Space: The Essentials

Remodeling and redecorating is always fun, no matter the scale of the project. However, sometimes, it can become a bit stressful – not to mention expensive – especially if you have decided to do a complete overhaul. But, as with any other project, you should first try to determine your main goal – for example, […] More

The Expectation vs Reality of a Total Home Restoration

Many aspiring homeowners are tempted by the idea of a buying a ‘fixer-upper’ house at some stage in their home ownership journey; the chance to create something and take the empty husk of a decrepit house into something they can have ownership over. More

Tips for a Cheap and Eco-Friendly Home Renovation

An eco-friendly home renovation doesn’t have to be complex or expensive. Even if you do choose to implement some major changes, they will still bring you numerous benefits over the years, enabling you to recoup your initial investment. In addition, even simple green changes can go a long way in improving your home’s energy-efficiency, comfort […] More

Is it time to update or upgrade your conservatory?

Conservatories were previously only used for special occasions and were definitely a statement of wealth and high-culture. Now they are very popular and you’ll see many houses with them. They’re also no longer only used for special occasions nor are they bitterly cold even during the summer evenings – or they shouldn’t be anyway. If your […] More

Paper Bag Crafts: Nativity Scene

Christmas is coming up fast and it will soon be here. It’s time to get all your Christmas crafts and decorations thought through. If you have small children who are learning about the nativity scene at school it is a great idea to get them to get creative with a bit of home learning. This […] More

Craft Projects from Amateur To Professional

When it comes to arts and crafts projects, there is a range of options that you have going from amateur to professional, depending on your intent and your budget. If you’re trying to make money, you’ll approach it from one direction. If you’re trying to learn something or do something with your family, you can […] More

Softwood or Hardwood: Which is better for your timber workbench?

When it comes to the material for your workbench there are two main options; softwood timber and hardwood timber. The best choice will differ depending on what your requirements are. The terms are slightly misleading as they do not give any indications to the density or strength of the wood. The term hardwood typically refers […] More

7 Interesting Uses of Conservatories

Conservatories make an brilliant addition to a home no matter what the use; whilst you can’t go wrong with a classic conservatory there are many options to add an extra dimension to your home. Here are seven ways you can make the most out of your new addition. More