First rising to popularity in the 1960s the shaggy rug used to be a staple piece of any home. Since then however, it eventually stopped showing up in as many homes for fear of dating a property. Over the years, shaggy rugs have been making a big comeback with a more tasteful, modern look taking the interiors world by storm. The name ‘shaggy’ refers to the longer pile length of the threads. This is what gives it its comfy and textured aesthetic. It can transform…

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While the magical – and undeniably wonderful – wizarding universe of Harry Potter might be fictional, so many of the filming locations used to create this world also exist in real life. What’s more is, they’re open to muggles, too. They might not be populated with witches and wizards, but we can pretend for a little while. For those of you that are as big of a Harry Potter fan as we are, here’s a guide to the best sites in the UK to experience…

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If you’re considering an upgrade to your kitchen then you may be thinking about things like a new lick of paint or even changing the colour scheme of your utensils, flooring is often overlooked which is surprising for a room that is so important in the family home! Did you know that the kitchen is often described as the ‘heart’ of the home? It’s where we come after a long day at work, or school or where ever we may have been and we wind…

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Next on the house “make it look nice” project is our bedroom. I keep going between the hallway and the bedroom. Not literally of course, because that would be a bit weird, and probably wear away the carpet quite quickly. I think the hallway is something everyone sees as soon as they come round, but the bedroom is somewhere we spend quite a bit of time (not nearly enough time, but that’s another matter) and it’s our space, so, stuff everyone else and what they…

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When you come home from a long day in the office, or, from wherever you may have spent the day, possibly at the football pitch watching your son run round and round like a crazed puppy, the last thing anyone wants is to feel like their home is cold, empty and unwelcoming. You want warmth, and comfort, a place where you’re happy to shut the door and snuggle up on the sofa to watch Love Island. Who else is hooked?  Even in the summer (well,…

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