Interior trend: in the pink
Pink isn’t going anywhere, with an updated version of the colour recently announced as the Dulux Colour of the Year 2024. Thankfully, Sweet Embrace™ is a very pale, muted pink that does not bring Barbie to mind.
How to use red in your home
We had to check the date wasn’t 1st April but this autumn, a quite unbelievable collaboration was announced. Paint specialist Lick has teamed up with food manufacturer Heinz to launch a very special product.
Are we over grey? Home interiors update
Whether you are redecorating your home ahead of a sale or you’ve just moved and have a blank canvas to personalise, there’s a myriad of choices when it comes to colours, accessories, materials and fittings.
Flower power: bloomcore is home décor’s latest trend
While we’ve gone mad for the lush green of house plants, a new interior fashion wants to bring more colour and botanical pattern back into our homes. Bloomcore encourages us to embrace flowers, buds and delicate petals and if you want something longer lasting than a bunch of real blooms, you’re in luck.
What do buyers think of your paint choices?
When Samsung Electronics UK Ltd questioned 2,000 UK adults about paint colours and property, it made some very interesting discoveries. While many sellers fret over whether their house is too cluttered or their bedrooms too small, critical buyers may be basing their decisions on your choice of wall colour.
10 ways to bring Japandi style into your home
Interior fashions come and go but one that will really stand the test of time is Japandi. This mix of sleek Japanese style and rustic Scandinavian elements results in a cosy, calm and clutter-free home – the perfect look if you’re thinking of selling a property.
Plant power: use botanicals to impress buyers
Botanical elements can definitely add appeal before you open your door to buyers. With everything you need freely available from garden centres, DIY stores and even your humble supermarket, what’s stopping you?
Kitchen Q&A special: What to do before a sale
There’s a saying in estate agency that goes ‘kitchens and bathrooms sell homes’ and we tend to agree. We’re often asked by prospective sellers what they should do to make their kitchen ultra-appealing and many ask if it’s possible to add value too. Our answers to the most commonly-asked questions should help inform your kitchen plans.
Wood burners: your questions answered
Burning wood is the most primitive way to keep warm but fashionable log burners have elevated the humble fire into a home must-have. Their cosy credentials coupled with an impressive heat output has prompted a rise in wood burner sales but the downside – increased air pollution – has sparked a flurry of new rules and regulations.
How to add 2023’s top prints & patterns to your home
There are times when even interior purists tire of a blank canvas, with prints and patterns the only way to add interest. It can, however, be a little frightening to find yourself in a world of colour, shape and swirling geometric form. Here’s our advice for those taking the plunge into 2023’s most fashionable prints and patterns.
Energy price cap: what you need to know
For many of us, three little words have become the focus of our finances: energy price cap. This guide to the current energy situation answers many of the most commonly-asked questions and features advice for confused households.
How to style your home more sustainably
Moving home presents an excellent opportunity to change purchasing habits, especially at a time when many people need new items. The small but conscious choices made can make a big, collective impact on the environment, and there’s no need to compromise on style either.
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