5 Amazing Examples Of How To Mix Modern With Character

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The trend for modern contemporary styling both inside and outside our homes depicts or modern-day construction methods and will be around for a good few years to come, probably evolving into even more futuristic homes in the next decade and beyond. I’m sure all of us of a certain age have tried our hand at…

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Breakfast Rooms Perfect For The Great British Breakfast & More

There is something very traditional and very British about the great British breakfast. For many of us it may be just a weekend treat but there are plenty of hard workers out there who swear by them as the only way to get the day started. Whatever your preference, making room for breakfast in the…

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What Would You Do With The Half Storey In A One And A Half Storey Home?

European homes often feature one and a half storeys which allow for the main living area (including bedrooms) to be on the ground floor but they often feature a loft area or mezzanine floor level that can be a real bonus space for modern-day family living. Back in 2011 when we featured at the Ideal Home…

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6 Ways To Reinvent Your Living Room

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We hope you are enjoying our self-build project “live commentary” because we certainly are! One thing we pride ourselves on is listening to our customers, what THEY want and how to turn their dream home into a reality (with as little stress as possible). In today’s world the “living room” is a real family hub, second…

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The Little Details That Make The Biggest Difference To Any Room

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If you love interior design and wonder what really makes the difference between a room looking “OK” and a room looking absolutely stunning it will usually be due to the quality of pieces of furniture chosen and the attention to detail when it comes to all those all important finishing touches and accessories. Whether you…

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5 Before And After Makeovers For Renovating On a Budget Like A Pro

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With the current trend (being assisted by the help to buy schemes) of buying a new home far out-stripping the demand of buying an older home and renovating it we decided to make this week’s feature article all about clever makeovers that for the most part are fairly low-budget and would suit most homes, old or new.…

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