The Pros and Cons of Building and Buying a House

Building and Buying a House
If it’s time for you to buy a home, congratulations. As much of a pain as this process can be, I find it invigorating. I’m happy to know that I’m making a good move for me and my family, and I love turning a new living space into a dream home. Having done it both ways, I know that there are Pros and Cons to buying an existing home and building a new one. I have my own personal preferences, but I’m going to talk about the benefits of each. There are ways to do each the right way. Continue Reading

Untitled Wall Art

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Marie-Pier Guilmain and Maud Beauchamp of design studio mpgmb, have created a wall art made up of Russian plywood, lacquered mdf, stoneware. Continue Reading

Tips for Keeping Your Home Naturally Cool in Summer

With skyrocketing electricity costs – a trend that doesn’t appear to be waning any time soon – more and more people are looking for ways to reduce their cooling costs and cool their homes naturally. Here are five tips for keeping your home nice and cool this summer. Put them into practice today and spend your precious money on more important things in life. Continue Reading

Springtime = Glass Pool Fencing For the Patio


It’s about to get warm and the snow is going to be melting before you know it. One of the hottest new trends in outdoor living over the past two years has been safety Glass Pool Fencing for your patio and outdoor swimming pool. The key benefit for this Spring and Summer is the fact that you can spruce up the way your backyard looks while also improving the value of your property. All of the homeowners who have installed these frame-less glass railing solutions have found that this is really a new and innovative way to add value to your home while also making it safer for your children, pets, and guests. Continue Reading


Everyone’s at it these days, with house prices rising even higher compared to our hard earned wages, they are redecorating their house to make the best of what they already have, and in so doing, are upping the value also to maximize their valuable assets.

The room we now spend the most in by far is the kitchen. Once just a place for cooking and washing and eating, it has now turned into a sleek modern living “space” – An open plan extravaganza of gleaming taps and tiles, fabulous work surfaces, industrial fridges and modern day ranges but still keeping enough space for children to play and adults to sprawl out on comfy sofas while their trained doggies bring them their designer sheepskin slippers.


At least, that’s the sort of fantasy kitchen you might find in fabulous Interiors shops mysteriously tucked into cute corners with glorious front windows, in boho chic neighborhoods, but which mainly cost megabucks. However reports show that actually we really are all spending a fortune, with a recent report by a well known Bank revealing we as homeowners can splurge up to a whopping £5,000 on our kitchens alone… Continue Reading