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  • 5 Ideas for Eye-Catching Accent Chairs

    black accent chair  

    An accent chair is a piece of furniture that is made to stand out. A statement that brings a heavy dose of style, colour, shape and texture to a room. There are many choices of accent chair that will revolutionise your décor.

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  • Simple Renovations That Will Increase Your Property Value Dramatically

    Front doors in vibrant colours

    Increasing your property value is on the minds of any homeowner, especially If you want to work your way up the property ladder. If you want to build or move into your dream home you need to know how to maximise the value of your current property. It’s not just about cosmetic enhancements such as updating living areas or fitting a new kitchen — you need to consider basic structural renovations too.

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  • How DIY Upholstery Can Make Your Home More ‘You’

    colourful upholstery fabric swatches  

    It's all good splashing out on a chair that really suits your style, but it’s hard work to find something truly perfect. Create your vision by doing it yourself!

    We’ve all been there – we have the perfect vision of how we want a room to look and although we search high and low, we never quite find what we are looking for. And so, we ‘make do’, plumping for upholstered chairs and sofas that only meet partly meet our interior design vision.

    But, it is possible to have the colour, the shade and the pattern you really want with do it yourself upholstery.

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  • 5 Ways to Make a Kitchen-Diner a Real Entertaining Space

    Cooking, eating, entertaining - it’s all done in one room nowadays, but how can you make your kitchen-diner really perfect for parties and dinners? We show you how.

    Transforming Your Kitchen-Diner

    Celebrity baker Mary Berry may have championed the kitchen diner but many of us lamented the passing of the formal dining room. Kept pristine for ‘special occasions’, the busy family home can no longer afford the luxury of a room shut away until the next dinner party or family gathering. Thus, the ever-practical kitchen-diner is a common and loved feature in many homes.

    But, when the need arises, how can you ‘dress it up’ so that it transforms into a beautiful entertaining space?

    1. Table settings

    Think of the table as the shoe of the outfit. You wouldn’t wear a sparkling, off the shoulder dress or tux and black tie to a formal dinner party with comfy slippers on your feet – no matter how much you want to!

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  • How to Make Chair Leg Floor Protectors

    Making chair leg covers

    The Wonders of Chair Leg Floor Protectors

    Floor protectors are a very cheap and easy method of safe guarding your furniture and flooring. Chair legs without some form of cushion or pad underneath them can cause all sorts of damage to both hard floor surfaces and sometimes carpets. The last thing you want is to be sliding all over varnished floors, or worse, horrible floor scratch marks. Instead of covering the floor with unsightly plastic chair leg protectors, add inconspicuous fabric protector pads to the bottoms of your chair legs.

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