Best Exterior House Colors to Make Your House Stand Out (In a Good Way!)

Full article with thanks to https://happydiyhome.com/exterior-house-colors/ The color of your house says a lot about you. Are you willing to take risks? Do you have a flair for timeless styles? Are you creative? Are you in tune with nature? No matter what you want your house to say, there are a few ways to do so just with an updated …

Can Non-Exercise Activities Like DIY Or Gardening Count As Exercise?

Full article with thanks to https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/can-non-exercise-activities-like-diy-or-gardening-count-as-exercise_uk_5bab5d8ee4b07dc0b87f4799 There’s good news for the gym-phobic among us. The ‘gold standard’ level of activity that health experts recommend we need to stay fit and healthy is 150 minutes a week, whether that’s a brisk 30-minute walk five days a week, two long cycles rides of 75 minutes each or a quick 20(ish)-minute burst of HIIT every …

How to create a gallery wall

Full article with thanks to https://www.homesandproperty.co.uk/home-garden/interiors/how-to-create-gallery-wall-where-to-buy-art-wall-prints-frames-a139006.html Where to buy art and prints for your home as searches for wall art and frames surge Home working is here to stay with wall art that will impress nosy colleagues at conference.  While we have been in lockdown our homes have never been so exposed to the outside world, as camera conferences with work colleagues …

How often you should redecorate a room to stay on trend – the results are in!

Full article with thanks to https://www.idealhome.co.uk/news/how-often-you-should-redecorate-200885 Is the answer every three months, two years, or longer? When was the last time you picked up a paintbrush? Last weekend? Last summer? Last century? Until now, there’s no official line on how often you should redecorate. But the people of Britain certainly have some strong views on the subject, if the results …

Interior Designers And Entrepreneurs Share Their Favorite Home Office Design Trends For 2020

Full article with thanks to https://www.forbes.com/sites/amandalauren/2020/02/27/interior-designers-and-entrepreneurs-share-their-favorite-home-office-design-trends-for-2020/#2016888f7a62 As telecommuting and working from home become more popular, so does the emphasis on home office design. It’s not just about décor or creating an attractive or warm space. But rather, the importance is placed on optimizing productivity. Form can influence function in a way that impacts lifestyle and even a business’s bottom line.  …

The best bedroom accessories to update your sleeping space

Full article with thanks to https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/uk/house-and-home/home-decorating-ideas/a32493134/bedroom-accessories-guide/ Interior design experts share the simple tweaks that will revamp your bedroom. We all know the importance of creating a home that we love; one that reflects our individuality with its design, colour scheme and finishing touches, and makes us feel happy to spend time in. When it comes to feeling contented and relaxed in a room, it’s …

How to pick the perfect paint color for every room in your house, according to interior designers

Full article with thanks to https://www.businessinsider.com/how-to-paint-according-to-experts?r=US&IR=T At the outset, painting a room in your house to give it a fresh look seems like a fun DIY project. However, with so many different colors and finishes to choose from, landing on the right shade can quickly become overwhelming.  To help you out with the challenge, we consulted two interior designers who have …

7 Things to Do Before You Hire a Decorator

Full article with thanks to https://www.thespruce.com/things-to-do-before-you-hire-a-decorator-4052098 Hiring a design professional to work on your home can be a great investment. Whether you know what you want but don’t know how to get it, you don’t have the first clue where to start, or you simply don’t have the time to invest, a professional interior designer or decorator can help channel your ideas …

How to decorate a large wall in your living room

Full article with thanks to https://www.express.co.uk/life-style/property/1270695/How-to-decorate-a-large-wall-in-your-living-room DIY fans are using the coronavirus lockdown to decorate and refurbish their homes. People are only permitted to leave their homes for “very limited” reasons and face fines and charges if they flout these restrictions. But for DIY novices, how can you decorate a large wall in your living room? Artwork An oversized painting …

How often should I repaint the exterior of my home?

Full article with thanks to https://home.howstuffworks.com/home-improvement/home-diy/painting/how-often-repaint-exterior.htm Location matters when you’re buying a home; you look at the neighborhood, the proximity to good schools and to work, and whether or not it’s close to the things you enjoy doing. Don’t underestimate the importance of curb appeal, whether you’re in the market to sell your house or not. The condition of your yard as …