Reimagining the Working from Home House

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It’s fair to say 2020 has been a bit of a challenging year. We’ve missed so many things: our friends, our families, weddings, birthday parties, hobbies, trips out, even our usual daily routines… But by far one of the biggest challenges many of us have faced is working from home. This year has ushered in […]

Creepy Things You Didn’t Know Your Smart Home Tech Could Do

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Smart home technology, while once just a revolutionary futuristic idea, is now a normal part of everyday life. Siri, text my wife and let her know I’ll be home late. Alexa, play baby shark for the kids. Google, find me an easy risotto recipe. Some of you may have your lights and thermostat connected also, […]

How to Prepare For Nuclear Fallout: A Survival Guide

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If (and it’s a big if) you were to experience a nuclear blast, would you know what to do in the heat of the moment? It may seem extreme, but there are some people who are fully prepared for survival in the event of a full-on nuclear fallout and will spend large portions of their […]

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Kitsch Ornaments in an Ikea Style

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What first comes to mind when you think of Ikea furniture? Minimal, clean, muted? While Ikea designs are timeless and incredibly popular, some people might prefer a more eccentric look to their interiors.Those who like their designs and ornaments a bit louder and in your face are in luck! Kitsch interior décor is set to […]

Literal Place Names of the World

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Most place names are taken at face value. We don’t question why California, Paris or Manchester have those monikers, or what they mean. We just accept what these places are called (though in case you were wondering: The name California is derived from Califia; a mythical island paradise described in a Spanish romance novel from […]

How Online Shopping Has Changed the Homewares Industry

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The rise of online shopping and ecommerce over the last decade has had a huge effect on many industries, with many changes being made to the way that consumers interact with retailers and brands. From the way we search for products, find reviews about services, even now to how we can make purchases using mobile […]

How to Make your Home a Happier Place for Pets

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We all love our pets and we’ve made an active choice to share our lives and our homes with them. Many pets can end up spending more time in the home than their owners do, so when you are making changes to your home do you consider the needs of your pets? It’s important to […]

Kitchen Interior Design Trends for 2015

Kitchen Interior Design Trends for 2015

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The kitchen is the busiest room in the house, serving as both a room for cooking and for socializing in many households. In addition, the kitchen is often used as a hobby room or an area for working or crafts. Over the last few years kitchen designs have changed a lot, from the mis-matched designs […]