The humble staircase is that part of the house that always seems to get a bit neglected. Most of us see it as purely something functional and it usually finds itself just traipsed up and down all day, with coats tossed over its banisters and dirty shoes dumped on the steps. The thing is, your staircase can be so much more than getting up- and downstairs. It’s a connection between those spaces and it can play an important decorative role in your home. Check out these cool and creative decor ideas here to give your staircase a new purpose in life.
Kitting out your whole house or apartment can cost an absolute fortune.
From furniture to decorations, all the little things that make your house your home, they don’t come for free.
Or do they? What if you could upcycle things that you already have lying around and give them new life?
From quirky and hipster, to practical and beautiful, here are 12 upcycling tricks to take everyday stuff and turn them from trash to treasure!
Go on, get inspired!
It’s a great feeling when you throw a killer party for your mates and it’s all a roaring success.
That being said, hosting can be extremely stressful, as you try to get your place looking spick and span, fret over what you’re going to do, who exactly to invite, and how you can make the whole thing cool and unique, while everyone’s in competitive spirits.
Luckily with our 17 pointers we reckon you can make hosting an unreal game night, including food & drink, a complete cinch.
There’s much more to enjoying music at home than just sticking your bog-standard headphones in your ears, browsing YouTube on tinny laptop speakers, or streaming Spotify to some generic PC speakers. Hipsters are cool and they love cool music. Naturally they have all the best tricks up their denim sleeves to listen to music in the coolest, most hipster way possible. From record players to hand crafting your own set of speakers, here are 12 awesome ways to listen to your music at home like an audiophile hipster!
Modern society dictates that most of us will spend most of our time outside the home, working long hours and often traveling far distances. Research has shown that our frantic lifestyles have made it harder to switch off once home, so here are some ways to make your home a comfy space to unwind and separate from the nine to five regime.
Whether you’re a student or a fully employed adult, moving away from home is a pivotal coming-of-age move you’ll always remember. But what you don’t want to remember are the difficult aspects of moving into rented accommodation. No, no, not the having to do your own laundry or paying the bills, we mean the inability to decorate your new digs. You’ve sussed out how to decorate the kitchen and living room, so here are 12 tricks to make a potentially bleak bathroom into the best room, without the landlord on your case!
We’ve all been there: in deep denial that your parents (or worse still, the in-laws) are coming over.
It’s crisis moment. Oh, crap, they’ll be here any second! What should you clean? Where do you even start? Relax, there’s no need for panic stations just yet, because we have you covered.
Here’s a guide to domestic presentability with many of our favorite crafty, creative, and essential ways to quickly get your pad looking fly before the ‘rents come.
That’s it, the Christmas season is officially over… And it’s time to get back to reality. The tree and the decorations are back in their boxes but you realize that you still have a lot of leftover wrapping paper, and in good condition! It would be a shame to throw it away now don’t you think? Here are 10 fun and original DIY ideas, to do alone or with family, to recycle your Christmas wrapping paper. A great way to extend the holiday atmosphere!
Whether you’re a man or a woman, sometimes cleaning has never been and never will be your cup of tea, right? From removing the hair in the shower drain, to deep cleaning the oven or just putting the cutlery in the dishwasher, all of this is just a waste of time for you and just thinking about it makes you tired. Discover our 12 practical and effective tips to make these tasks less painful that you’ll almost want to clean your house everyday!
There’s an art to living in a small home and making the absolute most of your limited square footage.
And while there are obviously a great many challenges to creating a stylish and practical living space when you haven’t got much area to play around with, there are lots of sneaky space-saving tips to help you make the most of your cramped quarters.
So, fall in love with your small home and take a look at 17 of our favorite ways to make your tiny place feel bigger and look cooler!