Children grow up so fast, and as they get older, trends and tastes start to change more rapidly. When kids are young, bright colours and favourite TV characters may be a firm favourite, but this phase begins to wane quickly as they enter the school years. To avoid being stuck with kids bedrooms that don’t match the rest of your décor, there are a few things you can do to update this space without spending a fortune on a total renovation.
One of the most exciting parts of moving or finishing up a renovation project is the chance to create the master bedroom of your dreams. However, that can prove a daunting challenge. Where does one even start?
Headboards are having a little resurgence in modern interiors. Long gone are the days of standard metal frames and decorative bed knobs! Now we are seeing a host of quirky designs and imaginative creations that work uniquely with your décor. What’s more, you don’t have to spend a fortune on these styles either as many can be transformed with some DIY.
Making Your Place Something To Write Home About
As the nights begin to draw in, many of us will be spending more time at home than during the summer months. With this in mind, Autumn is the ideal time to turn your home into a cosy haven to ward off the cold. If the idea of spending your weekends on DIY projects makes you shudder, don’t worry - we’ve put together our quick and easy tips for turning your house into a home without sacrificing too much of your precious free time.
If you are letting out a property that has a garage, it might be a smart move to convert your garage into another bedroom.
Creating an extra bedroom could allow you to charge higher rent and target different types of tenants, like larger families or groups of students.
The transition from child to teenager is probably the biggest (and often most stressful) time for parents. Growth spurts, mood swings and peer group pressure are all part of the process - as is an increased desire for independence. During this time, your child’s room will play a pivotal role in his or her life as it moves from somewhere to play and store their stuff to their own personal haven.
One of the best parts of moving to a new home is the chance to redesign your living space to form a clean slate. One of the most neglected and yet most important parts of a home is the bedroom. This is the time to create the perfect sleeping environment for yourself, so let's get started!
When your kids are growing up, they’ll often need to share space. Sister and brother might get on well, but they probably won’t appreciate living in a space which is clearly gendered to one or the other of them. As their parent it’s your job to make sure they both feel equally comfortable in the space they share between them. You might not have given this a lot of thought already, but if you want a happy pair of kids then it’s something you’ll need to get right.
When thinking about day to day problems, one of the biggest issues for adults is not getting enough sleep. Whether it’s too many late nights or stress keeping us awake, it’s estimated that a third of working adults don’t get enough sleep, with many surviving on just a few hours a night.
It’s no secret that children grow up within the blink of an eye but, for many parents, the speed of the transition from baby to toddler is one that takes them by surprise - and one for which many are entirely unprepared!
158 miles from London and just 35 miles South of Manchester, Crewe is perfectly placed for those who enjoy being close to a city with the added bonus of being on the doorstep of the beautiful Peak District.
If you’re having trouble sleeping after all the excitement of Christmas, you may be interested to know about the Festival of Sleep Day. It’s a special day designed to encourage you to rest and take a nap, or simply stay in bed all day to recover from one too many excesses.
When you’re planning on renting a property, it can be tough to know exactly what is good value for money and where best to look, to find the type of home you really want. We’ve taken a look at what’s available on the market right now. And, as well as detailing some average regional rents, we’ve also collated a short list of what you can get for £1,000 per month, in different parts of the UK.