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How to Light Your Home

Lighting can change the whole feel of your home and is a great way to give a room an easy update. Check out our selection of style ideas and create the perfect atmosphere for your home. Add a ..
(November 10, 2008)
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Guide to Energy Efficient Heating

By switching to renewable sources of energy, we can easily reduce our carbon emissions and save money. Steps such as fitting thermostatic radiator valves and boosting insulation cost little; others, ..
(October 21, 2008)
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Latest Trends in Floor Tiles

Tiles are no longer just good choices for kitchens and bathrooms, the latest textures and finishes will work well in your living room, dining room or even your bedroom. Choose from the new trends in .
(October 21, 2008)
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Buyers Guide to Buying a Staircase

Despite being a major traffic thoroughfare, when it comes to design and decoration, staircases are one of the most frequently overlooked areas of a home, ’ says Hugo Tugman, architectural ..
(September 10, 2008)
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Complete Guide to Buying Kitchen Flooring

From limestone to linoleum, concrete to cork, there's a host of flooring materials that can enhance the look of your kitchen. But before you set your heart on solid wood or splash out on ceramic, ..
(June 16, 2008)
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Create a Unique New Cushion Using an Old Pair of Jeans

What you will need 90cm denim fabric (if using remnants of old jeans, as shown here, you may need to join pieces to make up to the sizes indicated below) Matching thread 40cm zip fastener 46cm-square .
(June 24, 2008)
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Top Tips on How to Create Your Perfect Outdoor Space

Whether you're selling a property or simply enjoying being outdoors this summer, gardens are a huge asset. Increase the value of your home ‘Outdoor spaces are a big selling point, especially ..
(July 07, 2008)
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Buyers Guide to Kitchen Taps

Choose the right kind of tap Most kitchens are supplied with high-pressure water directly from the mains, so most kinds of tap should work well. However, if you have a low-pressure water system ..
(July 08, 2008)
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Step by Step Guide to Making Your Own Roman Blind

You will need 2.5cm square wooden batten the width of the blind Length of self-adhesive hook and sew-on loop fastener the width of the batten Main fabric (we used Oleander, ref 4535-1, col Lemon, ..
(July 08, 2008)
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The Essential Guide to Stone Flooring

Millions of years in the making, thousands of years in human use and hundreds of years in our houses, stone is a fabulous material for floors. Valued for its durability and natural beauty, it is the ..
(July 15, 2008)
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Shelving Storage Ideas For Your Home

Shelving should suit the way you live and the space you have. Find a place for everything with these ideas using freestanding, wall-hung and modular shelves. Create wall to wall shelving Place three .
(July 15, 2008)
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How to Create a Beautiful Garden Room at Home

Bright garden room A garden room in an Edwardian house is updated with summery colours, bold pattern and a mix of modern furniture and antiques. Patterns and stripes in shades of peony pink and zesty .
(July 15, 2008)
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Interior Design Tips From Kelly Hoppen, Sarah Beeny and Kevin ..

Get top tips from Sarah Beeny, Kelly Hoppen and Kevin McCloud Create fabulous room schemes every time - it's easier than you think. Just use the tricks of the trade - secret techniques designers ..
(July 21, 2008)
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Plan Your Perfect Outdoor Kitchen

Gas barbecue A gas barbecue is quicker to light than a charcoal one. Go for models with an integrated warming rack to keep food hot until you're ready to serve up. Use approved gas canisters - look ..
(July 21, 2008)
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Smart Storage Solutions and Storage Ideas

With living spaces getting smaller and the possessions we acquire ever increasing, it's all too easy for time-poor types to find it difficult to keep control of all their stuff. But, with careful ..
(July 30, 2008)
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Tips On How To Renovate And Extend Your Home Rather Than ..

Room For Improvement Why move when you can improve? There are lots of reasons to extend, whether you want to create more space, add value to your home or just love the area in which you live. ..
(May 26, 2008)
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A Guide On To How To Create Impact In Your Garden With A Piece .

Our guide to helping you to choose the perfect sculpture for your garden whether Classical or contemporary. The Romans were the first Europeans to use statuary ornamentally in their homes and ..
(March 17, 2008)
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Gardening Ideas For The Month Of August

Yes, we know the weather's been rubbish but fingers crossed things are about to change. For all you keen gardeners, here's a list of the top jobs to do in the garden this August. Onions, hedges and ..
(March 12, 2008)
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Fantastic Gardening Advice With Ideas For Five Plants You ..

Neglect these plants all year - they'll love it! Forget annuals, they're much too much like hard work. Instead, put in easy-to-care for, pest and disease resistant evergreens, drought-lovers and ..
(March 12, 2008)
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Tips On How To Drought Proof Your Garden So Your Plants And ..

Tips on how to drought-proof your garden With these fantastic schemes, your garden will look healthy and lush all summer - it can be so easy to do Keeping your garden green and gorgeous all summer ..
(March 12, 2008)
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How To Create A Perfume Packed Garden That Will Smell Fabulous .

When we choose plants at the garden centre, it's usually because we attracted to their eye-catching foliage or boldly-coloured flowers, However, the showiest of plants are often disappointingly ..
(February 19, 2008)
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How To Create A Monochrome Scheme For Your Living Room

To bring a monochrome scheme fully alive, the room needs an even balance of black and white accessories. Use square bookshelves lined with sculptural vases and unusual ceramics add real impact. Look ..
(January 02, 2008)
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The Essential Guide To Upholstered Futniture In Your Living ..

It's easy to be taken in by appearances when buying upholstered furniture; our first impressions are usually based on the fabric covering the furniture, so we often forget that what really matters ..
(January 02, 2008)
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The Essential Guide To Fires And Fireplaces

Before fitting a fireplace in the home you'll need professional advice regarding heat output, fuel sources and fitting, and advice from an interior designer may be useful, too. The fire surround size .
(January 02, 2008)
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The A - To Z Of Stain Removal

Head to your local hardware store or supermarket for all removal agents mentioned. Stain Ballpoint ink How to solve the problem Methylated spirits How to do it Dab with absorbent white cloth and ..
(January 01, 2008)
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