Displaying Art in Your Home by Katherine Sorrell
Make the most of your favourite paintings or photographs by integrating them within your decorating scheme. […]
Modern Velvet by Katherine Sorrell
A huge trend in both fashion and interiors, velvet is a gorgeous fabric to use around the home, whether snuggling up in a softly upholstered sofa or adding a touch of luxury in the form of a few boldly coloured cushions. […]
Does Cupid Love Tech?
Techy gifts your significant other will love.
It’s that time of year again, the restaurants are packed, florists are working around the clock and garages are eagerly anticipating the last-minute purchasing of flowers by people who forgot Valentine’s Day. But if you don’t want to say it with flowers or chocolate, can you say it with tech instead? […]
Sow Unusual by Martin Blow
It’s such fun to have something exotic in your garden to draw envious looks from your gardening friends. It’s even better when the plants are hardy perennials grown from seed at a fraction of the cost of full grown plants. […]
Good Bones – Structure in the Garden by Nicki Jackson
If you’ve been looking out at a garden that gives you very little to hold your interest, it’s likely it could do with a serious injection of ‘structure’. […]
The Christmas Technology Survival Guide
How to have ho ho ho, not oh no no!
It used to be so simple. The only technology you needed to think about at Christmas was a bunch of AA batteries, and setting the video for Die Hard. Now, though, things are a bit more complicated. Even the humblest toys are packing processors, using obscure batteries or demanding an overnight charge before you can use them. […]
Winter Garden Bling by Martin Blow
When the flowers have faded, the autumn leaves have blown away and stems turned brown the garden can look a dreary place; waiting for spring to awaken it. But there is plenty of sparkle and colour to be had as winter takes hold. Walking round my garden last winter I found so much to take my eye and delight me. […]
Great Beds for Guests by Katherine Sorrell
Not enough bedrooms? A sofa bed – or other type of informal guest bed – is your answer. Make sure you invest in one that combines both comfort and style, says Katherine Sorrell. […]