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The Furnitureco Blog

Whether you're moving into your new home, up-sizing or down-sizing, or just giving your home a make-over, we have plenty of helpful advice to set you on the right path to domestic bliss.

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Storage Solutions for Kids

Children may be small, but when you add up all the things that go along with them you may find yourself with an overflowing room. Creating storage is the first step to getting a room under control.

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Bathroom Floor Options

It used to be the case that most bathroom floors were covered with the same ceramic tile. Nowadays that is considered outmoded. Get more creative with tiles and use two or three sizes in one floor design.

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Creating a Georgian Style for Your Home

Whatever the age of your home, you could still create a Georgian-style interior to a room or several rooms. Follow the colours and styles of the era to recreate the period.

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Choose the Right Indoor Plants for Your Home

Indoor plants can really add extra style to a room or can brighten up a dark or gloomy corner. But make sure you choose an example that it suitable for the place you intend to put it.

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Sumptuous Bathroom in a Small Space

People often worry about refitting small bathrooms but there are plenty of solutions out there. If you want a sumptuous style it’s often simply a case of being creative.

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Hiring and Using an Interior Designer

Do you want to decorate and furnish your home and don’t know where to start? If you want to make your home both comfortable and stylish then an interior designer is just the person you need.

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Styling Your Home to Maximise Sale Potential

When planning to sell your home it is important to make it appealing to potential purchasers. This could mean redecorating or even staging the home in order to get the best possible price and a quick sale.

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Period Style on a Budget

Going for an antique look on a modern day budget? Then get rummaging around car boots and charity shops or even hop across the channel for some real bargain buys!

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Which Part of the House Should I Spend My Money On?

Deciding where in your home to spend money is never easy but after assessing your lifestyle, and with the right advice, you could make the most of however much you have to ensure it really makes a difference.

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How to Choose an Eye Catching Accessory

Choosing just the right accessory can really set off the look you have created within a space but it is important to get it right otherwise it will be lost against its background or look out of place.

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Give Your Kitchen an Overnight Makeover

Changing the look of your kitchen can be refreshing and need not be expensive – and for those who worry about the process taking time, it can often be achieved overnight.

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Specialist Painting Techniques

You can use specialist painting techniques to add texture to a finished wall of surface. These techniques also help to hide flaws in the painted surface.

Bathroom lighting

Bathroom Lighting Ideas

A good bathroom lighting plan is comprised of a series of layers – placing ample light where it is needed for showers, shaving, or putting on makeup, for instance, while other light sources enhance the overall mood of the room.

Loft space

Bringing an Attic Space to Life

One way to make the most of your home’s space is through effective use of the attic. An unused, dusty old attic can be transformed from wasted space into a spacious loft, or an additional upstairs bedroom.

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Heating and Water Saving

There are a range of options to help you heat your water. There are also ways you can do it economically. You may never have thought about the variety of options you have, however there are four very distinct options.

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Decorating and Accessorising Your Nursery

Accessorising your nursery can be a fun project that is part of planning for a new life to enter your home. You will be making decisions to suit the needs and comfort of your new baby as well as your own. Here are some ideas to get you started.

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Decorating Your Home: Stencilling Techniques

Stenciling is a form of folk art that originated as an alternative to buying expensive textiles. Scenes of everyday life were cut into templates then stenciled on walls and wood floors to create decorative patterns that actually resembled upscale wallpaper and rugs.