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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.

Freestanding Mirror

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

Using mirrors is a great way to decorate your home, they not only add colour and light to your rooms, mirrors also make great focal points and can help make small rooms look larger.

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Organising Your Wardrobe

Are you are a victim of closet clutter. Here are some self help hints for beating the battle against disorder.

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Creating a Space to Sleep

There are several directions you can take when planning your ideal bedroom. Do you want a room that’s your personal getaway or one where the whole family can chill out?

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Choosing a Greenhouse

If you have never bought a greenhouse before, you may find the process of looking for the right one a little bewildering. This is one item that is worth taking the time and spending money on.

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Accessorising with Flowers

Accessorising with flowers is a great idea because greenery and other plants throughout your home add texture and soften the room. Make sure the container suits the room’s style whether formal or informal.

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Recycling Made Simple and Tidy

There are approximately 4,000 licensed landfill sites in the UK, each licensed to accept only certain types of waste. Approximately 85% of UK household waste is landfilled. Much of this waste can be recycled and should be disposed of separately to general household waste.

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How to Design a Nursery

When you’re designing a nursery, plan ahead before you go all out on your baby’s room furnishings. It is important to develop a budget and determine how much you are willing to spend.