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5 summer staycation ideas for 2020

5 summer staycation ideas for 2020

2020 is the year of the staycation, meaning holidaying from the comfort of your own home. Abandoning Floridian poolside sunbathing and meanders down winding cobbled Italian streets may not have been the summer you set out to enjoy at the start of the year, but every cloud has a silver lining. We're of the belief system that "these unprecedented times" don't have to equate to gloominess and dark memories. Be grateful to be here and healthy, surrounded by loved ones and forced to adapt and seize the day in a way you haven't had to before. This summer staycation is going...

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Dining in style: A buyer's guide to the perfect dining room

Dining in style: A buyer's guide to the perfect dining room

Making your home a haven for dining in style is the antidote to the restaurant and bar closures that have swept over the globe, this year. The kitchen is the heart of the home, bustling with fragrant aromas and happy, hungry family members. However, the dining table is where everyone comes together to indulge in great conversation, delicious meals and undistracted relaxation. We're firm believers that creating an inviting ambiance in your dining room has a transformative power when it comes to the allure of your home. Now, more than ever, mealtimes are special, representing an affirmation of routine as well as an...

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How to remove pet smells and stains from your sofa

How to remove pet smells and stains from your sofa

For many people and families, home is where your pet is... hence why knowing how to remove pet smells and stains from your sofa is the home and pet-owners hack for domestic happiness. Irrespective of how well-trained your furry friend is, accidents happen and it's best to be well-prepared when it comes to tackling stains and smells.  When it comes to dealing with the smells and stains that inevitably end up in every family, pet-friendly home, it's important to establish what you're laying out to do. Is your pup a loyal sofa-side companion who will undoubtedly be jumping straight back on the sofa the...

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Home office ideas for small spaces... and all other types of homes

Home office ideas for small spaces... and all other types of homes

"Home office ideas" has been trending for the last couple of months in the UK; we're over our make shift kitchen table station and are looking for a home office that is both professional and cozy. When space is at a premium, a home office may seem like a stretch, but working from home in a small space is easy when you know how to work with your interiors. Not only are we speaking as interior designers and furniture aficionados... we're also speaking from experience. Currently sat at a home office desk typing this on a laptop, sipping on a...

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It's National BBQ Week 2020... dress your table fit for these gorgeous BBQ recipes

It's National BBQ Week 2020... dress your table fit for these gorgeous BBQ recipes

We've just discovered that as of Monday 25th May, it's National BBQ Week 2020 and we didn't need to be told twice. Since the sun started shining, we've been polishing our BBQ tongs and dusting off our cocktail kits in preparation for some show stopping lockdown BBQs. We've already written a blog on How to host the perfect weekend BBQ during lockdown and we implore you to give it a read if you're stuck for the finishing touches to make your British Summertime BBQ extra special. However, everyone knows that what is served up on your plate is what makes or breaks a BBQ. Luckily, our Brand...

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