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Blinds Measuring Guide

Mon 17 Jun 2019 Amy Kilvington
Measuring for your new blind couldn’t be more simple. Follow our step-by-step guides to get the correct measurements in a flash. Our simple instructions on how to measure for blinds will make the process quick and easy, ensuring that you can place the right order, then sit back and relax while you wait for your […]

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How to decorate your home office

Sat 23 Mar 2019 Amy Kilvington
Home offices are becoming evermore popular, and many of us desire a dedicated space that promotes concentration, motivation and efficiency. Whether you’re starting a new business, a new hobby, or you’re embracing the art of flexi-working, your home office will provide an area for maximum productivity. Here are some of our top tips for creating and […]

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The Ultimate Guide For Cleaning Your Blinds

Wed 20 Feb 2019 Amy Kilvington
Do you want to keep your blinds looking great? Whether it’s a wooden blind, Roman blind, shutter or a pair of curtains, we’ve got all the know-how for cleaning your window treatments quickly and effectively. Discover the Blinds Direct ultimate guide for cleaning blinds and curtains, including how to remove stubborn stains, how to avoid […]

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How To Create A Cosy Reading Corner

Tue 5 Feb 2019 Amy Kilvington
A cosy reading corner or nook is the perfect place to retreat to when you need some alone time, whether that’s for a fleeting moment of peace and quiet, or if you want to get stuck into a new book without any distractions. Do you want to create this special place in your home? It’s […]

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How To Design A Warm White Room

Tue 9 Oct 2018 Amy Kilvington
From Scandi chic, to hotel luxe, to modern minimalism, white plays a huge role in some of the most popular interior design styles of the moment. White is a truly timeless and versatile choice for the home, but it’s important to style it carefully in order to avoid a stark and sterile-looking space. There is […]

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The Ultimate Guide To Refreshing Your Home This Spring

Tue 6 Mar 2018 Amy Kilvington
Spring cleaning season is upon us and it’s time to get our homes shipshape before the warm weather kicks in. By decluttering, cleaning, updating old items and treating yourself to a few new pieces, you will transform your home in no time and create a fresh, welcoming space for spring and summer. Ready to get started? […]

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How To Style Your Hallway Like An Interior Designer

Tue 23 Jan 2018 Amy Kilvington
The first impression counts, which is why it’s so worthwhile to treat your hallway to stylish decor. The hallway is all too often neglected: a thoroughfare, dumping ground, last-on-the-list type of room. But this space is also the first thing guests will see when they enter your home, so why do we neglect it? We […]

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How To Style Your Sofa Like An Interior Designer

Wed 3 Jan 2018 Amy Kilvington
The next in our series of pro interior design tips focuses on the epicentre of your living room – the sofa. A sofa with too few cushions looks lonely, but one that’s cluttered up will be less functional. Too many patterns becomes busy, while sticking to one single colour might be a little boring. So […]

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How To Style Your Guest Room Like An Interior Designer

Fri 15 Dec 2017 Amy Kilvington
Most of us have to play host from time to time, whether it’s a flying visit from an old friend or the in-laws who are staying for a few nights. When our nearest and dearest make the effort to travel across the country to visit us, it’s nice to offer them a guest room that’s […]

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Top Tips For Buying Window Dressings

Fri 10 Nov 2017 Amy Kilvington
Your window treatment may be the final element in your newly decorated room, but that doesn’t mean it should be an afterthought. Windows are an important focal point of a room, so the dressings you choose should be aesthetically pleasing as well as functional. Fortunately, the wide choice of styles and colours available on the […]

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Make Your Own Teddy Bear

Fri 8 Sep 2017 Amy Kilvington
Can you remember your favourite teddy bear as a child? What did he look like? What was he called? National Teddy Bear Day takes place annually on September 9th. All of us had that very special teddy when we were small, the one we took with us everywhere and cuddled every night. Some of us […]

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