Over time people have come to realise just how hard carpets can be to keep them looking good. As well as how expensive they are to keep replacing. The trends of the last few years have moved towards other types of flooring, which are cheaper and generally so much easier to clean and maintain. Especially when you have messy kids!
We’re in the middle of the lovely warm weather, and in amongst thoughts of the approaching summer holidays, many of us are looking at projects we can do around the house. If you have time booked off work to look after the kids or simply itching to fill those long, lazy weekend days, what better way to make the most of your time than by completing an exciting summer renovation project?
Moving into your first home is super exciting. It’s when you first get to fully experience independence and adulthood. However, most young people starting out aren’t exactly flush. And on top of this kitting out a new home is never going to be cheap.
So how can you create a space you love and snag all of the things you need on a budget? Here are a few ideas!
The key to creating a living room that works for the whole family is to formulate a smart plan that meets everyone’s needs. In some ways, it’s easier to describe what this doesn’t mean.
For example, it doesn’t mean allowing your kids’ toys to litter the living room floor so that adults are constantly stepping over or around them. It doesn’t mean filling the room with favourite precious ornaments that are just asking to be knocked over and shattered by a passing child And it doesn’t mean allowing your television or a noisy gaming machine to dominate the space completely so no-one can hear themselves think.
Once you start to consider such things it becomes obvious that an ideal living room is one which has zones to suit your family members so that everyone can comfortably co-exist.
I’m really enjoying updating our home decor at the moment and totally obsessed with the hugely popular copper trend.
I’m normally not one to follow obvious trends; I like to be the one who buys something that no one else likes. But I’m giving in to temptation and we’re adding bits of copper to our living room and bedroom.