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Furnish your new home for less


We look at how cash-conscious first timers can beg, steal and borrow in order to furnish their first home for less.

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Moving home - Expectation vs reality

Expectations vs reality
Moving to a new home should be one of the most exciting times of your life, but expectations rarely match the reality.  Read More…

8 amazing furniture hacks

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From vases made out of light bulbs to lamp shades made out of plastic spoons. Here are 8 furniture hacks to inspire your home improvement.

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How to avoid injuring yourself when doing DIY

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Heed these safety tips to keep yourself safe and sound when tackling any DIY project.

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7 DIY tips to give your home a facelift

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Why move when you can improve? Here are some tips to giving your home a facelift and increase its value.

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10 spectacular Pinterest fails

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Before you set out to tackle a DIY Pinterest project, take a look at some of these disasters.

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17 home DIY fails

A bent drill head

From shoddy cardboard furniture to wonky handmade sheds, here are some delightful decorating disasters to make you feel better about your own craftsmanship.

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Blog: Is Britain a nation of hoarders?

Garage full of clutter

The rise of self-storage businesses has been driven by our love of shopping and our inability to throw things away. Is Britain a nation of hoarders?

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The cost of 221B Baker Street

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Sherlock Holmes has a swish London lifestyle, but how much does it cost to live in 221B Baker Street? This infographic looks at the cost of being Sherlock.

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Artex & animal heads top new home decorating turn-offs list

Deer heads on wall

Stuffed animals, floral carpets and Artex ceilings are among the UK’s biggest decorating turn-offs, according to new research.

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