Strawberry Squeeze – How to Prepare the Garden to Get the Most out of It!
As the warm weather approaches, so too does the time for barbecues, sitting outside and generally enjoying your garden while you can. Long, wet winters typically make this a bit of challenge as you’re left rushing around to try and make it look remotely presentable before everyone comes to visit.
Thanks to Strawberry Squeeze getting your garden to look good no longer has to be a chore, she has a few great tips for making sure your home looks as great outside as it does inside. And to make it even better, ‘plant more flowers’ is nowhere to be seen.
House Beautiful – Kelly Hoppen’s Top Picks: 8 Interior Design Trends for 2017 Worth Watching
As a former Dragon in Dragon’s Den and world-renowned interior designer, Kelly Hoppen is someone to listen to when you’re looking to learn more about design. You don’t get to be as successful as she has by being off-trend.
House Beautiful managed to grab Kelly recently to discuss what she thinks we should keep an eye out for as we move further in 2017. She picked out 8 key trends in different areas of design and discussed exactly why she thinks they are here to stay.
Sophie Robinson – Room Reveal: Purple and Grey Living Room
This post is the first in Sophie’s Great Interior Design Challenge-inspired series she’s christened Room Reveal. As a judge on the show itself, it’s a safe bet that this is going to be a fascinating series.
The first post does not disappoint, with Sophie analysing a purple and grey living room. Her analysis is much more detailed than you’d usually expect to see, with Sophie going in-depth on both why the different aspects of the room work according to her personal taste as well as on a technical level.
Sophie also gives an open invitation for people to submit their room for dissection by her for the brave amongst you – perfect for everyone looking to push their skills up.
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