Your bathroom is one of the smallest rooms in your home, but can be one of the biggest expenses. It’s not a task many of us can take on ourselves, we need plumbers, plasterers, electricians and tilers. A simple refit with no redesigning can run into thousands without even trying. With the average spend of … More My Home: Bathroom on a budget
Here’s a really quick revamp for a bathroom bin of all things! Once you’ve spent all your budget on fixtures and fittings there is often little left for accessories and the little details that can really bring a scheme together. Changing accessories can be expensive too so have a look at your existing things and … More Quick spray paint revamp
With interest rates at a new low, it’s a great time to get on the property ladder. There are some fantastic deals to be had for first-time buyers that don’t require a huge deposit. The higher the deposit you have saved up, the lower the interest rate will be so it pays to put as … More Thrifty tips for First-time Buyers
Luxury and small budgets don’t always go hand in hand, you usually have to sacrifice one of them to get the other. Both in our homes and leisure time we all yearn for a little bit of luxury, but our hard earned cash usually goes on essentials first with life’s little luxuries at the bottom of … More Hotels – boutique, budget or both?
In a tree-lined street overlooking Saltwell Park in Gateshead, I did not expect to find this amazing upcycled home. Every inch of space and every feature has been carefully designed, recycled and styled to perfection. Leanne Pearce is the creator behind this home, and lives here with her partner and two young daughters. In 2012, … More Bathing in perfection