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What are Venetian Blinds?

Venetian blinds are one of the most popular types of blind available for contemporary homes, even though they have a long history of use in home and commercial premises of all styles. There’s something distinctive about Venetian window blinds that continues to make them both a popular choice and an attractive one. The structure of

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How To Clean Your Window Blinds

With blinds becoming more popular in every room of the home, knowing the best way to clean them is vital to keep your property feeling clean and fresh. Thanks to their construction, some blinds collect more dust and grime than others, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t purchase them just because their care requires a

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How to Choose the Right Blinds for Your Kitchen

Kitchen window blinds are a vital aspect of interior design for kitchens of all varieties. No matter the décor and style, there’s a type of kitchen blind for your kitchen. When you sit down and look at your choices, however, it’s normal to feel as though there are too many options and you’re unsure which

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What are Vertical Blinds?

Vertical blinds are vertical lengths of fabric that are clipped to a sliding track at the top and operated with a plastic wand or chain. These pieces of fabric (also known as louvres or slats) are joined together by weights to ensure the louvres are evenly weighted across the length of the track, no matter

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What are Roller Blinds?

Roller blinds are just what they sound like – blinds that unroll to cover your window. The blind itself is a single piece of fabric that is wrapped around a casing installed across the top of your window frame. In some homes, that might be inside the window recess, while others might have the casing

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Top 10 Patterned Roller Blinds for Bedrooms

Did you know that the average human being sleeps for one third of their entire life? That’s a long time to spend in bed by any standard and, unless you want to bumble around tired for the other two thirds of your life, you need to make sure that the quality of your sleep is

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500 Years of Sleep

Most of us are in search of that holy grail – 8 hours of sleep every night but so many of us struggle to achieve it. Next time you lie awake in the middle of the night, struggling to get back to sleep and then worrying about not getting enough sleep for the day ahead,

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Top 5 Commonly Forgotten Benefits of Blinds

The many benefits of blinds have seen them surge in popularity over the last few years with many homeowners choosing them over more traditional window dressings such as curtains. Blinds are great for keeping out sunlight, helping you get a better night’s sleep, providing style for your home and retaining your privacy but, blinds also

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How to Hygge Your Home

January is most people’s least favourite month. The return to work, dark mornings and nights and the cold weather leaves many feeling down and out and wistfully thinking about warm summer evenings spent in the garden. In addition, with over half of Britons who consider themselves to be stressed, how can we help to solve

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New Year, New Home: Updating your Home Decor on a Budget

The New Year is the time for making New Year’s resolutions and we’ve all followed the mantra ‘New Year, New Me’, and this extends to our home decor too. After the busy Christmas period, many of us look to refresh tired or outdated decor in order to create spaces in our homes that allow us

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7 Hottest Colour Palettes for 2018

As the New Year quickly approaches, it’s time to start thinking about updating your home decor. Once the festive madness has settled again, your home might be in need of a little tlc. Whether you’re moving house or just looking to give your decor a lick of paint or refresh in the way of furnishings,

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Top Interior Design Trends to Look Out For In 2018

If you’re thinking about refreshing your home for the New Year or you’re moving home and want to know which interior design trends you should be looking out for, we have predicted the top trends for 2018 and given you a few ideas to help you incorporate them into your own home decor. Don’t forget,

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Blinds Through the Ages

Have you ever wondered where the blinds you have hanging in your home originated from? Who first thought of the idea of controlling light and privacy? Early Blinds It is thought that the earliest forms of blinds would have consisted of a single piece of cloth hung over doorways and window opening and were used

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5 Top Interior Design Trends for Winter 2017

As the nights draw in and the clocks go back, it seems that we have finally waved goodbye to the good weather. Now is the time to start preparing our homes for winter as we hunker down and avoid the cold weather. When it’s cold outside, there’s nothing better than getting snuggled up and cosy

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5 Spooky Ways to Decorate Your Home For Halloween

Halloween is fast approaching, which means it’s time to start thinking about creative ways in which you can make your home look as spooky as possible. If you’re stuck for ideas on what to do, we’ve come up with 5 spooky ways to decorate your home for Halloween: Spooky Silhouettes To give your home a

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Questions to Ask When Choosing Blinds For Your Home

Choosing blinds for our homes can be difficult, especially if it’s for the first time. There are certain questions that you need to answer before buying blinds in order to ensure that the blinds fulfill their purpose and are completely functional and practical for the room that they are being used in. What’s Their Purpose?

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5 Ways to Cut Your Energy Bills This Winter

Winter is round the corner, which means we need to start preparing for the colder weather that’s approaching. It’s around this time of year that people start to worry about the costs of their energy bills when trying to keep their homes warm, so we’ve come up with 5 ways to cut your energy bills:

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Create a Great British Bake Off Inspired Kitchen

Bake Off is back on our televisions again for yet another year and, although it has gone through a heap of changes, it’s hard not to admit that you’re even more excited than when Christmas comes around- even if you’re only watching to see if the revitalised version is a disaster. With Bake Off inspiring

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Simple Ways to Revamp Your Home

Sometimes, our homes can look tired and worn and be in need of some TLC. However, just after the summer holidays, money can be tight and it can be difficult to give your whole home a complete revamp. There are some small and inexpensive changes you can make to improve the look and feel of

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Could you Sleep Like a World Leader? Sleeping Habits of the World’s Greatest Leaders

Many of us know that, in order to function at our best and live a long and fulfilling life, we need to get at least 7 hours of sleep per night. However, many of our world leaders claim to get by on little or no sleep and put lack of sleep down to their success.

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Your Guide to Choosing the Perfect Blinds for your Child’s Bedroom

When decorating your child’s bedroom, every parent wants to make it warm, inviting, comfortable and, most importantly, safe. You want to sleep well at night knowing that, even though your child is unsupervised, they’re not going to come to any harm. When it comes to children’s bedrooms, blinds are crucial elements for a good night’s

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#Winteriscoming: Bring a Touch of Game of Thrones to your Home

It’s mid-summer but that can only mean one thing, Winter is Coming! The seventh season of Game of Thrones is in full swing and we’re all glued to our televisions, gripped by the battle for the Iron Throne and waiting for the Night King to arrive with the Army of the Dead. With influences stretching

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Want to Know How to Keep your Home Cool this Summer?

Due to the infrequency of hot weather in the UK, when the sun eventually emerges, we all turn into puddles and complain of stickiness and sleepless nights. Recent weather has left many of us sleep deprived and looking forward to winter! Other countries are far better at dealing with the heat but are much more

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Top 7 Interior Design Styles Explained

Redecorating your home can be a massive task and one of the biggest decisions is which interior design style you’re going to go for. You might prefer to mix styles but some people like to have their whole home in sync and stick to one style. Some people also like to restore their home to

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Top Tips for Using Greenery in Your Home

  Wimbledon has now started and we’ve been so inspired by the green colours flashing up on our screen that we wanted to give you a few top tips for incorporating Greenery, Pantone’s colour of the year, into your home. Greenery is a fresh, yellow-green which has connotations of revival, restoration and renewal. Whether you

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Think Before your Redecorate! Simple Ways to Brighten up a Room

If you’re tired of walking into a dark room that feels tired and stale and you’re thinking about ripping the decor out and starting again, STOP! There could be another way to brighten up the room that doesn’t involve the hassle and upheaval of redecorating. Here are a few simple ways to brighten up a

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We Need Your Help to Improve the Nation’s Sleeping Patterns

Please take our sleep survey to help us find out more about our Nation’s sleeping habits and how we can improve sleep quantity and quality for more people. We want to know how well you sleep so that we can help you to feel more alert and switched on throughout the day. We’d appreciate it

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How to Make the Most of the Natural Light in your Home

Natural sunlight is good for our health, mood and general well-being so it’s important that as much natural light is allowed into our homes as possible. On a bright, sunny summer’s day, there’s nothing better than seeing light streaming into your home and on those dark, cold winter days, the house can feel dark and

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Your Essential Guide to a Better Night’s Sleep

Many people believe that sleep is the time for their body to switch off. However, studies have shown that our bodies and brain can actually be much more active when you’re asleep than during the day. Sleep is the time for our bodies to recover from the stresses and strains of the day and, during

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How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep During the Summer

Summer is almost upon us and, although that means long lazy days in the sun and time off work, for many of us, it can also spell sleepless nights. With the sun rising in the early hours of the morning and warmer weather, many of us struggle to find the perfect sleeping environment. A good

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How to Make the Most of Natural Light in your Home

Natural sunlight is good for our health, mood and general well-being so it’s important that as much natural light is allowed into our homes as possible. On a bright, sunny summer’s day, there’s nothing better than seeing light streaming into your home and on those dark, cold winter days, the house can feel dark and

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