Home Garden

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Making All of Your Home and Garden Dreams Come True

Welcome to my blog! My name is Sandy and my job is to make all of your home and garden dreams come true. Ever since I moved into my current home and set about having the garden redesigned and landscaped, and the interior of the place gutted and remodelled, I have been trying to raise awareness of the many benefits of learning about how to get the most out of your home and garden. I learnt everything I know from professional contractors who talked me through every step I needed to take. I hope my blog helps you to achieve your dream.


When You Want Window Treatments Other Than Curtains!

16 April 2018
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

Curtains are a nice touch for just about any room in any home, as the fabric of curtains can soften a space and make it seem cosier and more relaxing and inviting. Thick curtains can also block drafts coming through old window frames and keep a home's interior more comfortable. However, curtains are not your only option for window treatments, and they may not work in every room, such as bathrooms and kitchens, where the fabric might absorb airborne oils and other such debris. Read More …

How Victorian Interior Design Still Works Today

26 March 2018
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

For some, the Victorian age is full of dark images when it comes to interior design. Ebony photo frames and plush, dark velvet upholstery may be some things that you think of when you consider the late 19th century. However, these neo-Gothic design touches are not what Victorian era interior decorations are all about. There are plenty of light and colourful tones that can be taken from this period in history, too. Read More …

Designing your kitchen with colour

12 March 2018
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

Preparing and serving delicious food is as much about presentation as the way a dish tastes. Chefs and impassioned home cooks spend their creative hours injecting flavour and excitement into their meals through the use of colourful ingredients that catch the eye and intrigue diners to take that first taste. Your kitchen itself is no different, and designing your kitchen with colour will not only enliven your cooking experience, it will entice your guests to enjoy the space, and the food you create there. Read More …

Don’t Forget These Details and Features When Planning a Kitchen Renovation

22 February 2018
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

If you're planning a kitchen renovation of any size and scope, it's often good to work with an interior designer of sorts. A designer or decorator will ensure that no important detail is overlooked in your plans and will also be sure to suggest all the features and details needed to make your kitchen beautiful yet functional. Even if you do work with a designer, you might note some of the details and features here so that nothing is overlooked and so that you are sure to incorporate these into your kitchen renovations, rather than thinking you can retrofit certain details into the kitchen after the work is done. Read More …

Questions You Might Have About Double-Glazed Windows

13 November 2017
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

Double-glazed windows are often recommended to homeowners when they're in the market for new windows, as double glazing will offer more sound and temperature insulation than single panes. Double-glazed windows are also sturdier and less likely to rattle over the years, and upgrading to double-glazed windows may even improve your home's overall resale value. If you're shopping for new windows and aren't sure the best choice for your home, note a few questions you might have about double-glazed panes so you know why they're often recommended, and why they may be the best investment for your home. Read More …