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Don’t wait until there’s a problem – with leaves dropping and wet weather, it’s best to check them now

Don’t wait until there’s a problem – with leaves dropping and wet weather, it’s best to check them now

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Make sure you're prepared for every eventuality

Make sure you're prepared for every eventuality

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This year you can afford to go all out with Halloween costumes and decorations thanks to these spooky low prices

This week's specialbuys are not to be missed if you love Halloween

The post There’s nothing scary about the price of these Halloween-themed Aldi Specialbuys appeared first on Ideal Home.

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We wonder who will be the first of his celeb neighbours to get involved with Carpool Karaoke

We wonder who will be the first of his celeb neighbours to get involved with Carpool Karaoke

The post Check out James Corden’s new $10 million mansion in LA appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Need to give your home a refresh? Here's a few simple ways to beautify your home

Need to give your home a refresh? Here's a few simple ways to beautify your home

The post How to make your home look pretty: 7 small changes that anyone can do appeared first on Ideal Home.

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The Brabantia bin has become an iconic kitchen accessory, transforming daily chores into domestic pleasure

There's a new Brabantia bin in town and it's a visual delight! Looking more like a sleek Dutch furniture piece, it doesn't even look like a bin

The post There’s nothing rubbish about this new bin design appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Take a look at these amazing and inspirational houses from the wonderful minds of children brought to life with 3D illustration

Take a look at these amazing and inspirational houses from the wonderful minds of children brought to life with 3D illustration

The post If children could build houses this is how fabulous they would be appeared first on Ideal Home.

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The owners put their own friendly spin on this house to create a bright, joined-up look

The owners of this five-bedroom inviting Edwardian terrace in London knew it was exactly what they wanted as soon as …Continue reading »

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It's time for a bathroom purge to rid yourself of those old bits and bobs that have become dusty ‘ornaments' rather than regularly used essentials

It's time for a bathroom purge to rid yourself of those old bits and bobs that have become dusty ‘ornaments' rather than regularly used essentials

The post 7 things to throw out of your bathroom NOW! appeared first on Ideal Home.

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The 2017 range might just be her best yet!

The 2017 range might just be her best yet!

The post Emma Bridgewater Christmas pottery is here appeared first on Ideal Home.

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It also reveals what aspects of our home we're most likely to show off to friends

It also reveals what aspects of our home we're most likely to show off to friends

The post How house proud are you? A new survey tells all… appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Have you gone a bit cat crazy in your home? Then you may just do one, if not all, of the following things to ensure that your kitties needs are met. After all, the cat comes first, right?

Have you gone a bit cat crazy in your home? Then you may just do one, if not all, of the following things to ensure that your kitties needs are met. After all, the cat comes first, right?

The post 6 ways to tell you’re in a cat lover’s home appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Revive your home in 48 hours, whatever your DIY skill level, with these simple and effective decorating projects

Revive your home in 48 hours, whatever your DIY skill level, with these simple and effective decorating projects

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You could win a night watching an eye-popping display of fireworks on top of London's tallest landmark, the Shard!

Watch an eye-popping display of fireworks on top of London's tallest landmark, the Shard!

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We can’t wait to get our paws on it!

We can’t wait to get our paws on it!

The post Ikea is selling furniture and toys for pets! appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Each week we select our favourite new buys to share with you! This week is a spooktastic Halloween special

Each week we select our favourite new buys to share with you! This week is a spooktastic Halloween special

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Are you looking for an extra bed for when guests sleepover, but don't have much space? A handy chair bed could be the solution to all your problems

The chair bed is a petite, multifunctional piece of furniture that comes in many shapes, fabrics and styles to suit …Continue reading »

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Looking for an autumnal trip out to pick your own pumpkin? We've found some fabulous farms with pumpkin patches who are hosting plenty of family Halloween fun

The American tradition to pick your own pumpkin has become increasingly popular in the UK in the autumn months. Being …Continue reading »

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Colour is enormously evocative. Discover how paint is the key to establishing the style, mood and personality of your decorating scheme

Colour is enormously evocative. Discover how paint is the key to establishing the style, mood and personality of your decorating scheme

The post Living room paint ideas to transform any space appeared first on Ideal Home.

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If you love Halloween but don't dig tacky skeletons and faux cobwebs, try these eerily elegant styling ideas instead...

If you love Halloween but don't dig tacky skeletons and faux cobwebs, try these eerily elegant styling ideas instead...

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Gothic architecture and contemporary interior design merge to create a family home that is luxurious, classic and lively

New life and sumptuous style have been brought to this family home, thanks to a sensitive understanding of the building …Continue reading »

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Put a twist on traditional with these non-carve pumpkin designs for Halloween. There will be no chance of any nasty knife injuries plus your pumpkins will last longer, too

Put a twist on traditional with these non-carve pumpkin designs for Halloween. There will be no chance of any nasty knife injuries plus your pumpkins will last longer, too

The post 5 easy non-carve pumpkin ideas for a hassle-free Halloween appeared first on Ideal Home.

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The difference from region to region is shocking!

The difference from region to region is shocking!

The post The British towns where you can get the most house for your money appeared first on Ideal Home.

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The pesky plant with wandering roots could be damaging your home and even stop you from selling your property. Here's our guide on how to detect and remove Japanese knotweed

The pesky plant with wandering roots could be damaging your home and even stop you from selling your property. Here's our guide on how to detect and remove Japanese knotweed

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Renowned furniture paint specialist Annie Sloan has teamed up with Oxfam to create a new colour that will fill our homes with hope

Renowned furniture paint specialist Annie Sloan has teamed up with Oxfam to create a new colour that will fill our homes with hope

The post Annie Sloan chalk paint and Oxfam reveal new colour of hope appeared first on Ideal Home.

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We've chosen our best £1 buys for using up your change

As of Sunday 15th October 2017, old pound coins come out of circulation. So we've chosen our best £1 buys for using up your change

The post Old £1 coins will be accepted at Poundland two weeks after deadline, and this is what you can spend them on appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Amanda's got talent – just check out her new BundleBerry collection

It's got talent

The post Amanda Holden is back with another sensational homeware range for QVC appeared first on Ideal Home.

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A tiny wasted loft space has been transformed into a spacious and light bathroom full of lush touches and luxe surfaces

The owners wanted to extend into the loft of their four bed, mid-terrace Victorian house in London to add an …Continue reading »

The post Before and After: We built a calm bathroom oasis in our loft appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Love monochrome? This super-chic property is packed with ideas to try in your own home

Love monochrome? This super-chic property is packed with ideas to try in your own home

The post Be inspired by this late-Victorian home in West Sussex appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Nothing says Christmas is on its way quite like the tradition of putting up the Christmas tree.

Nothing says Christmas is on its way quite like the tradition of putting up the Christmas tree.

The post Best artificial Christmas trees to light up the festive season appeared first on Ideal Home.

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