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A property in the Cotswolds village of Luckington has mysteriously been taken off the market

A property in the Cotswolds village of Luckingham has mysteriously been taken off the market

The post Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s rumoured marital home REVEALED! appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Mass boiler breakdowns are predicted this week as freezing temperatures hit the UK. We asked British Gas for its top tips to avoid heating disasters before the big day

We asked British Gas for its top tips to avoid heating disasters before the big day

The post Avoid Christmas heating disasters at home with these top tips appeared first on Ideal Home.

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The singer and his wife Behati Prinsloo are moving like Jagger out of the LA pad they bought in August!

The singer and his wife Behati Prinsloo are moving like Jagger out of the LA pad they bought in August!

The post UPDATE! Adam Levine of Maroon 5 puts his $18.9 million estate in Los Angeles up for sale after just THREE MONTHS! appeared first on Ideal Home.

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It might be time to flip your Christmas tree. We call it The Stranger Things effect....

We call it The Stranger Things effect....

The post Upside down Christmas trees are apparently a thing this season appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Raise a mug to the happy couple

Raise a mug to the happy couple

The post Celebrate Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s engagement with this Emma Bridgewater mug! appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Pretty impressive is the answer. That's how many buds have gone into making this year's flower Christmas tree at London St Pancras International

Get yourself down to London St Pancras International to see for yourself

The post Ever wondered what 15,000 flowers would look like on a Christmas tree? appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Save £120 with this Dyson handheld deal

Save £120 on this Dyson handheld

The post Own a Dyson for under £100! The V6 Trigger is just £99.99 this Cyber Monday appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Running out of space on the mantelpiece to display your Christmas cards? Take inspiration from some of these great alternative ideas

Take inspiration from some of these great alternative ideas

The post Wonderful ways to display Christmas cards this festive season appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Get some Lagom for less this year! Ikea are giving all customers a £20 voucher when you buy a £25 real Ikea Christmas tree

Get some Lagom for less this year! Ikea are giving all customers a £20 voucher when you buy a £25 real Ikea Christmas tree

The post Get a real Ikea Christmas tree for just £5! appeared first on Ideal Home.

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From fairy-light scorched paws to tinsel tummy aches these are the holiday hazards to keep your pets away from this Christmas

The exciting festive preparations have begun including gift buying, tree decorating and grotto visiting – but how many of us …Continue reading »

The post Top Christmas pet casualties to paws for thought this festive season appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Supersize your space with our top tips to make the smallest of rooms feel perfectly proportioned and packed with clever design tricks

Unlock the potential of your small living room with these easy decorating ideas

The post Small living room ideas for compact yet gorgeous spaces appeared first on Ideal Home.

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The Ultimate Advent Calendar – due to be unveiled this Wednesday 29th – will house 24 of this year’s most in-demand tech gifts, worth a whopping £10,000

The Ultimate Advent Calendar is due to be unveiled this Wednesday 29th November

The post Currys PC World unveils £10k Ultimate Advent Calendar in time for Christmas appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Get set to celebrate the festive season in style with this week's range of Aldi Christmas jumpers

Get set to celebrate the festive season in style with this week's range of Aldi Christmas jumpers

The post Aldi Christmas jumpers launch this week and there’s one for all the family – including the dog! appeared first on Ideal Home.

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By reconfiguring their period home the owners have created a harmonious layout filled with colour, character and natural light

The owners had lived in their London home for 12 years before undertaking a comprehensive renovation, which began after the …Continue reading »

The post Look inside this terraced house in Southwest London appeared first on Ideal Home.

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We’ve picked a selection of the best new designs to help give your home a festive spruce up this season.

Hang some festive cheer with these joyful garlands

The post Best Christmas garlands to invite festive cheer into your home appeared first on Ideal Home.

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No need to adjust your snow googles this stylish and luxurious ski chalet is so WOW it's almost off the Piste-Map

It’s that time of year again where some of us sporty-types head for the snow caped mountains for a spot …Continue reading »

The post Is this the most impressive luxury ski chalet ever? appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Could your bedroom decor be determined by your personality?

Could your bedroom decor be determined by your personality?

The post Which ‘bedroom tribe’ do you belong to? appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Join the Ideal Home team and indulge your passion for interior design!

Join the Ideal Home team and indulge your passion for interior design!

The post WIN a week behind the scenes at Ideal Home, with JD Williams… appeared first on Ideal Home.

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We've found our ideal Scandi buys and some great-value lookalikes. Can you tell the difference?

We've found our ideal Scandi buys and some great-value lookalikes. Can you tell the difference?

The post Ideal v Great Deal – get a rustic Scandi look for less appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Who'd have thought dressing a ladder as a Christmas tree would ever get off the ground?! The trend started to take off last year, but it looks set to reach new heights for Christmas 2017.

Will you be dressing your ladder up for Christmas this year?

The post Ladder Christmas trees are set to be elevated to new heights for 2017! appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Board games, wet sleet and complaining relatives never seemed so appealing...

Board games, wet sleet and complaining relatives never seemed so appealing...

The post 9 things we miss when we’re away for Christmas appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Budding authors will be queueing up to view the Essex farmhouse

Budding authors will be queueing up to view the Essex farmhouse

The post JoJo Moyes is selling the house where she wrote her global bestseller, Me Before You appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Coca-Cola is opening the doors to its iconic red Coca-Cola Christmas truck, to offer a pair of festive fans, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to take part in the ultimate Christmas sleepover

If you think buying new Christmas bed linen for your bedroom is getting into the Christmas spirit then you’ve got …Continue reading »

The post Fancy a seasonal sleepover in the famously festive, red Coca-Cola Christmas truck? appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Who said it was grim up North?

Who said it was grim up North?

The post Which UK city has the most expensive tastes at Christmas? appeared first on Ideal Home.

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It's back and better than ever! The now famous marble and copper-effect vintage beauties that made us swoon last summer are back with a seasonal update.

THAT Aldi lamp is back in the spotlight! It's coming this weekend, so don't miss out

The post The £20 vintage-style Aldi lamp stylists were raving about IS BACK! appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Make sure you don't make the same mistake with the new tree sizing feature in the Ikea Place app

Make sure you don't make the same mistake with the new tree sizing feature in the Ikea Place app

The post Ikea reveals that 38 per cent of Brits buy the wrong-size Christmas tree… but there’s a solution! appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Baby it's cold outside. We say wrap up indoors and beat the cold, and If you have to go out only go to Aldi to buy a cosy knitted throw and cushion

These latest Specialbuys are just the thing to add comfort and joy to your home this Christmas

The post It’s snowing! Stay cosy with Aldi’s Christmas knitted throws appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Countdown to Christmas with our foolproof plan and make the lead up to the main event run smoothly

Countdown to Christmas with our foolproof plan and make the lead up to the main event run smoothly

The post It’s four weeks to Christmas! Here’s your week by week plan for the big day appeared first on Ideal Home.

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If you're looking for a stylish bargain sofa for Christmas, it could be the perfect fit!

If you're looking for a stylish bargain sofa for Christmas, it could be the perfect fit!

The post Very’s Camden sofa looks just like Sofa.com’s Bluebell design… but it’s £1,500 less appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Forget foliage, that's so last Christmas! This year's festive centrepieces are much more imaginative, have you seen the trend for book Christmas trees? They celebrate all your favourite novels, and won't drop. Perfect! Check out these beautiful bookmas trees for inspiration...

Have you seen the growing trend for book Christmas trees? We’ve colour coded our book cases before now, so what’s …Continue reading »

The post The best book Christmas trees of 2017 appeared first on Ideal Home.

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