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Snap up some big smelly candles for a fraction of their usual price

Snap up some big smelly candles for a fraction of their usual price

The post Yankee Candle bargain alert – Asda is selling the real deal for as little as £3 appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Feeling blue? These kooky homewares should cheer you up

Feeling blue? These kooky homebuys should cheer you up!

The post Blue Monday buys to make you smile appeared first on Ideal Home.

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cosy weekend away
Chic Retreats, the boutique hotel & villa specialists, share their top five boutique boltholes for a perfect cosy weekend away...

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Add a touch of elegance to your boudoir by combining these key pieces from ideal Home and Very

Add a touch of elegance to your boudoir by combining these key pieces from ideal Home and Very

The post Get a Hotel Luxe bedroom with these four glam buys appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Keep food fresher for longer, as stats show we throw away 7 million tonnes of food and drink from our homes every year

Did you know we throw away 7 million tonnes of food and drink from our homes every year?

The post How to keep your food fresher for longer appeared first on Ideal Home.

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There's nothing we love more than a total bargain to treat our homes, especially at this time of year when we want to hibernate

It’s cold, dark and just a little bit too January – enough reason to not want to leave our homes …Continue reading »

The post Ideal Home loves – our best buys this week appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Colour is something we take for granted each and every day, but it works wonders in elevating our mood and wellbeing

Which colour should you be using in your home?

The post How injecting colour into your home can affect your mood appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Inspired by Gary Oldman's Golden Globe-winning turn in Our Darkest Hour? Why not snap up a flat on the same square as Winston Churchill's home?

Inspired by Gary Oldman's Golden Globe-winning turn in Our Darkest Hour? Why not snap up a flat on the same square as Winston Churchill's home?

The post Our finest hour! Live next door to Winston Churchill’s former home in Eccleston Square appeared first on Ideal Home.

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With the glamour of last night's Golden Globes, we're feeling inspired by the bright lights of Hollywood, stage and screen. So, too, is Ikea, by the looks of its latest designer collaboration. It's certainly interesting, but could you live with it?

With the glamour of last night's Golden Globes, we're feeling inspired by the bright lights of Hollywood, stage and screen. So, too, is Ikea, by the looks of its latest designer collaboration. It's certainly interesting, but could you live with it?

The post Is Ikea’s latest designer collaboration its most ‘out there’ yet? appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Whether squeezing in a quick workout at home or maintaining a healthy lifestyle on the go, bulk up without breaking the budget

Who knew gym equipment could look this stylish?

The post Kick-start an active New Year with help from Flying Tiger appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Get a smart floor in record time without breaking the bank with a practical laminate option

Get a smart floor in record time without breaking the bank with a laminate option

The post Laminate flooring – how to choose, install and clean your surface appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Now that it is New Year, you’re likely to be starting on a journey of self-improvement. Eating well, sleeping more and decluttering your home are things likely to be at the top of your to-do list, but what about giving your garden some TLC as well?

Give your garden some TLC in 2018

The post Garden trends 2018 – make the most of your outdoor space appeared first on Ideal Home.

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If floorboards and carpet had a baby, this is what it would look like!

If floorboards and carpet had a baby, this is what it would look like!

The post Carpet planks – is this the next big trend in flooring? appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Suffering from a bad night’s sleep? Constantly feeling lethargic and lacking energy? Take a look at our simple tricks for improving your sleeping habits.

Had a bad night’s sleep? Go from sleep deprivation to a good night of rest with our top tricks for improving your sleeping habits

The post How to sleep better – simple ways to get a good night’s rest appeared first on Ideal Home.

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It reads the barcodes on your ready meals for perfect results every time

It reads the barcodes on your ready meals for perfect results every time

The post The Whirlpool scan-to-cook microwave just made cooking completely foolproof appeared first on Ideal Home.

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What makes our best buys hot list we hear you ask? Anything we love, from a statement new furniture piece to dreamy bedlinens, no product is too big or too small to make our weekly round-up

What makes our best buys hot list we hear you ask? Anything we love, from a statement new furniture piece to dreamy bedlinens.

The post Ideal Home Loves – our pick of the best buys appeared first on Ideal Home.

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This vibrantly shade of purple is not one for the faint hearted, bold colours require confidence and expert advise on how best to use it.

Hillarys has teamed up with interior designer and TV presenter Sophie Robinson to show us how to add a splash of …Continue reading »

The post TV’s Sophie Robinson shows us how to use Pantone’s colour of 2018 appeared first on Ideal Home.

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It's one of the best smart home-monitoring cameras we've ever tested!

It's one of the best smart home-monitoring cameras we've ever tested!

The post Got Hive? Now you can spy on your home with this smart new Hive View camera appeared first on Ideal Home.

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If there’s one thing that’s storming the style charts and shaking up interiors, it’s the return of marble. So if you’re after a hot new look that’s bang on trend, a splash of marble is the way to go

Marble is a fabulous material for floors

The post Marble flooring – how to choose, install and clean your tiles appeared first on Ideal Home.

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When eBay notified us of its best-selling items of last week, we tried to guess what they might be – but who could have predicted this?!

We tried to guess what eBay's latest best seller might be – but who could have predicted this?!

The post Revealed: you’ll never guess these surprising eBay best sellers appeared first on Ideal Home.

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You may be surprised what you learn when your kids move back home...

You may be surprised what you learn when your kids move back home...

The post 6 things you’ll learn from your kids when they move back home appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Wherever you choose to work out – do it in style – without blowing the budget

Wherever you choose to work out – do it in style – without blowing the budget

The post Keep fit with B&M’s budget-friendly fitness range appeared first on Ideal Home.

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We have good news if you've bought in Swanley, Dursley or Bromsgrove!

We have good news if you've bought in Swanley, Dursley or Bromsgrove!

The post Priced out of the city? The UK’s top commuter hotspots are revealed appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Rich, opulent colours and decadent textures combine to create a smart and luxurious space designed for sophisticated lounging

The Modern Glamour theme is a firm favourite here at Ideal Home

The post Get the Modern Glamour look with these four key buys appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Today London's iconic shopping destination Liberty is launching an online competition, to find a new generation of home design talent

Liberty are looking for a new generation of home design talent

The post Liberty London uses Instagram to discover new design talent appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Reversing the layout and putting in French doors transformed this skinny kitchen – and the way its used – without the need to extend

Reversing the layout and putting in French doors transformed this skinny kitchen

The post Before and after: See how a narrow kitchen was transformed without an extension appeared first on Ideal Home.

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New year, healthier, happier you? Wellness in interiors has been identified as a key trend for 2018

New year, healthier, happier you?

The post Make your home a haven of well-being in 2018 appeared first on Ideal Home.

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It may still be winter, but the new-season homeware collections are dropping in stores and online right now to brighten up our homes

It may still be winter, but Asda's new collection is in store and online now to brighten up our homes

The post Asda’s spring home collection has just landed – with some amazing pieces for under £15 appeared first on Ideal Home.

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The owner combined soothing blues with natural materials for a fresh coastal feel in her living room

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Soothing blues have been combined with natural materials for a fresh coastal feel

The post Before and after: Take a look around this bright and airy living room appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Here are a few revelations about living back under your parents' roof

Here are a few revelations about living back under your parents' roof

The post 14 things you learn when you move back home with your parents appeared first on Ideal Home.

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