Inspiring ideas

Step inside chic and stylish homes and get ideas and advice for designing your own space. Truly Chic Inspirations you’ll find parties, weddings, recipes, DIY projects and much more.

We're feeling inspired to give our homes a rejig after this

The post Angela Scanlon shares simple interior design tip to refresh your space for free appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Find the best drill to make any home diy job as quick and easy as possible

These tried-and-tested power drills make drilling and screwdriving easy

The post Best drills – 10 top tools for DIY and hobbies appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Cream kitchen with black worktops with small kitchen island and French doors to outside
Image credit: Future PLC/ Fiona Walker-Arnott

It was a long time coming, but this kitchen renovation was well worth the wait

The post Be inspired by this light-filled stylish kitchen makeover appeared first on Ideal Home.

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From a bra-fitting boutique to a garden pub, these sheds are a long way from simple garden storage

The post Is this the best shed in the UK? Cuprinol's Shed of the Year 2021 finalists revealed appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Be inspired by the latest trends in wallpaper designs

The post Wallpaper trends 2021 – the latest designs setting the scene for the year ahead appeared first on Ideal Home.

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They look great on a shelf and your houseplants will thank you

The post Why you need to add a houseplant mister to your shelfie this weekend appeared first on Ideal Home.

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The Duux Whisper Flex fan promises the ultimate experience with full oscillation, adjustable heights and a wireless option - we test it to see whether it's worth buying this summer.

The post Duux Whisper Flex Smart Standing Fan review appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Our love of all things rattan is going nowhere soon

The post The Primark rattan jug that has whipped Instagram into a frenzy appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Spend £10 at a small business on Amazon and get £10 to spend during Amazon Prime Day – it's that simple

The post These Amazon small business buys are lovely – and they come with a £10 Prime Day voucher appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Ginger Ray shows you how to create a show-stopping balloon arch

The post How to make a balloon arch – a blow-up party backdrop that's super easy to do appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Buon appetito!

The post Lidl's pizza oven is back this weekend, and cheaper than Aldi's sellout version appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Looking for the best microwave in 2021? We've found some great options from Hotpoint, Panasonic, Swan and more.

The post Best microwaves 2021: reviews of top solo and combination microwaves appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Struggling to sell your home? Don't panic – there's probably a simple reason for it

The post 7 reasons why your home isn’t selling – and what to do about it appeared first on Ideal Home.

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She's done the hard work for us and created three totally versatile greys

The post Kelly Hoppen says she has created the perfect grey paint for her new line with Lick appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Employ a Hillarys advisor in your area and you’ll benefit from years of experience

The post Want to know the secret to well-dressed windows? It’s all about shopping local… appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Solar panels can save you up to £195 a year in energy bills

The post Solar panels could save you £195 in bills – if you live in this city in England appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Treat Dad to everything he needs to turn his garden into an outdoor cinema

The post This Amazon projector and screen bundle is on sale for Father's Day – and it has 3,000 positive reviews appeared first on Ideal Home.

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exterior of barn

These first time buyers saw great potential in this run down empty barn and put their energy into transforming it into a stylish, contemporary home

The post A once derelict barn has been transformed into a modern family home appeared first on Ideal Home.

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The most common causes of fires, how to tackle them and practice fire safety at home

The post How to prevent a home fire - what causes them and how to keep your house fire safe appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Check out the brands who made the shortlist in the 15th annual T3 Awards

The post T3 Awards 2021 winners announced - The best of the homes categories appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Support the LGBTQ+ community with your pocket

The post Pride at home - 4 homeware brands supporting the LGBTQ+ community this month appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Who doesn’t love a good photo backdrop to strike a pose in front of? Feature photo walls are fast becoming the norm for all snaps – from Instagram selfies to weddings and birthday parties, photo backdrop ideas are THE big thing right now. Related: Garden party ideas to get you in the mood for summer […]

The post DIY photo backdrop ideas to take the best snaps at summer garden parties appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Make any outdoor space feel like an oasis of calm for relaxation and restoration

The post Zen garden ideas – create a calming outdoor retreat to restore wellness appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Will switching to an electric boiler save you money?

The post Gas boilers could be banned from 2025 - what does this mean for energy bills and the environment? appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Shop the Simba mattress sale to find a great deal on one of Britain's best selling mattresses

The post Simba mattress deals – 35% off orders over £300 appeared first on Ideal Home.

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This oh-so-popular electric BBQ was recently on air at QVC – and it's still in stock for £379.50

The post This highly rated electric BBQ is a steal at QVC – and it's kind on the environment appeared first on Ideal Home.

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We've spotted a double hanging egg chair that's in stock and on sale at QVC. It even comes in two stylish colourways and the cushions are included.

The post Alert! QVC's hanging egg chair is less than £300 – and it's still in stock appeared first on Ideal Home.

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What is it that ticks your boxes when you’re scrolling for a new home? Lots of space? Period features? A good location? We all have our requirements, but if ‘environmentally friendly’ is also on your list, then you may want to check out some of these properties below. Which can only be described as the […]

The post The top 6 eco homes that are ready to buy right now appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Make waste clearance simple with HIPPO's clever new app

The post DIY project on the cards? Take the stress out of waste clearance with HIPPO's clever new app appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Sparkle, feathers and an electric guitar gave this bathroom party a very cool edge

The post Sophie Ellis-Bextor's bathroom – follow her rules for creating the perfect disco ready bathroom appeared first on Ideal Home.

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