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Create the perfect window treatment in just five easy steps

Create the perfect window treatment in just five easy steps

The post How to hang curtains beautifully – whether in a tricky bay window or a simple setting appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Turning a kitchen and dining room into one open-plan space? Property expert Sarah Beeny offers her advice

Turning a kitchen and dining room into one open-plan space? Property expert Sarah Beeny offers her advice

The post How to create a big kitchen-diner – plan the perfect entertaining space appeared first on Ideal Home.

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This adorable new range is made to be the star of any kitchen

The post Baking fans will love this new KitchenAid Queen of Hearts collection appeared first on Ideal Home.

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There are plenty of budget-conscious design ideas (or even DIY tricks) to boost your space

There are plenty of budget-conscious design ideas (or even DIY tricks) to boost your space

The post Brilliant budget garden ideas that will boost your outdoor space without breaking the bank! appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Are your following the correct etiquette as a guest? New research highlights the bad habits most likely to irritate hosts...

The post These are the top house guest rules we should follow – how many are you guilty of breaking? appeared first on Ideal Home.

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These fabulous new lights are ideal to make our homes shine a little brighter on a budget

The post Don’t miss these Poundland neon lights – including fabulous toucan and palm tree designs… appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Who's ready to roll up their sleeves?

The post How to clean a burnt pan using salt, cola, baking soda – and other techniques appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Time to book that train ticket...

The post The world’s biggest Primark has opened its doors – and it’s good news for homeware fans! appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Here's the low-down on the dreamiest bed of the season...

The post We predict there’ll be a waiting list for this DFS bed by Joules – is it on your radar? appeared first on Ideal Home.

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The dreamy beach dwelling is sure to make for a speedy sale

The post Sandra Bullock’s house in Tybee Island is on the market for $6.5million appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Welcome calming summer vibes into your home with these affordable new accessories

The post The new Primark Easy Living range is giving us summer feels appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Why be confined to the UK's capital city?

The post Londoners are being lured out of capital by the property promise of THIS area appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Micro-wave goodbye to dirt, grease and stains

The post How to clean a microwave with lemon, washing-up liquid, baking soda and more appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Try this clever new way to bring life to your garden walls

The post How to make a wall garden with succulent plants in picture frames appeared first on Ideal Home.

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It was dated and had a
 less-than-ideal
 layout, but this owner is glad she took a chance on her Victorian fixer-upper

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It was dated and had a
 less-than-ideal
 layout, but this owner is glad she took a chance on her Victorian fixer-upper

The post Take a tour of this fun and vibrant Victorian end-of-terrace in Hampshire appeared first on Ideal Home.

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We're saying sì to this offer

The post 1 euro houses are on sale at two more Italian villages – and we’re ready to live la dolce vita appeared first on Ideal Home.

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New lighting alert! Discover Houseof, the new online emporium of modern lighting.

The post The people behind BHS’ legendary lighting are back with new brand Houseof appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Image credit: Oliver Gordon

Statement floor tiles and wood panelling give this room dramatic charm

The post Before and after: from tired, unloved bathroom to dramatic haven appeared first on Ideal Home.

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It appears decorating a tree is no longer just for Christmas. John Lewis Easter decorations are flying off the shelves, proving the trend for seasonal decorating is on the up. With Christmas decorations back in the loft, Brits are embracing this new Easter trend with gusto. According to John Lewis & Partners, more customers than […]

The post John Lewis & Partners has spotted a new Easter tradition – will you embrace it this year? appeared first on Ideal Home.

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And you won't believe the price tag

The post Kirstie Allsopp is a ‘massive fan’ of this super-comfy and cooling mattress topper appeared first on Ideal Home.

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There are plenty on the market, but we've tested and picked the very best duvets

The post Best duvets for a comfortable and cosy night’s sleep, whatever the temperature appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Have you seen Asda’s new dragon bedding? The mythical inspired new bedding collection is a dream for Game of Thrones fans. What could be better for fans of the hit HBO series than a dragon duvet. The decorative set is ideal to snuggle under while watching the final fantasy series play out over the next […]

The post New Asda dragon bedding is an instant sell-out as Game of Thrones fans snap it up! appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Is your home on the up?

The post The Brexit delay is having THIS surprisingly positive effect on the property market appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Dress the table in style with new seasonal collection

The post The characterful Next Easter tableware too adorable to only use for special occasions… appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Follow our step-by-step guide to putting up floating shelves and get handy extra storage in an afternoon

Follow our step-by-step guide to putting up floating shelves and get handy extra storage in an afternoon

The post How to put up a floating shelf appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Get your box back to its best

The post How to clean a TV screen with Vaseline, distilled water, coffee filters and more – do away with the dust! appeared first on Ideal Home.

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This Grade-II listed 16th Century farmhouse in Surrey is a perfect example of modern renovations enhancing a period property. The six bedroom house has undergone extensive renovations throughout, with great care taken to retain key period features. A highly notable transformation comes with the addition of Bifold doors that completely transform the open-plan kitchen area. […]

The post See how modern renovations transformed this charming Grade-II listed farmhouse appeared first on Ideal Home.

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This latest Lidl bargains really are a breath of fresh air

The post The bargain Lidl houseplants that can purify the air – and they’re in stores this weekend! appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Easter Hosting Ideas
Expecting guests this bank holiday weekend? Don’t crack under the pressure! We’ve got some egg-cellent Easter hosting ideas for the whole nest to enjoy…

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afternoon tea at home
Who doesn't love a spot of tea & cake? We're obsessed with the British pastime, but instead of always going out for it, why not host afternoon tea at home?

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