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The presenter has a secret weapon to help keep her daughter's belongings in order

The post The simple hack Katie Piper uses to keep her daughter's playroom tidy appeared first on Ideal Home.

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The cooking guru swears by this handy gadget, but you better act fast to get one

The post Aldi is selling this Delia Smith kitchen essential for less than £10! appeared first on Ideal Home.

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From freestanding furniture to flooring there's a colourful idea to inspire all

The post Red kitchen ideas – burgundy, scarlet, rust and terracotta cabinetry to add personality to the heart of any home appeared first on Ideal Home.

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It can be hard to part with your tree, we know...

The post When should I take my Christmas tree down? The right time to pack away your decorations appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Don't miss out on your dream home

The post Phil Spencer shares his unusual tip for getting an offer accepted on a house appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Be inspired by the Love Island star's charming nursery makeover

The post Take a peek inside Dani Dyer's adorable gender-neutral nursery appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Neutral shades are a far cry from ‘boring beige’ and will bring a sophisticated, low-key look to a new kitchen

The post Cream kitchen ideas – all beautifully classic and sure to stand the test of time appeared first on Ideal Home.

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There's a new tree trending emerging, and it's rather lovely

The post See why many Christmas trees are still up – will latest trend make you want to keep yours? appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Does grey have some competition?

The post The most popular sofa colours on Instagram revealed - It might surprise you appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Looking for ideas to make a rental flat feel more homely? Look no further than this stylish apartment. The resident, interior designer Salsabil El-Awais, @seinteriors, has cleverly infused her rental flat with subtle colour, using wall art and a growing collection of houseplants. Salsabil lives here with her husband and four year old son. When […]

The post A rental needn’t be a bland box as this two-bed Victorian apartment in Edinburgh proves appeared first on Ideal Home.

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It’s easy to spend big when it comes to creating the dream nursery. But as this beautiful nursery proves, it’s not always about blowing the budget. Creative mum Lindsay Wlodarski transformed her room on a strict budget of just £90. How? By upcycling secondhand items and crafting decorative touches herself. Such as a cot mobile, […]

The post Mum creates dream nursery on £90 budget – making impressive cot mobile for just £4! appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Give the heart of your home the nordic treatment with muted colour schemes and clever storage solutions

The post 16 Scandi kitchen ideas to transform your space – including tips for colour, style and materials appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Follow our step-by-step guide on how to get rid of fleas in the house

The post How to get rid of fleas – for a happier home and healthier pets appeared first on Ideal Home.

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The nation has been looking for ways to carry out exercise at home, as gyms continue to be closed. Many people are setting up savvy shed gyms, to provide a smart exercise solution. Exercise inspiration: 12 easy ways to exercise at home: stay fit and well from the comfort of home for free This alternative space, […]

The post Simple shed gym ideas – create a space to keep up your fitness regime at home appeared first on Ideal Home.

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When it’s cold outside there’s only one thing to do…curl up under a blanket with a cuppa and stay cosy. Maximise that cosy, comfy vibe by making your blanket of choice one of Aldi’s cashmere feel throws. These seasonal throws are a hot winter buy, especially with reports of the Beast from the East returning. […]

The post Wrap up warm with Aldi's £12.99 cashmere feel throws – a touch of luxury for less appeared first on Ideal Home.

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The latest household technology sounds like something about of a sci-fi film

The post Samsung's new robotic helper will wash dishes and even do your laundry appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Exercise is essential, not just to maintain fitness levels but also to boost mental wellness – meaning it’s never been more needed. With gyms closed many have been forced to exercise at home, but what if you don’t have a home gym? Or all the gear? Fear not because there are everyday household essentials that […]

The post 12 easy ways to exercise at home: stay fit and well from the comfort of home for free appeared first on Ideal Home.

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An expert guide to keeping costs low, while still getting the kitchen of your dreams

The post Second hand kitchens: How to buy good quality, cheap kitchen units and worktops appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Looking for an upcycled Welsh dresser idea? One creative homeowner, Andrea Smeaton, leads the way with her impressive DIY project. Using decorative wallpaper swatches and a lick of paint she has turned her ‘sad’ dresser into a spectacular one. Andrea shared her wallpapered dresser transformation with our Ideal Home Room Clinic group. Writing, ‘Who didn’t […]

The post Upcycled Welsh dresser idea – budget makeover to inspire new year DIY projects appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Who needs fancy (and expensive) wrap when you can do this with brown paper and a little imagination?

The post Brown paper wrapping ideas for Christmas – ways to use kraft paper for the prettiest presents appeared first on Ideal Home.

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This thoughtfully designed, on-trend kitchen will inspire us all to go green

The post Stunning green kitchen makeover offers a traditional look with a trend-led twist appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Treat yourself to a full nights sleep this year

The post A sleep expert shares her top tip to get kids to sleep on Christmas Eve appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Finish off your Christmas table in style

The post How to fold napkins for Christmas – fancy ideas for festive napkins for your table appeared first on Ideal Home.

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If you are cooking your turkey from frozen this year, this is a must read

The post How to defrost a turkey – when to start and why you should ALWAYS defrost in the fridge appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Homebuyers are following the property experts escape to the country

The post The Sarah Beeny effect has made this small town the most popular place to live in the UK appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Celebrate together, no matter how far apart you are

The post Five lovely ideas for celebrating Christmas day virtually with the whole family appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Your countertop has never looked so tidy

The post Cuisinart has put an end to messy worktops with its new cordless kitchen appliances appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Make your home feel just like the gym

The post The affordable Aldi home gym equipment to improve your home set up for less appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Colour Psychologist reveals the best and worst shades to paint your bathroom

The post This is the most beneficial colour to paint bathrooms says a Psychology expert appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Plus Pyrex, Yankee Candle, Slumberdown and more big reductions

The post Asda Boxing Day sale 2020 – what's worth buying, including Yankee Candles and a Russell Hobbs microwave appeared first on Ideal Home.

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