Guides

Got a design & decor question? We have the answer. Use our buying guides to find exactly what you’re looking for and follow our how-to’s for tips & tricks to help you make the most of your home.

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Kitchen Essentials for Entertaining at Home

In order to cook up the perfect party, you need the right ingredients. Here’s our list of kitchen essentials that’ll make entertaining at home a breeze…
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What Should Go On a Cheese Board

What goes on to a cheese board? Are there rules? AMARA can tell you how to build a beautiful and delicious cheese board in no time at all.
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Garden Furniture Care Guide

Not sure how to look after your garden furniture? Take a look at our care guide to keep it looking its best all year round...
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How to Choose the Right Vase for Your Flowers

Got some beautiful blooms and not sure what to do with them? Pick the right vase every time with our vase buying guide...
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Top 10 Luxury Gift Ideas for Eid al-Fitr

From crystal vases to the finest scented candles, these are our top 10 luxury gift ideas for Eid…

Outdoor Lighting Buying Guide

Whether you’re looking to brighten up your outdoor space or want some extra security in your garden, here’s our guide to the best outdoor lighting for your space...
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Electric or Reed Diffuser – Pros and Cons

We explore the pros and cons of electric and reed diffusers so you can find the right one for your home…

Clock Buying Guide

If you're new to clock buying, here are a few handy tips to bear in mind. Read our guide for more information.

If you’re tossing up between curtains and blinds, read our guide here. It lays out all the pros and cons of each type in plain English.

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The Ultimate Nursery Essentials

Parents-to-be, don’t panic: we’ve put together the ultimate nursery essentials guide to help you prepare for your bundle of joy…

Ceiling Light Buying Guide

Often the main light in your indoor space, choosing the right ceiling lamp, lantern or shade is key to adding the perfect finish to your home design. Find out more in our buying guide.
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Throw Size Chart

What’s the ideal throw size for a bed? Or a large sofa? We’ve got all the answers you need with a handy chart to choose what’s best for your furniture...

Coffee Machine Buying Guide

Freshen up your morning (or afternoon) routine with a cool, easy-to-use coffee machine. Here’s our buying guide to help you find the right one.
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The Benefits of Weighted Blankets and Five Others

From weighted to woolen and everything in between, discover the hidden benefits of blankets...
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How To Style A Throw

A throw bridges the gap between casual and planned, and is perfect for relaxing an overly formal space and adding coziness to a guest bedroom. Here’s how to do it right.

The Ultimate Guide to Indoor Plants

Looking to give your home a finishing touch with a display of indoor plants? From palms to orchids, here are our favorite foliage families.

How to Choose Pillows for a Sofa

Choosing and arranging pillows on a sofa isn’t rocket science, but you’ll get better results if you follow a few basic rules. Discover our top tips...

Pillow Cover Size Guide

Pillows come in a range of shapes, sizes, and fillings. Here’s our guide to the sizes and shapes you’re likely to encounter and how they’ll look and feel.
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Winter Lighting Tips with Sally Story

Sally Story, Creative Director of John Cullen Lighting, shares her top tips for lighting your home this winter…