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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…
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Stay Cozy: A Guide to Fire Pits

Thinking of bringing the roaring warmth of a fire pit to your garden? Have a look at our essential guide before choosing your perfect pit.

How to Restore Your Fireplace

If there’s a bricked-up fireplace in your home, why not bring it back to life and make a feature of it? Here’s some chimney breast inspiration...

Sleep Better with Your Perfect Bedding Set

Your bedding isn’t just there to be comfy and warm – it’s an integral part of your bedroom’s decor. Here’s what to look out for when choosing yours...
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The Ultimate Kitchen Checklist

Is it time for a kitchen overhaul? Go back to basics and stock up on everything you need with our ultimate kitchen checklist…
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Anyone for Cake? How to Serve the Best Afternoon Tea at Home

Who doesn't love a spot of tea & cake? In honor of Afternoon Tea Week (9th-15th August), we show you how to host it at home like a pro.

The Perfect Lighting Guide for Every Room

Each room needs its own style of lighting, so here’s a quick guide to the most important things to look out for when lighting the spaces around the home...

Essential Kitchen Dimensions and How to Measure Them

Are you redesigning your kitchen? There are some essential dimensions you need to know. Take a look at our guide to measuring them.