Home improvement

Comber Road, Belfast old and new architecture

You’ll never believe what’s inside!

Posted: by July 13th, 2017
Appearing as a humble cottage from the roadside, no-one would expect to find what is hidden inside this property gem! This 19th-century stone-built cottage on the Belfast Road, Comber was treated to an ultra-modern facelift by architectural designer Peter Best.  The outcome – is an outstanding example of how to integrate architecture of the old and new.   This property, currently for sale, offers excellent living spaces, ideal for the social entertainer with floor-to-ceiling opening doors to an external patio area.   Comber Road, Belfast old and new architecture From the roadside, no-one would believe what exists inside!  Approaching the low-height front door, you would anticipate this traditional Irish cottage to contain, at most, two or three small rooms.  Enter the front door into the hallway and experience the first taste of the quality of finish.  Now your mind is in overdrive seeking to investigate further.   House for Sale Belfast Road, Comber, Northern Ireland Enter to a ha… Read the rest of this post »

How to build a brick barbeque

Posted: by May 9th, 2016
How to build a barbeque Summer is almost upon us. The fresh smell of grass, the freshly cut lawn and most importantly, the sizzle of a barbeque all add to the joys of the summer season. Well how’s about a little summer DIY?… Read the rest of this post »

Meet the Perfect Home Extension

Posted: by April 21st, 2016
For many of us the potential to extend a property is of huge importance, and with a range of adaptations available knowing which architectural design is the best option can be a bit mind boggling to begin with. So when it comes to building your luxury extension, you not only want something which compliments your existing home but also gives you the extra space you desire. Read the rest of this post »

16 Contemporary Storage Ideas to House Your Wine

Posted: by July 6th, 2015
Keeping your wine at the right temperature is as important as picking the right blend for the right food. A dedicated wine cellar is obviously the best way to go about it, but those who are less blessed in terms of space and a wide variety of intoxicating riches to show, can opt for stylish storage areas. Read the rest of this post »

DIY Never Ending Tumble Dryer Sheets

Posted: by June 23rd, 2015
Tumble drier sheets are one of those little luxuries that most of us just do without. They do however help remove static from clothes as well as leave a fresh smell with your clothes. We came across this little DIY recipe from Jen at Outnumbered 3-1 which is perfect for those of you looking to save a couple of pounds with great results.… Read the rest of this post »

Student Designs Tap that Swirls Water Into Beautiful Patterns

Posted: by June 19th, 2015
There are taps, and then there are stunning taps. Simon Qiu, a design student at the Royal College of Art in London, was recently awarded an iF Student Design Award for his water-saving tap design that also produces an elegant and beautiful swirling pattern. Read the rest of this post »

15 things your home can do without in 2015

Posted: by January 7th, 2015
January is a great month to free up space in the home. Get Completely Decluttered With Our New Years Guide. Read the rest of this post »

The Complete Lawn Care Guide – How to Grow the Perfect Lawn

Posted: by May 6th, 2014
If there's one thing that potential buyers will notice about your home during a viewing it's your lawn. Find out how to create the perfect one. Read the rest of this post »

28 Creative Planter Ideas for The Garden

Posted: by April 23rd, 2014
Whether you have a big or small garden, its easy to add additional interest with a few well placed planters. Rather than going out and spending a complete fortune on expensive new pots, why not turn your hand at a few more creative alternatives to traditional planters, with some of these ideas. Read the rest of this post »

Amazing Attics – Turning Unused Spaces into Awesome Places

Posted: by April 11th, 2014
Attics. Most people have them, but few use the space provided to its full potential. A well crafted attic conversion can add significant value to your home, and if you’ve got decent space to play with the possibilities of what you can do are truly endless. Read the rest of this post »