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Spring is in the air, so your thoughts maybe turning to making the most of your garden this year. We have some tips on creating an environmentally friendly and stylish, sustainable outside space from The Garden Creative from April last year. bit.ly/2VqO7XY ... See MoreSee Less
Wooden floorboards are key to retaining the originality of your period property. We have some quick and simple floorboard tips and advice to help you care for them. bit.ly/2NC7iMS ... See MoreSee Less
As the snow recedes at last, it’s a good time to venture out into the garden to have a tidy up. Sweep up the dead leaves and twigs, but please remember to leave seed heads on the shrubs as vital food for the birds. Take a moment to see all the new growth that reminds us spring is on the way. bit.ly/38qMqjT ... See MoreSee Less
Je t’a-door – we talk to Tony of Bones Traditional Woodwork about his passion for salvaging period doors and door furniture. His obsession is to restore and repair them to being fully functioning again, this is what makes him the ‘Old Door Restorer’ bit.ly/3q4EbjI ... See MoreSee Less
Wow nothing like a traditional solid door, love them!
Why not try something a little different this winter? The Japanese art of Kokedama is evolved from Bonsai, it is a process of wrapping a plant’s roots in moss and string, as well as creating something beautiful it can have meditative and calming effects bit.ly/2LfFOvQ ... See MoreSee Less
How interesting, thanks for sharing
We talk to Dude and Arnette the leading Oast cowl restoration and maintenance company in the country, and get a fascinating insight into the history behind these iconic buildings once used for drying hops, but nowadays are most likely to be quirky residential conversions bit.ly/36dhL7W ... See MoreSee Less
A fireplace creates a cosy focal point especially during these winter evenings in lockdown. If you are lucky enough to have one in your home, we’ve got some useful renovation tips and advice on what era it may be, with our thanks to antiquefireplaces.co.uk
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Really inspiring, true fireplaces make a home.
Absolutely everything = romantic, atmospheric, hypnotic, consoling, harmonising............. Warming the head, heart and body.
Fancy a change from the usual roast this weekend? We have a couple of special recipes from the new book The Ivy Now to share with you: crab macaroni cheese with lemon brioche and tarragon and pork belly with bacon, marjoram, pearl onions and peas, with thanks to the Ivy bit.ly/2Kgzpjy ... See MoreSee Less
If you’re considering a new kitchen and want to make it exceptional, especially if you own a period or unusual property you may want to consider going the custom-built route. That’s where Collins Bespoke can help, take a look at the level of craftsmanship and attention to detail this unique independent company has to offer bit.ly/35THcv6 ... See MoreSee Less
After all the wet weather over the last few days it’s good to get outside into the garden and catch up with some simple tasks. Maybe try growing some garlic or sowing some sweet peas under cover, we’ve got a round up of what to do here.
Whilst you're at it don’t forget to feed our feathered friends.
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