We were approached by a local couple last year as they prepared to move home – they wanted to downsize from their existing five-bedroom family home to a more manageable two-bedroom space that would allow them to fully enjoy retirement. Here’s how we did it.
Well-chosen artwork brings warm, depth and character to your home. But how do you choose the right pieces for each space? Our Lifestyle Manager, Gemma Lovett, has some expert tips to help you out.
Decorating your Christmas tree can be one of the most enjoyable activities of the festive season. In this blog, Hour Hands Home & Lifestyle Consultant, Gemma Lovett, shares her top 10 tips to help you create a beautiful centrepiece for your living room. Put some carols on, pour the mulled wine, and set to work!
At Hour Hands, we’ve found that giving children their own sanctuary to relax in makes for a much more harmonious school holiday, without everyone feeling like they are under each other’s feet!
Kerb appeal is simply how attractive your home looks to passers-by, and it’s a key thing to consider if you’re looking to sell your home. With just a small amount of time or money, you can make a real difference to your viewer’s first impression before they even step through your front door.
Did you know that the average UK home has twice as much clutter as 30 years ago? A combination of mass consumerism and busy lifestyles means that we happily buy new things as and when we feel like it, but struggle to get to grips with discarding our unwanted or worn-out items. Yet, a cluttered […]