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3 Alfresco Dining Ideas

Last summer in the UK was a scorcher! And it's said to be another one this year, with temperatures soaring again for another fantastic British Summertime heading its way. In light of this, sorting out your outdoor dining situation should be on the top of your to-do list. In this post, you can read our top Alresco Dining Ideas so you can embrace the sunshine, good fiends & of course a glass of wine or two. Lets start with the basics Your outdoor dining table & chairs! We've got an... Read More


How To Style Summer Decor Pieces

With June in full bloom and the weather picking up, it's the perfect time to get discussing your transition into summer decor. This doesn't have to be anything major - we don't expect any full renovations - but little home refreshers to take you from Autumn / Winter & into Summer mode. So grab a Pimms and read below to get you into the summer spirit. Idea 1 : Adding a bit of yellow or orange into your space  Yellow & orange are seen as the most uplifting & emotionally... Read More

using metallics within the home 17/06/2019

Using Metallics Within Your Home

We're all pretty much clued up about using colour in the home - how it's important, why it's necessary, what colours look good where etc. But do you ever consider looking beyond that at using metallics in your home? Quite often you'll find metallics are a key ingredient to home design. Think about your plug sockets / switches , table legs, chair legs, appliances - these are all important metallic features we find within the home. In light of this, we'll be discussing what metallics suits what type of home... Read More

fathers day gifts 06/06/2019

Fathers Day Gifts He’ll Love

It's that time of year again when dad's around the country are made a fuss of. Yes, it's fathers day on June 16th this year! So what better way to get him in the spirit by treating him to a special present. Here at Only Home we've got a great selection of fathers day gifts he'll love, so let us share with you our top ones. Whether your father is into food, homeware, gardening - we've got you covered. For The Foodie Dads Is there a dad that doesn't like... Read More

enhance your lighting scheme 03/06/2019

Enhance Your Lighting Scheme

Abigail Ahern, renowned interior designer, once said one's lighting scheme should create 'soft pools of light around the room'. It's this statement that hits the nail on the head when as lighting can make or break a room and really affect the overall feel of your interior scheme. Quite often though, it's something that's overlooked.  In this post we want to help you see why you should pay more attention to the way you implement light at home & improve your space easily & drastically. Introduce Lights At Different Levels... Read More

how to sleep better at home 27/05/2019

How To Sleep Better At Home

You may be surprised to hear that one third of people in the UK struggle with sleep in some form. Whether it's insomnia, waking up in the night or sleeping too much, we've all suffered from it at one point or another. And did you know that our interior design has a huge part to play in helping us get a better night sleep? So in this post we'll be explaining how to sleep better at home to help you feel the best you. Introduce Natural Materials It's been scientifically... Read More

plants 16/05/2019

Why House Plants Are Good For You

When it comes to home decor, plants have been an absolute must have for the last few years. But why the sudden increase in a desire for greenery? And what plants are low maintenance for those not so green fingered? Well that's exactly what we'll be covering in this post so scroll on down to get the lowdown on all things plant based. They Purify The Air Did you know plants are extremely effective at purifying the air around us in our homes? Whether you're in a polluted city or... Read More

calm home 08/05/2019

How To Create A Calm Home

In our current climate it's hard not to feel stressed sometimes. The news is persistently depressing, we take our work home with us and our families can demand a lot! In light of this, it's important that our home environments are relaxing, calming & a place we can unwind in. In this post we'll be explaining how to create a calm home so you can enjoy some 'me time'. Hiding Clutter : We all tend to cling on to old books, keys, decorative pieces & general odd bits & bobs.... Read More

home accessories 29/04/2019

Home Accessories Everyone Should Have

We like to think of home accessories like your jewellery. They're the little added extra bit on top to take something from good to great - they finish it off! In the case of home accessories, they take your space from looking average to looking curated by a designer. In essence, they're a crucial part of the decorating process that shouldn't be left behind. So to make things easy for you, we've put together our list of home accessories everyone should have!

2019 colour trends 20/04/2019

What Are The 2019 Colour Trends

Colour quite obviously plays a huge part in the interior design process! So naturally it's extremely important to pay attention to what particular colours we can see potentially being prominent for the coming year. In light of this, we'll be discussing what are the 2019 colour trends, so you can be in the know and think about introducing them into your home. Colour Trend 1 : Move over millennial pink, it's time for dusty pink  Yes pink has been a big one for a few years now. But instead of flocking... Read More