Cheap Platform Beds with Headboards & Drawers

Discount platform beds with storage serve as a dresser and bed frame–saving money on extra furniture and conserving space in a small room. Why waste that space under your bed? For a sleek storage option in the bedroom, choose a platform bed that offers drawer space as well as a place to sleep. Inexpensive platform storage beds are available from the following online retail sites. All but IKEA will ship to your home, and some of these stores offer inexpensive

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How to Save for Retirement & Build Pension Funds

UK consumers have a few options when it comes to building pension & retirement funds. What does the state provide and how can the individual best save for retirement? Most people look forward to their retirement as a time when they can be free of financial commitments. This is a time when they can finally relax after years of working and bringing up a family and reap the rewards to which they are entitled. But many fail to build up

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Transform Your Home Office With Upcycled Wooden Office Furniture

Your home office should be a place where you can relax and get some much-needed work done. Whether you have a designated room or a small converted office space in an empty corner you need to know that you deserve much more than an ordinary metal office desk. Your home office should be a reflection of the work that you do and there is very little that can go wrong when you choose to make use of wood to transform

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Wood Burning Stoves Versus Electric Powered Stoves

Many homeowners prefer stoves over radiators because of their beauty and the ambiance they provide to a space, as well as the terrific heat produced by natural flames. Modern-day electric stoves, however, are designed to offer the impression of real flames, without the problems of smoke, soot, and ash. Nevertheless, today’s electric powered stoves are cleverly made to look as attractive as a real fire, but preventing the inconvenience of soot, ash, and smoke. You can see examples at www.stoves4life.co.uk. There

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Persian Rug and Carpet Stain Removers – Homemade Solutions

Carpet stains can be stubborn and impossible, but store-bought stain removers can get pricey. Try one of these homemade carpet and rug stain removers instead. Pets, children, wine – all are leading causes of unsightly carpet and all types of rugs stains. It is a daunting battle to go up against stubborn stains that can leave your arms sore for days. In response to this struggle, the cleaning industry is constantly developing new and improved formulas to tackle and annihilate

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Eyebrow tattoos – Permanent or Semi-Permanent?

Eyebrow tattooing is fast becoming as popular as acrylic nails or hair extensions. Without doubt, things are moving on from the days of powders and pencils! One of the biggest dilemmas is whether to go permanent or semi-permanent. Here’s what you need to know before making your choice. Is it all Just a Phase? Getting a permanent tattoo of any kind is something to seriously think about before you go ahead. While permanent makeup is the latest thing right now

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The History of the Humble Headboard

Most of us have one, but how many of us have ever given much thought to why we have headboards? I didn’t either until I was looking online as I want to buy a wooden one to replace my old fabric model and my granddaughter asked why I needed one because I actually didn’t really know! I suppose these days, most of us buy one for aesthetic reasons, as an attractive headboard can change the entire look of a bedroom,

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My Top 10 Home & Garden Blogs To Follow

I might be new to blogging myself, but I am no newbie when it comes to reading home and garden blogs written by others. Here is my list of recommended UK home and garden blogs – it isn’t that there aren’t some great blogs on the topic from bloggers from other countries, because there are, but with our UK weather being so “unique” for want of a better word, I tend to read mostly articles written by others who are

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Orange Blossom and Tiny Grapes

It’s now a week since we came from our home in Bolton to our Spanish home, and the first few days were really disappointing weather-wise, but yesterday (Sunday) was a beautiful warm and sunny typical spring day. Today I am trying to get the garden in some sort of order as it has been a long winter and outdoors has been neglected. I just had to take a photo of the wonderful apple blossom because it looks so pretty and smells amazing. The strange thing

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