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How to create an outdoor dining area for this beautiful weather!

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Do you love al fresco dining, but your not sure how to get your garden just perfect for the occasion? From choosing the right outdoor furniture to getting the perfect lighting, attention is key. So here are some tips to help you on your way! CHOOSE PRACTICAL FLOORING  An outdoor…

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Introduction Greenstone-Design is committed to protecting the rights and freedoms of data subjects and safely and securely processing their data in accordance with all of our legal obligations. We hold personal data about our employees, clients, suppliers and other individuals for a variety of business purposes. This policy sets out…

The ombre wall how-to!

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WHAT IS AN OMBRE WALL? The ombre paint effect is where one tone gradually fades into another tone of the same colour. The effect creates a big impact but it’s actually easy to paint your own ombre wall – and you don’t need much more than a few cans of…

What could you do with that spare room?

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What to do with a spare room (if you’re lucky enough to have one)? If you live out in the sticks then you may well need to dedicate this space to those friends and family who can’t really visit without staying over. But if you rarely have guests, the spare…

A Peaceful and welcoming kitchen

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Some of the most important discussions happen in kitchens – sorting out problems, sharing secrets. By making sure yours is a friendly, relaxed place you can guarantee the best atmosphere when the next ‘big chat’ comes along. Many homes have cramped, cluttered kitchens with clunky furniture and tiny window, but…

How to add a two-storey extension under permitted development rights!

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If you need more space in your home, you may be able to extend under permitted development without a lengthy planning application process. If your property has full permitted development rights (PD) attached to it, then you will have the provision to extend over two storeys to the rear of your house….

How to create an alcove desk!

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Do you need a desk but it wont fit in any of the small spaces you have? Or maybe you have a desk but want to adapt it, make it smaller to free up some more space? Well with a little bit of imagination and elbow grease you can get…

A Workplace and Sanctuary in the Attic

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If you’re a self-employed artist, business owner or freelancer who works from home, you’ll likely be familiar with the challenge of finding a calm and productive space within your own home. All to often, home-workers find themselves squeezing their home office or studio into a kitchen alcove, working on the dining room table…

What is Cob Building?

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Cob and clay walls formed an important part of the new classroom at Castle Hill School. But what exactly is cob, and how can it be used in building? ‘Cob’ simply means ‘lumps of earth’. Earth is the oldest building material in the world and there are many cob buildings around the UK. Lumps…

Create a ‘Living Wall’ at your home, office, or school

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Living walls are a fantastic way to bring colour and life to your building. Indoors, house plants can make a huge difference to a home or workspace. Why not take this to a whole new level with modular vertical planters, encouraging foliage to cover all or part of the wall of your office, waiting…

 

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