Are you the entrepreneurial type? Recent figures show that there are 359,050 small businesses operating in Scotland – and many are shunning conventional offices in favour of more cost-effective workplaces. Working from home remains a popular option for business-owners. However, it doesn’t take
Admittedly, spring has been a little late in coming this year. However, now the good weather has finally arrived, it’s time to don the marigolds, arm yourself with screwdrivers, hammers and paintbrushes – and start sprucing up the home. Fancy a new look for the lounge or a kitchen transformation?
Are you planning an exciting gap year? Jetting off around the world is about as thrilling as it gets, but the sheer level of organisation required can be a bit of a turn-off. This is especially the case if you’ve got a lot of belongings to put into storage! Here’s some useful tips to help you get
When undertaking a renovation project, it’s difficult enough to stay sane, let alone organised. Even seemingly simple renovations can leave the most zen-like person tearing their hair out, especially if they haven’t planned the process in advance. If you’re about to embark on a renovation
If you’re planning to move house in the near future, you’re probably experiencing a whirlwind of emotions – trepidation, excitement and mild panic about how you’ll manage to get everything done in time! Here’s a handy guide, detailing all the key things you’ll need to consider in the lead-up to
Do you ever find yourself watching home design programmes and swooning over those calm, inviting gardens? Except inevitably, these lucky people have acres of grounds, and you’re blessed with something that has roughly the same floor-space as a picnic blanket. However, if your small garden looks
If you’re a male of a certain age, you probably have your own special drawer in the house. It’s the one that contains that valuable little set of screwdrivers that you got in a Christmas cracker, several batteries, elastic bands, superglue and other DIY-based goodies. The comedian Michael McIntyre
The majority of small business owners, particularly when starting out, operate from home. There’s certainly nothing wrong with that – indeed, in the early stages, it makes a lot of sense. Your overheads are minimal, which means you can direct all your available finances into getting your business
For most people, recycling simply involves gathering all the old wine bottles and cardboard boxes, then taking them to the local recycling tip. However, if you’re feeling creative, recycling can be a lot more fun than that! Here’s some of our favourite recycling / re-using ideas to inspire
Christmas is over. You’ve unwrapped the presents, tucked into the turkey, welcomed in the New Year… now what? If you’re like most people, your house might resemble a cross between a jumble sale and a landfill site – a vast sea of clutter, rubbish and leftover food! However, don’t be dismayed.
Cool Gifts For You To Give This Christmas Christmas is upon us once more, and it’s the time of year when we dust off our wallets and get spending – all in the name of the festive season! However, there’s something a bit depressing about buying the same old gifts year in, year out. There are only so
It’s that time of year when Christmas is nearly upon us again. So it’s officially time to dust down the baubles, stock up on wrapping paper and stick on the Christmas Classics CD! However, the weeks leading up to the festive season aren’t just useful for getting into a celebratory mood, they’re