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Going to the cinema is great.

But leaving the house during Winter? Not so great.

Which is why, the real dream is to bring the cinema home. If you have a spare room, or have a loft or basement to renovate, you’ve got the perfect spot for your very own cinema room.

It’s the perfect place to come together as a family and watch all your favourite films on the big screen.

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Grey is such a popular colour for home decorating. But with so many homes coming readily installed with beige carpets and cream coloured walls, a lot of people are dubious about putting grey and beige together.

Both colours are on the neutral spectrum, but since grey is often deemed a colder colour, while beige is a warmer tone, the two feel like opposites that don’t quite match.

So, do grey and beige go together?

Not everyone will think so. But with a little planning, there are plenty of ways to blend the two, or to create an intentional clash.

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When you first upgrade from hand-me-downs and furniture freebies, you usually have three key items in mind for the living room: A coffee table, TV stand, and - of course - a sofa.

But one thing you’ll quickly find you’re missing out on is a side table. Or two: One for both sides of the sofa.

A trusty side table is the hidden gem of the living room. The coffee table typically takes centre stage, while the side table sits subtly in the shadows away from the limelight.

But this little afterthought has a lot to give. And there are plenty of ways to incorporate side tables or corner tables into your overall living space aesthetic.

To help, we’ve gathered 21 side table ideas for the living room. The list combines side table design ideas, as well as what decor to use on top.

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As we all focus to bring more natural elements into our lives, green living rooms have become increasingly popular.

Often associated with rejuvenation or health, green is the perfect go-to colour if you’re looking to bring new life into your old living space. It has the ability to make a room feel lighter and brighter, even if natural light isn’t available.

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Calling all interior designers, project managers, trade managers and buyers, Crib 5 should be on your radar. If it’s not, do not fear, we’re here to help. It’s vital all of the furnishings selected for your project meets UK Fire Regulations, which can differ depending on the setting.

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Whether you still live at home, are a renter in a small apartment, or simply want to use your space more effectively, you need savvy storage solutions.

Where space is tight, you don’t want to be dependent on bulky storage units like bookcases and wardrobes. Instead, you want to find alternative ways to store away everything you need, without having to compromise your living quarters.

Which is why we’re here with some of the best storage solutions for small spaces. Check out our list to be inspired into using your space in the bedroom, hallway, bathroom or kitchen more efficiently.

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