Finding the Value

When people talk about buying a home they often say “Location, Location, Location” and this is true, especially when you are buying on a budget. Read more…


Living Rooms on a Budget

Decorating your living room on a budget can be difficult if you don’t know what you are doing but with a few small tips you can start to learn the tips and secrets of making a great home on a small budget. Read more…


Creative Thinking

Decorating a new home can be expensive and if you have just moved house money can be a bit tight. One way to get around this is by being creative. Read more…

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Rugging It Up: How to brighten a room from the floor up.

Rugs; they’re  constantly overlooked when decorating the home and are always thrown down as something that tries to tie in to the theme of a room. But what about thinking outside the box next time you’re looking to have a room appear much more decorated than it can be on a budget by assessing your rug situation. It might sound a little bit silly, but you’d be surprised at just what a difference it can make. Here are some reasons why buying anew rug is a good idea. Read more…


How To Save Money When Travelling

It is fun to experience new places, meet new people and make new discoveries. It feels great to know something new and achieve something meaningful. However, behind these desires, we must also keep in mind how to save money and use it wisely while travelling. The following are some tips on saving money on travel.

Plan ahead – You must always plan your trip ahead as you will have lots of choices and you can get the best deal. It will help you plan your budget for the intended juncture.

Travel Off Season – This in one of the best money saving ideas. During off season airfares are inexpensive when compared to peak season. You can chose what is cheaper.

Choose a Cheap Airfare or Discounted Flights  – Choose a cheap airfare, it is worth the travel. Choosing a cheap airfare does not mean that you are lower than expensive ones. It means you are making wise choices.

Opt For Cheap Foods – Go for cheap, but nutritious foods they are enough to sustain your body. When you are travelling make the right choice in selecting cheaper foods or you might fall sick. Choose local delicacies that can cost you less.

Carry Refillable Water Bottles – Always carry refillable water bottles, as it will help you save money from buying water bottles from time to time. There will be many areas with water supply in tourist locations where you can refill your bottle.

Use Public Transportation – Using public transportations like trams, buses will save you a lot of money at tourist places when travelling. Public transport is less in fare when compared to public vehicles and taxis. The alternative is to use a car hire comparison service like Logan Car Hire and find an affordable rental car for the week.

Enjoy local tourist Attractions – Make reasonable use of your time when you are travelling. There will be many places which you can visit without buying a ticket. Be observant of the surroundings. Look up the local map and make a list of places to visit and try to cover all the local ones first.

Use Cash – Spend on stuffs that are important to you. Make sure you spend money on your preset budget this will help you from going beyond your budget.

Plan your itinerary – Travel itinerary will guide you constantly through your travel, helping you spend your time wisely. This comes in handy for those who have gone for package or leisure travel. It will help you spend money wisely and avoid unnecessary travel. Follow these simple tips and enjoy your trip.

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Have Fun With Serving

We love nothing more than a good re purpose. One the best things you can do with a ornament or any item in the home that is confusing you is to let it sit and than give it a purpose. Read more…


Dramatic Themes For Redecorating

You mightn’t have the budget to implement any big design changes in the home. That doesn’t mean you can’t draw on themes and redecorate on a budget. Read more…


Budget Home Options

Property options for people on a budget can be very limited but one affordable choice is house boats. Read more…


Home Cost Cutting

Reducing your bills can be tricky especially when it comes to winter and energy companies insist on raising their prices constantly. There are some simple ways to reduce your bills and even if they don’t immediately cut your bills by a considerable amount you can end up saving hundreds over the course of a year. Read more…

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Bedrooms on a Budget

A great new bedroom doesn’t have to cost the earth and a few wee things here and there can completely change the style and mood of the room. Read more…


Bathrooms on a Budget

Doing up your bathroom can be easier and cheaper than you might imagine. A few small changes and you could feel like you have a whole new room. Read more…

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Kitchens on a Budget

Kitchens can be expensive and if you have moved into a new property and are not satisfied with the current fittings there are ways to get what you want without breaking the budget. Read more…