Storage auctions in the UK

Many of you will be familiar with shows like Storage Wars or Storage Hunters and fancy a go at making money from abandoned goods bought through a storage auction. Unfortunately, we’re going to burst that bubble – self storage auctions you see on the TV are not legal in the UK and any that you do see are most likely staged for the show. That said, it is possible to purchase storage units and their contents.

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Top tips for storing your Christmas decorations

Everyone’s least favourite job, after the excitement of the Christmas season, is to have to pack up all your decorations. It’s a hassle to get the tree down, make sure all the decorations are boxed up and to pack up the lights without creating too many knots and tangles to unravel the following year!

But, what if you made packing up so easy that it not only made the taking down easier, but also putting it all back up the following year? Read on to find out our top tips to do exactly that.

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Preparing your home for Christmas

The festive season can be a busy time and, if you’re like most people, you’ll probably have a to-do list as long as your arm to tick off before the 25th December rolls around. Whether preparing your home for Christmas is on that list or not, it’s a worthwhile job to tackle before the Christmas period gets fully underway.

Read on to find our top tips for preparing your home for Christmas.

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Five Halloween costumes for kids on budget

Halloween is just around the corner so, unless you’re already prepared, you may be wondering what sort of costumes your children will need for their trick or treating adventures.

If the idea of going out and buying a brand-new costume has you tightening your purse strings, help is at hand. We’ve put together a list of five Halloween costumes that you can DIY with things you already have at home!

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How to upcycle – Upcycling ideas

Upcycling can be the perfect way to update and renovate an older piece of furniture, or a home accessory, that might have seen better days. However, it can seem like quite a daunting DIY project to undertake if you don’t know the tips and tricks of the trade.

Not to worry though, it looks far more complicated than it is and, if you know what to do and how to do it, you should have no problem. Read on to find out everything you need to know about how to upcycle and get creating!

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