Category advice and tips

Celebrity Interior Designer Interview: Meet BBC and C4 designer and presenter Celia Sawyer

Meet talented and totally awesome interior designer Celia Sawyer, star of BBC TV’s Your Home in their Hands and C4’s Four Rooms, producer of gorgeous interior designs, and wearer of some of the highest shoes on TV! Celia spent 20 minutes on the A Passion for Homes sofa answering some of our most burning TV […]

Meet millionaire property expert Kevin Green and his new book The Rich Rules

If you haven’t come across this inspirational businessman and property expert before, I would like to introduce you to the amazing Kevin Green; TV star, self-made mulit-millionaire, inspirational speaker, motivator and a totally fantastic person. Kevin was very supportive of A Passion for Homes when it began, attending our launch in London, introducing us to […]

Creative lighting for the coolest of gardens

Checkatrade.com member Jonathan Fridlington provides a simple guide to being more adventurous with your garden lighting this summer. With summer just around the corner this is the perfect time of year to revamp your exterior lighting and get your garden ready for those warmer evenings to enjoy barbecues, drinks and gatherings on the decking or […]

August Checkatrade.com and A Passion for Homes How To: Put up a Fence

Monthly ‘How to’ from Checkatrade.com and A Passion for Homes Our very popular monthly ‘How to’ blog in conjunction with the online trades vetting company checkatrade.com and their panel of experts continues with – how to put up a fence: By Dave Green, owner, Wesson Fencing. Picket fences are wooden and made of spaced uprights […]

Four ways to make the most of space in your home

Say ‘Hi!’ to Shelfstore, who have written this guest blog to help us all make the most of the space we have in our homes… Four Ways to Make the Most of the Space in Your Home ‘No matter how generous your home’s square footage is, at some point you may start to feel that […]

June Checkatrade.com and A Passion for Homes ‘How to’ – care for paint brushes

Monthly ‘How to’ from Checkatrade.com and A Passion for Homes Our very popular monthly ‘How to’ blog in conjunction with the online trades vetting company checkatrade.com and their panel of experts continues with – how to care for your paint brushes: By Wayne de Wet, independent multiple award winning painter and decorator and a mate […]

Advice on choosing room colours – infographic from Homebase

If choosing colours for your home worries you, or you think there is just too much choice, then this interesting infographic from Homebase may help, plus they have a very interesting colour quiz on their Facebook page – check it out, it’s fun  – apparently I should be living in an Irish Castle (I wish!) […]