Archive for the ‘Just for fun’ Category

A bathroom, however small, can become a relaxing sanctuary with just a few bold improvements. A place where we can escape the day-to-day and take time out for ourselves, this haven also has the potential to be pivotal in our decorative prowess – but all too often they’re last on our list when it comes […]

Functionality and clever space design ideas have become increasing trends for those dealing with small living spaces. Learning how best to utilise space no matter how much (or how little) you have, is always useful. When it comes to furnishing and fashioning a small room, there are some useful hacks on how to make the […]

It’s been a long time coming, but we can finally have a proper Christmas get-together with friends and family this year, so it’s important we go all out – whilst we still can. And with recent announcements meaning that some businesses have cancelled office parties at the last minute, you may need to plan a […]

It was a day we were all patiently waiting for, and it has finally come, all areas in Scotland have moved to Level 0 which means a lot more freedom and the chance for long-overdue catchups with friends and family. For so many of those that moved home during the pandemic and more recently, it […]

Not only is upcycling a good way to pass the time, but with sustainability being a key trend at the moment and very much on everyone’s mind, it could be your way of helping to save the planet. According to E-On Energy, 90% of Brits say being more environmentally friendly is high on their list […]

2020 has been a pretty tough year all round, and just when it finally looked like we might have some more freedom, it feels like we’ve almost returned to lockdown life. And we now know all too well that it doesn’t feel great to have our freedom taken away. But if us Scots are  anything, […]

What better way to celebrate moving into your new home than by throwing a house-warming party? It’s the perfect opportunity to show off your des res to family and friends. Alas, it’s also fraught with danger: from running out of food to kitchen appliance meltdowns and even wardrobe malfunctions. Want to guarantee you’re the host […]

Wound up by winter? Jaded by January? Well, get your gogglebox in gear, pass the popcorn and settle in with s1homes for a spot of screen therapy. These are the telly highlights that make spending time at home a truly cosy and communal affair. So, let the credits roll on your guide to the shows […]

Instantly recognisable from their regular appearances on TV, there are many famous properties that can inspire amazing design ideas in our own homes. While we may not be looking to rent a country mansion or buy a five-storey New York townhouse, there’s a lot to be learned from the big stars of the small screen. […]

From 1914 the Battlefield Rest was known as ‘the most exotic tram shelter in Scotland’ but faced demolition in the 1990s. Saved and brought back to its formal glory, since 1994 it’s been a popular Italian and Continental bistro. We met its saviour and owner Marco Giannasi. Why did you choose the Battlefield Rest? The […]

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