Monthly Archives: July 2015

Extension to Right to Buy – What Does this Actually Mean?

Extension to Right to BuyUp until now it was only council tenants that have the right to buy the homes that they currently rent. But as announced in the Queen’s speech, when the new Housing Bill becomes law, housing association tenants will also gain the right to buy.

There has been a lot of controversy in the news with some people thinking that this extension to the right to buy scheme will create more problems than it will solve. Here at Green Spinnaker we see it as a positive move towards helping more people to get a foot on the property ladder.

With this in mind we have decided to find out more detail about what the extension actually means.

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How to Make the Most of Small Space with Clever Interior Design

Clever Interior Design for Small Rooms and SpacesDo you live in a small home or have small rooms? It can be a struggle to know how to decorate and furnish smaller spaces without making them look cramped and cluttered.

Not all homes are going to be super spacious, especially if you live in a city centre, this is just a fact that we have to accept. But there are a number of ways to use clever interior design to make the most of even the smallest of spaces.

We have found some great tips on how to decorate and make the most of a small space, so if you put them into good use you might be seeing your home in a whole new light in the future.

The Lighter the Better

Let’s start by talking about colour, or shall we say lack of it. When it comes to decorating a small space you should stick with a light colour palette. Yes this completely goes against our tips on how to decorate with accent colour but dark colours in a small space will have the effect of bringing the walls in closer. Dark colours on the ceiling should definitely be avoided.

The use of a neutral palette or light fresh colours will bring more light into a space and open it up even more than you could imagine.

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