Articles by Stephen Barnes
Coming up with children’s bedroom ideas can be exciting but isn’t always the easiest thing to do. The goal is to choose decor that matches your kid’s personality and helps them to enjoy their new room, but equally works for them on a practical level.
Here, we’ve shared our 10 top tips on how to decorate a kid’s room. At the end, you’ll find toddler’s room ideas plus our advice on decorating bedrooms for older kids.
Creating a reading corner for your kid’s room encourages them to get lost in literature and doubles up as the ideal relaxation area. A lot goes into a great reading nook – from getting the right lighting to achieving the ultimate levels of comfort, there’s plenty to think about.
We’ve got you covered with this guide to making the cosiest kids’ reading corner, jam-packed with top tips from the experts in designing for young ones. Along the way, we’ll be looking into practical pointers for an easy environment to read in as well as ways to put together a cool space that your children will love.
It goes without saying that music has helped to get us through lockdown - whether it’s motivation for yet another home workout or filling the silence as we lounge around on the sofa or bean bag. But the music industry hasn’t been short of its own drama...
We’ve taken a look at 50 solo artists who left their former music groups for individual fame. Find out who made it to the top here.
From building snowmen to helping solve tricky maths problems, many parents have been kept busy while homeschooling since the turn of the year.
We’ve teamed up with a contemporary artist to help parents who are teaching their children how to draw. Find out his top tips here
2020 has been a horrible year for most of us and no one really knows when things will go back to normal and it’s likely we will be living alongside COVID-19 for a long time. Adults are exposed to the science and can understand what the virus is, what it looks like and how it works.
We asked kids to draw COVID-19 to see what it looked like in their minds to help parents explain more about the virus. Find out what we got back here.
From Nikki Grahame’s iconic ‘who is she?!’ rant to Alison Hammond breaking a table, there have been plenty of iconic moments in the Big Brother house across the last two decades.
To mark Big Brother turning 20 we've conducted research to find the contestants which can still command the biggest fee on Instagram! Find out who here.
Tiger King, the Netflix true crime sensation, has divided the nation with its portrayal of the epic feud between Joe Exotic and Carole Baskin.
Love the hit Netflix documentary, Tiger King? Now you can get your hands on a bean bag couch inspired by the show!
We stock bean bags in pretty much any fabric or material you desire, but which should you choose? Read our guide to bean bag fabrics & materials to decide.