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  • How to get a good night’s sleep
    We’ve all been there. Those warm summer nights where you toss, turn and try your best yet still can’t seem to get a good night’s sleep. There’s nothing worse than your alarm going off at 7am and realising you’ve spent seven hours thinking about how to sleep – and only half-an-hour actually sleeping. If this sounds all too familiar, then why not check out our top tips on how to get some serious shu...
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  • Step-by-step: Bee hotel
    It’s time to help protect the wildlife with our next step-by-step. With summer in full swing, follow our tips below to learn how to create your very own bee hotel. It’s simple to create and great to get the kids involved with too. What you will need: • A plain white ceramic mug • Black permanent marker pen • Yellow permanent marker pen • Scissors • Cellotape • A4 card NB: Parental supervision requ...
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  • Top tips for a stress-free move
    It’s considered to be one of the most stressful things you can do in life and it certainly isn’t the most exciting activity to look forward to. But with the right planning and preparation, moving home doesn’t have to be a chore. Check out our top tips on how to tackle a move without breaking a sweat. Use a helping hand Are you decluttering to impress a buyer and need a secure place to store your f...
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  • Pack like a pro for your summer holiday
    Are you California-dreaming of a holiday full of sun, sea and sand but weighed down by the thought of all the planning and preparation? Well don’t fret because our handy guide to packing will have you jetting off into the sunset in no time at all. Wear your wardrobe Wear your heaviest clothing to travel in, such as trousers, sweatshirts and jackets. This will keep the weight of your luggage down –...
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  • Summer storage hacks
    Summer is just around the corner and while everyone’s busy planning festivals, holidays and road trips, we have some top storage hacks to help you stay organised throughout the warmer months. Raising the roof Summer is all about impromptu road trips, exploring new places and hitting the open road to the beach. Remember those childhood family holidays of being crammed into the back of the car with ...
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  • Create your very own garden festival
    Festival season is fast approaching and getting outside to enjoy live music (and fantastic food) is on everyone’s minds. But with busy schedules, we don’t all have the time to attend our favourite events. So why not follow our top tips below and transform your garden into the perfect party place. Get #snaphappy Who doesn’t love a good summer-snap? Why not take hilarious pictures of your friends an...
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  • Exploring unique outdoor spaces
    From the bottom of a garden to the top a tree, the great outdoors provides a world of opportunity to create a unique living space. If you want to turn your own garden space into something truly unique this summer, have a look at these fantastic outdoor space transformations below for some inspiration. An Oscar winning space Taking us back to theatre history with original seats, exit signs and door...
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  • Step-by-step: Animal plant pot creation
    It’s time to get a little bit creative with our next step-by-step. Now that plants are starting to bloom, and the sun is shining through your windows, why not give these delightful plant pot holders a go? They’re simple to create, and great to get the kids involved with. You will need: • An empty two litre plastic bottle • Scissors • Permanent marker • Acrylic yellow and white paint (or your colou...
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  • Creating the perfect space for working from home
    Whether you’ve taken a duvet day, just feel a bit under the weather or run your own business, working from home has become much more common. But with temptation all around from snacks, your favourite films or calling your friends for a natter, it’s difficult to stay focused on the task at hand and make sure your day at home is a productive one. Have a look below for some top tips on how to create ...
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  • Go green around the home
    At Big Yellow, we don’t just care about storage, we also care about the environment and we’re proud to be running an environmentally friendly business. It’s so easy to make small changes to ensure you’re doing your bit for the planet too. Have a look below for some simple ways to make a big difference. Cut out the chemicals There are all types of unnecessary chemicals in so many goods we use. Frag...
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  • Prepare your home for warmer weather
    After months and months of dark, cold weather, the summer is finally just around the corner. With the start of the sun peeking through, it’s time to get your home summer ready. As we all know, British weather can be rather unpredicatble, so you want to make sure you’re ready for when it does hit, especially as it might not be around for long. Have a look below for some tips to help get your home r...
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  • Spruce up your garden for spring
    There’s a spring in everyone’s step now the weather is getting better. The sun is getting warmer and the blossoms are starting to bloom, so it’s time to get your own outdoor space sorted so you can grow a colourful garden over these next months. Have a look below for some helpful tips to help you prepare your garden for spring. Clear away the winter Over the colder months, your garden becomes expo...
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  • Step-by-step: a bunny box in time for Easter
    Easter is just around the corner, and that means lots of chocolate is on the way. Use this adorable bunny box to gift mini sweet treats to your loved ones – the kids will go hopping mad for them. Given our DIY a go? We’d love to see. Share your snaps with us on Twitter. You will need: • Card • Scissors or a craft knife • Glue or double sided tape • White pom-poms or cotton wool (optional) • A bag ...
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  • Top tips for keeping friendships tip top when moving in together
    After being under the roof of mum and dad for the majority of your life, when the time comes to move in with your friends the fantasy is that it’s going to be non-stop fun – and much of it is. However, there are a few realities that you have to face, and certain responsibilities you’ll have to take on in order to make it work. Here are a few pointers to get you prepped for the big move. Making it ...
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  • Spruce up your house for spring with these top cleaning tips
    Spring has sprung and there’s no better time to dust off your cloths, shake out your rugs and get in that cleaning spirit. Pick a sunny day, open your windows and turn up the music to get yourself in the right mood. Our Twitter feed is full of great tips to help you clean those awkward spaces, and here are a couple of extra hints to make your home sparkle this season. Steam out those stains Often ...
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  • Transform that awkward space under the stairs
    The space under the stairs is always a bit of a tricky one – it’s usually quite a small area and an awkward shape, making it difficult to visualise what it could be used for. However, with a little bit of imagination, you can get some real use out of it, making it a great feature in your home and saving space elsewhere. Have a look below for some inspiration to get you started. In over your head I...
  • Spruce up your space with inspiring shelves
    Whether you’re short on space, your storage system is a bit of a nightmare, or you simply want a better way to display your favourite stuff, shelving can often be the best way to go. After all, it doesn’t have to take up any floor space, it doesn’t break the bank and it can help eliminate clutter. To help get you inspired, here are some of our favourite finds of innovative shelving in the home. Fo...
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  • Simplify life with these great hacks
    At Big Yellow, there’s more to us than just storage; we’re passionate about helping to lighten the load of your daily life. Have a look below for some clever hacks that will help make life that little bit simpler. Stop the slip To prevent your clothes from slipping and falling off into the bottom of your wardrobe, add a zigzag of glue to the hangers. Remember to wait for it to dry first! This is a...
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  • Step-by-step: Create your own paper flowers
    Love is in the air this Valentine’s Day, and we’ve taken lasting love to new levels with this clever craft. Follow our step-by-step guide below to create your very own Big Yellow flowers. If you recreate them, be sure to tag us in your photos on Twitter. You will need: • Coloured card of your (or your Valentine’s) choice • Straws • A glue gun/a liquid glue • A pencil • A ruler • Scissors NB: Paren...
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  • New year, new you, no clutter
    Tidy house, clear mind, or so the saying (kind of) goes. Decluttering, sorting and cleaning can give you a sense of achievement, and there’s no better time do to this than at the start of the year, ready for the upcoming months. Don’t be fooled though, sorting your house out doesn’t need to be a big chore. Here are some quick and easy tips to help you break it down, focus on the task and get it do...
  • Step by step: paper tray cardboard creation
    January: the month for new year’s resolutions, sorting out your home after the festivities, and generally preparing yourself for the year ahead. Whether it be your home office or your work desk, this nifty, easy-to-create paper tray provides the perfect solution to organise all those loose bits and bobs on your desk. You could even get your kids to help you decorate it, bringing a little bit of yo...
  • How to safely pack up Christmas decorations
    It’s always frustrating when Christmas comes around again and you pull out last year’s decorations from storage to find there are some broken, or their dusty or knotted. Here are some simple packing tips to help you avoid this situation next year. Remember to check out our Twitter feed where we offer helpful tricks each day. Keep it original If possible, try and keep the original packaging that de...
  • Step by step: party popper cardboard creation
    New Year’s Eve wouldn’t be the same without celebrations, some glitter and lots of party poppers! In this step by step guide, we’ll show you how to create your very own bespoke party popper, which can be reused over and over again. It’s the perfect festive activity to do with the kids; they’ll love making it and have endless fun playing with it too. Step 1 – What you will need: • An empty toilet r...
  • Big Yellow Ilford helps bring Christmas spirit to local disadvantaged families
    An early festive project has been going on at our Big Yellow store in Ilford over the past few months… In September, team member Maria Rackley launched a shoe box appeal, asking customers and the local community for unwanted shoe boxes to fill with gifts, sweets and educational items for disadvantaged families in the area and it has been a great success. Originally the target was to collect 100 sh...
  • Step by step: Photo booth cardboard creation
    It’s party season! Photo booths have recently boomed in popularity and are now a must-have for any party. Have a look below for our step-by-step tips on how to create your very own booth with a cardboard box. It’s sure to provide endless fun at Christmas parties. Step 1 – What you will need: • An extra-large cardboard box • Additional large piece of cardboard (roughly the same size as one side of ...
  • Pros and cons of different types of fire places
    The nights are getting colder, and right now summer feels like a long time away. Our thoughts are turning to ideas on how to feel cosy and warm, and one of the best ways to do this is to curl up in front of a fire with a hot mug of cocoa and a good film. Fireplaces do so much more than just provide heat; they can make a room feel homely and snuggly. If you’re thinking about transforming your home ...
  • Creative storage solutions for around the home
    At Big Yellow, we’re all about helping you get the most out of the space you have. Our Twitter feed is full of creative tips to help inspire you to think creatively with the belongings you have, so be sure to check it out. In the meantime, have a look below for some simple and great ways to create more space in your home, including some innovative storage ideas. Get yourself hooked These cheap and...
  • Top tips: Great ways to store your shoes
    Shoes: the ultimate clutter culprits. Whether you live with your family, friends or partner, between you, you’ll gather a whole bunch of shoes, making the entrance to your home look a mess. With these nifty solutions, you won’t be tripping over your shoes anymore. Picture perfect Sorting your shoes in boxes neatly stacked on shelves will make sure they are kept in pristine condition, and it will l...
  • Renting out a small space
    Whether it be an annex, a loft conversion, an extension or even just a spare bedroom, there is money to be made in the additional, unused space around your home. With a little bit of imagination and preparation, you can start renting it out for an extra monthly income. However, don’t rush into it – there are a few things you need to do before getting the legal documentation in place and getting so...
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  • Life moment interview: Taking time out to go travelling
    Alex Clough is a Digital Director from London, and recently took some time out of work to go travelling. We asked him a few questions about how he prepared for his trip, and we’ll offer you some tips based on his experience. Where did you go travelling? I went to South East Asia, with visits to Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietman and Indonesia. Why did you make the decision to go now? I’m fortunate ...
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  • Top tips for going back to university
    September brings the end of the summer holidays, and the looming start of term for all university students. Whether it be year one, two or even five, there’s always new ways you can get prepared. Check out some of our tips below to get you feeling inspired. Remember to keep an eye on our Twitter feed, where you’ll find more useful tricks and hacks. Home comforts To make sure you bring the comforts...

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