Living in a cramped flat? Fill up on colour by stuffing old filing drawers or even biscuit tins with plants and perching them on the tiniest of tables.
No money left? It's still possible to find stylish gems, even by designers, without the price tags.
Claire Sa and Max de Rosée's family of four had to eat in shifts in their tiny flat until they found and transformed a rundown terraced house in west London...
Garden sheds are being turned into pop-up business hubs, creative spaces and garden kitchens - and this year there will be a global award to recognise the most creative transformation.
Part of an 1870s building in Canonbury, this second-floor flat was given a total overhaul in off-white and black to create a mostly modern monochrome family home with some period touches.