Saga Magazine Author

Melanie Whitehouse

Melanie Whitehouse has written for most national newspapers and interiors magazines during her 30-year career. She is founder of the Book Lovers' Supper Club which brings top authors to mid Sussex, and is prevented from straying too far from home by an elderly Burmese rescue cat called Maisie.

Latest Articles from Melanie

Kittens
Home & Garden

Why do people hoard animals?

We look at why people hoard animals and what you can do to help.

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Vacuuming a mattress
Home & Garden

How to clean a mattress

Reduce dust mites, get rid of stains and improve hygiene.

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Dining room
Home & Garden

Big ideas for small dining rooms

Give your small dining room some ‘wow’ factor with some clever design tricks.

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Woman planning her interior design
Home & Garden

The top 10 rules of interior design

How to revamp, repaint and update your home.

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Colourful clothes in a wardrobe
Home & Garden

How to store clothes

Make more space in your wardrobe by storing seasonal clothes.

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Kono the wolf hybrid
Home & Garden

Home hospice care for pets

Demand is growing for this specialised service.

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Interior designer
Home & Garden

Should you hire an interior designer?

We ask the experts why they recommend using an interior designer.

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Silverware
Home & Garden

How to clean silver

Find out how to get your silver sparkling again.

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Brass doorknob
Home & Garden

How to clean brass

Over time, brass may tarnish as dirt and grease build up on the surface.

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