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

Black cat
Home & Garden

Black cats: what's the problem?

We look at why black cats can be so difficult to rehome.

Continue reading

Roller blinds
Home & Garden

Choosing the right blinds for your home

With so many options available, which window treatment is best for your home?

Continue reading

Neutral living room
Home & Garden

How to brighten up a dark room

Brighten up a dark room with these simple tricks of the trade.

Continue reading

Stylish interior
Home & Garden

Breathe new life into tired décor

Try one of these quick fixes to liven up tired rooms.

Continue reading

Caulking a window to protect from bad weather
Home & Garden

How to get your home ready for winter

Be prepared for the worst the winter months can throw at you.

Continue reading

Cable-knit cushion
Home & Garden

Make your home feel cosier

Beat the cold with these tips for making your home cosy.

Continue reading

Style Studio's Feather Noir curtains with a classic pencil pleat
Home & Garden

Choosing the right curtain headings

If you're planning new curtains find out which heading works best.

Continue reading

Sick dog
Home & Garden

When is the right time to say goodbye?

We look at the difficult decision pet owners must eventually face.

Continue reading

Augustus Moon the cat
Home & Garden

How a cat can change your life

Melanie Whitehouse on the cat who adopted her and inspired a novel.

Continue reading