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

Neutral living room
Home & Garden

How to brighten up a dark room

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

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Stylish interior
Home & Garden

Breathe new life into tired décor

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

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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.

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Cable-knit cushion
Home & Garden

Make your home feel cosier

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

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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.

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Sick dog
Home & Garden

When is the right time to say goodbye?

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

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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.

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Graham and Green interior featuring velvet and bronze
Home & Garden

The hottest interiors trends this autumn

What’s in store for our homes this autumn? We look at the latest trends.

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Woman walking a dog
Home & Garden

How to become a petsitter

Becoming a pet sitter could be a rewarding new career.

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