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

Decorations on a tree
Home & Garden

How to decorate a Christmas tree

Follow our step-by-step guide to decorating a show-stopping tree.

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Light up birch trees
Home & Garden

4 key looks this Christmas

We take a look at the popular decoration styles this year.

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Dogs hiding under blanket
Home & Garden

Caring for pets during firework season

Read our tips for caring for pets when fireworks might be scaring them.

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Black cat
Home & Garden

Black cats: what's the problem?

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

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Roller blinds
Home & Garden

Choosing the right blinds for your home

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

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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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