Roost is live! Watch our new TV show, packed with outdoor space ideas and blue decor

Our very first Roost show is live and it's packed full of clever ideas

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Drum roll please… The debut episode of Roost, our brand new weekly show aimed at improving your home and garden is now live! If you need some inspiration to get started on your own home improvements, then you've got to watch the latest episode. It's packed with inspiring ideas and plenty of practical advice, from easy garden ideas to kitchen flooring ideas.

And, for UK viewers, there's a chance to win a room’s worth of stunning Amtico Spacia flooring to give away in this week’s competition. Entering couldn't be simpler – all you have to do is answer this week's question below.

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So what exactly is in Roost's very first episode? Firstly, if you're in search of a new kitchen floor, you've come to the right place. We cover three of the most durable and easy-to-clean materials to use for hardwearing kitchen floors, without compromising on style.

Next up, you'll find out how to design an outdoor living space, just in time for sunny days ahead. From choosing the right garden furniture and decorating the space, to patio heating and fire pits, there are ideas for every space.

Then, we deep dive into clever blue room ideas to inspire your next redecorating project. Find out how to mix colors, such as creating a soothing blue and green combination, or a blue scheme with contrasting orange. There are so many tones to choose from – from pale sky blue to the rich and vibrant Yves Klein blue.

Without further ado, get yourself a coffee and take a look at what’s in the very first episode of Roost:

Roost competition time

In our first episode of Roost, we're giving away a whopping 25sqm of Spacia flooring from Amtico to kit out a room in your home. All you need to do to enter is watch the episode and fill in the form below…

Please note this competition is open only to UK residents.

Jenny McFarlane

Jenny McFarlane is a Senior Digital Editor working across five interiors titles, including Livingetc, Homes and Gardens, Ideal Home, Gardeningetc and Real Homes. She also works on the brands' homes video show, on the Future Homes Network. Jenny studied textiles at university. She then lived and worked in the arts in Washington DC. On returning to the UK she kickstarted her career on women's and lifestyle titles such as InStyle, Red,, SUITCASE and LUXE City Guides. Five years on and she was heading up the content strategy and digital presence on interiors brands Good Homes, Grand Designs and ICON.