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A Piece of Cake - with AnySharp Pro World's Best Knife Sharpener

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If you are looking for a nifty little inexpensive gadget, look no further than the AnySharp Pro World’s Best Knife Sharpener , patented and designed with tungsten carbide technology for expertly sharpening almost any type of knife, even serrated blades.   We tried the AnySharp Pro before slicing up our office baguettes and found its PowerGrip suction base gave it instant good stability on any smooth surface and with light pressure and a few deft strokes, our knives were as sharp as new.  At a celebration, serving up perfectly proportioned birthday treats proved to be a piece of cake. We loved the AnySharp's ease of use and compact size (6 x 6 x 7 cm) which is so easy to store tidily in a kitchen drawer or tool box, ready to pop back out easily whenever needed. Available from Lakeland, Wayfair and other retailers. The box is a perfect size for easy gift wrapping. The AnySharp is available in various colours.

Water, water everywhere, but is it safe to drink?

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Drinking from beautiful glasses always makes the drink feel more special, even if it's purely water. Designer  Tapio Wirkkala  took inspiration from the melting ice in Lapland to create this beautiful Ultima Thule  carafe for  Iittala  with coordinating drinking glasses. The Ultima Thule's gorgeous bubble design base... The trio is a perfect gift or a welcome addition to the home collection, available from  Nordic Nest . Following a more contemporary vibe the  Acqua  glass and matte stainless steel water carafe from  Blomus  is a classic glass decanter that holds a generous 1.5 litres. A smart, self-closing lid ensures that ice cubes stay in the carafe while pouring to keep its contents perfectly chilled. Using lemon or strawberries in the carafe is a brilliant way to add flavour to your beverage while also creating a colourful centrepiece on the dining table. The cleverly designed lid also makes the carafe highly versatile — if you're serving sweeter

How Your House Plants Can Survive Under Floor Heating

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Under floor heating emits constant heat which then transfers directly into plant pots which are placed on them, drying out the soil far too quickly. Here are some fabulous raised indoor planters which look amazing and that your plants will love you for. This Bloomingville Black Standing Metal Deer Storage Basket (below) has a stylish cage design and is made from iron in a black finish. Perfect for raising things off the ground, creating extra storage space and displaying plants or home accessories. Make your standing metal planters even more versatile by adding this Brass Shelf for Standing Metal Planters by Hurn & Hurn to create a multi-levelled display. Use the solid brass shelf to create a side table element to the planter or as a platform for a plant pot to sit on. This accessory covers a third of the overall length of the planter, so it can be placed anywhere along the top of a compatible standing planter, available from Ferm Living. These are the top 10 house pla