All White Walls

As soon as we decided to completely renovate the whole house, I knew that I wanted to paint all of the walls white. Friends and family all questioned this decision, it will look cold, it’s not very homely, it will be dirty in no time, were their comments. I think it came about because I…

Kitchen Reveal

This update has been a long time coming! I’ve been waiting until every aspect of the kitchen was finished to share it, but I still haven’t finished accessorising it and feel like I might be waiting forever to find that perfect picture to hang or exactly the right kitchen roll holder! Also, because of work…

Supporting Small Businesses

I spend a lot of time browsing Instagram for inspiration and, for my sins, have managed to find several small businesses that I now follow. Some of these I have bought from, some I intend to buy from and others I have only just discovered. Now don’t get me wrong, I’m the first to enjoy…

Garden Inspiration -Scandinavian Style!

As one job in the house finishes, I’m always looking to the next one! And the next, and the next! I think this is a good thing though, it helps me to see the house as a whole and not just individual rooms. I have a plan in my head for the rooms downstairs, so…

New Crockery

I love browsing the shops for pretty things. I used to buy all sorts of random bits and bobs for the house, until I found my decor style (you can read about it in this blog post). I do still buy things, but at least everything I buy now looks at home, if you pardon the…

House Dreams

I know that I am slightly obsessed with home decor at the minute. And I know that it stems from overhauling the whole house, one room at a time. But I think that I actually have a problem… I’m even dreaming about it now! Hubby was having a bit of a moan the other day…

DIY Projects

I don’t know about you, but I have a habit of saving lots and lots of nifty little DIY projects from Pinterest onto a board for when I have another life! That life will be when I don’t work, when I have a modicum of creativity, when I know how to use power tools or…

Decorating with houseplants

You can’t fail to have noticed how popular houseplants have become again. Way back in the 70’s and 80’s they had their hay day, then seemed to die and a death, the only place to be  found was on your granny’s windowsill! Decorating with houseplants has become an easy and affordable way of adding interest…

How to plan a room makeover

I know it can be quite daunting when you’re planning a total room overhaul, so I’ve come up with this step by step guide to make things easier and ensure your room looks cohesive. Step 1 – Get Inspired The first thing you need to do is to decide how you want your room to…