Bedroom

Autumn ready bedding

As the nights are getting chillier, it's time to change from lightweight summer bedding, to something warmer and more cosy. And there lies the problem; I'm always cold and hubby is always hot! The answer is to use lots of layers and natural materials where possible. I have this goose feather and down all seasons duvet… Continue reading Autumn ready bedding

Hall/Entryway

Hallway Inspiration

Hallways (or entryways if you're from across the pond!) are high traffic zones, but are often neglected as it's generally not somewhere you spend a lot of time.  If yours is anything like mine, I'm afraid it has become a dumping ground for coats, shoes hats and bags!   But the entrance to your home… Continue reading Hallway Inspiration

Kitchen, renovation

How to survive a D.I.Y. kitchen renovation

As you know, we are in the process of renovating our whole house from top to toe. This started with a single storey extension to the back of the house which was completed earlier in the year, then hubby has been gradually working his way through the downstairs. We now have four completed rooms and… Continue reading How to survive a D.I.Y. kitchen renovation

Kitchen

Accessorising a kitchen, Scandinavian style.

As hubby beavers away fitting the new kitchen cabinets, I've been busy looking for accessories. He thinks his work is more important, but IMO I think how  you style your kitchen is just as important! Our new kitchen is going to comprise of gloss white units and gloss white worktops, giving a crisp neutral palette.… Continue reading Accessorising a kitchen, Scandinavian style.

Kitchen

Choosing tiles for a Scandinavian style kitchen

Having finally found my home decor style (see here), when it comes to choosing tiles for my long awaited kitchen renovation, the decision is so much easier! A Scandinavian kitchen traditionally has a simple and elegant design, that manages to be both classic and modern at the same time. Surfaces tend to be clutter free and… Continue reading Choosing tiles for a Scandinavian style kitchen

Kitchen

Kitchen Renovation

As you may, or may not,  have noticed I haven't updated the blog since May. I made a conscious decision back then that blogging wasn't for me. I made the mistake of being obsessed with numbers: numbers of followers, numbers of likes, number of shares etc, etc, etc. I know lots of other bloggers also… Continue reading Kitchen Renovation

Cleaning

How to declutter a room

If you've been following the blog for a while, you will know that we are in the process of renovating our whole house and the latest project is our home office. The office used to be in the smallest bedroom, upstairs. The location was not ideal and there wasn't enough storage space, hence there was… Continue reading How to declutter a room