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…

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…

Choosing Kitchen Worktops

I’ve waited years and years for my new kitchen and had so many changes of heart along the way. My tastes have changed from gloss black units, to white units and black worktops, and then finally settling on gloss white units and white worktops. Now I thought choosing the units would be the hard part,…

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…

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….

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…

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…

Ideal Home Show bargains

I’ve always wanted to go to the Ideal Home Show so was delighted when the opportunity came up this year. I didn’t really know what to expect but was surprised how big Olympia, Kensington is. We treated ourselves to VIP tickets and had the doors opened for use by a very smart doorman into a…