A Simple and Stress-Free Guide to Putting Up Wallpaper

A simple and easy guide to putting up wallpaper in your home. How to prepare, what tools you will need, how to deal with tricky areas like plug sockets and corners and what wallpaper to choose.

How to Come Up with Engaging Content on Social Media

A couple of weeks ago I published a blog post on why it was so important to become a brand on social media. So, you’ve got your name and niche ready to go but you hit the biggest stumbling block, what on earth do I keep posting and talking about? You look back on your photo album on your phone but all you can see is pictures of your cat/family/contents of your kid’s nose (is it just my kids that take photos of their nostrils?? 😊)…

Social Media and How To Create Stunning Images to Gain Followers

Last week I had the pleasure of attending a Photography and Styling Workshop with the Photographer extraordinaire, Cathy Pyle and the lovely Interior Designer and stylist, Kay Prestney. Instagram is such a visual tool, it is so important to create showstopping images for social media to gain followers

How to Become a Brand on Social Media and Why it’s …

Instagram is the biggie isn’t it? Becoming an influencer (yes, we ALL hate this term) is slowly becoming a full-time employment choice, but it gets a lot of bad press. Why do people want to be influencers? Is it fame? Money, attention or to inflate your ego? It’s time to think about yourself as a brand…..

Becoming an Interior Designer – The Why, Who, What and How?

I guess I’ve always been into Interior design and have often thought about retraining as an interior designer. I remember my Mum giving me full reign of my bedroom when I was a teenager and I went with a hideous yellow and blue Moon, Sun and Star theme with a border running through the middle…

How To Claim Your Website On Pinterest (And Why You Should)

Pinterest is without a shadow of a doubt, the biggest driver of traffic to my blog. Pinterest has 250 million users each month, all looking for inspiration, tips and advice. It’s become one of the most successful social platforms for driving traffic to blogs and websites…

Why You Should Change Your Pinterest From Personal to Business

Continuing on the theme of all things Pinterest (if you only ever use it for pictures of cats and tutorials on how to make slime, this isn’t for you! 😊), I will write a blog on each of the top tips I included in my blog post “How I Grew My Pinterest Views to Nearly 4 million in under 4 months”.

Becoming A Better Blogger

I am rubbish at new year resolutions and frankly, stereotypical with it all. Every year I promise to get thinner/richer/fitter/become a teetotaller and every year I fail miserably. By January 10th I’m reaching for the wine…

What My First Full Year On Instagram Has Taught Me

2018 started with a bang for me, my Instagram posts were consistently getting extremely good engagement and my follower count was growing by the day. Ironically, fast forward to the end of 2018 and with 50,000 more followers, my posts are now getting less likes and comments than they did a year ago…

How I Grew My Pinterest Views To Nearly 4 Million In Under 4 Months

Yep, you read the title right! Back in June I had 13 followers on Pinterest and just under 750 monthly unique viewers which I thought was fab seeing as I’d never really used it properly. But when I realised that Pinterest had so much to offer, I managed to grow my follower count to just under 500 (and growing quickly all the time) and over 3.5 million monthly unique viewers. Yes! Millions!!