Trex Composite Decking: How to Create a Stunning Garden Space

The great Monty Don said – “A garden is not a place. It’s a journey” and I couldn’t agree more. I love having different zones…

How to Create a Mediterranean Garden in 10 Easy Steps

Gardening was never really my thing. Only a few years ago, I wouldn’t have known where to start when it came to creating a Mediterranean…

Billy Bookcase IKEA Hack: How to Create Bespoke Bookcases for Your Living …

Strap yourselves in as I’m about to take you on a wild IKEA Billy Bookcase hack ride! This has been my most ambitious upcycle yet…

Maison et Objet, Paris 2022 – Trends, colours and New Luxury

This week I had the pleasure of visiting the Maison et Objet Trade Fair in Paris. Held twice a year in Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition…

How to Transform Your Garden for £300

I know it’s probably tipping it down with rain where you are at the moment and you’re looking out of the window at your garden…

10 Pantry ideas – How to Add Stylish Storage to your Kitchen

The one thing I didn’t want to compromise on when I was designing our new kitchen was a pantry! I didn’t want to go with…

IKEA Hack: How to Upcycle a Bedside Table

Our bedside tables have always let our bedroom down. I would paint the walls, put up wallpaper and decorate the bedroom with art, patterned bedding…

Our Exciting Family Bathroom Plans

Sponsored post – I will be working with Burlington to update our family bathroom Why are family bathrooms more difficult than kitchens to plan? When…

How to Create a Pallet Table for your Garden

We love our pallet table and it gets used all the time in our garden. Last year, when we were in lockdown and basically everyone…

Panelling a Wall – An Easy Guide

Ok, I know you’re all taking a huge deep breath and thinking, really Mel? Another blog post about panelling a wall? You are so 2019!…

Instagram – My 10 Step Guide to Creating a Successful Account

Do blogs like this still need to be written? Do we still need to know what works on Instagram or not? This isn’t a blog…

We Moved to a Beach House! A Quick Tour of Our Exciting …

7 months. 7 long months since we originally put in the offer of our new house, we can finally call the Beach House home. We…

Our Kitchen Design – The Full Kitchen Tour 2021

Continuing on from last week with our house tour before we moved (I’m writing this sat in our old house, we should have moved by…