7 Christmas Tree Themes to Try in 2020

I’m dreaming of a kitsch Christmas… Baubles and Christmas Tree decorations have come a long way since I was a child. Every year my Mum…

Bringing the Outside In Part 2 – Artificial Plants

Continuing on from last weeks blog post, this week I bring you artificial plants! You might be thinking enough of the “outside-in” nonsense Mel, but…

Houseplants – It’s Time to Bring the Wonderful Outside In

It’s been a funny old week this week. I know it’s been a difficult year but for some reason, this week hit hard. It was…

Interior Trends to Try – 40 of the Best Shell Inspired Homewares

All repeat after me, she sells sea shells on the sea shore. To celebrate our imminent move to the seaside (OK, we already live a…

A Treehouse Weekend Break – Pickwell Manor, North Devon

We recently explained to my Husband’s parents that we were going to stay in a treehouse for the weekend and they were both quietly thoughtful.…

A Quick and Easy Upcycle of a Welsh Dresser with Dulux

I wouldn’t say I’m the world’s best painter or upcycler, in fact I can be a bit slapdash at times. But what I do love…

50 Fabulous Autumnal Buys for Under £50

It feels a bit weird writing this as the temperatures have been soaring outside this week and I’ve spent most of it on the beach,…

Brave Ground – Dulux Colour of the Year 2021

After what seems like an age of bright whites and cool greys, is the interior and decorating world started to look towards a bit more…

The Colour Collections – How To Use Colour in the Bedroom

I think a lot of people play it safe in the bedroom (alright, alright, calm down you lot in the back row there!) and tend…

How I Would Improve My Kitchen (If It Didn’t End in …

The kitchen. The heart of the home. Where I like to think I’m the next Nigella but am often found burning spaghetti bolognese. Before moving…

Interior Trends to Try – Tropical

Scorchio! Sizzling! Boiling! Sweating my nads off (thanks for that one Mr B) are some of the words that have had high usage on Instagram…

A House Tour of Our Family Home

Are you ready for a house tour? Finally, this week we FINALLY finished decorating our house to a point where I could say I was…

10 Easy Steps to Putting Up a Gallery Wall

Do you have a wonderful collection of art work but are not sure how to display it? Gallery walls are so easy to put up and arrange and with Command strips, it doesn’t matter if you make a mistake. You can pull the strips away from the wall and start again leaving no damage.