A – Z of Sustainability in the Home

I’ve been meaning to write this blog for a while now. I’ve always been a keen recycler, upcycler and try to buy second hand where I can. I’m not really one for fast fashion, I’ve had my winter coat for 6 years and sustainability is becoming more and more important in our home.

10 Ways to Use Beautiful Biophilic Design in Your Home

Biophilic Design has seen a huge rise in popularity in recent years as people are looking to me more Eco friendly and sustainable in the home. Here are 10 design principles to help you achieve biophillic design in your home.

Topps Tiles Tile of the Year 2020 – Syren in Midnight Blue

On the 12th of September I was invited to a stunning location in London where Topps Tiles were revealing their Tile of the Year 2020…

Dulux colour of the year 2020 – Tranquil Dawn™

It feels like only yesterday that Dulux announced it’s 2019 colour of the year, Spiced Honey. But here we are again looking at what colour trends lay ahead for the next year and Dulux have gone with Tranquil Dawn™

Artist Jessica Zoob and an Inspiring Afternoon

On Saturday 14th September 2019, I was lucky enough to be invited to the East Sussex Studio of artist Jessica Zoob to preview her latest collection – Inspired By Asia.

How To Use Dark Green in Your Living Room

One of my favourite colour combinations has to be dark green and gold. I love the richness of these colours and always dreamed of having Dark Jade bridesmaids’ dresses with gold accessories for my wedding…

My Sofa.com style is… Choosing a New Sofa With Sofa.com*

At the end of last year, sofa.com got in touch with me to see if I would like a new sofa for our living room and it couldn’t have come at a better time. We bought our old corner sofa when we lived in a house with a much larger living room and a huge open brick fireplace, so it was very large, brown and beige…

Bathroom Renovation – How We Created our Dream Bathroom

What are the first rooms you look at when you are viewing a property? I always make a beeline for the kitchen and bathroom and if I’m happy with them, the rest will do. I feel that we (me) were a little blindsided by the size of our kitchen when we viewed the house we currently live in and didn’t really take into consideration the size of the other rooms and in particular the bathroom

SleepOrange Mattress – Designed With Your Kids In Mind

Kids can sleep anywhere can’t they? In the past I have found my kids asleep wrapped around the toilet, on top of the kitchen counter and under (under?!?) the sofa. So, I never really thought too much about where they slept at night and what they were sleeping on…

10 Easy Under Stair Storage Ideas

Now this is a story all about how my life got switched, turned upside down and I’d like to take a minute, just sit right there. I’ll tell you how I became the owner of some storage under the stairs. Sorry, blatant rip off of Prince of Bel Air there, but my new under stair storage needed something a little more exciting to introduce it other than, nice shelves in a small area….

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…

Living Coral – Pantone Colour Of The Year 2019

Pantone have just announced their colour of 2019 and it’s….. Living Coral?!? Immediately it conjures up bridesmaid dresses, all twee and meringue like or a nail varnish that gets left unused in your make up bag…

A Quick(ish) Kitchen Update – an Improved Look

Our house was always a doer upper. We bought it as a renovation project as I always prefer to put my stamp on a property and not pay through the nose for a house that has already been renovated, but not always to my taste. And after 5 attempts of painting and decorating the kitchen, I’m finally happy with the results…