20 Pergola and Parasol Ideas for Your Garden

It’s a quick blog post all about Pergolas and Parasols from me today. I always write my blog posts towards the end of the week,…

How to Use Green in Interior Design for a Calm Home

You cannot go wrong with using green in your home and I will challenge anyone to a duel who says otherwise! The thing is, take…

The Natural Trend – 50 Rattan, Wicker and Cane Homewares

Rattan, wicker, cane and bamboo are showing no signs of going away and are becoming increasingly popular in 2021. We are bombarded with images of…

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!…

Colourful Ideas for a Boys’ Bedroom – My Son’s Bedroom Makeover.

I find boys’ bedrooms so hard to design and I probably spend the most time trying to come up with ideas for my Son’s bedroom…

Bridgerton – The Interiors, Set and My Love of All Things Regency

As usual, I am very late to the Boxset party and finally watched Bridgerton last week. Oh my! In fact, I said oh my several…

The Queen’s Gambit – 5 Captivating Interiors From the Set

One thing I didn’t think I’d be captivated by when we watched the Queen’s Gambit recently was the interior design! I think I was a…

Interior Trends to Try – Wallpaper Trends for 2021

I love looking at future trends and wallpaper trends are probably my favourite. I don’t think it’s any surprise to people that follow me on…

Ultimate Gray and Illuminating – Pantone Colours of 2021

Ultimate Gray and Illuminating? It sounds like the sunshine warming up a long stretch of tarmac road, a superhero and his nemesis or a dark…

Interior Design Trends for 2021

I can’t believe I’m writing this post and looking at predicted New Year design trends! I remember when I was a lot younger and my…

4 Quick and Easy DIY Crafts for Christmas

Holidays are coming, holidays are coming. I swear Christmas seems to creep up on us earlier every year but I think this year it is…

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…

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…