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…

How To Stencil Your Decking and Transform It!

Adding a decking in the garden is such a great way of creating a social space for your family, providing a great extra living area for the warmer months. The problem in the UK is our weather! We created our decking space back in April 2017 and within two years it had become dirty, damp and unsightly.

How To Make Your Own Stunning Spring Wreath

I really wanted a spring wreath and absolutely loved seeing all the beautiful creations appearing on my Instagram feed. I already had some faux eucalyptus and flowers around the house so used what I already had to create my own wreath. Here is a step by step guide to how I did it…

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…

How to Create a Pretty Table Setup

Way before I started taking whole room shots of my house for Instagram, I was always fascinated with flat lays and beautifully set tables on Pinterest. Here I attempt to create my own with a little advice along the way…

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…

How to Decorate your Home with Autumn Decor

Autumn caught up with us a little quickly didn’t it? After the long hot summer that we have just enjoyed in the UK, it’s time to change up our decor for the darker, colder months…

Grand Designs Live Show 2018

I was lucky enough to be given tickets by Axa Insurance UK to attend the Grand Designs Live show in the Excel Centre, London this week and what a fabulous day it was! I have always been a huge fan of the show and have watched it since the beginning…

Designing our Kitchen Mood Board

Why has mood boarding not been a thing in my life? At the best of times I’m disorganised and indecisive, so to be able to put all my thoughts and inspirational ideas onto one page has been a revelation…