The Best Way to Use Festoon Lights in Your Garden

We’ve all been there, we’ve spent hours in the garden weeding, planting, running in and out of the house to cater to our children/dog/husbands every…

10 Ways to Makeover Your Bathroom on a Budget

10 quick and easy ways to update your bathroom on a budget

A Simple and Stress-Free Guide to Putting Up Wallpaper

A simple and easy guide to putting up wallpaper in your home. How to prepare, what tools you will need, how to deal with tricky areas like plug sockets and corners and what wallpaper to choose.

How To Paint Your Bath and Transform Your Bathroom

A bit like kitchens, bathrooms can be extremely pricey to update or completely renovate. When we renovated our house, we completely gutted our bathroom and started again as the bath was leaking, there were holes in the walls to the point that you could see through to outside world and a lot of the tiles were either chipped or falling off…

Introducing the New Wilderie Collection by Emma J Shipley

I have been an admirer of Emma’s wonderfully colourful, whimsical and nature inspired prints for a while now. I was first introduced to Emma’s work when I was gifted an amazing Kruger fabric chair in pink which sits proudly in my office and always receives a lot of compliments…

Colour Trends – Pink and Green Should Always Be Seen

I was never a massive pink fan (the colour, not rock star 😊), I never really wore it or had it in my home. Green, however, has always been one of my favourite colours as it made me feel connected to nature and the outside world and wherever I have lived, I have always had at least one potted plant to break up the magnolia…

How To Create a Gallery Wall For Your Home

In my 20s, the only gallery walls I had the pleasure of seeing would be in The National Gallery or the collection of postcards my Mum used to stick to the fridge. The only “art” I would possess would be a print from Athena which would be sellotaped to the wall…

Trends to Try in 2020 – The Decorated Ceiling

Last year we started seeing the trend of painting the ceiling appear (apologies if you are way ahead of the game and painted your ceiling years ago. You trend setter you!) and I wasn’t sure it was something I could get on board with…

Interior Design Trends for 2020

Will 2020 see the shift towards more sustainable practises within the home? With sustainability at the forefront of many peoples decisions, I think a lot of past trends will continue into 2020 with a few subtle changes…

What Instagram Taught Me in 2019 and 2020 Trends

2019 was a strange old year for me on Instagram. It started of badly with an Instagram imposed “shadow ban” and I nearly came off the app for good. But, it helped me put things in perspective. What did I learn about this hugely influential app in 2019 and what are the trends for 2020?…

How To Use the Creativity Palette with Dulux

For my last blog post of the year, I wanted to talk about one of my favourite events that I attended in 2019 and trends for 2020. A few weeks back, I was extremely excited to be invited along to the Dulux Academy with 4 other interior enthusiasts to celebrate the launch of their creativity palette…

How to Create a Hanging Christmas Table Decoration

I’ve always loved Christmas table decorations from Scandi inspired tables to fabulous centrepieces made from baubles and wreaths. The thing is, we always like to lay out the Christmas dinner on the table for everyone to help themselves and I found that with huge centrepieces taking up all the space there wasn’t much room left to plonk the turkey…

Pantone Colour of the Year 2020 – Classic Blue

Blue is such a popular colour both in the home and on the catwalks. It is probably safe to say that most homes have blue in their décor from seaside inspired homes to dark inky tones in the kitchen…