Our New House Renovation So Far… Part 1

We are now on week 5 of our house renovation and extension and I thought I would write a blog post about the progress and…

Bright Skies™ – Dulux Colour of the Year 2022

Every year, trend experts from across the design, fashion, colour and architecture world come together to predict what colour we will be using in our…

Dulux is 90! How Colour Trends Have Changed Over the Decades. Part 1

Can you believe that Dulux has been around for 90 years? That’s 9 decades of providing gloriously colourful paint for our homes, helping us to…

Our Exciting Family Bathroom Plans

Sponsored post – I will be working with Burlington to update our family bathroom Why are family bathrooms more difficult than kitchens to plan? When…

Metal Lockers – 10 Reasons Why Every Home Should Have a Fabulous Mustard Made …

A Featured Partner Post I had a metal locker in the latter stages of High School and it really made me feel grown up! We…

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!…

Using a Cricut Maker for a Quick Upcycle of a Magazine Rack

Recently, I was asked by Cricut UK if I had any small DIY projects I wanted to do and I immediately thought about a magazine…

How to Transform Built-In Wardrobes for a Modern Look

I have a confession to make, I’ve never been a fan of built-in wardrobes and when we moved into our new house, my first thoughts…

How to Set Up an Outdoor Cinema

If you rewound my life back just a short 2 years ago, I would have been blissfully unaware that outdoor cinemas in people’s gardens were…

Homewares for Under £50 from my Favourite Online Stores

I’ll admit, I’ve never really been one to read blog posts with the bloggers favourite current homewares. Believe it or not, I have never been…

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…