How To Paint Your Bath and Give Your Bathroom the Wow Factor

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 Whimsically Wonderful 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 and her new Wilderie Collection is no exception…

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 Put Up a Creative 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…

The Decorated Ceiling – Fabulous Trends to Try in 2020

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…

Exciting Interior Design Trends for 2020

Will 2020 see interior design 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?…

Dulux Creativity Palette and How To Use Earthy Colours

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…

Classic Blue – Pantone Colour of the Year 2020

Classic 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, but I was surprised to find out that this was the Pantone colour of the year …

Becoming an Interior Designer – The Why, Who, What and How?

I guess I’ve always been into Interior design and have often thought about retraining as an interior designer. I remember my Mum giving me full reign of my bedroom when I was a teenager and I went with a hideous yellow and blue Moon, Sun and Star theme with a border running through the middle…

My Play Room and Office Revamp

Believe it or not, I have found the play room and office the most difficult room to decorate. We moved around a lot before we bought this house…

How To Do Halloween Decor and Who Did it Best on Instagram 2019!

It gets bigger and better every year doesn’t it? No, not my ever-expanding waistline… Halloween! I remember celebrating it as a child, we’d dress up as witches by putting a black bin liner over our heads…