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.

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…

Review: Samsung American Fridge Freezer RS8000 and a Busy Family Life

Are your children like mine with an insatiable appetite and their heads always in the fridge? It’s pretty much the first thing they do when they get in from school, straight to the kitchen, fridge door open whilst shouting the first proper sentence they’ve uttered from collecting them from the school gates, “Mum. I’m hungry”…

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…

A Short Break at Pickwell Manor, North Devon

My family and I were kindly invited* to stay at Pickwell Manor in north Devon for two nights and we were lucky enough to have a tour of the apartments in the Manor and the grounds…

Topps Tiles Tile of the Year 2020 – Syren in Midnight Blue

On the 12th of September I was invited to a stunning location in London where Topps Tiles were revealing their Tile of the Year 2020…

A Bedroom Update With Valspar

Our guest bedroom. Probably the least used room in our house, but the most used room when it comes to redecorating!

Dulux colour of the year 2020 – Tranquil Dawn™

It feels like only yesterday that Dulux announced it’s 2019 colour of the year, Spiced Honey. But here we are again looking at what colour trends lay ahead for the next year and Dulux have gone with Tranquil Dawn™

Dulux colour of the year 2020 – Tranquil Dawn™

It feels like only yesterday that Dulux announced it’s 2019 colour of the year, Spiced Honey. But here we are again looking at what colour trends lay ahead for the next year and Dulux have gone with Tranquil Dawn™

An Afternoon With Artist Jessica Zoob

On Saturday 14th September 2019, I was lucky enough to be invited to the East Sussex Studio of artist Jessica Zoob to preview her latest collection – Inspired By Asia.

Choosing Garden Shades With Cuprinol

Compared to my house, my garden has always been a bit lacklustre. I’m not a gardener you see, not that I wouldn’t like to be! I just don’t know where to start and it scares me a little if I’m honest with you! We have grass, yes, but we even managed to kill that after paying the GDP of a small country to have a new lawn laid…

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…

A Little Bit Of Garden Luxury With Argos Home*

I recently revamped our decking in the garden and was very pleased with what I managed to achieve, creating something a little different to enjoy. Our problem now was, we had quite large and bulky furniture…