10 Easy Steps to Putting Up a Gallery Wall

Do you have a wonderful collection of art work but are not sure how to display it? Gallery walls are so easy to put up and arrange and with Command strips, it doesn’t matter if you make a mistake. You can pull the strips away from the wall and start again leaving no damage.

The Best Outdoor Textiles to Cosy Up Your Garden Space

No garden is complete without some outdoor textiles. From cushions, rugs, pouffes and bean bags, you can really cosy up your garden space and make a real impact with how you use it by adding some of these items.

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 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…

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? The Samsung RS8000 is the perfect fridge for a busy family life.

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…

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™

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…