Top Interior Trends in 2022: Design, Décor and Colour

I’m sat here writing about Interior trends whilst looking out of my patio doors seeing Storm Barra battering the sea and everything around us and…

IKEA Hack: How to Upcycle a Bedside Table

Our bedside tables have always let our bedroom down. I would paint the walls, put up wallpaper and decorate the bedroom with art, patterned bedding…

Dorset: A Delightful Stay at Brook Cottage in Lyme Regis

Dorset. I can’t say this word without conjuring up images of Middle-Earth, with Froddo and his friend Sam hobbiting around the Shire. So, it was…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Bridgerton – The Interiors, Set and My Love of All Things Regency

As usual, I am very late to the Boxset party and finally watched Bridgerton last week. Oh my! In fact, I said oh my several…

10 Ways to Get your Garden Ready for Spring

I’ve always loved Spring and watching the garden come alive. The birds seem to sing more cheerfully, the days are longer and lighter and it…