7 Christmas Tree Themes to Try in 2020

I’m dreaming of a kitsch Christmas… Baubles and Christmas Tree decorations have come a long way since I was a child. Every year my Mum…

Bringing the Outside In Part 2 – Artificial Plants

Continuing on from last weeks blog post, this week I bring you artificial plants! You might be thinking enough of the “outside-in” nonsense Mel, but…

Houseplants – It’s Time to Bring the Wonderful Outside In

It’s been a funny old week this week. I know it’s been a difficult year but for some reason, this week hit hard. It was…

Interior Trends to Try – 40 of the Best Shell Inspired Homewares

All repeat after me, she sells sea shells on the sea shore. To celebrate our imminent move to the seaside (OK, we already live a…

A Treehouse Weekend Break – Pickwell Manor, North Devon

We recently explained to my Husband’s parents that we were going to stay in a treehouse for the weekend and they were both quietly thoughtful.…

How to Have fun with Halloween Décor

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…

The Definitive Guide to Instagram Reels – A Social Media Must Have?

I think from a very young age I’ve been drawn to watching short videos. My Dad was an avid Cine filmmaker, taking his Chinon 410…

A Quick and Easy Upcycle of a Welsh Dresser with Dulux

I wouldn’t say I’m the world’s best painter or upcycler, in fact I can be a bit slapdash at times. But what I do love…

50 Fabulous Autumnal Buys for Under £50

It feels a bit weird writing this as the temperatures have been soaring outside this week and I’ve spent most of it on the beach,…

Brave Ground – Dulux Colour of the Year 2021

After what seems like an age of bright whites and cool greys, is the interior and decorating world started to look towards a bit more…

The Colour Collections – How To Use Colour in the Bedroom

I think a lot of people play it safe in the bedroom (alright, alright, calm down you lot in the back row there!) and tend…

How I Would Improve My Kitchen (If It Didn’t End in …

The kitchen. The heart of the home. Where I like to think I’m the next Nigella but am often found burning spaghetti bolognese. Before moving…

Interior Trends to Try – Tropical

Scorchio! Sizzling! Boiling! Sweating my nads off (thanks for that one Mr B) are some of the words that have had high usage on Instagram…