Interior Trends to Try – Wallpaper Trends for 2021

I love looking at future trends and wallpaper trends are probably my favourite. I don’t think it’s any surprise to people that follow me on…

Ultimate Gray and Illuminating – Pantone Colours of 2021

Ultimate Gray and Illuminating? It sounds like the sunshine warming up a long stretch of tarmac road, a superhero and his nemesis or a dark…

Interior Design Trends for 2021

I can’t believe I’m writing this post and looking at predicted New Year design trends! I remember when I was a lot younger and my…

4 Quick and Easy DIY Crafts for Christmas

Holidays are coming, holidays are coming. I swear Christmas seems to creep up on us earlier every year but I think this year it is…

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 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…