Today I wanted to show you a bedroom makeover that I did recently for my little girl. Creating a room that grows with your children is crucial in keeping your sanity, and them happy... As such, I have shared as many tips and bits of inspiration that you can easily use as well next time you … [Read more...] about SIMPLE BEDROOM MAKEOVER INSPIRATION – LITTLE GIRL GROWING UP!
Decorating a narrow hallway can be such a pain - can't it! What do you use to accessorise or add interest/character? Struggles with spaces are quite common when it comes to making decisions about decorating, so I thought I'd share with you today some of the thinking and ideas I had for that … [Read more...] about DECORATING A NARROW HALLWAY – WITH MAPS!
Have you ever redecorated a room, only to find that it still doesn't feel that great? There's something missing, and you still don't feel that it works - but don't know why...? All that time, effort and energy - not to mention money - and for what? Why would you feel this way, and what can be done … [Read more...] about WHY IT’S NOT JUST STYLE TO CONSIDER WHEN YOU REDECORATE…
I love decorating my home, a fresh look and feel can really transform a room - but it can be a minefield of decision making and choices. All too easily that project can turn from pleasure into pain - the paint colour is wrong, or something doesn't quite work, and it takes money, time and effort to … [Read more...] about 2 CRUCIAL STEPS YOU NEED TO TAKE WHEN CHANGING THE DECOR IN YOUR HOME…
My daughter loves butterflies - and crafts - so mixing the two together was the perfect way to spend a day over the recent school holidays - and of course, I had to share! This is a really easy craft to do, and it can be used for lots of other things as well (which I'll list later in the post for … [Read more...] about OH SO SIMPLE BUTTERFLY WALL ART CRAFT IDEA
Conservatories can be very tricky when it comes to finding a window covering that works well, so I wanted to show you today what I have chosen for my own for a bit of inspiration. They make a really simple window dressing idea for any awkward window, and are a great alternative to curtains and other … [Read more...] about CONSERVATORY BLINDS – WHY ‘PERFECT FIT’ FIT PERFECTLY!
I have been asked a LOT for ideas on what to do after you have decluttered and organised your home. What do you do with what's left? Well, one idea that springs to mind immediately is an interior designer trick on how to display items to make them look carefully put together rather than giving a … [Read more...] about WHY ODD WORKS SO WELL IN HOME DESIGN
Sometimes it really is the little things that make the difference to a room, but changing the bedside lighting in our Master bedroom has made a huge difference to the feel of the space, and I wanted to share a few tips that I thought of along the way which may help when you come to change your … [Read more...] about 4 THINGS TO LOOK FOR IN A BEDSIDE LAMP, & WHY I CHANGED MINE…
Bear with me on this one - I promise that there is method in my madness today!. White bedding is one of those things that a lot of people shy away from - thinking because it's white it isn't suitable for most homes due to maintenance etc... - but I am here to fly the flag for white bedding, and … [Read more...] about WHY WHITE BEDDING WORKS – EVERY TIME!
When decorating a room it's so important to get the basics right. Picking items that are wrong can end up being very costly and time consuming, not to mention annoying! I wanted to share a tip with you today that could really save you a lot of money and hassle when you come to redecorate a room in … [Read more...] about THE ITEM TO ALWAYS CHOOSE LAST WHEN DECORATING – AND IT MAY SURPRISE YOU…
Sometimes it can be really hard to find your design inspiration when it comes to creating a look and a style for rooms in your home, or the whole house for that matter, and you can easily suffer from the visual equivalent of writers block if you're not careful. Your home is a place where you want … [Read more...] about 13 PLACES TO FIND DESIGN INSPIRATION FOR YOUR HOME
One of the things I want to add more of (on request of you lovely readers of course) is more of the design side of homemaking. I get lots of requests to give more advice and ideas on how to make homes feel great once they are more organised and decluttered, and of course as my day job is Home … [Read more...] about Things to consider when hanging artwork
Ever notice how you look at a room in a magazine or a show home and want to recreate it - but no matter how hard you try it never quite looks the same? That's because those pictures are done for the camera to accentuate space - and are not how we all live. They don't have any real life "stuff" … [Read more...] about 10 ULTIMATE HIDDEN STORAGE FURNITURE IDEAS FOR YOUR HOME
If you've been reading the blog over the past couple of months, I've been showing you some of the ideas behind my home office revamp project - and this weeks post is my final reveal. I'm excited to show you what's been happening!. I looked at the starting point (what I had to work with), and got … [Read more...] about Home office makeover #3 – Final reveal
Holding a party in your home usually means decorating in some fashion, whether its a simple banner, a few balloons, or a whole themed house - the options really are endless!. But however fun it is to decorate your home for a party, stress can take over when it comes to how to put things up safely, … [Read more...] about Product Spy – Party decorating made easy!
I love to find helpful information and articles around the web for you, and will be sharing more over the coming months so that you can find all the best stuff right here in one place (saving time!). So, when I was sent this home styling infographic I was really excited as it is a great fit for … [Read more...] about 14 home styling tips to make your rooms look bigger
Follow my blog with Bloglovin I love painting walls and decorating - it's the way that paint can change the whole look of a room or item of furniture so quickly - but I hate clearing away after doing so. Luckily over the years I have worked out a quick and easy way to save 100% of the time … [Read more...] about Life Hacks – the easiest way to clean up after painting
Following on from my previous post all about my Home office makeover project this summer, I wanted to share some of the pictures I found when looking for inspiration for this room. As soon as I knew I had a makeover in mind for this room, I wanted to look around for ideas. I love looking around … [Read more...] about Home office makeover #2 – Finding inspiration
Popular opinion states that white is a difficult colour to use around the house, as it can look dirty quickly and definitely can't be used when kids are in the house - but I firmly believe the complete opposite is true, and this post should help explain why! How to use white in a … [Read more...] about Why white is the perfect colour to use at home
It's time for a makeover! My home office is in need of sorting out properly once and for all and I wanted to give you the no holes barred view of how I go about changing the room in a step by step kind of way. Hopefully it will give you some ideas of how to approach a space of your own, and … [Read more...] about Home office makeover #1 – Starting point