If you struggle to find your decorating style then you will want to follow these 5 steps. Using this system will make your interior design choices much easier in the future, as knowing what style of home you love will help you to make less mistakes with what you buy, and overall help you feel at … [Read more...] about FIND YOUR DECORATING STYLE – 5 STEPS THAT MAKE INTERIOR DESIGN CHOICES EASIER!
Today I wanted to turn the attention to styling your home, specifically with dark colour on the walls. It took me a while to be brave enough to use them - but I wouldn't go back now, and I thought I'd share the inspiration in the hope that you too may be braver when you next pick some colours out … [Read more...] about DARK WALLS – IT PAYS TO BE BRAVE WITH COLOUR..
I love picture walls - they create a really personal and one-off look for your home and can be changed as many times as you like - but I often get asked how to make them so they look great and not a mess on the wall. Here, just for you, is the definitive guide to how I created my most recent … [Read more...] about HOW TO CREATE A PICTURE WALL / GALLERY WALL – STEP BY STEP GUIDE
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…
Are you constantly trying to get your home to look "right" with no success? Have you decluttered and now want to make everything look amazing but don't know where to start?. Making your home look amazing, so that it reflects your style and tastes, is a skill - so I wanted to share my top 30 … [Read more...] about 30 EASY INTERIOR DESIGN TIPS TO MAKE YOUR HOME LOOK FANTASTIC
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…
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
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
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
I am a great fan of merging things that are both practical and great to look at in homes, and with my love of dark walls (I'll leave that for another time!), what could be better than a chalkboard wall? This post goes through how to make a chalkboard wall, and why I think that every home should have … [Read more...] about How to make a chalkboard wall – & why every home should have one!
The life hack I want to share today solves the issue of being able to move furniture easily around a room when needed - and I hope that it helps you as much as it has me! Whats the issue? Have you ever had the following:- When hoovering a space you struggle to move the furniture to get … [Read more...] about Life Hacks – How to move furniture easily & quickly
Paint is a difficult thing to store correctly – and as such it’s often sort of ignored. We paint a room and the rest of the can of paint gets put somewhere out of the way. The problem comes when its time to touch up any marks on the walls that were painted. This post aims to give a solution for … [Read more...] about Easy way to store leftover paint for touchups in your home
In my day job I have had to paint a few pieces of furniture in my time in all different styles - and with painted furniture so popular at the moment I felt it was only right to share a step by step guide to how to paint furniture with you so you can do it yourself as and when the mood takes … [Read more...] about How to paint furniture – a step by step guide