So we’ve all saved a million pins right from Pinterest or images from social media on beautiful wall panelling . Or if not seen it right? This idea is super popular and one I can’t see going anywhere anytime soon. I too am a huge fan and think works especially well for areas which are… Continue reading Sustainable Beautiful Wall Panelling anyone can do on the smallest of budgets!
I wrote a blog last year about Mindfulness and our homes. How we connect to our homes, not just physically but emotionally also. What makes home a ‘home’? Home is described to be a place where we feel most comfortable and happy. It does not necessarily have to be a house made form bricks, it… Continue reading What does ‘Home’ mean and why we need to feel a positive emotion towards a space to call it home?
The box room, the single room how ever you want to describe it as most of us have a smaller bedroom in our homes. Ours is actually a good size single or small double as we have managed to fit in a standard size double bed. This is our son’s bedroom who is the eldest… Continue reading Making the most from the Smallest Bedroom
So the average new build home is getting smaller and there are many of us who live in smaller spaces, apartments etc or even just have small rooms within our homes and this can cause us with dilemmas, as to how best to decorate the space without making it feel too small. Now I’m gonna… Continue reading How to decorate with Small Spaces
So been a while since my last blog but got lots I want to do so starting with a few DIY projects I've done. First are this feature Lampshades I did for the ceiling space on our stairway. Was super easy although hanging them up was a bit tricky due to the mirror! Anyway, I… Continue reading My bargain feature Lampshades
“This blog post is a part of Blogging Competition organized by CGTrader” and link to the contest page (https://www.cgtrader.com/blogging-contest) So what is Mindfulness? I’m seeing it more and more these days and have been thinking a lot about it and how this approach can contribute to how we design our living spaces. Mindfulness can be… Continue reading The Future of Interior Design: A Mindfulness Approach to our Homes
Its' true! How many times have you hunted round showrooms trying to make decisions on curtains, wallpaper, furniture, asking yourself will this work in our home? Hiring a designer might actually help you make these decisions and give you some clarity but also help stop you making costly mistakes! One of my clients was looking… Continue reading Hiring a designer can actually save you money!
So we're in the process of selling our home and buying a new one. We currently live in an end of terrace Victorian town house with all the expected features, high ceilings etc etc and moving to a mid century home a bit smaller than our home is now. It's a big deal really to… Continue reading Downsizing our things & how we did it!
This is why I love IKEA and their examples of room designs. I love this room. It's light, bright, clean but still colourful, practical, homely and beautifully stylish.........and affordable! Is it no wonder that they are such a winner. Is there a danger of everyone having the same furniture though, maybe, but in a way no… Continue reading One of the many reasons why I love IKEA Scandinavian Design