An Ideal Day at the ideal Home Show

Yesterday I attended the Ideal Home Show and I am happy to say that it was AMAZEBALLS!!  I took a bunch of pictures for you guys so enjoy (WARNING some may be a little blurry ). 21st Century Cottage - styled by the students of Chichester College's Art & Design Studio 2018. BriteLite had a great display... Continue Reading →

Luxury Marble Fireplace D.I.Y

If you've read the Fundamentals of Hygge you know that I'm looking at ways to introduce Hygge into my home. The Little Book of Hygge revealed that fireplaces are a key element when creating a hygge moment and I am lucky enough to have a fireplace in my bedroom. However, although my fireplace is in... Continue Reading →

Hygge Fundamentals

Lately, it would seem that every magazine I read or Instagram post I see, someone, somewhere is talking about Hygge. I'm new to the world of home decorating so  I appreciate that I may be late to Hygge but I naturally assumed it was simply the latest style trend so of course, I went out... Continue Reading →

Save Time and buy a Sander

If you're in the process of decorating or planning your next DIY, please save yourself time and buy a sander. I managed to strip the remaining paint from my skirting boards and paint rails, sanded and painted them all in a day without breaking a sweat. By far, my best purchase this year! There are hundreds... Continue Reading →

My not so Tiny House

I spent my entire Saturday in bed and loved every minute of it! I caught up on my reading, ate a ton of junk food (don’t tell my trainer) and spent hours perusing Netflix categories. Normally, I’ll get my teeth stuck in a T.V series and I’ll be lost to the world but this weekend,... Continue Reading →

I managed to nab two free tickets to this years Ideal Home Show. This award-winning show comes to London each year but I have never had a reason to go until now. The best of kitchen and bathroom design, to fixtures and fittings are showcased at the Olympia between March 24th - April 9th. I... Continue Reading →

Now for the hard part

Re-decorating has been a long and laborious task and although I have not completely finished, I do need to start thinking about how I intend to style the master bedroom. This task scares me a little bit. Sanding down woodwork and painting walls is easy. Tiresome but easy. I'm not naturally stylish when it comes to... Continue Reading →

Is a Purple Door too much?

If you've been keeping up with my decorating over the past 7 weeks, you of course know my intended colour scheme was grey, white and purple. So far  the dominant colours are grey and white. It looks great but a little plain for my taste - I'm definitely at the stage where I need some... Continue Reading →

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