Tips for Moving House if you have a disability or are elderly

Having spent the large part of the last two weeks helping my mother in law move house after 45 years in her last home it got me thinking.  As I had the time to spare I’ve been helping her sort out before the move and get unpacked after the move, it made me think about […]

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My Top 3 Design Favourites for Wheelchair Accessible bathrooms

The first issue with our bathroom is that it’s a typically tiny British bathroom, just enough floor space for the bath, boiler, sink and loo.  No more room and no opportunity to make it bigger unless we take a bedroom and competely overhaul all the pipework.  So – we are a little stuck with it. […]

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Celebration of my 1 year Blogiversary

A little while ago I celebrated my first year anniversary of my blog.  I believe the kids call it a Blogiversary!  And as I am down with the kids I’ve decided to celebrate my 1st year with a give away. My blog started as a way to show some of my ideas for accessibility in the […]

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Exciting News – Nominated for Domino Magazine Blog Awards!

Last month I sadly didn’t make it to the finals of the Amara Interiors Blog Awards and I have to confess I was a little disappointed – I truly appreciated everyone’s votes and I know so many people shared it on their social media time and time again but sadly I didn’t get enough votes […]

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A Cosy & Calm Bedroom Moodboard

We live in a three bedroom bungalow and we love it, but unfortunately the bedrooms are a little small.  The previous owner had split the long living room into smallish bedrooms which we use as our spare rooms. It doesn’t bother us too much as they are spare rooms, not used all that often.  The […]

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How I revamped a lampshade with Chalk Paint

I’m a fan of Annie Sloan Chalk Paint as you will know from some of my earlier posts.  I’ve used it very recently to makeover my TV cabinet, chests of drawers, and even beams and bannisters in my friend’s cottage.  It’s such a versatile paint and I’ve used it for some other things, including dying […]

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Add a bit of Glamour with a Velvet sofa

Velvet always evokes this feeling of luxury, it’s a beautiful, textured, tactile fabric that always gives you a feeling of glamour and decadence. Velvet sofas are on the rise again (if indeed they ever went away!) and there are a brilliant choice of colours and shapes to please everyone – and they’re not as expensive […]

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How to make your home accessible for your guests

We were recently invited to a BBQ and for most people you look up the date, see if it’s free, collect the beer and head off to hang out with friends.  For us, it’s a little more difficult.  We have to make sure the house is accessible for Mr Wheel Chic Home, otherwise we would […]

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Notes from The Styling Your Home Workshop

Just a quick post today, I wanted to share my notes about the workshop I attended yesterday, which was run by Lisa Dawson and Dee Campling. The workshop is called STYLING YOUR HOME: FOUR STEPS TO NO RULES INTERIOR COOL.  What I liked about this is ‘no rules’.  Interior designers will discuss with their clients certain […]

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Moving into Autumn with Colour – my Favourite High Street pieces

I’m rather enjoying some of the colours I’m seeing out and about on the High St at the moment. With autumn approaching thoughts naturally turn to warmer colours and apart from ‘Halloween Orange’ there’s a going to be a lot of rusts, terracottas and oranges coming your way as we go through the autumn and […]

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