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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Travels with a Wheelchair – Zurich

With the August Bank Holiday looming and no real holiday taken as such this year so far, we decided to take a quick trip to Zurich in Switzerland for the weekend. Why Zurich?  Well we were using frequent flyer miles and as we booked it two days before travel on one of the busiest weekends […]

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My Guest Post on Accessible and Stylish Homes

I was thrilled when U.S company AeroFlow Healthcare Inc got in touch to ask if I could to work with them on a Guest Post about tips for making your home more accessible with style.  AeroFlow Healthcare Inc are a U.S provider of disability and medical aids and during our conversations they mentioned to me […]

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My Favourite Patterned Wall Tiles

Yes, you read that correctly – patterned wall tiles.  But I don’t mean chickens, peaches or twee country scenes, there’s a re-emergence of patterns in the past year or two.  There are wall tiles including those influenced by Moroccan design, as well as geometrics and other designs inspired by Victorian or retro mid century influences. […]

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My Top Design Favourites for Wheelchair Accessible Kitchens

Whilst we’re not looking to upgrade our kitchen just yet, I have started to look around (because I’m an interiors obsessive so why wouldn’t I?) for the best kitchen ideas and adaptations to suit our needs. There are a few things that we need to consider, that you may not think of if you’re not […]

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Should we try to keep up with interiors trends?

This post come from a woman who, when everyone is wearing skinny jeans or jegging clings onto her bootcut jeans with a passion.  You’ll have to prise those out of my cold dead hands!  This is someone who doesn’t particularly follow fashions and who says when looking at the new fashion ‘I wore that stuff […]

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