The Art of Compromise: My tips for a budget kitchen update

As you may have seen from my Instagram stories recently, I’m refurbishing the kitchen on a limited budget at the moment.  We all know kitchens and bathroooms are the most expensive rooms in the home and also the most disruptive when we want to make them over.  But there are ways to make even these […]

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A Conversation with… Rachael from Eclectic Eccentric Home

First up in the new series of Conversations with Interiors lovers is Rachael from Eclectic Eccentric Home.  Rachael lives in Braithwell, South Yorkshire and has a variety of different disabilities in the house with lots of conflicting needs.  She’s a lover of vintage and antique furniture as you will see from her colourful Instagram feed! […]

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A Conversation with … Introduction

Welcome to the introduction to a new series of blog posts regarding disability, design & accessibility.  Since starting my blog I’ve been approached by lots of people in a similar position to me and Mr Wheel Chic Home and have given me nothing but support in my blog. After a few conversations I realised there […]

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Are Silver Tones set for a return in interiors in 2018?

The last couple of years you couldn’t move in the interiors world for copper, gold, rose gold and bronze accessories.  Everything from stationery accessories to furniture to wallpaper – they have all embraced the warm metallics and poor old silver got shoved out of the way after taking prime place for so long.  But could […]

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How to find a fabulous wheelchair ramp that matches your style

It’s odd isn’t it, how I can add the word ‘fabulous’ next to ‘wheelchair’ in the title, as when you think of a wheelchair ramp you think of something pretty dull. Mr Wheel Chic Home has recently spent a little more time in the wheelchair than usual due to a number of falls needing stitches […]

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Customisable Grab Rails with Rails Direct

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while you’ll know I have a thing about grab rails and how in general, they can be ugly.  I’ve talked before about my super toilet roll holder and some ideas that are grab rails disguised as some thing else.  I’m always looking for options to help disguise […]

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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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