My Top 5 accessible electric reclining sofas

My Top 5 accessible electric reclining sofas

We are on the hunt again for a sofa.  (The dreaded hunt begins again!)   Our current sofa (see my other post on how to choose a sofa when you have a disability) is a little low.  We knew it at the time and we are slowly getting to the point of needing something new.  So [...]

#InclusiveChic: A look back at 2018

#InclusiveChic: A look back at 2018

Reblogged from The Inclusive Home... Vaila from The Inclusive Home and I launched a hashtag last Autumn, across Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest called #inclusivechic The aim being to start conversations around inclusive and accessible design and disability adaptations, to try to break the perception that being inclusive is a compromise on style. That accessible = institutional. [...]

Travels with a Wheelchair – Kennedy Space Centre, Florida

Travels with a Wheelchair – Kennedy Space Centre, Florida

Travelling around America is usually good from an accessibility perspective due to the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) and this is true of the Kennedy Space Centre in Cape Canaveral Florida. The centre itself is really only accessible by car as it's located in the middle of nowhere.  On arrival at the parking booth ($10 [...]

Christmas Gift Guide for the Disabled Interiors Lover…

Christmas Gift Guide for the Disabled Interiors Lover…

And before we realised it, it's THAT time of year again.  The questions come from text, social media and phone calls 'What do you want for Christmas?' From our point of view I think Mr Wheel Chic Home would like a new set of legs please.  And a brain clear of Multiple Sclerosis.  But as [...]

How to plan an accessible bathroom with VictoriaPlum.com

How to plan an accessible bathroom with VictoriaPlum.com

*Sponsored Post in collaboration with VictoriaPlum.com* As you know my blog and recent Instagram photo challenge #inclusivechic is all about trying to find that great balance between things that are safe for Mr Wheel Chic Home but also appeal to my interiors sensibilities.  I've been amazed by the creativity out there from individuals on the [...]

#inclusivechic – Instagram roundup

#inclusivechic – Instagram roundup

Last month, Vaila from The Inclusive Home and I started a new Hashtag across Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest called #inclusivechic We set up the hashtag to start conversations around inclusive, accessible or disabled design that we love.  This could be things we've seen in our own homes, or great architecture or design we've seen that [...]

Launch of Instagram #inclusivechic challenge – sharing inclusive design

Launch of Instagram #inclusivechic challenge – sharing inclusive design

I’m so pleased to announce that I’m joining forces with Vaila from @theinclusivehome to start a new weekly Instagram hashtag challenge -#inclusivechic Recent posts from the interiors community on Instagram where the post has used a ‘disabled’ hashtag have complained of lower reach in their posts and we don’t think this is right. We want to get [...]

How to get involved and have fun – Decorating with a disability

How to get involved and have fun – Decorating with a disability

Those of you who follow me on Instagram (if you don’t, why not?!) might have seen my stories about our recent decorating exploits and I had a lot of lovely comments from some of you regarding the humour in them.  And it got me thinking… How do you decorate with a disability?  I thought I’d [...]

Exciting news – I’ve been nominated for the Amara IBA 2018 awards!

I'm approaching my second anniversary on the blog and whilst I've had a couple of quiet months this year due some real life events taking over, I'm trying to get back on the wagon and continue my blogging journey. My blog is growing, albeit slowly but thanks to you I have an engaged audience and [...]