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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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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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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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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Top Faux Brick Wallpapers under £15

So as my living room makeover has been completed, my mind turns to the next couple of rooms that I want to work on.  These are the hallway and office, but first – the kitchen. For the kitchen I’m clear on what I want to do (unlike my previous trauma on the living room, which […]

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Top Tips for Choosing a Coffee Table if you have mobility issues

Regular readers to this blog will know that the husband has wobbly legs and uses crutches or a wheelchair to get around the house.  This causes us some issues when choosing lovely things for the home and the coffe table is no exception. In previous posts, I’ve talked about the bed, sofa, dining table and […]

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Favourite Finds – 10 Tribal and Folksy Cushions

This week I’ve been hunting for cushions to match the new living room colour scheme and to get rid of the old ones we’ve had for a few years, I’ve come across some lovely ones in my travels and thought I’d share them with you. I do love a few cushions on the sofa and […]

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How I restored a vintage side table

With the living room makeover finally in full force I was looking for a side table to go down the side of the sofa on Mr Wheel Chic Home’s side.  There’s not a lot of room there and so a narrow table with somewhere to store the laptop and magazines was something I started hunting […]

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Tips for Choosing Dining Tables when you have a wheelchair or mobility issue

As you will know from this post and this post Mr WheelChicHome is disabled and wobbles about the house on crutches or sometimes in his wheelchair.  This is causing me an issue when looking for a table and chairs.  The table and chairs we’ve had in the kitchen have been with us for about eight […]

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