Going for Colour – Living Room Moodboard

It’s been a challenge for me, redecorating the living room.  We’ve lived with the current set up that we inherited (3 white walls, 1 charcoal, nasty beige carpet) for 2.5 years and it’s time for a change. I’ve always had an interest and passion for decorating and interior styling, but this is the first room […]

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In praise of the Gallery Wall

I’m a big fan of pictures and canvases.  Generally speaking, I’d rather buy a picture than an object or accessory for my house.  Usually I go with some cheaper and mass produced stuff alongside some old favourites so I can switch it quickly and easily as my tastes or decor changes.  But I also have […]

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Favourite Finds – My Top 10 Botanical & Tropical Wallpapers

The botanical and tropical theme has been around for a while now and shows no sign of leaving just yet, the range, colour and detail of botanical and tropical wallpapers I’ve seen in the past few weeks whilst researching paper for my living room is amazing and I wanted to share my top 10 with […]

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When does inspiration for your room turn into plagiarism?

This thought has come to me over the past few days, as you will know from my last post I am agonising over what to do in the living room. I’m still agonising now, but I had thought I’d narrowed it down a bit when something struck me.  We all see lovely images on Instagram […]

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Overdoing and Overthinking it: Can you have too much inspiration?

For those of you who have been around my blog a while will know I’ve been trying to get my living room redecorated and a few things re-done.  Sadly I’ve been waiting for Mr Wheel Chic Home to sort out the builders to do a few things (boxing in pipes and replastering) and he seems […]

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Tips for Framing Wall Art

Today I wanted to talk about the different ways of customising and framing your artwork, from the DIY to the professional. Most of us I think would rely on high street stores to get a nice cheap frame and mount for a picture.  You can get them in lots of colours and finishes, with mounts […]

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5 Tips on how to style a daybed

Daybeds are a great option for a smaller spare room or a kid’s bedroom but they always seem a little tricky to style.  I’ve had a play around with our spare room daybed from Ikea and wanted to share the results. We picked a daybed from Ikea that pulls out into a large double bed. […]

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Favourite Finds – Seating

This week I wanted to look around for some seating that could fit in the corner of my living room once it’s decorated (see the start here).  We have a corner sofa that we can get 3-4 people on and we have a beanbag for additional use that we store away (that’s a pain, they’re […]

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Making gift tags from your Christmas cards

What to do with the pile of leftover Christmas cards once the tree is down and the decorations are packed away?  You can put them in the recycling bin, or take them to a local supermarket who recycles them for charity, or you could recycle them for yourself and make your own unique gift tags […]

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Quick & Easy Wall Art

There’s a few easy and inexpensive ways to put some great art on your wall that you can swap out easily as the mood takes you.   You can buy simple canvasses from an art shop and paint it a-la Rothko, or you can make a collage of photos or magazine pictures. Today I want […]

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