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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My TV Cabinet Makeover with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint

If you seen some of my earlier posts about my painting escapades, here and here, you’ll know I’m a fan of Annie Sloan Chalk Paint.  I’m a big fan mainly due to the ability to go straight in with minimal preparation, because that part is boring and I am lazy! During my living room makeover (see the […]

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Living Room Makeover Reveal

Finally!  My living room is all but finished and I’d like to share some images and the story with you.  I’ll put together separate posts on the upcycling projects I did for the living room in due course but wanted to give you the view of it now and I’m thrilled with it! This has […]

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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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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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