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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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How to future proof your home when you have a disability

As regular readers to the blog will know, Mr Wheel Chic Home has Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis.  This is the form of MS that starts and just gets worse, with gradual changes over the years. We started to think about adjustments after his diagnosis, but he was still walking without an aid at that time […]

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My Top Tips for buying a Storage Bed

The space under the bed is usually one of the least utilised spaces in our home and yet it’s a large opportunity for storage that we don’t often think about.  I’m on the look out for a new storage bed in my spare room and so I wanted to share some ideas… If you’re a […]

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My Budget Kitchen Makeover Reveal

Our kitchen is an awkward shape, being “L” Shaped, with the shorter part of the L being the original kitchen and the longer part being an extension (from before we moved in).  The original kitchen part is dark, with no windows and full of cabinets and the newer part has windows on three sides.  It’s […]

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Find your interiors style – by making mistakes…

We’ve all done it haven’t we?  We’ve all had a great decorating idea and after we’ve finished, (or even halfway through doing it) we’ve stood back and held our head in our hands because it doesn’t look how you thought it would. Many people stick to neutrals for this reason, they don’t want to make […]

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Is the Tropical Trend here to stay in 2018?

In case you were asleep during 2017, the Tropical and Botanical trend was well and truly in full flow.  Much of this came from the colour of the year ‘Greenery’ and there was a growth in plants, trees, flowers and bold themes enter our homes. In 2018 it doesn’t appear to show any signs of […]

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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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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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