Travels with a Wheelchair – Zurich

With the August Bank Holiday looming and no real holiday taken as such this year so far, we decided to take a quick trip to Zurich in Switzerland for the weekend. Why Zurich?  Well we were using frequent flyer miles and as we booked it two days before travel on one of the busiest weekends […]

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My Guest Post on Accessible and Stylish Homes

I was thrilled when U.S company AeroFlow Healthcare Inc got in touch to ask if I could to work with them on a Guest Post about tips for making your home more accessible with style.  AeroFlow Healthcare Inc are a U.S provider of disability and medical aids and during our conversations they mentioned to me […]

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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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My Top Design Favourites for Wheelchair Accessible Kitchens

Whilst we’re not looking to upgrade our kitchen just yet, I have started to look around (because I’m an interiors obsessive so why wouldn’t I?) for the best kitchen ideas and adaptations to suit our needs. There are a few things that we need to consider, that you may not think of if you’re not […]

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Should we try to keep up with interiors trends?

This post come from a woman who, when everyone is wearing skinny jeans or jegging clings onto her bootcut jeans with a passion.  You’ll have to prise those out of my cold dead hands!  This is someone who doesn’t particularly follow fashions and who says when looking at the new fashion ‘I wore that stuff […]

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Exciting News – #IBA17 award nomination!

My blog is coming up to it’s one year anniversary (I think the kids might call that a blogiversary!) and it’s been an interesting and challenging year, with learning how to blog, how to write, what works and what doesn’t.  I’m still learning and there’s lots of work to be done.  Particularly, it has to […]

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Home Selling – How to style and stage your home on a small budget

I wanted to share my recent experience of how I staged and styled a client’s home for under £25 (yes, really!) to get the best from those all important estate agent photos that will be plastered on the interweb for ever more. I’m not saying I’m an expert on this, nor do I profess to […]

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My favourite fabulous grab rails

Now I know this is a niche post, but even if you don’t need a grab rail yourself, your grandparents or parents might.  Or you might have a disabled friend looking for some help.  I’m guessing most people will have seen those standard grab rails in hospitals or disabled loos or in your doctor’s surgery.  And […]

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How to create a bright and colourful garden deck or patio using paint

Regular readers to my blog will know that I’m a big fan of Annie Sloan paint.  I’ve used it on bannisters and ceiling beams, bedroom furniture, my TV Cabinet and I’ve even painted my lampshade (more to come on that in another post).  This time I decided to take my paint outside and brighten up the […]

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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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