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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A Conversation with … Pati Robins

This week on my Conversation With series I’m talking to the instagram queen Pati Robins, the diva of DIY, dark interiors and maximalism.  If you’re an interiors obsessive on Instagram you’ve almost certainly come across Pati.  Not only are her dark interiors famous, her DIY solutions are innovative and inexpensive, and she’s also a blogger and […]

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A Conversation with … Introduction

Welcome to the introduction to a new series of blog posts regarding disability, design & accessibility.  Since starting my blog I’ve been approached by lots of people in a similar position to me and Mr Wheel Chic Home and have given me nothing but support in my blog. After a few conversations I realised there […]

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How to make your home accessible for your guests

We were recently invited to a BBQ and for most people you look up the date, see if it’s free, collect the beer and head off to hang out with friends.  For us, it’s a little more difficult.  We have to make sure the house is accessible for Mr Wheel Chic Home, otherwise we would […]

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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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Stylish storage ideas to hold crutches or walking sticks

Today I wanted to talk a little bit about how to add some va-va-voom to storing the ugly disability aids that we unfortunately have to have around our house.  As you might know from my post 5 Tips for styling your house to accommodate a disability there’s a number of different options I like to use that […]

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5 Tips for styling your house to accommodate a disability

There’s a lot of bloggers out there looking at interiors, or looking at disability and the lifestyle impacts or issues can come up.  However, what I want to do in my blog is try to find the right blend of interiors and styling that can work WITH a disability.  I realise it’s a niche area, […]

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Looking for Rugs for wobbly legs or wheelchair users

As you might have seen in a previous post, we are looking to redecorate the living room early this year (once I’m fully up and about after my foot surgeries).  The colour palette is currently white and grey with red accents and a bit woody, but I’m looking to change that to more blue/turquoise/teal in some […]

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How to make your bathroom accessible without a complete re-fit

When you think of a disabled bathroom you might think of plastic chairs that fold down from the wall, large grab rails, a wet room set up (although trust me we’ve been in ‘disabled bathrooms’ in hotel rooms that have a single grab rail over a bath!) and generally a utilitarian style of decor. I’m […]

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