If you're a wheelchair user you will be well aware of the design challenges as you go about your daily business - lack of dropped kerbs in a city, restaurants you can't access, lack of accessible toilets, shop aisles being too narrow and counters being too high. When hunting for a home there's likely to [...]
How to Create an Accessible Home Office Space
Nominated for BAPS Blog Awards – we need your votes!
Normally I'm asking for votes for the Interiors Blog Awards in the summer but this time I was surprised to hear that we had been nominated and subsequently shortlisted for an award for our #InclusiveChic Instagram account. If you haven't heard about our Instagram account dedicated to #InclusiveChic design - then why not?! My partner [...]
Home Tour – Maegan from Blue Copper Design
It's been a while since we've had a chat with an insta-pal who has a wonderful adapted, #inclusivechic home but I'm glad to say the Conversation With... series is back with a BANG! Today we're talking to Maegan Blau, an interior designer in Arizona, USA. Her speciality in her Blue Copper Design interior design practice [...]
My Top 5 Pieces of Smart Technology for the Accessible Home – Part 1
Finding the Accessible in the Inaccessible – Kitchens of Instagram!
In my occasional series about finding accessible inspiration in the seemingly inaccessible, I wanted to share today some of my favourite kitchens and utility rooms on Instagram and how they have some features and ideas that we can steal if we're planning an accessible space. There will be elements of the kitchens I'm going to [...]
#InclusiveChic – sharing the best accessible ideas
Those of you who haven't spotted the hashtag #InclusiveChic on my social media, Vaila from The Inclusive Home and I have relaunched the hashtag and set up a new Instagram account to share the best accessible and inclusive ideas around. So far we've been really pleased with the level of support and input the hashtag [...]
How to deal with a deteriorating medical condition and keep a fabulous home
As you might know from earlier posts, my husband, Mr Wheel Chic Home (aka Mr Wobblelegs) has Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis. This year is the 10th anniversary of our wedding, and not long after, the 10th anniversary of his MS diagnosis. It's been three years since I started the blog so I thought I'd share [...]
Revealed – our Accessible Garden makeover!
Regular readers to this blog will know that our bungalow didn't have level garden access and eventually this prevented Mr Wheel Chic Home from getting out into the garden. We tried a metal temporary ramp, we tried bits of wood but in the end it became clear we needed to bite the bullet and get [...]
Interiors Inspiration: How to find the accessible in the inaccessible – Insta Famous homes!
That's an odd title isn't it? How can you find accessible interiors inspiration from inaccessible places? Fact is, I think you can get interiors and accessible design from anywhere and everywhere. Just because a space isn't technically accessible, it can still give you some ideas for how you might be able to adapt it to [...]