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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Customisable Grab Rails with Rails Direct

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while you’ll know I have a thing about grab rails and how in general, they can be ugly.  I’ve talked before about my super toilet roll holder and some ideas that are grab rails disguised as some thing else.  I’m always looking for options to help disguise […]

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My Top 3 Design Favourites for Wheelchair Accessible bathrooms

The first issue with our bathroom is that it’s a typically tiny British bathroom, just enough floor space for the bath, boiler, sink and loo.  No more room and no opportunity to make it bigger unless we take a bedroom and competely overhaul all the pipework.  So – we are a little stuck with it. […]

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Celebration of my 1 year Blogiversary

A little while ago I celebrated my first year anniversary of my blog.  I believe the kids call it a Blogiversary!  And as I am down with the kids I’ve decided to celebrate my 1st year with a give away. My blog started as a way to show some of my ideas for accessibility in the […]

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Exciting News – Nominated for Domino Magazine Blog Awards!

Last month I sadly didn’t make it to the finals of the Amara Interiors Blog Awards and I have to confess I was a little disappointed – I truly appreciated everyone’s votes and I know so many people shared it on their social media time and time again but sadly I didn’t get enough votes […]

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Add a bit of Glamour with a Velvet sofa

Velvet always evokes this feeling of luxury, it’s a beautiful, textured, tactile fabric that always gives you a feeling of glamour and decadence. Velvet sofas are on the rise again (if indeed they ever went away!) and there are a brilliant choice of colours and shapes to please everyone – and they’re not as expensive […]

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Moving into Autumn with Colour – my Favourite High Street pieces

I’m rather enjoying some of the colours I’m seeing out and about on the High St at the moment. With autumn approaching thoughts naturally turn to warmer colours and apart from ‘Halloween Orange’ there’s a going to be a lot of rusts, terracottas and oranges coming your way as we go through the autumn and […]

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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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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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