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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Top Tips for Choosing a Coffee Table if you have mobility issues

Regular readers to this blog will know that the husband has wobbly legs and uses crutches or a wheelchair to get around the house.  This causes us some issues when choosing lovely things for the home and the coffe table is no exception. In previous posts, I’ve talked about the bed, sofa, dining table and […]

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Favourite Finds – 10 Tribal and Folksy Cushions

This week I’ve been hunting for cushions to match the new living room colour scheme and to get rid of the old ones we’ve had for a few years, I’ve come across some lovely ones in my travels and thought I’d share them with you. I do love a few cushions on the sofa and […]

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Favourite Finds – My Top 10 Botanical & Tropical Wallpapers

The botanical and tropical theme has been around for a while now and shows no sign of leaving just yet, the range, colour and detail of botanical and tropical wallpapers I’ve seen in the past few weeks whilst researching paper for my living room is amazing and I wanted to share my top 10 with […]

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Favourite Finds – Seating

This week I wanted to look around for some seating that could fit in the corner of my living room once it’s decorated (see the start here).  We have a corner sofa that we can get 3-4 people on and we have a beanbag for additional use that we store away (that’s a pain, they’re […]

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Favourite Finds – Candlesticks, Punch Bowls and more…

Last week’s post if you remember included a lovely little cactus ornament – well I caved in and ordered it, and it’s now sitting in my living room looking very cute indeed!  I can also report the lovely cow print chair is back in stock – I’m mulling that over but it’s a definite maybe! […]

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