My Top Tips for buying a Storage Bed

The space under the bed is usually one of the least utilised spaces in our home and yet it’s a large opportunity for storage that we don’t often think about.  I’m on the look out for a new storage bed in my spare room and so I wanted to share some ideas… If you’re a […]

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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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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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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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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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Clever Storage Furniture Ideas

Happy Weekend!  January weekends are perfect opportunities to have a sorting out fest when the weather is bad and minds turn to a fresh start for the new year.  Once the tree is down and before the January blues kick in, it’s a great time to look at what you have and to declutter. Most […]

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