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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How to get involved and have fun – Decorating with a disability

Those of you who follow me on Instagram (if you don’t, why not?!) might have seen my stories about our recent decorating exploits and I had a lot of lovely comments from some of you regarding the humour in them.  And it got me thinking… How do you decorate with a disability?  I thought I’d […]

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Exciting news – I’ve been nominated for the Amara IBA 2018 awards!

I’m approaching my second anniversary on the blog and whilst I’ve had a couple of quiet months this year due some real life events taking over, I’m trying to get back on the wagon and continue my blogging journey. My blog is growing, albeit slowly but thanks to you I have an engaged audience and […]

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My top 5 bathroom sinks for wheelchair users

Recently Mr Wheel Chic Home and I went to Naidex, which is an industry show for disability and inclusivity.  The show has exhibitors ranging from wheelchairs to exercise equipment, to gadgets to help around the house and bathroom displays. I was particularly struck by the bathroom room sets, there were some fantastic options on display […]

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How to future proof your home when you have a disability

As regular readers to the blog will know, Mr Wheel Chic Home has Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis.  This is the form of MS that starts and just gets worse, with gradual changes over the years. We started to think about adjustments after his diagnosis, but he was still walking without an aid at that time […]

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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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My Budget Kitchen Makeover Reveal

Our kitchen is an awkward shape, being “L” Shaped, with the shorter part of the L being the original kitchen and the longer part being an extension (from before we moved in).  The original kitchen part is dark, with no windows and full of cabinets and the newer part has windows on three sides.  It’s […]

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Find your interiors style – by making mistakes…

We’ve all done it haven’t we?  We’ve all had a great decorating idea and after we’ve finished, (or even halfway through doing it) we’ve stood back and held our head in our hands because it doesn’t look how you thought it would. Many people stick to neutrals for this reason, they don’t want to make […]

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A Conversation with … Harri from Home Wasn’t Built in a Day

This week on my occasional series of conversations with lovely people who have made some adaptations in their home to deal with a disability I’m talking to Harri from Home Wasn’t Built in a Day.  A self confessed lover of travel and design, Harri’s page is full of interesting, unusual and inspiring images, art, culture, interiors, […]

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A Conversation with … LeAnne from LavendersLongShot

Today on the blog I’m chatting to the lovely LeAnne Lavender.  LeAnne and her husband Derek were forced to make changes to their lives and their home following an accident that left Derek paralysed.  I’ve been following LeAnne for a little while now as they’ve been working on a new very stylish home from scratch, […]

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