#InclusiveChic: A look back at 2018

#InclusiveChic: A look back at 2018

Reblogged from The Inclusive Home... Vaila from The Inclusive Home and I launched a hashtag last Autumn, across Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest called #inclusivechic The aim being to start conversations around inclusive and accessible design and disability adaptations, to try to break the perception that being inclusive is a compromise on style. That accessible = institutional. [...]

Launch of Instagram #inclusivechic challenge – sharing inclusive design

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 [...]

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

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 [...]

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 [...]

My top 5 bathroom sinks for wheelchair users

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 [...]

How to future proof your home when you have a disability

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 [...]