#inclusivechic – Instagram roundup

Last month, Vaila from The Inclusive Home and I started a new Hashtag across Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest called #inclusivechic We set up the hashtag to start conversations around inclusive, accessible or disabled design that we love.  This could be things we’ve seen in our own homes, or great architecture or design we’ve seen that […]

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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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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 … 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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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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The Art of Compromise: My tips for a budget kitchen update

As you may have seen from my Instagram stories recently, I’m refurbishing the kitchen on a limited budget at the moment.  We all know kitchens and bathroooms are the most expensive rooms in the home and also the most disruptive when we want to make them over.  But there are ways to make even these […]

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A Conversation with… Rachael from Eclectic Eccentric Home

First up in the new series of Conversations with Interiors lovers is Rachael from Eclectic Eccentric Home.  Rachael lives in Braithwell, South Yorkshire and has a variety of different disabilities in the house with lots of conflicting needs.  She’s a lover of vintage and antique furniture as you will see from her colourful Instagram feed! […]

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Tips for Moving House if you have a disability or are elderly

Having spent the large part of the last two weeks helping my mother in law move house after 45 years in her last home it got me thinking.  As I had the time to spare I’ve been helping her sort out before the move and get unpacked after the move, it made me think about […]

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