House Design

The Importance of Taking Time Out

So 2022 isn’t quite playing out quite as we expected. I remember sitting quite smugly at the end of January with my husband, commenting that as January’s go this has been a good one. We started chatting about how great this year was looking. That finally the kids sleep through the night and the terrible […]

How to paint a scalloped wall effect: Pretty Pink Bedroom

This has to be my favourite room in the house. Painting a scalloped effect on the wall has created such a calming space for my girl, and me! I’ve broken down how I did it into just a few steps: Now you can get started drawing on the wall! Line up your plate and start […]

The Cluttered Playroom

So I’ve read all the chatter about how an organised and clutter free playroom allows for your child to not feel overwhelmed by a huge array of toys. I absolutely know that too many toys can cause your child to not focus on one activity at a time as they become distracted by the next […]

Psychology of Colour – Green

Part of the Psychology of Colour Series Wise old Kermit Frog said ‘It’s not easy being green’ and there may never be a truer statement than this! Green is such a beautiful colour full of interesting shades and tones but caution, dear reader, if used in the wrong way you can find it has the […]

Psychology of Colour – Blue

Part of the ‘Psychology of Colour’ series Blue is the worlds favourite colour. It has been linked to trustworthiness, competence & dependability, but has also been used to describe feeling down or low, so what is it that makes this colour just so popular in interior design? In the 17th Century, blue and white porcelain […]

Finding Small Businesses to Support

After the recent announcement of a second lockdown my thoughts immediately went to all the small businesses out there who’s head must have hit their hands. After working tirelessly this year, the lead up to Christmas is such an important time for markets and small retail outlets to make their buck that hearing they couldn’t […]

Find Out How Indoor Plants Can Improve Your Life

I wasn’t too surprised last year to read that plants can have a positive impact on our lives but I’d never questioned why or delved any deeper until now! In our last home the master bedroom was a calming space that I’d worked hard on to ensure was conducive to a good nights sleep, but […]

Dulux Colour of the Year – Brave Ground

Have you heard? “Dulux colour experts have chosen Brave Ground™, a bolstering shade that connects back to nature and the simple things. A warm, earthy tone, it creates a feeling of stability, growth and potential; and provides a firm foundation for change and creativity in your home.” What do you think? Personally I like it […]

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