A Complete Guide to Matching Rugs with Floors

Rugs are a great option for any room. Not only do they help to protect your floor, they offer another way to create a stylish space, helping to improve the décor and make a room that bit nicer. However, it’s important to find a rug that matches the floor type! Not doing so runs the risk of choosing a rug…

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Should You Bring More of the Outdoors Inside?

If your home is feeling a little bland and drab, it’s up to you to make big changes. The best way to combat that issue is to bring the outdoors inside your home. It will give your home a more natural and airy kind of feeling, and you won’t be stuck in that drab rut that you previously were stuck…

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Interior Design Trends for 2018

Are you thinking about what the interior design trends for 2018 are? With Spring on the horizon, (she says when we are in the middle of The Beast from the East!) it’s time to think about those spring cleaning jobs. Like sprucing up the house and planning in time to redo those areas that need attention. You may be thinking…

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Fabric vs Faux Leather for your Living Room

When choosing your living room furniture have you thought about going with faux leather instead of the normal fabrics? Since moving into our new house last Summer I’m still debating on fabrics for the sofas. Plus I’m sure my husband would love a recliner to kick back and relax in. In fact my mum is currently looking at reclining chairs…

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How to inject more personality into your property

Often, when you first move into a property, you’ve got something akin to a blank canvas on which, to continue the art metaphor, you can let yourself loose with some of your own painting. Making your home look more like yours could involve literally painting, though there are various other means by which you could visually revamp the residence. Here…

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4 Ways to Heat your Kitchen this Winter

The clocks have gone back, the nights are drawing in and temperatures have definitely dropped. So you need a way to heat your kitchen this Winter. If you’re already planning a kitchen, then you might well have spent a lot of time pondering the type of bespoke cabinetry you want or worktops, splashback materials and the appliances you and your family will…

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Small Living Room Ideas, Designs and Inspiration

The living room is my favourite room in the house. It’s where we spend the most time. The space we have isn’t the biggest but I do love the coziness of it. We have been living here for 4 months so now is the time to think about how we want our space to be. Oak Furniture One thing is…

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5 Ways To Make Your Home Cosy This Winter

As Autumn leaves us, Winter is coming (sorry I had to put that I’m a huge Game of Thrones fan!) and it’s time to get your home cosy for Winter. Winter is such a fabulous time of the year. You have crisp cold mornings and dark cosy evenings. Perfect for snuggling up by the fire with a good book and…

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How To Prepare a Guest Bedroom

With less than 12 weeks until Christmas it’s time to start thinking about preparing for guests staying with you. Most people have family members stay with them over Christmas and we are no exception. My sister lives in Canada but always comes home for Christmas. She normally spends time at mum’s and with us, but because we moved into our…

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Oak Furniture Wish List For a New Home

Moving into a new home was a very special time for us. We finally had worked our socks off to afford a gorgeous 3 bed detached house with a rather large garden. Much better than the 3 storey town house built into a hill we moved from. Anyway we love proper wood furniture, the sturdy robust type that will last…

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Arty Apple Personalised Wall Art Review

We left all of baby girls wall stickers on her old bedroom wall in our old house as they were too hard to get off without damaging the paintwork. So this is the perfect opportunity to have a hunt around for some new artwork and prints for her bedroom walls, and we have been very lucky in that Arty Apple…

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Top Ideas For Kitchen Lighting In Your Home

Moving into a new home has given me lots of new ideas of how to make our home very special. My favourite room in our house is the kitchen diner, and I’ve been thinking of ways to jazz it up a bit. Previously I told you about my #InteriorInspirations for the kitchen and ways to make it more homely, now…

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A Summer Wish: Items for the Home

As you all know I love a good bargain. I have been really pleased with the new home furnishing bits and bobs I’ve picked up recently for the new house but I’m on the look-out for some new mugs and other china ware for the kitchen. Last year you may remember I  did a Wish-List post for items for the…

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