Indoor Plants For Beginners Part 1: Pothos / Devil's Ivy

Indoor Plants For Beginners Part 1: Pothos / Devil’s Ivy

I used to class myself as a plant killer, and I think in the past that I wasn’t so good with indoor plants as I didn’t realise that each plant type has different needs. It’s not like I didn’t love plants, I really did and most certainly still do (a bit too much some might …

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Brave Ground - Dulux Colour of the Year 2021 with Darlings of Chelsea

Brave Ground – Dulux Colour of the Year 2021 with Darlings of Chelsea

The Dulux Colour of the Year has just been announced as Brave Ground. This calming sandy hue is set to take the interior world by storm and designer sofa specialists Darlings of Chelsea have a selection of Brave Ground coloured sofas to choose from.  Brave Ground connects us to nature and represents a sense of …

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Attracting wildlife into my garden with a SingingFriend bird feeder

Our garden is not huge. We live in a townhouse so traditionally townhouses only have a patio style garden, but we do however have a vast array of wildlife in our extended garden which is shared with the other townhouses on our street. We have 3.5 acres of grounds between us, and the wildlife that …

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Studio Azur - a new photo collection by Desenio

Studio Azur – a new photo collection by Desenio

This spring Desenio is launching Studio Azur, a new photo collection embodying our innate need to be human. With everyday life becoming more data-driven and result-oriented, a lot of people are yearning for emotional connections and experiences rooted in reality. This modern longing for a simpler life inspired this photo art collection, shot in beautiful locations along Mexico’s …

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Balancing Modernity With Tradition: The New Nordic

Balancing Modernity With Tradition: The New Nordic

Scandinavian style is often described as a search for purity, using clean lines and organic materials to create a sense of stillness and calm. And while bleached woods and muted palettes have long been a part its DNA, contemporary Scandi design is changing. It’s being driven by the emergence of a younger generation of designers, …

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Scandinavian design inspiration with BoConcept

Scandinavian design inspiration with BoConcept

I always have a project on the go, and my next project in our house is the lounge. It is a good-sized room, has a large window so it lets in lots of light, and up until recently had one dark blue wall. That is the first thing that I changed. With so many interior …

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The rise of up-cycling with vinyl

The rise of up-cycling with vinyl

I bought a vintage tea trolley/drinks trolley from the charity shop quite a while back, and once I scrubbed it clean and brought it back to life, I decided that I didn’t like the colour of the shelves on it. I knew that I had seen some marble vinyl (fablon) in B&Q so popped there …

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Quick & easy bedroom makeover ideas

Quick & easy bedroom makeover ideas

You will find bedroom makeover ideas everywhere online. You can search Pinterest, Instagram, home interior websites to name just a few sources to get some inspiration that fits in with your own personal style. I can get lost on Pinterest when I start looking so I like to pop on with a specific search in …

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How to update your balcony for summer

How to update your balcony for summer

We have a small balcony that sits out over our garage and can be accessed from our master bedroom. This balcony space is only used by us, as we don’t want to have friends go through our bedroom to sit out on it. Ideally the plan would be to change our bedroom into our lounge …

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Wanting to be a social media influencer

Wanting to be a social media influencer

Well, I’m not sure if that heading is my actual goal, but I do know that I am keen to stay very involved in the interior side of things on Instagram. I started my Instagram account a couple of years ago, with the sole aim to share any updates that I make to my house. …

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Stunning cane webbing furniture

Stunning cane webbing furniture

Cane webbing has got me just there… It simply stops me in my tracks, and has done so for quite a while now. I ordered some for myself to use for an up-cycle recently, and found myself looking at it frequently in it’s raw state in awe of how it is handcrafted, and how wonderful …

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Up-cycling a retro stereo cabinet with cane webbing

  When we moved into our house almost 12 years ago, I remember feeling a bit cross that the previous owners had left some of their furniture in the attic. At the time it made me mad as I thought that they were being lazy by not removing it when they moved out. Fast forward …

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