Living/dining room reveal Part 1 {From a beige box to something more beautiful}

I’m really excited about this post, finally my dining chair upcycle is complete and I can show you our finished dining space! Let’s start from the beginning, when we first moved into No. 49 back in December 2014, everywhere was painted magnolia; it really was an uninspiring beige box. The open-plan living/dining room is on… Continue reading Living/dining room reveal Part 1 {From a beige box to something more beautiful}

Inspiration for the new season by Style at Home magazine {featuring tips and ideas from yours truly!}

Happy February and goodbye and good riddance January! I feel like it was a particularly dismal start to the year, one which mainly consisted of grey skies, President Trump’s ridiculous face and copious amounts of screen wash (why are the roads so dirty at this time of year?) There were some lovely bits of January… Continue reading Inspiration for the new season by Style at Home magazine {featuring tips and ideas from yours truly!}

Affordable artwork {My first, probably of many, purchases from Desenio}

Have you ever seen a large piece of artwork, fallen in love but not loved the price? Is there a large expanse of wall in your home which you’d love to fill but haven’t found the perfect piece at a reasonable price? Well Desenio might be just what you need! A recent client of mine along… Continue reading Affordable artwork {My first, probably of many, purchases from Desenio}

My favourite interior retailers – Part 2 {Is it pay day yet?}

So here it is! Part two is packed full of more of my favourite interior companies. I’ve had to show so much restraint as I compiled these posts, the urge to click ‘add to basket’ has been strong, so strong! If you missed Part one, catch up >here< and I hope you enjoy discovering some fantastic… Continue reading My favourite interior retailers – Part 2 {Is it pay day yet?}

My favourite interior retailers – Part 1 {That January pay cheque can’t come quick enough!}

Happy New Year everyone! Didn’t Christmas just fly by!? It seems like a distant memory now and going back to work this week was so hard and I don’t know about you, but my bank balance has seen better days so as much as I enjoyed two weeks of relaxing and eating mince pies at three in the… Continue reading My favourite interior retailers – Part 1 {That January pay cheque can’t come quick enough!}

Christmas home tour 2016 {Copper & frost Christmas inspiration}

I can’t quite believe that this time next week will be Christmas Day! I went for a copper and frost look this year with a snowy tree, frosted garlands and copper accessories. I’ve had so much fun getting the halls well and truly decked for the season and I’d like to show you around No.49 looking all… Continue reading Christmas home tour 2016 {Copper & frost Christmas inspiration}

Kitchen essentials for the festive season {and the rest of the year for that matter!}

Well  it’s all beginning to look a lot like Christmas isn’t it! With a month to go, I’m still to have my first mince pie of the season but I have a feeling this will be rectified at the weekend thanks to a local cafe posting this on my news feed today…. It’s around this… Continue reading Kitchen essentials for the festive season {and the rest of the year for that matter!}

Some of my favourite wallpaper & fabric designs {seasonal inspiration for a cosy home}

Hot chocolate, blankets and the gentle flicker of candle light; I love this time of year! There’s so much to appreciate with the spectacular colours of nature and so much anticipation for the festive season ahead. As the last firework goes off tonight, all attention will eagerly turn to ….Christmas! As the nights get darker and colder… Continue reading Some of my favourite wallpaper & fabric designs {seasonal inspiration for a cosy home}

Add some country charm to your kitchen for under £2 {Yes, really!}

Ticking is my absolute favourite fabric pattern. Its timeless, classic and oozes rustic, country charm. French ticking stripe has been around for 1,000 years, but it never gets old. Originally a utility fabric, it was traditionally used for mattresses and pillow coverings. It commonly has a striped design, in muted colors such as brown, grey or blue, and… Continue reading Add some country charm to your kitchen for under £2 {Yes, really!}

Pretty & affordable shelf additions {Some of which are from my recent travels!}

Well hello there! It’s certainly been a while and I just don’t know where to start! Our trip to Australia was amazing. It was so lovely to spend quality time with my family who live out there and generally soak up the sheer beauty of the country. I very much enjoyed mooching around the Australian homeware shops. The… Continue reading Pretty & affordable shelf additions {Some of which are from my recent travels!}