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}

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}

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}

Coffee table refresh {A cute and colourful injection of Spring}

Well, hasn’t the weather been lovely today! Close your eyes in the sun and you could be fooled into thinking it’s Summer yet in the shade it felt more like Winter. So, the warmer weather has seen a few changes here at No. 49. My wardrobe particularly has been given a bit of a shake… Continue reading Coffee table refresh {A cute and colourful injection of Spring}

Creating a welcoming atmosphere in your home {Part 1- Candles}

Well, Spring is officially here! and although the days are getting that little bit longer and that little bit warmer, the evenings are still a time for cosying up to watch a film or read a good book (the patio set will remain firmly in the garage for another month or so I recon, sniff)… Continue reading Creating a welcoming atmosphere in your home {Part 1- Candles}