Using Bedspreads to Make a Cosy Bedroom this Winter

With winter coming and the mornings turning rather chilly, my thoughts always turn to making the bedroom more cosy. One quick, simple and cheap way to cosy up your bedroom is looking at your bedspread. I love quilted bedspreads personally. For me, the quilted style adds warmth and extra layers with the weight needed to feel super snuggly in bed. The quilted bedspreads are great because they offer an even distribution of filling over the entire bed. As well as {Read More}

How to Create a Glamorous Bathroom

Bathrooms can be pretty uninspiring at times. The plain and minimalist look with clean lines and no clutter in sight sounds like a dream but can be hard to maintain (especially if you like your cosmetics!) and just lack a little lustre, which is why I’ve started looking at ways I can glam up my bathroom without costing the earth. Bathrooms can be expensive to redecorate (it’s the second most expensive room aside from the kitchen!), especially if you are {Read More}

Moving house? Make things less stressful!

With our moving-in ‘anniversary’ just around the corner (and having a good friend who has just been through the process of moving), it got me thinking about the stress and struggles that moving house can bring. So I thought I’d put together a little checklist of things you can do to help make your move a little less stressful. Once you have made the decision to move and you’re offer has been accepted on  your new home, the excitement can {Read More}

Say Goodbye to Summer by Hosting the Ultimate Gazebo Garden Party

Are you the hostess with the mostess?  Let’s end Summer 2018 with a bang! Whether your garden is large or small, this inexpensive pop up Gazebo is the perfect solution to throw an unforgettable soiree. They come in a range of shapes and sizes, and can be decorated with lights and scatter cushions, so channel your inner feng shui until your heart’s content! Unfortunately the British weather can be a little unpredictable, but we’re not letting it rain on our {Read More}

Updating your kids bedroom with a mural

Wallpaper has been used in houses for centuries and it’s now trendier than ever to decorate your home with the inspiring prints, colours and textures available. But it’s not just wallpaper, if you’re looking for a statement piece, or something to simply brighten up one wall, you could always opt for a wall mural, wall art or even wall stickers; the choice really is almost endless. Thinking of a mural? We’ve used a wall mural in Isabella’s room to add {Read More}

How to Create a Stress-Free Home Environment

Do you sometimes feel that your home isn’t quite the relaxing and tranquil home that you long for? Most people want to come home from a busy day and relax in a stress-free home. If your home is chaotic, you might not be able to do this and instead you’ll find it exacerbates any stress levels you already have. Sloane and Sons have created a handy guide to creating a Stress-Free Home with Feng Shui – an ancient Chinese art. {Read More}

Freshening up the Living Room

Having been in our home for just over 2 years now, I’ve started to freshen up the rooms starting with the children’s bedrooms. Next on my list is the living room. Our living room is quite long and so while the children are still quite young we’ve almost split the room into two; a living room and a playroom. This means that we’ve decided to hold off on completely redecorating until we move all the toys out in a few {Read More}

New Kitchen Ideas

I have a long list of rooms in the house that I’d love to tackle and having lived in the house for a little over two years now, I’m getting more and more itchy to get them sorted. Top of my list though would have to be the kitchen. Here are some of my new kitchen ideas . While it’s a functioning kitchen, in my eyes, the layout was never properly considered so as well as not looking aesthetically pleasing, {Read More}

Moving Home Checklist

Have you ever moved home? If you have, I’m sure you’ll agree it can be one of the most stressful things you can do which is why Rattan Direct have come up with a home owners checklist to help you out. There are several aspects you may need to consider including preparing for a move. Moving always takes more time than you initially think so considering the timescale you have, especially if you have a set date you need to {Read More}

CanvasChamp : review

Updating photo frames and pictures around the house can not only be time consuming but can also end up costing a small fortune. There are so many ways now to display your images from photo frames, canvas prints, acrylic, wooden blocks, the choice seems endless. However, we tend to always go back to canvas. So when CanvasChamp got in contact, I jumped at the chance to review one of their canvas prints. I knew immediately which photo I was going {Read More}