Dos and don’ts when it comes to decorating


For some, decorating is an exciting time – a time to bring out their creative flair and experiment with colours, styles and accessories. For others, the idea of choosing paint and the possibility of making an expensive mistake is worrying to say the least! But with this list of decorating Do’s and Don’ts, you can rest assured. Let us boost your confidence when it comes to decorating. Don’t: Forget about seating Today everyone likes rooms sparse, but for a living… Continue Reading “Dos and don’ts when it comes to decorating”

Abaca Rattan Storage Rack Review

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Now the kids are getting older there toys are mostly getting smaller and I am keen to move on from plastic toy buckets to something slightly more stylish. We changed our dining room into a playroom when I became a childminder and it has now morphed into the Xbox / Wii U room as well as containing toys. Our old pine unit couldn’t cope with the amount of figures that Isaac has collected for his Skylanders, Disney Infinity and Lego… Continue Reading “Abaca Rattan Storage Rack Review”

How to Create a ‘Hotel Style’ Master Bedroom


If you’re thinking of updating your master bedroom, you might be wondering what style to go for. Well, why not look towards hotels for inspiration? ‘Hotel style’ can form the basis of a beautiful bedroom, helping you to create a space you really want to spend time in. But, the first thing to do is identify what ‘hotel style’ means to you. There are many different types of interior design in our favourite hotels, ranging from traditional to very contemporary… Continue Reading “How to Create a ‘Hotel Style’ Master Bedroom”

Garden Revamp

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Despite promising that last year was going to be the year we finally revamped our garden, it never happened for all sorts of reasons.  I was out of action after having a caesarian, hubby was always at work and we were having lots of fun enjoying a rare hot summer at the beach. I am determined that this year it will get done. The one thing we are really missing is a patio / decking area where we can sit… Continue Reading “Garden Revamp”