Upcycling Furniture Challenge

Before Christmas Valspar paint challenged me to upcycle a piece of furniture using their standard wall emulsion and their primer. I was sceptical of the durability of using wall paint on a piece of furniture that was going to be getting a lot of wear and tear but went with it as if it worked (which it did, otherwise I wouldn’t be writing this post!) … Continue reading Upcycling Furniture Challenge

Decking The Halls – 2018

It’s December…finally time to get the house decorated for Christmas and play Christmas music non-stop. I’m so excited, it’s my favourite time of the year and I have to admit there have been some festive decorations creeping into our home over the last week or so but I always leave the tree until the first weekend in December (a girl has to have some boundaries … Continue reading Decking The Halls – 2018

Downstairs Loo – The Reveal

Just over a month ago we began decorating our downstairs WC, we wanted it to compliment the master bathroom which we revamped last year. The moodboard for the room, incase you didn’t catch the previous blog post was neutral with some copper, industrial touches. The first thing we did was paint the previously dark walls in Dry Barley by Paint by Conran (the same colour … Continue reading Downstairs Loo – The Reveal

A Tropical Master Bedroom Makeover

10 months ago (I know, I know times flies) I posted that we’d started a little revamp of our master bedroom, inspired by our tropical dining room set at the Ideal Home show in Manchester…I am very happy to tell you that we’ve FINALLY completed it. What can I say? Life, Work, Travel, Love all get in the way sometimes and I’m completely fine with … Continue reading A Tropical Master Bedroom Makeover

What are we doing heading down to Grand Designs Live?

This week we will be packing up the car and heading down to the London Excel to build a room for the epic Grand Designs Live show which runs from the 5th to the 13th of May. I’m SO excited for this and wish I could have told you guys sooner. I’m sure you are aware of the Grand Designs brand, we all love a … Continue reading What are we doing heading down to Grand Designs Live?

Downstairs loo – Mini Makeover

As many of you know we updated our family bathroom last year from an Art Deco influenced space to a relaxing rustic one. Ever since then I have been desperate to start on the downstairs loo to make both spaces a little more in keeping with one another and last weekend we got started (what else do you do when all it does is rain … Continue reading Downstairs loo – Mini Makeover