Anyone else need to keep every gin (or other spirit) bottle as they are just far too beautiful to throw away & they’re way too easy to upcycle? I keep them all & sometimes keep wine bottles too if they’re a good shape. Bottles are such a versatile item to upcycle, they can easily be made into lamps, vases or my personal favourite…candlesticks! You can … Continue reading Upcycling with Gin (kind of) – AD
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
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
I think it would be fair to say that we have all been enjoying the British summer over the last few months, right? Dining outdoors is a huge part of outdoor living here at LMH, impromptu BBQs and drinks in the garden are one of the things I’ll always remember from summer 2018. In the hope that we still have another couple of months left … Continue reading Summer Dining Table
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
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
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?