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A Monthly Checklist To Reorganising Your Home To Save You Time

A monthly checklist to reorganising your home to save you time

With all the best will in the world when it comes to getting organised sometimes our ambitions outway our progress. The main issue with this is time, which I am sure most of you will agree with. Most of us don’t have dedicated time to reorganising or decluttering our homes, and if and when we do have any ‘spare’ time or holidays there are things we would much rather do than clear out the kitchen cupboards! Some of you may argue that this is therapeutic and nothing like a good clear out helps for a tidy mind, which I do…

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Which Kitchen Style Is For You?

Which kitchen style is for you?

Whenever your friends and family come over do you notice that everyone tends to congregate in the kitchen? Kitchens have become more of a social space to use for occasions such as dinner parties, social gatherings, or simply enjoying family meals together. With kitchens being the heart of the home I’ve focused my attention on giving you the inspiration starting with last week's part 1 focusing on kitchen design with the debate on open plan v structured and what works best for you and your lifestyle. To read more on this just click on the link.     This week…

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Kitchen Design – Open Plan V Structured

Kitchen design – open plan v structured

Although the kitchen has a purpose and functionality for cooking and preparing meals. However, over recent years the kitchen has become more of a social space to use for occasions such as dinner parties, social gatherings, or simply enjoying family meals together. Food brings people together and therefore the kitchen becomes the hub or heart of the home, nothing beats chatting with family and friends creating memories and enjoying food together don’t you agree? Even if you don’t use the kitchen as much for entertaining, it can be a place where you can escape to experiment and create meals from…

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Common Home Interior Mistakes That Actually Clutter Your Home

Common home interior mistakes that actually clutter your home

Revealing the most common home interior mistakes - So, unless your job is an interior designer whose job it is to have a very keen and knowledgeable eye when it comes to interior design most of us when it comes to styling our home interiors inspiration comes from a love and passion of what décor we like; what we see in magazines and what's trending currently or for some it’s what's the quickest and easiest way to decorate a room. I’m here to reveal the 7 common home interior mistakes that are often made in the world of interior design…

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A Patterned Way Of Life

A patterned way of life

Say goodbye to those white and beige tiles and say hello to the world of patterned tiles! Patterned tiles are becoming increasingly popular with so many exciting designs that these days can be used in fresh new ways that no longer have to used for just tiling your bathroom floor! So, I am here to prove to you that a patterned way of life is the way forward and that you can definitely have fun with them, and hopefully be inspired by some of the ideas that I have to show you.   Image via Pinterest   The basics Firstly,…

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10 Ways To Embrace The Lagom Lifestyle

10 ways to embrace the Lagom lifestyle

Lagom is the all new Scandinavian lifestyle trend making its appearance this year. Translated to ‘just the right amount’ - not too much or too little, it's all set to become the new buzzword for us all to become on board with and embrace the Lagom lifestyle. So, in a nutshell for those of you who are a little confused right now as I was before writing this blog, its simple Lagom is a way of living- by creating a better, happier and more balanced everyday life! So how do we do this? Well to embrace the Lagom way of…

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5 Inspiring Ways On Being Creative With Pattern

5 Inspiring ways on being creative with pattern

Over the last few weeks, I have been looking at some of the interior design trends for 2017 and the use of pattern is big this year with geometric designs; vintage feel patterns; colours and random patterns that can be used in a variety of ways from painted walls to soft furnishings. So this week’s blog I am bringing you 5 inspiring ways on being creative with pattern from bold stripes to geometric design on walls or artwork and all you need will need is your chosen paint and Frogtape.     What is Frogtape? Frogtape is the key element…

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How To Inject The Colour Of 2017 Into Your Home

How to inject the colour of 2017 into your home

The Pantone Colour Institute announced that Greenery is the colour of the year for 2017. Ever since the year 2000, the company have chosen a colour of the year that reflects the current climate, what's trending around the world in terms of fashion, food, travel and home interiors. That's just to name a few, in fact, every type of industry is on board so you will now begin to see this colour everywhere from the catwalk to architecture! Pantone unveiled this zesty yellow shade in the hope to refresh and reinvigorate our spirit. So I’ve waited a while to share this…

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It’s All About The Hugge

It’s all about the Hugge

I don’t know if it’s just me, but up until recently I have never even heard of the word ‘hugge’ a Danish word pronounced “Hoo- ga”. Oxford dictionaries even shortlisted hugge as one of their words for 2016! Are you still in the dark …. Well it is a lovely translation meaning cosiness, and although it may be hard to pronounce, it gives me a warm and fuzzy feeling just thinking about it does it, you? Firstly, hugge is much more than home interiors (although I will come onto that later) it's more of a way of life. Danish people…

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Reorganising Your Home In Just 12 Months

Reorganising your home in just 12 months

Happy New Year to all, I hope you all have had a wonderful Christmas and New Year. Bringing in the New Year is a perfect way to start to think about reorganising and sprucing up rooms within your home, but to do this all in one go can seem a daunting if not frightening task to many. Therefore my monthly guide to reorganising your home throughout the year will alleviate the pressure but also give you and your home a new lease of life!     Organisation With all the best will in the world when it comes to getting…

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Finding Chic Storage Solutions

Finding chic storage solutions

Having ample storage is a luxury awarded to many few of us whether you live in small city flat; a cosy cottage or 4 bedroom detached property rarely do we have any excess space. With children, we know that rooms seem to burst at the seams with all the small toys and accessories (and with Santa fast approaching) that extra space and storage is something to be longed for. Unfortunately, we can’t just expand the rooms we live in where there is no space, sometimes we must be creative in our storage solutions. So, I have put together some ideas…

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Christmas At Chatsworth House

Christmas at Chatsworth House

This week I had the pleasure of visiting Chatsworth House in Derbyshire which is a lovely stately home set within 1822 acres of surrounding landscape.     Each Christmas the house turns into an enchanted winter wonderland and tells the tale of a Christmas story, this year it is the time-honoured classic of ‘The Nutcracker’. (For those who are not familiar with the story- Clara is swept away on a journey with her Nutcracker prince) very popular also as a ballet composed by music from Tchaikovsky.   Image Via Chatsworth House What was so wonderful when walking around the home was the…

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C Is For Christmas Markets

C is for Christmas markets

C is for Christmas markets - although I haven’t started any Christmas shopping yet (eek!)- have you?  I have however very much started getting into the Christmas festivities by visiting my first Christmas market of the year.     FACT: A Christmas market traditionally is a celebration of the 4 weeks leading up to the main event itself- Christmas day. Hmmm- now it may be a bit early in the eyes of tradition but who doesn’t love a bit of shopping especially around Christmas? Even better with a hot mulled wine or spiced cider to keep you warm whilst your…

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3 Facts About The Style Of Shabby Chic

3 facts about the style of Shabby Chic

In the world of home interiors the style of Shabby Chic has been on trend for many years, with its worn, antique furniture and vintage accessories mixed with pastel colours, lace and feminine florals, a style that many of us still love and inspire within our homes.     Fact: A little bit of history… Its roots actually began here in Great Britain in the early 1900’s, whereby stately homes and their furnishings were left to fade and age due to financial difficulties of the home owners. It is here that interest grew, bringing period furniture used for many generations…

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How The Power Of Colour Can Alter Your Mind

How the power of colour can alter your mind

We live in a vibrant and colourful world. Colour has the power to convey and communicate messages to us that can trigger instinctual reactions and affect our wellbeing in the most subtle of ways. For example if we think of yellow we associate this as a vacation colour, because of the sun and the sand, whereas knowledge tells us that red cars can trigger aggression on our roads. So when it comes to home interiors, the choice of colour can play a huge part, not just in the look or feel of the room you want to create but also…

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