before & after · General Decor · Kitchen · Living Area

An island for Christmas

So, I got an island for Christmas! Wait, let me rephrase that… I got an island makeover for Christmas 😀  Still confused? Our kitchen is one of my favourite rooms in this house, it was extended and renovated about 10 years ago, and is quite custom. It’s not necessarily what I would’ve chosen if I had the… Continue reading An island for Christmas

before & after · DIY · General Decor · Guest Bedroom Makeover · Guest Room · Indoor · Sneak Peek

{ Week 2 DIY } Guest Bedroom :: Paint

{ Part of the Guest Bedroom Makeover Series } YES! We painted! The weekend of 9 & 10 September was pretty much all about painting! After a LOT of back and forth and “is it too dark?”, “is it dark enough?”, “is it too much?” , “I really think I’ll love it”, “what if I don’t?!” I decided to… Continue reading { Week 2 DIY } Guest Bedroom :: Paint

Bedroom · before & after · General · Home Office · Indoor · Sneak Peek · Uncategorized

Colours!

Since we are slowly starting to paint the whole house, I’ve been giving some thought to feature walls and additional colours. I popped into the Plascon Spaces Showroom in Design Quarter the other day and picked up a few sample pots of different colours, for two different projects. It’s such a cool shop, and the… Continue reading Colours!

before & after · General · General Decor · Indoor · Living Area · Lounge

New Year, New Lounge!

Here’s a before-before pic of the lounge – from the online listing before we bought it 🙂 Remember the laminate floors – ugh!   So, it’s not really the beginning of the year anymore, so the title of this post might seem weird, but on New Year’s Day we started the lounge makeover by painting… Continue reading New Year, New Lounge!

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Windows and walls

*SNEAK PEEK* One of the things I love about home decorating is wall treatment – feature walls, wallpaper, cool murals… When we were in Wales in 2013, I discovered Laura Ashley and fell in love with her huge range of wallpapers (amongst other things). I bought a few rolls of gorgeous wallpaper back in 2013 and… Continue reading Windows and walls