Room inspiration – Staircase

Andrew and I are not born DIYers, far from it. I can paint walls, he can drill holes in them, but that is pretty much it. With our house, most of the work we have done so far has been pretty easy. Being a new build everything has been purely cosmetic and decorative. Until this […]

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Room inspiration – TV wall

This scene took place sometime in 2016… Andrew – “We need a new TV!” Claire – “Why? This one works perfectly well!” Andrew – “Yes but I want a bigger one and there is that new OLED technology which…” I stopped listening at that point. When you are married you have to pick and choose […]

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Favourite Interior blogs

I have always had an interest in interior design, as far as I can remember, I always enjoyed looking at a space and thinking of its layout and all the pretty things that could live in it. As a child I loved going tiles/wardrobe/lamp shopping with my parents, I loved looking at shapes, touching the […]

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Room inspiration – Home office

A change in my career means that I will in the new year use our home office a lot more. At the moment it is a bit of a pit, or in nicer words, a ‘storage room’. For this room, which is a single bedroom, I want to be bold. Small rooms do that to […]

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Christmas 2017 – Gift guide for Interior Design fans

It is the season of giving and of gift guides! I don’t know about you, but I am always looking for inspiration on other blogs and Youtube to find THE most thoughtful gift for my dearest ones (no pressure!). Following my gift guide for travelers, today I put together a gift guide for people like […]

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Home wish list #1

I LOVE interior design, nothing new here. I genuinely spend hours on the web and in shops just looking for THE item I am missing in my current house or, often, the item I cannot fit in my current house but really want anyway. #interioraddictproblems We have made great progress in our current house, and […]

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Guest bathroom – Reveal

A few weeks back I shared my sources of inspiration to redecorate our guest bathroom. I wanted to be a little bold as this is a small room, tucked away and not used very often. It was the perfect opportunity to try something without much impact, if the attempt resulted in failure. At the time […]

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Kitchen – Reveal

Following my kitchen inspiration post last week, today is the big reveal! Our house being a new build, we luckily had very little work to do in the kitchen. The style the developer fitted is modern and white, which I don’t love but don’t mind too much either. It is bright and not too much […]

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