We’ve been making some changes to our living space recently. We wanted to make full use of the living space we had and the current layout wasn’t doing that. Sofa’s and chairs have been moved around and we were interested to see what impact adding a kids bean bags would have on our room & lifestyle. The lovely people over at Bean Bag Bazaar very kindly sent us a gorgeous fluffy bean bag for the kids to try out. This particular bean bag is the ICON® Luxury Faux Fur Kids Classic Bean
Incorporating spring into your interiors is a really good way to bring a bright, positive feel to your home. From bright colour schemes and patterns, to bold aesthetics and statements, you can really capture a new feel within your décor and give your home a new lease of life. It doesn’t matter if you’re a keen designer with a clear idea of how you want to capture this atmosphere, or whether you’re a newbie to the interior world. If you want to make a few simple changes to eliminate too
Just recently we’ve been using grey to update the decor in our house. It’s a really on trend colour at the moment but the thought of using it to decorate a bathroom can feel a bit daunting. If you struggle with interior design, don’t worry as I’m right here to help point you in the right direction. If you are planning to update your bathroom with grey it can look really fresh and modern. If you follow these simple tips there really in no need to shy away from using
Home is where the heart is and no matter where you go to for work, you can’t wait to return home. You feel the most comfortable in your home and it is where you feel free to express yourself. Of course, all of us have a general idea of how we want our dream home to look like. Unfortunately, not all of us are experts in the field of interior designing. Luckily, I am are here to help you out. Without beating about the bush any further, here are 5
Some years I really put off thinking about Christmas, and then others I’m literally looking forward to the festive season from September. This year is one of those years where I have literally wanted to fast forward through autumn and get straight to decorating the Christmas tree and getting the fairy lights out. I’m not the only one like this am I? Before you think I’m really odd, hear me out on this one. There’s something that really lifts my spirits about Christmas. When the nights are dark and the
It’s such a relief that spring is here isn’t it? Long gone are the cold grey days of winter and we are now enjoying blue skies and lighter nights. Everyone is starting to feel a lot more cheery and it’s a great time to harness these happier emotions and and think about updating your home. There are many ways to embrace this seasons trends, with small touches to the home to embracing the new fashion for boutique wallpaper for a more dramatic change. Which ever you choose to do, any
If you are getting a little bored with your living space, it might be time to refresh some of your soft furnishings. Perhaps your sitting room is too dark, and few changes might just liven things up for the winter months. Maybe you want to make it feel cosier, while adding your own personality at the same time. If you are a lover of travel like me, you may want to bring your passion into your living room. We can’t be on a trip all of the time, but we can
The houses on my street all look pretty similar in lots of ways, but when your walking along that’s not as obvious as you think it would be for a run of 1930’s properties. I’ve noticed that a lot of people are making their homes look more unique and there are definitely some that are standing out from the crowd. Adding new windows seems to be the thing that is making the most difference, which is very different to how it used to be. When window replacements first came into
In just a few weeks my daughters are going to be sharing a girls bedroom for the first time as their big brother flies the nest and sets off for university. The room needs an overhaul to take it from being a teen boys bedroom to a space fitting for two little girls. Whilst it’s going to be sad seeing teen move on, I’m looking forward to getting really creative in the bedroom he’s leaving behind. Creating a fun space is definitely going to take my mind off all the changes
It definitely is all about the bathroom this week, and the post I shared with you about an accessible space has got me thinking about the perfect family luxury bathroom. I’m not sure who designed our bathroom, but it’s really not been very well thought out. The bath is in the wrong place, there’s a really odd cupboard that takes up a lot of space put provides very little storage and the whole thing is crying out for a remodel. The bathroom is actually quite a good size, and I
When it comes to kitchen design, it can be tricky to keep up with the latest trends, and since most cooking space crazes seem to quickly come and go, you may begin to wonder whether it’s worth staying up to date at all. So instead of trying to keep track of what’s hot and what’s not, you could opt for a style that you know will never fall out of favour. For hints and tips on how you can create a perfectly timeless kitchen, here are five design touches you’re
Do you mind if I’m completely honest with you? I think we’ve known each other long enough for me to be able to tell you how it is. My living room is a complete disaster. There are toys everywhere. There isn’t enough storage and we don’t make the best use of the space available. I might not be the best at interior design, but when it comes to bargains, I think Argos voucher codes are great for saving money on home decor. I try and discuss our living room with
Our bathroom is really not how I would like it to be. We moved into our current house nearly 3 and a half years ago now and we’ve done very little to it for one reason and another. We, like a lot of other people we know, have decided to have children a little later in life. We moved house when our youngest daughter was 6 month’s old. My husband finally realised that where we were going to live was going to make a difference to where our children would be
With the New Year now literally just around the corner, many of us will have started to think about the changes we want to make for 2016. In many cases, these changes will relate to the decor of the home. A huge number of people decide to improve their home by looking at new and fresh designs to ring in the New Year.
Small changes to your family room can create a welcoming space that looks great without breaking the bank. If you’re planning to redecorate, here are 6 essential tips to keep you on budget.
Best Sofa to Buy For Your Personality Choosing the best sofa for your home is a big decision and one you need to spend some getting right. Buying large sofas for the family should be a relatively easy, exciting experience. But, more often than not, the process of purchasing a couch is much more frustrating than it needs to be, especially when you go into a furniture store instead of purchasing online. Before you start looking through endless online images, Pinterest boards or visiting sofa showrooms like Multiyork take a