{INTERIOR DECOR} MY TOP 6 PICKS FOR THE LOUNGE FROM WAYFAIR

{INTERIOR DECOR} MY TOP 6 PICKS FOR THE LOUNGE FROM WAYFAIR

This month I joined the Wayfair Home Expert team and wrote a post about updating your lounge with a cushion refresh.  If you're looking to give your lounge a bit more than a refresh, I wanted to share my top 6 picks from Wayfair. Of course these include three of my favourite materials; Copper, velvet and marble.  Each piece is guaranteed to add the wow factor to any lounge area, especially when combined together. 

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{INTERIOR DECOR} NEW YEAR, NEW BEGINNINGS

{INTERIOR DECOR} NEW YEAR, NEW BEGINNINGS

Hello, and happy new year! 

I hope you’ve all had a great start to the new year. Have you all made your new year resolutions?

I’ve also made a list of must do projects which is eye watering long.  A few from my top 10 include; finally buying a bar cart, choosing a neon sign for our kitchen, and the big task of having our loft converted into a bedroom, dressing room and shower room- Hurrah! Yep a blooming dressing room! For a fashwan, come interior gal like me, this is the ultimate goal.

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{INTERIOR DECOR} HELENA'S KITCHEN TRANSFORMATION

{INTERIOR DECOR} HELENA'S KITCHEN TRANSFORMATION

I love sharing home renovations with you. In my opinion there’s no better feeling, than the feeling of accomplishment when its all over and you can finally enjoy all the hard work and expense.  All of the blood, sweat and tears which have gone into a project, or in most cases, the bad backs, stress and sleepless nights. Especially if you’re doing the renovation yourself or project managing it.

When home owners Helena & Martin moved to Chalfont St Peter, they took on a new project; A four bedroom detached 1970’s house with tones of potential to be a beautiful family home. The main focus was modernising the home with new fixtures, fittings and decor. First up, the kitchen. 

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{INTERIOR DECOR} THE EASY BATHROOM UPDATE

{INTERIOR DECOR}  THE EASY BATHROOM UPDATE

Recently I felt our bathroom was lacking a wow factor and I couldn’t put my finger on it. After contemplating with the idea of painting all of the walls and ceiling the darkest of greys, I decided against the idea.  Mainly because of the cost, time and the mess it would make. So instead I decided to turn to other resources to give the bathroom a summer refresh- New Towels and new house plants! 

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{INTERIOR DECOR} DIY UPHOLSTERY

{INTERIOR DECOR} DIY UPHOLSTERY

I’ve been a little quiet on the blogging front for the last couple of weeks. But today I can finally share what I’ve been up to. I’ve been busy undertaking my first (self-taught) upholstery project.

A couple of months ago I purchased an old brown ottoman from a charity shop for a bargain £15, and as much as I love brown cord – I mean who doesn’t?, my obsession with Blush pink took over and I decided I could finally get that coveted pink velvet item into my house without breaking the bank. Heres how I did it...

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{INTERIOR DECOR} HOME TOUR- MELS MID-CENTURY MODERN HOME

{INTERIOR DECOR} HOME TOUR- MELS MID-CENTURY MODERN HOME

How do you turn a blank canvas of a home into a house full of personality?  – by adding sixties design, a mix of vintage and Moroccan and South African textiles throughout, is how.

Welcome to Mel’s mid-century modern townhouse. 

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