March 27, 2017 atclaireshouse 1Comment

Our new addition! Well the days of new babies are over in the Douglas household, or so I thought! We now have a new baby in the house, our fur baby is 8 week old puppy: Mabel. I couldn’t miss an opportunity to show her to you all so thought I’d round up a few of my favourite dog products so far on this new journey for us as a family. So firstly she needed a cosy bed. It needed to be a fairly low price, as there was a chance it could be chewed to pieces while she’s still young, so opted…

March 20, 2017 atclaireshouse 4Comment

Money, money, money  Ah that old song always playing in my head when I’ve got some fabulous new interior ideas, but am limited by a budget. If you’ve moved into, or maybe have lived for a while, in a home that is tired, dated or just not your bag in terms of decor, but you’ve got a tiny amount of cash to play with, there are ways to change the space without spending a fortune! 1- Tile Paint Our kitchen tiles were a lovely bright shade of both blue and yellow – see below for a before pic – yikes! We…

March 15, 2017 atclaireshouse

Finally, after some initial hiccups the latest blog post is here! After working full time last week it just wasn’t happening and my plan was to get started on the garden room after all my planning in the previous post. However, having a very high ceiling requires a scaffolding tower so I had to pour my decorating eagerness in to a new project, the playroom/study was in my sights! Before…        So it has never been decorated and like much of the house featured a lovely orangey brown mahogany woodwork, along with two varying shades of dull green….