May 15, 2017 atclaireshouse

I had written a long rambling post about decorating my ‘nearly’ teen’s room, I’m sure you’d rather see the products I chose with the scheme, so here it is. Simple, clear and hopefully bulls**t free! Style As bedrooms are cosy dens, especially in our teen years, dark walls help to create a restful space. Black was my preference and it was met with nervous nods, enough for me to go ahead. After seeing images of black walls in beautiful homes on Instagram such as these; @heatheryounguk   @kerrylockwood_   ..it gave me confidence to continue with my own ideas of…

May 2, 2017 atclaireshouse 2Comment

Tackling THE MESS So this is the same before photo from my last post but I thought I’d add in again just to demonstrate what a state the shed was in! This was after I’d dismantled 3 shelves from the wall and cleared 6-7 boxes of ‘stuff’ out – mostly inherited when we moved in…ahem nearly two years ago – shameful but true. This has surely got to be the worst part of decorating; clearing, sorting, cleaning, prepping. Boring but necessary and strangely once it’s done, a sense of pleasant accomplishment sets in. Guidelines from the Mr So there were…