‘Styling Your Home’ Workshop with Lisa Dawson and Dee Campling

So this is a little overdue but I’m finally writing up my experience on the ‘Styling Your Home’ Workshop run by the, oh so talented, Lisa Dawson and Dee Campling. Both these ladies have built a huge online presence simply by sharing and developing their personal style. They now both work with highly successful brands and […]

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Ruby’s room reveal with a special feature wall

Hi guys! After a crazy few weeks of decorating and holidaying I’m determined to get back to regular blogging! I’ve finally finished Ruby’s room after waiting for the new carpet to be installed so thought it was time I wrote about the update! Ruby is super creative herself and she set to work on Pinterest […]

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Teen boy’s bedroom reveal

  Hello! How long has it been?! Too long..my plan to post weekly has been thwarted already. Sometimes in life I think we can put too much pressure on ourselves and life just got in the way for a bit. The good thing about a break is that you return invigorated and brimming with ideas! […]

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Top boy teen room products

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 […]

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Turning our shed in to a garden office

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 […]

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Working with OSB in interiors

What is OSB? OSB (Oriented strand board) is much like chipboard in that is made up of flakes of wood and glue. It is cheap and can come in a variety of sizes due to the manmade structure. A happy find So we recently made the decision to turn our shed/workshop in to an outdoor office […]

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At Mabel’s House – Puppy products I love

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 […]

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5 low cost ways to update a room

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 […]

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Playroom/study makeover and my new love of dark paint

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 […]

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Garden Room Design – My Plans

So, before decorating a room I think it’s so important to gather images of all the colours, some products and existing flooring etc, so that you can visualise the whole look. Our green room is a large, L-shaped room which is our dining area, but also a second living room. It’s the only room that […]

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