Firstly, let me say Happy New Year (sorry I’m a bit late to the party). Bad flu and a backlog of work has taken me away from my blog these past few weeks. That, and I got lost in an instagram worm-hole! Oopse. Well, I’m back here in 2018 with a bang. I have aContinue reading Tiny Hallway Makeover: Final Reveal
Followers of my blog would have heard of my staircase woes. Finally, after a year and half of solid work it is nearly finished (well nearly, nearly). I’ve invested so much time and love into this area of my home. This post reveals my tiled staircase. Was it a good idea? You be the judge.
My upstairs landing is one of the last areas of my home to have a makeover. I’ve been living with cruddy carpets for two years. The walls were battered and marked. The banister was covered in layers of paint. And the spindles dated back to the 1970s. I’m not even going to talk about theContinue reading Landing Makeover with before + after photos
Has it really been THAT long since I treated you to my FACE on a TV screen? Well, yes it has! Over one year. And you know why? ‘Cos I have been saving up my best DIY video yet which shows my tiled staircase makeover. Grab a cup of tea and watch me get covered in tileContinue reading My First DIY Vlog in a year! How to tile your stairs
OMG! Never – I repeat – Never start an epic DIY job with a cracking hangover. A few months ago I decided to tackle my stairs which involved ripping up the carpet and sanding the wooden steps. This is all part of my grand plan to inject personality into my tiny hallway area. I didn’t anticipate the impact a bottleContinue reading DIY Project: Renovating carpeted stairs back to wood
Brrrrr! I’m starting to feel the cold in the air in the mornings as we drift to Autumn. I love this time of year, swapping outdoor Brighton beach life for cosy nights in with Netflix. It’s also a chance for me to flex my styling skills in my own home, using some clever tricks to make it the ultimate Autumn hang out. I’veContinue reading Make Your Home Autumn Ready In 3 Easy Steps
With all my decorating almost finished, I’m shopping for one important finishing touch – amazing carpet. I need three: one for my stairs, my guest bedroom and my bedroom. The big question is – what do I replace my old trashed carpets with?Continue reading Buyer's Guide To Carpets