Category Archives: Room Makeovers

Home Tour | 10 Ways To Bring Summer Into Your Home (#UKHomeBlogHop)

May 30, 2017

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Good morning and a warm welcome to the second day of the UK Home Blog Hop organised by your very glamorous host Kimberly at Swoon Worthy to showcase a bunch of bloggers brimming with summer style inspiration over the course of a week, I can’t wait to see what they all have in store! Read More

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Room Makeover | Teds Vintage Style Toddler bedroom with quirky details and animals

May 15, 2017

 Farrow Ball Gable wallpaper interior ideas, childrens room decor with a scandi monochrome scheme, cornforth white, vintage and wooden toys, oyoy monochrome rug, ferm living denim whale (3)

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So this post has been a really long time in writing, and even decorating. Partly because we had a bit of a damp problem, then because bedtime routine changed along with furniture and lots of new decisions to be made, and if I’m honest I’ve spent quite a long time faffing with the decoration in this roomRead More

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Bedroom Makeover | A Scandinavian Spring Refresh in the bedroom

April 3, 2017

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The beauty of simplicity, this table from Houseology is one of my favourite pieces, ever.

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Good morning friends, and welcome to a new month. It’s now officially Spring in the UK, which means official home makeover time, right? My goodness, I am so happy with the Spring refresh in the bedroom.Read More

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Interiors: Study Makeover Reveal

February 13, 2017

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As I sit typing this, it is the very first time I have had a completed study to write in. We have allocated a room for books and writing each time we’ve moved, but they have always existed somewhere between dream space and student hovel if I’m entirely honest. Whether it be hideous inherited blue carpets thought about but never replaced due to sound proofing issues for the flat downstairs or plans for organisation and tranquility that quickly turned to dumping ground for all the things we couldn’t think where to home, this my friends, finally, is my dream office space. A few weeks ago we sanded and sealed the floors. This has got to be our most hated d.i.y task, Dan because it’s such back breaking work, me because I’m more than a little scared of the machine you use to sand the floors with! But, it’s also one of the most rewarding and transformative tasks. We used a dark oak stain varnish from Ronseal which I really love, though I wasn’t sure it was dark enough after the first coat and was very heartened to find Swoonworthy’s beautiful floor in the same finish during a Google search halfway through.

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Cabinet detail with Ikea Ranarp lamp re-positioned from it’s home in the bedroom whilst I decide where it truly belongs.

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Interiors: Bedroom Makeover – The Half way Point

January 9, 2017

 

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One week into 2017 and it’s been quite a big one for me, the house is set to appear on both Apartment Therapy & Style Mutt soon, The Frugality sent interest in my bathroom stratospheric over the weekend, I’ve got some new commissions, and my son spent much of the weekend telling anyone who’d listen (mainly me and Dan) that he is the baby Jesus, little late with the Christmas imagination, I know, but at just two I admire the delusions of grandeur (for the record, we have definitely told him that he’s not the baby Jesus!), plus it’s my birthday at the end of the week and Dan has some time off so we are going uptown on adventures.

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One of the things I love most about the start of a new year is the opportunity clearing out decorations gives you to re-assess the space around you, it focuses the mind to sort out things that don’t work but you’ve been living with absent minded-ly for ages. For me a new year means a fresh set of eyes around the home and a narrowing down of tasks (I know it should mean resolutions, but I’m not really a resolutions kinda gal) this year we have flooring to sought out, some wallpapering in Teds room, the eternal hunt for the right sized period front door and on the more fun side I want more colour and more vintage in the home. The floors in the bedroom and study still need sanding and staining, as such, I don’t have a whole reveal for you today but as we are only missing the floor (OK, I accept this is quite a big thing) I thought I’d share it with you and hope that it gives me the final impetus to hire that sander again! 

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I’m a little nervous of sharing it, as firstly it’s not finished and I’m not entirely happy with some areas, but also, for someone who loves colour and pattern so much, it’s a bit plain Jane, dare I say even Scandi minimalist? Shh! Pretend I didn’t say that. Truth is I’ve been living with this room for a year and I absolutely love its white-ness. I could never have my whole house like this, it would bore me to tears with what feel like tones of anti-motivation but upstairs I have definitely been persuaded by the slightly Nordic. In my last bedroom there was a fair amount of Scandi white with pastel colour pops so this bedroom reveal is slightly redux if you’ve been reading my blog for a while but there’s definitely some new-ness too, if I don’t mention a product, you will likely find it on this old bedroom post here. 

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