Category Archives: Our Home

Slow Progress in the Living Room: A Year to style and finish our space

October 29, 2018

Scandinavian Living Room makeover, muted pink, neutrals, mid-century simple design, West Elm, Farrow Ball Dead Salmon, Craft luxe, interior design ideas and inspiration (1)

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Today I thought I’d share the slow progress in the living room, in part to illustrate the point (I’m sure I’ve hammered home many times before) that rooms can’t be finished in a month.Read More


The Design Soda house styled for Amara Home Inspiration

October 19, 2018

Amara Home Inspiration Tour with Design Soda, winter home accessories, halloween, scandinavian and designer homewares

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A few weeks ago I was asked, by fabulous online retailer, Amara, to shoot some images in my home using my favourite items from their site for their home inspiration page.Read More


Makeover: A Simple Scandinavian Children’s Bedroom with Natural accents

October 10, 2018

Simple scandinavian childrens bedroom design with natural elements using the new Farrow & Ball paint colours 2018

Simple scandinavian childrens bedroom design with natural elements using the new Farrow & Ball paint colours 2018

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Now I don’t know about you, but I think a lot of us who have kids (and some kind of aesthetic taste!) really struggle with how to decorate their rooms. So much plastic, turtles, superheroes, firemen (or is this just my child?!). When we first moved here three years ago Ted was only just one, so he had no input whatsoever when I created his vintage inspired nursery. I was trying to get as much of the house done as possible so budgets were tight, I had sourced some cheap second hand furniture which I upcycled and painted, bought a few wooden toys and a vintage horse rocking chair. I put up a showstopper of a pastoral wallpaper from Farrow & Ball called Gable which had exactly the kind of interwar vibe I was looking for.

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Living Room Makeover: Design Plans & Before Pictures

January 23, 2018

Design Soda Living Room Moodboard, bohemian mid century scandinavian design (1) 

There are big changes afoot in the living room for 2018. A whole new look with new furniture and a paint choice which makes a stark break from the previous style. If someone had said to me five years ago Read More