Where to Shop for Bold Interiors

If, like me, you've pinned down your interiors style (eventually!) to bold and glamorous, then you might be experiencing the same difficulties in trying to shop for that style. It can be slim pickings. But, fear not, I have a list of go-to sources that will solve your interiors dilemmas. These guys have bold and daring décor in spades. 

Don't Worry - Not Every Great Decorator is Born That Way

I’ve loved interiors for years. I got into homes magazines quiet early during university life and they've stayed with me ever since.   But for a very long time, you would NEVER have guessed I had this interest by looking at my own home. I didn't think I had it in me to create anything close to the images I swooned over. But was I right to think that the decorators behind those images were natural talents, with no hope for the rest of us?

Easy Updates for a Glamorous Garden

Remember those freaky sunny days we had back in April and then the gorgeous weather for the early May bank holiday? Wasn't it amazing? It's spurred me on to smarten up our back garden a bit and I’m planning a glamorous makeover. Have a look at the quick and easy updates I’m hoping will take my garden from drab to glamour-fab.

5 Decorating Ideas to Save You Money

One of the downsides I find in loving interiors is that I don't often have a lot of spare cash to decorate. I'm not going to pretend I don't get grumpy about it but it has forced me to think a little bit differently.  When I look back over the past couple of years, I can see I've developed five tricks that have allowed me improve my home and save hundreds of pounds.

What to Expect During Your Loft Build

If you've come on over after reading my last post about things to consider before work begins on your loft conversion, then welcome! It's full-on, isn't it? It's tempting to think you've done all the hard work. But if my experience is anything to go by, you still need to keep your eye very much on the ball when the building begins. So, what can you expect?

How to Prepare for Your New Loft Conversion

We dithered and put off doing our loft extension for so long. I’m talking years. We knew it was going to be an upheaval, and then there’s the mess, but most of all I think I was daunted by the sizeable financial commitment. I was scared of making mistakes or regretting decisions down the line. But we took a deep breath and went for it and it was the best thing we've done to our home by far.