Posts in the Interiors category

5 REASONS FOR A LOFT CONVERSION

For a while now there’s been an ongoing tussle in our house over whether to go for a loft conversion. With three kids (two of which are girls and already sharing a bedroom) and only one bathroom, we envisage some rough waters over the coming years. Greig is convinced a loft conversion is the savvy answer. However, weighing up the benefits over the cost and hassle factor (as a home-worker, I’m not sure my sanity can cope with the mess), I’ve always put off the idea. Now I’m starting to have second thoughts. As usual, Pinterest is helping. 

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SPEND VERSUS SAVE

As we finally near the finish of our recent room makeover project, my head is really into interiors right now. Do you find that you go through phases too? Sometimes it’s all about the outfits and at other times I can’t get my nose out of Pinterest and home style magazines. So while I’ve been browsing online, I thought I’d share a few items I’ve earmarked. As ever with these Spend Vs Save posts, it’s a case of two looks, two different price points, so you can decide whether to splash the cash or not.

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MOTHER’S DAY – WHAT TO BUY THE SPECIAL WOMEN IN YOUR LIFE

Mother’s day isn’t just an occasion to treat your mum, or even be treated yourself; it’s an opportunity to celebrate all those different amazing women we’re lucky enough to have in our lives. So if you’re thinking of gifts or just some simple tokens of appreciation, here are a few ideas.

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INTERIORS INSPIRATION: THE GREEN ROOM

A new interiors project is always guaranteed to lift me out of my winter doldrums. As spring approaches and the days begin to lighten and lengthen, I find myself pinning more interiors and finding new inspiration in the home. Having already re-painted our kitchen in a bold, dark blue I’m now turning my attention to our neglected back room.

Here’s the plan.

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INTERIORS: HOW TO STYLE YOUR KITCHEN SHELVES

What, you didn’t realise that your shelves need to be styled up these days too? Well, if you’re that way inclined, they are another surface just crying out for a makeover. And when I gave my kitchen dresser a tidy up and a restyle recently, I was surprised at just how satisfying the end result was.

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