Living room edit

Living room edit

Here is an edit of some of my favourite bits from our living room, lots of which we had in our previous house and a few key new bits which we fell in love with. I did the Create Academy course with Rita Koning and one of the many useful tips she shared was that - unless you are significantly downsizing of course - you should take all of your furniture with you to your new house. It is better to have a table for your drink, even if it isn't perfect, rather than to have no table at all. The Ikea bedside table below had been sitting in our loft for years and we bought it to the new house on the off chance there might be a home for it and, there it now sits next to the armchair. We might get a new one at some point but for now it is great to have somewhere to put that glass of wine.

Best scented candles for every budget

Best scented candles for every budget

Lighting a candle is one of my top ten tips for helping to brighten your winter days. I particularly love scented candles, although I also do love non scented candles for the dinner table so that it doesn't mask the smell of the food you have cooked. Ikea and Tiger stores are great places to [...]

Evergreen

Evergreen

Autumn/Winter 2017 - Evergreen The restorative effects of greenery has long been documented - in fact it is amazing how many psychological and physiological benefits there are when we surround ourselves with nature. The Evergreen trend that has recently emerged in homeware therefore is exactly what you need to feel good and update your home [...]