Can you actually bring country decoration to a modern home??

Can you actually bring country decoration to a modern home??

Can you really mix modern and country home decoration looks and how far is too far? I wanted to share some ways you can bring Modern Farmhouse charm to a home in a really effortless way if you are considering channeling the easy-cosy humble home look and need some ideas and don't want it ending up looking too twee. Have a read!

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What to look out for if you're buying a fixer-upper like we did

What to look out for if you're buying a fixer-upper like we did

Neil and I bought our house over a year ago now. There it is in the photo above. Having never bought a fixer-upper before it's safe to say there were a lot of things we were completely blind to when we came to the house to view it. 

If you're on the market for a fixer upper, or you think one day you'd like to do a renovation project and make a house completely your own, then there's a few points I've learned to look out for along the way. 

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15 ways to affordably take your bedroom from summer to autumn

15 ways to affordably take your bedroom from summer to autumn

Whilst I'll miss all the sun, BBQs, prancing around the house in vest tops and shorts and all the al fresco G&Ts Summer brings, there's part of me that's looking forward to getting home and decorating our house ready for the Autumn. Here's 15 budget ways I'm turning my bedroom from crisp to cosy. 

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The No. 1 place for lighting inspiration if you're renovating

The No. 1 place for lighting inspiration if you're renovating

I'm not kidding guys, I was awake until 1am (!) last night looking for the specific dining room light as the electrics are all going in next week. I started my internet search at 8pm! That's 5 hours wasted trying to find a bloody light shade that if you looked at, is so generic. What's actually wrong with me?? Do you get this too? I think I've found something to help...

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An interview with Jenny Mustill, Creator and Owner of Ruby Ruth Dolls: Living life in a creative studio in Brighton

An interview with Jenny Mustill, Creator and Owner of Ruby Ruth Dolls: Living life in a creative studio in Brighton

A new series of chats in the kitchen with some of the most inspiring, go-getter women I know. Join us every fortnight for a chat about work, life and design. This week I interview Jenny Mustill, creator and owner of Ruby Ruth Dolls. Grab a cuppa and join us...

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The key trends to get a modern farmhouse vibe in a guest bedroom

The key trends to get a modern farmhouse vibe in a guest bedroom

Guys I've been doing my home decoration research this week! I want a traditional, lived in, cosy modern farmhouse style in the guest bedroom when it's finished and I've been researching some key trends to incorporate into the room to make sure I achieve this kinda look. I'm sharing them here in case you too have a love for Modern Farm Charm interiors and need some inspiration to bring a rustic edge to your guest bedroom or master bedroom. 

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How to design and order a new kitchen and why we're opting for Howdens

How to design and order a new kitchen and why we're opting for Howdens

If you're in the early, first-time stages of renovating or redecorating a kitchen like me, and you too have no idea what the process to order a new kitchen entails, then I hope today's post will help walk you through how we have designed and (almost) ordered ours at Howdens.

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