It’s easy to get be overwhelmed when on a city break. Hours of walking around churches, museums, shops can mean you miss out on seeing the real side of a city.  That’s why on my recent Eurostar trip to Paris, I decided on a fresh approach – call it ‘A Travel State Of Mind’. It’s a check list of ideas […]

Hey – it’s a long time since I’ve put up a simple project on the blog. It’s all been about the big projects – kitchens, bathrooms and my staircase. I wanted to share a simple project that I did last year, that even the most DIY-shy can do. And the best bit? It takes MOMENTS to […]

Even though I work in interiors for a living, when it came to planning my own kitchen – I discovered so much. From start to finish, the whole project totally made me re-think how to design a kitchen. Here are my 10 essential kitchen planning tips that I unearthed when planning my own kitchen. Learn what I did right (and […]

  • Daniel - The copper pipe working detailing looks great, I haven’t seen it used before. I guess you can use virtually anything if you’re creative enough.31st March 2017 – 9:39 amReplyCancel

  • Stacey - You list a lot a good tips! Love your copper accents, those copper handles look so good! I am a fan of open shelving and it really works in a small kitchen. I recently read this article, and it also had good advice for anyone with a small kitchen: April 2017 – 3:56 pmReplyCancel

‘I’m so faaaaat!’ is what I tend to wail especially after scoffing down a large Toblerone while slumped on the sofa. The dog is looking pretty ‘stocky’ these days too. It suddenly dawned on me that I have THREE beach holidays this year and I needed to take some sort of action to become bikini-ready for the summer. I’m not a gym […]

I’ve been living with cruddy carpets for the past two years. They were battered old seagrass ones that were covered in paint, builder’s dirt, plaster dust and a large splosh of red wine. Then in a manic race just a week before Christmas – stressssss!!! – I had them ripped out and in their place I had the […]

  • Oldfashionedsus - These look lovely- not a massive fan of carpet but they are great for hiding bad floors24th March 2017 – 12:24 pmReplyCancel

  • Candy Pop - They look wonderful. Nothing like new carpets to improve a room! x24th March 2017 – 12:30 pmReplyCancel

  • Jen - Love your choice Maxine, it’s really transformed the spare room in particular. Look forward to more!24th March 2017 – 1:38 pmReplyCancel

  • lucy - oh yes I can see why you’re so happy with the new carpets. I do love seagrass too but it’s lovely to have a change X24th March 2017 – 2:36 pmReplyCancel

  • Kimberly Duran - Oh it looks so much nicer and fresher! I’m desperate to do the carpet on our stairs as ours looks much like your ‘before’ pics! That’s a great price as well! Love the patterned one in the hallway – very nice 😀 xxx24th March 2017 – 7:54 pmReplyCancel

  • Geraldine - What a beautiful makeover. Your new carpet looks so soft and I love the pattern you have selected. x24th March 2017 – 8:14 pmReplyCancel

  • Antonia Ludden #tidylife - Wow, just goes to show what a transformation carpet can make! Your home is looking beautiful, Maxine. X26th March 2017 – 9:15 amReplyCancel

    • WeLoveHomeBlog - Thank you Antonia. Have a great day27th March 2017 – 8:19 amReplyCancel

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