Category Archives: Hallway

OMG! Never – I repeat – Never start an epic DIY job with a cracking hangover. A few months ago I decided to tackle my stairs which involved ripping up the carpet and sanding the wooden steps. This is all part of my grand plan to inject personality into my tiny hallway area. I didn’t anticipate the impact a bottle […]

This post is inspired by a picture I posted to Facebook early this year. The snap was of my finished tiled hearth. This small detail made me feel differently about my home – bit proud, happy – giddy even. I finally had a home with a bit of personality. Inspired by this, I thought I would pick out 7 of my favourite […]

Really, it’s that good that I have to share with you RIGHT NOW. It’s Tiger aka Flying Tiger. Heard of it? It’s a budget homeware store full of quirky Danish designs and an ever-changing selection of fun and affordable things. We’ve got two in Brighton. And I’m slowly kitting out my home with key pieces that looks freaking cool AND is easy on […]

Although the smallest area in my home, I’ve put a lot of time and thought into my tiny hallway. This is the first of many posts on it’s slowly emerging makeover. Today, I’m going to show you how I replaced my ugly, and quiet frankly, dangerous, 1970s staircase with smart banisters and a handrail from Richard Burbridge. Well, where […]

  Hello! Hello! And Welcome. So here it is – my first blog. A blank page. A fresh start. A new beginning. A creative space where I can jot down my ideas, share my thoughts (and the troubles) of finding, buying and then renovating my first little house. This has been a long journey. Way back when in 2013 I […]

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