Category Archives: My Home

My name is Maxine and I’m a selfie addict. Over the years I must have sent my sister, my best friends and my mum 100s of snaps of me in different outfits. So much so, I now consider them to be my personal stylists. As a result, I know that to take a great ‘selfie’ you need an […]

I’m a have-a-go-hero when it comes to DIY. But I don’t always get it right (I’ve lots wonky things up in my home). When my beautiful (but heavy) new bedroom mirror arrived, I learned how to hang it properly – and safely. All you need is a couple of power tools, a denim jumpsuit and red lipstick.

We all know we need to take steps to protect our homes from fire and burglary.  How many of us can honestly say we’re are so diligent when it comes to protecting our homes from water damage? Not me, that is for sure. I had a leak that flooded into my kitchen and ruined the […]

I’ve called in the expert help of a TV garden designer to revamp my tatty outdoor space into an urban oasis. In this post, I’d like to show you my new-look garden plans. There’s tons of picture-inspiration too if you thinking of  planning your own garden makeover. Let me walk you around my garden makeover. My Garden […]

I’m about to start huge garden renovations in early September. And there was one key decorating job I needed to complete before my landscape designer arrived. And that was painting the exterior of the back of my house in one of the ziiiingiest shades known to man. Let me give you a short tour with lots of oh-so-satisfying ‘before’ […]

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