Tag Archives: DIY

In my house I still have all the original Victorian pine doors. But not everyone is as lucky. Like my friend Ben – he inherited bug-ugly doors which were seriously so bad. We think they were made of cardboard in the 90s they are so flimsy. He was convinced they would be too tricky (and expensive) to replace. That was until I introduced him to EASY-FIT […]

Exciting news on the blog today! This is the first of several posts with THE lighting specialists John Cullen. This means I now have their head-lighting expert, Design Director Sally Storey, on my speed dial.  The first room I’m asking her to tackle is my dingy bedroom. Here’s my top 5 bedroom lighting mistakes – and how you can avoid them (with Sally’s help of course). For […]

Is this my toughest bathroom makeover yet? My beautiful best friend, Nicola, has been living with this bathroom for SIX years. Yep, you read that right – six years with half-tiled walls, no flooring, a faulty bath and wonky shower head. Look at the dangling spotlights – ekk! I adore my best friend, and I wanted this hardworking mum-of-two to […]

You know when you stumble across an idea on Pinterest and it stops you in your tracks? Well that is what happened to me when I saw this painted vintage bed by Knock Studios. Amazing. Cool. Stylish. You name it, I love it. I wanted to try it out on my own vintage bed which looks a little bit like this one. […]

I excitedly shared my very own (dream) kitchen makeover a few weeks ago. I thought it would be helpful to run through where I shopped for everything. My aim is to give you an idea of the costs involved in a small makeover like this, as well as an in-depth guide where I got everything from. Come on, let’s go […]

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