Tag Archives: makeover

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 […]

The trend for ultra grey interiors is here to stay in 2017. We’ve had grey wallpapers, paint shades, furniture and fabrics – and now ***drum roll*** it’s time for grey carpet to take centre stage. Yep, that’s right the coolest colour is going to become the hottest flooring trend this year with breakthrough designs and playful patterns. In my my 2017 spring […]

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 […]

Over the past year and a half, I’ve been renovating my home on a tiny-weeny budget. Once the building works were paid for, I’ve had no spare cash for basics like furniture or accessories. My solution? I furnished my entire home for free with goodies found on streets of Brighton. Here’s my favourite bits that cost NOTHING – plus […]

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 […]

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