Weekend Makeover – Student Digs

I have written before about a doing a quick makeover on my daughter's student flat last autumn, and have just spent the last 2 days finishing off a new makeover.  What became really apparent since the last time was that good storage was needed, and some room shifting was a necessity as a result. Thus the siting … Continue reading Weekend Makeover – Student Digs


Teenager’s Room & Spare Room Makeovers

THE CHALLENGES: My youngest has always had one of the smallest bedrooms in our house. I think that is generally what younger children get actually in the pecking order of families!  Poor them... they are definitely overlooked a lot.... she also always got hand me down clothes for years, but I did always get her … Continue reading Teenager’s Room & Spare Room Makeovers

Master Bedroom gets a makeover

Farrow and Ball paint and things lurking under the stairs. This week I was browsing a paint department, and happened upon a discounted 5L tin of Farrow & Ball's 'Brinjal' matt emulsion.  This leaves me with 2 thoughts: a) I need to get out more and stop loitering in paint departments when I have free … Continue reading Master Bedroom gets a makeover

It’s Official. I don’t get a kick out of neutrals anymore….c

Something has changed - it could be hormonal, or maybe I have had a small stroke and a part of my brain has switched to a new dimension, but I just cannot get enthused at the moment with natural shades and calm interiors. Neutrals are great for making things look spacious, calm and restful, but … Continue reading It’s Official. I don’t get a kick out of neutrals anymore….c