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7 Creative Ways to Use Mirrors in the Home

If you’re not using mirrors decoratively around the home you are missing a trick. Yes, mirrors are handy for making sure you look presentable before leaving the house, but they have so many more uses. They can create drama, scale, detail and interest to any room scheme. And if…

Introduce Some Industrial Style into The Kitchen

If there’s one room in the house that suits some industrial style, it has to be the kitchen. It’s half-way there anyway with it’s practical wipe-clean surfaces and utilitarian appliances. So it’s not hard to take it further down the industrial road with some well chosen surfaces, factory style…

Let There Be Light in the Garden

Collaborative post using gifted items from Lights4Fun:
Read any expert advice about lighting, and you’ll learn that light should come from a variety of sources. It’s the best way to create atmosphere and prevent a room scheme from looking flat and one-dimensional. So why not adopt the same rules when…

A Schoolhouse Kitchen in Germany

Back in May 2020, Laura and Nora of ‘Our Food Stories’ got their hands on this truly incredible old property in the German countryside. The entire place needed totally redoing from head to toe, including tearing down walls, ripping up floors and replacing the windows. But first up, was the…

How to Paint Your Kitchen Cupboards

This post was first published on 22nd November 2019. Updated and republished 26th April 2021.
A kitchen with painted cupboards is by far my favourite style of kitchen. Don’t get me wrong, I can see the beauty of natural wood, I just can’t live surrounded by it. And glossy contemporary…