How to Paint Your Kitchen Cupboards

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 kitchens are okay in the right setting, (I’m living with one at the moment…

Utility Room Dreaming

Are you one of those lucky people who already have a utility room? No, me neither. Are you one of those people who always has a mental check-list of what you’ll have in the next house? Yes? Me too! And a utility room is at the top of that…

How to Create the Ultimate Guest Bedroom

It’s that time of year when we need to start thinking about sprucing up the guest bedroom. If you’re expecting family or guests to descend over the holiday period, then a quick tidy up of the spare room  junk room is not going to cut the mustard. And if…

The Side Table – An Unsung Hero

If there’s one piece of furniture in the house that’s under apprecitated, it’s the side table. In fact most homes don’t have enough. And if you’ve ever sat on a sofa with nowhere to put your cup of tea you’ll know exactly what I mean. And while it’s true…

Easy Steps to a More Sustainable Christmas

Christmas is traditionally the time of year when spending and consumerism hits a peak and many of us forget our good intentions to buy less and put less strain on the planet’s resources. Not to mention our purses. And I’ll admit, I’m as guilty as the next person. For…