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Direct Wood Flooring - New Floor Part 2

Its official, I'm in LOVE !  Our new engineered wooden floor has been down for a couple of weeks now and it has completely transformed how the upstairs landing looks. 

Favourite #Over50 Style bloggers

I don't remember when I first became aware of "style".  As a teenager I had my fair share of terrible fashion faux pax .  

Direct Wood Flooring - New Floor Part 1

If you are a regular to my blog you will know that we have spent many DIY years working on our home.  We took on a run down 1930's house and have slowly transformed it into a lovely home over the last 13 years. 

Bedroom Style with Palms and House Plants

Here we go again !  Do you have a room that you feel never quite looks right ?  I feel that way about my bedroom. Its been blue and white, all white, grey and white

Top tips for a bedroom worthy of a magazine


I am always really flattered when people comment on my home but more often than not they follow the statement with "I could never keep my home so neat and tidy" .  Believe me, I don't spend every waking hour cleaning and tidying my home, I think I've just learnt a few tricks over the years.

Wallpaper or Paint ?

Don't get me wrong I am a confirmed lover of an all white home but sometimes, just sometimes I have a yearning for a bright, patterned accent wall. 

Pine Wardrobe Makeover

It wasn't so long ago that my bedroom caught the grey bug.  I loved it for a while, but then, like always, I just had to go back to mostly white with blue accents.