It’s been almost a year since we received the planning permission for the new extension to our home and even though we’re now four weeks into the build it still feels very surreal that it is actually happening.  We have spent so many hours planning, discussing, making decisions, it is really exciting to see things starting to actually happen. We have always loved our house but with two growing boys and a fully open plan layout downstairs it was starting to feel that we were a little on top of each other.  The extension will bring us a large kitchen/dining/family… View Post

Working out which interior design style suits you and your likes and dislikes can certainly be confusing. But knowing your rustic from your farmhouse, as well as the key elements on the Scandinavian look can help you create the look in your home that you crave. Bohemian Style Also known as Bo-Ho, this is the style for those who have a deep sense of the individual. It is a case, in some ways, of anything goes and so if you love colourful collections and unconventional displays, take a look at what Bo-Ho offers. Coastal Style A tough style to pull… View Post

It’s been quite a while since I’ve written a home post, and there is actually a really good reason.  Behind the scenes there have been some very exciting plans taking place which, if everything goes smoothly, will mean some very big changes to our forever home. I have mentioned before that we fell in love with the house almost immediately.  It was one of those feelings that is quite hard to  describe but the house just felt like home.  It was far from perfect but we loved it’s quirky features and traditional cottage style.  As the house had been empty for… View Post

I have a love/hate relationship with our bedroom.  I love the space in the room, the brick wall, the balcony with views over the garden.  I love it’s high ceiling and that it has a lovely little ensuite.  But I really hate the decor! This is completely our own fault as when we first moved in we decorated to match the existing furniture we had from our previous home.  Buying and renovating our forever home (whilst getting married a couple of months later) wiped out all of our savings and there wasn’t any spare money to buy new bedroom furniture… View Post