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Look at this teeny tiny bedroom! My son is 16 and stays here when he comes to be with me. It’s not the typical TEEN room I know, but I’m also getting it ready to Airbnb so it’s a bit of a mixed style. Ha! He loves it though. He…

Hosting friends and family in your home should be one of life’s simple pleasures. Yet sometimes the pre-arrival nerves can turn what should be a pleasant experience into something a little more anxiety inducing. Opening your home up to visitors should be a comfortable experience for all involved. It’s the…

Here’s another before and after bedroom. It’s almost done! Just some skirting and patching around the shutter. I absolutely promise this is the same room. When I first looked at it, it only had a single bed and the window was off centre. I realised they’d put in built-in-robes at…

Well this room is coming up a treat! There’s some skirting, quad and robe doors to fit off, but it’s almost done. The final part bringing it all together was the blockout roller blinds and sheers. These were from iseekblinds and all DIY. I chose ‘Bali’ inside mount blockout rollers…

Brought to you by Manchester Collection. There are plenty of do’s and don’ts when hitting the sack to get a good night’s sleep. Sleeping on a silk pillowcase is very much a do, yet not many people realise the benefits of laying their head on this smooth surface. If you’re not…

Brought to you by Manchester Collection. Making your bed should not be a difficult experience, but it can be frustrating if you haven’t purchased the right linens. The fitted sheet should encase the mattress firmly to create a smooth, crease-free surface to sleep on. It also shouldn’t unravel off the bed…

Brought to you by Manchester Collection. Choosing a mattress and pillow is a big investment, so it makes sense to protect them to extend their lifetime. A mattress protector and pillow protector are the basic shields to guard against dust mites, stains, allergens and bodily fluids. They should be the…

Brought to you by Manchester Collection. Quilt covers can come in a range of sizes, textures, colours and patterns. There are many considerations to think about to ensure you buy the right quilt cover for your bed. Here are 5 tips for buying the right quilt cover so you get…

Does your bedside table accumulate with clutter? Or do you have a pile of books you’ve been meaning to read, which keeps getting taller by the week? Remove the clutter and style your bedside table to make your bedroom more welcoming and comforting. Here are some tips on how to…

Printed bed sheets are hot right now. I love the clash of colours and patterns. I recently added some patterns to my bed here. Anyone can do it! There’s no rules. Here’s where you’ll buy the above sheet sets… 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6…

Last weekend I gave our bedroom a mini makeover. A simple wall colour change has made all the difference. You know I love a bit of greenery and I am always inspired by nature, so picking a paint colour to suit this was the first thing I did. I worked…