IKEA is probably best known for it’s flat-pack furniture and meatballs, it’s not necessarily known for sustainability and social responsibilities. As such a huge business it can’t really be anything but socially responsible. I feel they are one of the big players that has a duty to set the standard really. It’s not very IKEA … More 10 sustainable things you didn’t know about IKEA
I’d like you to meet one very creative woman, Sara Treanor of Revamped by Sara. I’ve never met Sara in person, but she’s one of those lovely people that you just click with on social media, she’s supported me in my work and is one of the loveliest people I’ve yet to meet. Hopefully we’ll catch up in person soon … More Meet the Creative – Revamped by Sara
Interior styling is all in the detail and the planning. If you rush ahead and decorate without really thinking of the bigger picture then you’re not doing it any justice, it will end up mis-matched and disjointed and not in a quirky way either. You have to think of the whole picture when designing a scheme … More It’s all in the detail with John Lewis Home
With interest rates at a new low, it’s a great time to get on the property ladder. There are some fantastic deals to be had for first-time buyers that don’t require a huge deposit. The higher the deposit you have saved up, the lower the interest rate will be so it pays to put as … More Thrifty tips for First-time Buyers
I’m always harping on about finding inspiration and materials everywhere, well on the school run every day I walk past a greengrocer, a butcher and a baker, unfortunately no candlestick maker though. I’d been coveting the greengrocers display boxes for a while and after deciding that shy bairns get nowt I asked if I could … More Upcycled vegetable crate table
Luxury and small budgets don’t always go hand in hand, you usually have to sacrifice one of them to get the other. Both in our homes and leisure time we all yearn for a little bit of luxury, but our hard earned cash usually goes on essentials first with life’s little luxuries at the bottom of … More Hotels – boutique, budget or both?
A year ago I gave up the commute and started working from home. I love the flexibilty this offers me, although some of my initial ideas were somewhat deluded. I had visions of keeping on top of housework during lunch breaks, trips to the gym or going for a run when I had a spare hour… the reality is my … More Give up thy daily commute
I’m a big fan of skips and the treasures they can hold. I’m always amazed by the things people sometime throw away. I’m okay with it if it’s genuine rubbish, beyond repair or just too far gone to rescue, but some things are still in perfect working order or just need a bit of TLC … More Cable reel play table