Home tour – welcoming Mabel

Turns out 2019 is set to be another big year for us personally and, as is only natural, that urge to ‘finish’ every room in the house prior to the newest arrival has taken hold.  Yep, nesting. Originally my plans for this side of the room featured this chair but what I learnt the hard way from shopping online for…
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Home tour – master bedroom before & after

If you take a look back at our bedroom in the Glasgow apartment you will see that a lot of those pieces have been repurposed here (and if not here, then certainly in other rooms in the new house) and in fact even the new ‘dressing table’ is my Ikea hack recycled from our previous hallway.  And yes this room is…
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How to create a grown up drinks corner

Oh boy, one day, ONE DAY, this room will get finished.  But at least for now I am one step closer.  The grown up drinks corner is born… The truth is that I have had my heart set on a circular drinks trolley for some time now (in fact I considered ordering one for the husband’s Christmas last year*) and…
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How to Halloween like a pro

Halloween is just around the corner and we are READY.  You could say things got a bit out of hand… If there is one thing I hate it is a shop bought costume.  Maybe it has something to do with years of art school Halloween parties (boy, those were epic) followed by years of Bluebellgray Halloween parties where not one…
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How to create a unique gallery wall on a budget

Gallery walls are everywhere right now are they not?  There is just something so visually satisfying about a jigsaw of pieces and the personality you can add with different art and layouts.  Having painted the master bedroom this gorgeous green I lay in bed at night (ok, yeah, often during the day working on my laptop too) and knew I…
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