Look out monochrome colour is fighting back

This is a collaborative post. For what seems like an eternity, trendy interiors have been rocking the monochrome look. White walls. Black and white tiled floors. Inkwell prints. Even the soft furnishings have been black and white. At last count, #monochrome had been tagged #11,278,092 times on Instagram. And I for one have had enough of it. Mercifully, it seems some interior companies feel the same. Embracing colour In our home, we’ve never fully embraced interior trends. Let’s face it, I’m a work from home mum. It’s never going to be a show home. We do have monochrome in the bathroom and…

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5 steps to your vintage home

For many of us, the interiors of the future will be inspired by the past. At the moment, so many homes are full of monochrome with rather flimsy, modern furniture but this trend will soon pass as fashions wax and wane like the moon. Conversely, the vintage look never really goes away. It has already stood the test of time and it will continue to do so. Here are 5 steps to your vintage home, whatever your budget. 1. Family heirlooms I work from a beautiful vintage desk with a genuine captain’s chair. I’ve had it since I moved into my house…

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10 must-haves in a dream kitchen

It’s no secret that our house is in desperate need of a significant amount of TLC. Now that the bathroom is done, the kitchen is next on my list. I’ll really be starting from scratch because our whole kitchen will have to be ripped out. So, I’ve been researching the current must-haves in a kitchen. Here are my top ten. 1. Flooring Because the floor in our kitchen is so flipping awful, this is the item that takes pride of place at the top of my list. With the exception of the kitchen, the rest of our downstairs has wooden…

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