Although the smallest area in my home, I’ve put a lot of time and thought into my tiny hallway. This is the first of many posts on it’s slowly emerging makeover. Today, I’m going to show you how I replaced my ugly, and quiet frankly, dangerous, 1970s staircase with smart banisters and a handrail from Richard Burbridge. Well, whereContinue reading Guide To Replacing Your Staircase Banisters
Winning (or even just being nominated) for blog awards is an extremely wonderful thing for newbie bloggers like me. I feel like one very lucky so-n-so as I have found out that WeLoveHomeBlog has been nominated for in the prestigious *Amara Interior Blog Awards 2015 #iba15 as Best New Blog *Cue me dancing around the living room with the dog toContinue reading Hurrah! WeLoveHomeBlog is up for an #IBA15 Blogging award
Moving into my new home – the grotty outdoor area was nothing to be proud of. The neighbours told me the space had been left untended for SEVEN YEARS. And you could tell – with a rotten fence, crumbling walls and weeds everywhere. It took buckets of love (and FOUR MONTHS of hard graft) to turn this area into a real garden.Continue reading Going from wild back yard to gorgeous garden
Moving in to my house, one of the first areas I wanted to tackle my garden. I wanted to have an outdoor space we could relax in (and escape from ) the building works on the place. So we have been on a mission to get it finished by the end of the summer. With the lovely people atContinue reading Revamp an unloved garden with a grassy lawn
First on my home’s ‘to-do’ list is my kitchen refit which (fingers crossed) is starting this month. I’ve planned out a 100 kitchens for magazine shoots, shows and TV but I have never done this for myself. I got myself in a right pickle about what to choose. For what seems like forever, I’ve been plotting my ideas for my ‘urban kitchen’Continue reading Small space ideas for my tiny kitchen
With summer being so fleeting you have to grab any chance to have a little party. And a hectic schedule doesn’t have to prevent you from being the ultimate hostess. Here are my go-to ideas on how to entertain friends in a pinch *without breaking a sweat* (promised) POP! Is that the sound of fizz opening? WellContinue reading Style the perfect summer party (in under an hour)
With a new home to do up, I’m starting to feel the pinch. You too might be familiar with searching for money saving tips.Continue reading How I gave my home a money saving makeover
My love of travelling in well known. I love to pick up handicrafts, fabrics and art for my home from my adventures abroad. I’ve got fabrics from Guatemala, art from Belize, ceramics from South Africa…yes, I’m a shoppaholic when it comes to my home. These little treasures scattered around the home remind me of sunnier times. But thingsContinue reading Style your holiday buys at home
Despite what all the property shows on the telly say, buying your first house is not easy. You have to put in loads of preparation before you can even start looking at places. I bought my home smack-bang in the middle of a crazy house boom. I spoke to loads of property experts and got some great adviceContinue reading 4 steps to property purchase perfection
No outdoor space? No problems. We’ll show you how to add vibrant leafy greens to your home to create a designer indoor garden.
I often get emails from aspiring stylists who want to find out how they break into the industry. So just for you, here are my five tips for newbies on how to be an interior stylist. They may surprise you, but hopefully inspire you. And yes, that is me ironing a rug!
This post takes a look at the latest trend – Pure Brilliant Whites. If you thought they were unadventurous and a bit too safe – then time to think again. Take another look at the the powerful impact an all-white scheme can have on your home. Time to grab a tin of paint.