Wallpaper – I’ve got you covered.

Wallpaper picks

 

When I was growing up in England, wallpaper was the norm. We had it in every room in our house.
In the bedroom I shared with my sister, we had the popular (at the time anyway) embossed type which you could then paint your choice of colour. Being girls we had it pink, obviously!!!!
In our living room we have the chipped type, so it had little chips of wood embossed into it, again so you could just paint it your choice of colour. My sister and I used to like to pick the bits of wood out.

Why? You may ask.

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My Bathroom is Trying to Tell Me Something.

At the moment I am focusing on two rooms in our apartment. The master bedroom still needs a chair re-upholstered and new window dressings and the study needs a new sofa bed, lighting and also window dressings. The hold up on this comes down to one big factor, money. Like a lot of people we do not have an limitless budget.

Which is fine, Rome wasn’t built in a day!!!

So imagine my shock and slight horror when I woke up to this!!!!!

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Naughty or Nice??? My Christmas Wish List for Home

And here we are again, slap bang in the middle of that crazy holiday season that is Christmas. It just keeps on sneaking up sooner and sooner, but that may have more to do with some of the big stores putting out their Christmas decorations in September, yes you read right, September.

K-mart and Target I am pointing my finger at you!!!

Now I consider myself to have been a very good girl this year, there isn’t any conceivable reason why a visit from Santa isn’t on the cards.

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New Darlings – Vintage Style Perfected

Image source: New Darlings

Like I have mentioned before, I love Pinterest. As a designer it is one of the best resources for inspiration I know. Although I still love research the old fashion way too, like looking through books, remember those, no?

Sigh ;-( Never mind!!

That’s how I came across this couple and was completely smitten with their style, especially in their home.

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