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Washable paper bag pots

                                                                        Photo :  Tavanastudio


Trying not to go into a total meltdown over the impending visit of the photographer from Ideal Home magazine this week, I decided to have a little retail therapy and treat myself to some new bits for my home.

LSA International


I have a bit of an obsession with beautifully designed home wares.  Just when I think I have the perfect combination of new and vintage items arranged around my home,  I discover another piece of perfect white gorgeousness that just has to fit in somewhere.

The Leesa mattress for children





We can often overlook the importance of a mattress when it comes to the quality of sleep for our children.  A mattress should be like  a well made pair of shoes.

Camerich contemporary furniture


I am still on the lookout for that one unique piece of statement furniture to complete my living room.  Its the one room left in the house that I feel has an unfinished look about it.  Because of the layout of the room and my reluctant agreement to a large screen tv (I do live in a house with four men) there is a limit to how I can position furniture.

Denim Drift Dulux 2017 Colour of the Year



BLUE IS THE HUE AS DULUX REVEALS ITS 2017 COLOUR OF THE YEAR
‘Denim Drift’ announced as 2017 Colour of the Year
Dulux encourages a new outlook on life with the launch of key colour trends for 2017

Thrifty bedroom makeover


My bedroom has always been a bit of a dumping ground for laundry, stock and generally stuff that I just didn't want to look at.  I have tried over recent years to regain some order, especially as I am often sent bedroom related items to review.  

Favourite #Over50 Style bloggers



I don't remember when I first became aware of "style".  As a teenager I had my fair share of terrible fashion faux pax .  

Lessa Mattress update



In November last year we were very fortunate to be sent the Innovative new Leesa mattress to review.  You can read the original post HERE .   The post has continued to create a lot of interest with people leaving comments, emailing and asking questions on facebook and twitter.