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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

‘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.