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My Bedroom

Welcome to the journey of design that is my bedroom, or should I say Boudoir! This is my sanctuary, not only a place to sleep but somewhere to contemplate, read, pamper and the odd bit of ‘ooo, er Mrs’ every so often too!

Like most of my home, my bedroom evolves and changes as time goes by. Decorating and designing on a budget really does have some advantages. It allows a room to grow with you and develop a personality all of it’s own.  Yes, I’d love to occasionally walk into a shop and say, ‘I’ll take the lot’ but on the whole I love the challenge of creating luxury on a shoestring.

My Bedroom, My Home

My Bedroom Revamp

Raspberry Flavoured Windows - My Bedroom

What do you do when the Daily Mail wants to photograph you in your bedroom sat at your dressing table. Oh, and  BTW, they want to pop round in three days time for the shoot. Bloody panic that’s what! A. My bedroom hadn’t been decorated in like forever and B. I didn’t own a dressing table! Undeterred, well you’re not going to turn that down are you? I set out to design a scheme for the room on an as always (yes, you guessed it) own brand lemonade budget. Here’s my bedroom revamp! Continue Reading…

My Bedroom, My Living Room, Press And Mentions

Mad About The House

Gold Fireplace

I am absolutely over the moon to be feature on Mad About The House in the weekly feature of ‘10 Beautiful Rooms‘. In fact Kate Watson-Smyth was very kind to feature not one room of mine but two! Kate is one of my all time Interior Blog hero’s. Not only does she write beautifully. But she inspires me too having set up her Blog at around the same age as I am now. It’s sometimes hard to start over, create a new beginning in life when you’re ahem, the wrong side of 40! But Kate has gone from strength to strength and it gives me hope that I’m actually going somewhere with this little old blog of mine.  Continue Reading…