The Best Staircases for Small Spaces

Staircases can take up a lot of space, but we don’t necessarily want them to. Have you thought about the best staircases for small spaces, and how they might benefit you? A staircase is a necessity, but also takes up precious space if your home is on the smaller side. Our staircase is in our living room. We decided against adding a hallway as it…

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Open-Plan Living: Good or Bad?

Open-plan living is the perfect way to bind a kitchen, typically at the back of the house, with other rooms and the garden to create one large multi-functional and light-filled space. In recent years, open-plan living has become a popular option when redesigning and configuring a new kitchen. It boasts a great number of advantages, including adding value to your home. Research conducted by the…

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Home Office Room Reveal

This home office room reveal has been a loooong time in the making. I’ve written not one, but two posts before reaching this point. The first outlined my plans for the room (which of course changed), and the second was an update on the renovation. The second post explains why the whole thing was so delayed. We wanted to have the study finished by the…

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Choosing a Rug That Perfectly Matches Your Flooring

Thinking of choosing a rug but don’t know where to start looking? There are a fair few things to think about before you can start choosing a rug. You need to figure out where it’s going to go, what size you’ll need and what colour you want. But you should also think about your current flooring situation before deciding. The type of flooring will determine…

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Home Essentials for First-Time Buyers

Maybe you’ve just bought your first home. Or maybe you’re moving away to university. These are some home essentials for first-time buyers that will save your life. We definitely take things for granted when we live with parents. They have all the fancy gadgets you’d ever need. Automated tin-openers so you don’t risk breaking a nail. An entire drawer of pans so you can cook that…

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