Bring in Spring, Part 3: My top Spring Green picks for your home

Bring in Spring, Part 3: My top Spring Green picks for your home

There is no colour in the spectrum that speaks Spring to me more than green. Green is the most common colour in the natural world and represents new life, freshness, vitality and rebirth. Do you know what happens to your body in the presence of green? Sensationalcolour.com explains that being in the presence of the [...]

Bring in Spring, Part 2: Spring Decor Ideas Under £50

Bring in Spring, Part 2: Spring Decor Ideas Under £50

There's just something about Spring, isn't there? We are always so hopeful that the sun will shine, the daffodils will bloom, the rain will lightly sprinkle before sunrise leaving a coat of dewy freshness on the grass for us waking in the morning...but in actual fact the sun rarely shines, the rain always falls, and [...]

Covering up your boiler to make your room feel more furnished

Covering up your boiler to make your room feel more furnished

We have the oldest, crankiest boiler in the world. But, for as long as it still heats our house safely and (fairly) effectively then I am happy to make do and mend until such time as we have the finances to afford to replace it. However, not only is the boiler old and cranky, it [...]

Removing a radiator from the wall to decorate behind it: easy peasy instructions

Removing a radiator from the wall to decorate behind it: easy peasy instructions

I don't want anybody thinking that I am such an OCD painter that I take radiators off of walls willy nilly to paint behind them, every time I decorate. I only do it when it's completely necessary. In this case, I was starting to upgrade the utility room and discovered that the previous owners had [...]