The Great Wall: Decorating Tips For Beginners

Decorating walls is not an easy task. They are big, daunting, and require a lot of hard work and effort. However, these aren’t the reasons homeowners shudder. The reason is that many people don’t have an eye for design. Therefore, they find the idea of finding artwork frightening, to say the least. “What if I get it wrong?” “What if the neighbours see?” What if they laugh?!” That is a…

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How to Chose the Perfect New Home

Me and Jon spent 7 years living in flats in Cardiff. First we had a small little flat for just the 2 of us for 5 years, then we spent 2 years with our best mates living in a much nicer and much bigger apartment. And we enjoyed both experiences, for different reasons. As we spent quite a while looking for the perfect place to live when we first relocated…

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Adapting Your Home To A Changing Family

Families grow and change over time. That’s a fact of life. Of course, a family home is somewhere that should feel like a ‘base’ to return to after a long day at work or school. The truth, however, is that your household is going to wear out over time. Maybe you’ve had more kids, squeezing the amount of space available. Maybe your kids are becoming teenagers and they’re starting to…

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Future House Renovation Plans and Dreams

Over the last few weeks and months me and Jon (ok mostly Jon) have slowly been doing some of the smaller renovation and decorating jobs around the house that we had been planning for quite a while. We’ve done a few bits of work in the garden, adding the fence, stairs, herb planters, etc and have started painting the outside of the house. We are still in the process of…

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6 Great Ways To Add Some Colour to …

Our home is fairly minimal in its design and decoration. We like Scandinavian style interiors and some mid-century modern style furniture, so our home is quite monochrome with simple pops of colour and interesting decorations. We have minimal clutter and objects on display but what we do have is carefully curated and very select pieces we like to showcase. I should say our home isn’t minimalist in any way (I…

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