DIY, decorating & disasters…

Before we moved to Zone 9, Brixton was our home. This was the start of my decorating obsession. Here are some small space ”before and afters”and disasters… This was our bathroom that I painted a neutral grey. I spray-painted my ”pugs might fly” from their original silver, to white and added a more interesting mirror than your…

Downstairs Toilet Makeover – Before and After

The downstairs loo is bearly a metre square so only took a weekend to refresh It already had one wall papered with geometric navy wallpaper that although looked great, the design wasn’t to my taste in such a small space. I was originally going to wallpaper with the dalmatian monochrome spot that I’ve since used in our…

The End of the Line Garden

Our brixton flat had a garden that was a square of lawn and patio which only just squeezed a small table on. Living in london this was a massive luxury and regardless of the sirens from the south circular (oh and the japanese knotweed!! ) it was the perfect sanctuary Our new house had to have a…

Dining Room Makeover- Before and After

I was looking forward to decorating the dining room the most once we had moved in… It’s not massively light but it’s a good size as it is open plan after the previous owners extended out their kitchen. We weren’t initially looking for open plan but now really love it as we spend most of our time between the…

Living Room Makeover- Before & After

Buying a house seems like the hard bit but once you have the keys, decorating can be massively daunting. This is especially so when you have lots of ideas to tie together on top of the incessant inspo from Pinterest and Instagram and all your packed-up items from your old home. You can easily start to question your…

Missing Mykonos…

May passed in a flash! The highlight was a week in Mykonos. Mykonos has been my holiday destination for the past 3 years for the reasons snapped below! If you are thinking of a Greek island I recommend it. Mykonos has a cool, hedonistic history from the 70’s and 80’s and now feels like the most…