How To Choose Artwork That’ll Compliment the Furniture in Your Home

Colour scheme

Art lovers usually get into a tizzy when it comes to selecting art that compliments the furniture at home. As opposed to finding art that compliments the furniture, many artists encourage finding art first and then planning the décor accordingly. However, it works both ways. Well-placed artwork has the power to transform any space, but … Read more

Add a touch of Scandinavian Style to your Home

Scandinavian Style

Scandinavian style is a growing trend in the UK and U.S. for contemporary, elegant, enduring interior design. We sent Home Stylist, Talia Danes, to Sweden for a whistle-stop tour of authentic Scandinavian Style. The Scandinavian Star is rising in western popular culture. Critically acclaimed dramas like The Killing and The Bridge, gripping novels by the … Read more

Test Your Interior Design Metal


If you’re in the middle of making interior design choices, you’ve probably encountered all of the usual dilemmas and smashed them out of your way.   Which colour scheme should you choose? BANG! Decision made! Do you want closed or open storage? KABOOM! Sorted. Do you want a feature wall and – if you do … Read more

Girl’s bedroom styling tips on a budget

Girls bedroom styling

In Little Bean’s nearly 9 years she has had 4 bedrooms and has pretty much stuck with wanting a girly pink bedroom, until now! Right now we are in the process of re-styling her bedroom to make it look less ‘little girl’ and more grown up to match her developing personality. The cost can quickly … Read more

Refreshing the lounge with Valspar paint


We have been in our house for over 5 years now and the lounge hasn’t been redecorated since the first week we moved in. Yes we have changed the curtains, rug and cushions to give it a facelift but not a full-on redecoration. That all changed in February when it was all change. In the … Read more

Project 366 – Week 13 2016

Project 366

As we rose from our beds on Easter Sunday the sun was shining was more with the promise of a bright (but chilly) day. Nanna came around at 11am and the Beans began their annual Easter Egg Hunt around the house with much excitement. We then enjoyed an early lunch before heading out for a … Read more