I’m so happy to show you our newly completed kitchen. It’s taken a while to plan, decide and press the button. Be bold, be sensible & make sure you get a realistic outcome. We needed more light into our livingroom & more accessible storage space for our small home. It was also important to inject personality into our space and feel proud of what we … Continue reading Kitchen completed
After a candid conversations with some work colleagues realising that out of us all… I was the only one who knew what ‘coorie’ was….regular term used at home. I realised the modern trendy term of hygge (hopefully not offending Scandinavians) which everyone has been talking about… Is something alot of us embrace in everyday homes across Scotland and the world alike. “to snuggle, nestle.” It … Continue reading Hygge & coorie
It’s been a crazy year so far, spending so much time at home you really realise how you use a space, and how you can make the most of it. Cramming in wall cabinets may sound ideal, but you need to look at the bigger picture, what do you really need? Plan out sink, cutlery, pots and pans, cleaning products, fridges and freezers. And once … Continue reading Kitchen design
Soooo…. I’ve finally finished my bathroom. And honestly if I could spend my whole day in my bath, I absolutely would. I’m so proud of it and the rearranging the sink & radiator was so worth it. Now onto my next challenge! Kitchen/livingroom. Unfortunately the rearranging of my full downstairs space is going to mean making sore sacrifices when it comes to furniture, as I … Continue reading Kitchen planning
Christmas time is a great time of the year to snuggle… Eat loads and open your presents for santa! For the last two years I’ve decided to decorate recycled wrapping paper ( to be recycled again) for my present wrapping. It’s a little bit more effort… But I want to feel like I’m making a small step to saving the planet… Even at Christmas! Here’s … Continue reading Save the planet this Christmas.
I enjoy nothing more than taking old pieces of unloved furniture and giving them a new lease of life! And it doesn’t have to be a hard slog or expensive. Classic chair. Copyright Littledesignerlou I bought a set of two chairs from a charity shop close to my home. I thought they had a very classic shape which I could up-cycle very easily, whether it … Continue reading Upcycling dining chairs
We all live very stressful lives nowadays, working 9-5 seems like a distant memory. I know myself, including travelling I’m usually out of the house 12 hours a day. So I think it’s very important to have a space in your home that you can relax in, unwind and destress. What better room…than your bedroom. Here are a few simple steps that I believe helped … Continue reading Creating a calm space