I've wanted to try Annie Sloan chalk paint for ages. If you haven't heard about this miracle paint here's a brief description from their website. 1. Chalk Paint® is the BEST paint for painting furniture by a long way 2. No need to prime or prepare 3. Extremely low VOC so it is good for … Continue reading Upcycle Furniture With Annie Sloan Chalk Paint
For the first time in 106 years (!) the iconic Ideal Home Show exhibited at Manchester's Eventcity. If you've visited the event at London's Earls Court, you'll know it's a pretty grand affair and a chance for many designers to exhibit new gadgets and concepts. Although the Manchester event wasn't perhaps as grand a scale … Continue reading Favourite Finds At The Ideal Home Show
I used to love going to the Ideal Home Show at Earls Court and when I lived in London I'd go nearly every year. After moving up North I got out of the habit of going and it didn't seem like there was anything else in the area that was on the same scale, until … Continue reading The Ideal Home Show Goes North!
Technology is everywhere and over the last few years it's really evolved. Essentially, when it works correctly, it's there to make our life easier. If someone had told me 10 years ago I'd be able to do the weekly shop from my phone, read the news, make video calls or even programme the Sky box, … Continue reading Heating Just Got Clever
Due to the recession most people think more carefully about how they spend their money. We often think twice before spending large sums of money but we do know that by making home improvements we'll eventually be adding value to our home. When Tesco Compare Home Insurance asked me to become a DIY Home Improvement … Continue reading How To Transform Your Home With £50