Posts From the monthly archives: "December 2014"

Christmas Wishes


This is my final post for 2014.  I can’t believe I now have 85 blogposts under my belt. I could say I’m officially off my ‘L’ plates!  It has been a scary yet exciting roller coaster ride into an unknown world. I have met some wonderful fellow bloggers along the way who are…(Read More)

I thought for my last Friday’s Favourites post for the year I would review some of my personal favourites. I love seeing how designers use colour in different spaces. Getting that perfect balance. I hope you have found my Friday’s Favourites useful, inspiring or just plain eye candy. Looking back, there have been…(Read More)

Marvellous (Mud) Room


The girls have been home on school holidays for a week now. I must admit, I am loving letting go of the school lunch-making routine and after-school activities. One of my other minor gripes was the school bags being dumped next to the kitchen bench. They would often sit in a pile until…(Read More)

I love this time of year for so many reasons as I’m sure most of you do. I really enjoy the colours of Christmas, in the decorations, lights, gift wrap…..  The Christmas tree will always bring some cheerful colour into the home. I have usually stuck to the more traditional red and green myself…(Read More)

Top 5 Christmas Candles


Candles are one of my weaknesses and I love seeing the Limited Edition Christmas ranges that pop up in stores around this time. My ‘go to’ each year is the Glasshouse Night Before Christmas “Sugar Plums’ candle. As soon as I light it on December 1, the Christmas vibe begins in our house.  I was…(Read More)

Indigo is a versatile colour that can create a sense of luxury but is also calming.  It was chosen by Dulux as the key trend colour for 2014.  I think it is a great choice for a home office or library. via Horchow Ashley Whittaker As with most blues, indigo works well with neutrals such…(Read More)

Window Seat Wondering


I would say we’re at the ‘Honeymoon Phase’ of the new build, the Concept Drawing.  Plans are being drawn and design elements added but we are yet to receive the costing from the builder.  So at the moment, I’m like a kid in a candy shop.  I’m really enjoying this phase but…(Read More)