Category Archives: home decor

It’s funny how you can be fairly oblivious to the existence of a design and then once you are aware of it you start seeing it popping up everywhere! Until our replica eyeball desk lamp arrived a couple of weeks ago I’d never seen another one, but the moment it was in the house it…

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This month’s chalk paint makeover is one of those projects I’ve had kicking around the house for so long it’s almost gone to the tip several times. A year or so ago I attempted to paint a wooden picture frame I had using the only paint I had available which was white acrylic paint in…

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Whilst British beach huts are quirky, colourful and (mostly) affordable, our friends in the States do their seaside real estate on a whole other level. Why have a beach hut when you can have a beach house? New England beach houses are typified by their vast verandas and decks, ceilings dotted with lazily spinning fans…

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If you read my post a couple of weeks ago about Theo’s new homework space, you will have spotted that as part of it he has a great new desk light and I’m really pleased to say that First Choice Lighting who supplied it have provided me with an identical light away in a competition…

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On our landing upstairs we have a little bonus space next to Alice’s bedroom which looks down on our hallway. We haven’t done much with it since we added the first floor to the house two years ago, but anticipating the start of proper homework (eek!) in September, we recently decided to turn it in…

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Hello. I'm Clare.
I'm a mum of two. I live in the Sussex countryside by the sea and this blog focuses on creative family living through photography, design, crafts and interiors. Read more

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