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    How to Design a Room the Kids Will Love While Keeping Things Timeless

    Kids go through so many fads and phases. From wanting to transform their room into a superheroes’ den to demanding something that’s more ‘grown-up’, it’s hard to keep up with their changing taste – not to mention expensive.  However, with a few simple tricks, you can create a room they’ll love but one that will adapt to these ever-changing preferences. Here’s how:  Choose a Neutral Colour Scheme  In order to make sure you’re not decorating all of the time, opt for a paint colour that’ll evolve with different interior schemes. Whites and other neutral colours are great here, as are light greys, blues or yellows.  Ultimately, you want to choose something…

  • How to Nail the Shabby Chic Look in Your Home

    How to Nail the Shabby Chic Look in Your Home

    The shabby chic look is the perfect way to introduce a cosy, warm and inviting feel into your home.  And it needn’t cost you a fortune.  With a warm palette of colours, vintage materials and fabrics and cute design details, you can easily bring this look to your living room, bedroom, kitchen or another space in your home.  Here’s how to nail this look: It’s All About the Vintage Let’s face it, if you’re going to get this look right, you’re going to need to embrace all things vintage. This means going to your local antique shop or car boot to find a number of vintage items that’ll add a…

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    A mother’s guide to making space in the home

    Taking care of the family and the home is always a lot of fun, but one issue that I am sure is familiar to all parents is how to make the most of whatever space we have in the home. And so I thought that I would compile a little list of some of the best ways that I’ve managed to create a little extra space by using ottoman beds, going vertical and implementing special space-saving zones. Zonal living It’s a weird concept but I’ve found that if I divide a room into different zones it can make everything seems a lot more ordered, less confusing and therefore a lot…

  • How to design a lively and fun children bedroom
    Home,  Lifestyle

    How to design a lively and fun children bedroom

    My girls don’t have a huge bedroom at the moment. We thought our house renovation will go a lot smoother and faster. It didn’t happen but we tried to make it as fun as possible for now by arranging it as they wanted and by building their furniture in their favourite colours.  They love their room despite being very small and I thought I’d share our top tips with you too!  Decorate using your child favourite colours. Or include them in the plans. His favourite colour might be black and you might have to work hard to make it work. Although a black board / chalk board where he can…

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    My Princess Dream Bedroom

    I love shopping – real one or just window shopping one. If i could choose my future job one of the choices would definitely be “Personal shopper”. I love dreaming at nice things and loosing myself in the world of imagination. This is why when i heard about the Debenhams Dream Bedroom competition on Annie’s blog i jumped at the opportunity. I always wanted to have a white princess like bedroom and if it wasn’t for my husband i would probably have one. As per the competition rules i need to tell you what are the items above and how much they cost: Black nickel ‘Olivia’ bedstead – £468  Taupe…

  • Fashion,  For Mums,  My thoughts and sorrows,  On Diets and weight loss

    A new me

    Who would’ve thought 10 years ago when I was just out of the Law University that in only a couple of years I will get married, move to London and work for high fashion company? Certainly not me! I always wanted to stay in my home country and make it work , have a career in Human Resources! But things are not always how you think. Love changes everything. So this is how in 2006 I moved to London and started working for a fashion company. Fast forward to 2013 and now a mum of two beautiful girls i’m still theoretically working for the same company although I’m now on…