If you joined me here last week you’ll know that home goal number one for 2017 is the downstairs shower room makeover. There’s a reason that this has been fairly low down our list of priorities on the decorating schedule: the decor is utterly inoffensive. I think we all inherit [Read more…]
I must begin this post with a confession: In recent years I have not been on my Christmas decorating game. Don’t get me wrong. I love Christmas decor. And in a fantasy parallel life, where there’s little more to worry about in November and December than [Read more…]
Since we moved into our house we have prioritised decorating the rooms in which we spend the most time. The hall, since we use it only to pass through and – to my shame and frustration – as a dumping ground, has been largely ignored.
Yet hallways are an important part of any home design. As the entryway to the home, it’s the hall that makes the vital first impression and, done well, should whet visitors’ appetites for enjoying the rest of the house. The unfortunate impression created by our hallway in its present state is [Read more…]