Tips for mastering DIY projects: A Complete DIY Toolkit guide

Everything You Need in your DIY Toolkit The success of your DIY undertakings depends a lot on your creativity, but the tools you have matter just as much, as does your skill in using them. You can buy a ready to use tool box, but you can also create your own, and it’s an option…

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How to create a raised flower bed for your garden. DIY Tutorial

A flower bed/garden bed is a beautiful garden decoration which could give the design edge needed to an otherwise simple garden layout. In this blog post, I will explain how we did our own flower bed with basic carpentry skills. Note: I will not talk about the best location for a flower bed, or about…

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How To Paint An Old Laminate Flooring Into a Fresh Scandinavian-inspired White Wood Flooring – DIY Tutorial

This DIY tutorial will transform an old dated laminate flooring into a modern scandinavian inspired heaven flooring which completely changed witj just paint and for a cost of less than GBP150.

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How To Create a Floating Cedar Wood Slat Fence – Step-By-Step Tutorial

A modern update to a victorian period house small front garden with a DIY tutorial on how to create a floating looking horizontal wood fence

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My Modern Grey Kitchen Makeover – REVEAL

I am so pleased to be able to share this article of what was one of the most exciting projects we completed in our first house. The Kitchen is so functional and pleasant to use. It’s where we start and finish most days. Let’s go back in time and see how we created this amazing…

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How to Add Floating LED Light Feature To Your Staircase. Step-By-Step Tutorial

This LED lighting staircase has improved not just our experience of getting in and out the house –  but also at home walking from one room to the other as they all open to the hallway/staircase. Typically we would have to turn on and off lights but now, we just breeze walk and light comes…

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What is Slow Living and what you need to know about it?

I do not want to start a socio-politico debate because first I am not really comfortable going there with this blog post and second, the topic of Slow Living or healthy living and why do we need it now more than ever can be quite complex and I want this article to be specific and…

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12 Designer mugs to enhance your coffee routine

Nothing says winter is coming like hunting for a new mug, refilling the cupboard with a new box of hot chocolate powder, or getting new candles. As we are diving towards the Autumn season, you will find here a selection of designer mugs or minimalist mugs which I have gathered. I hope it will inspire…

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A Lisbon Guide – Some great places to visit

Lisbon is a beautiful city to explore. Here are the great places I visited during my last trip to Lisbon in our recent summer holidays. Every time I am in Lisbon is only for a couple of days and there is always a reason to return and explore more. The first time I went to Lisbon was…

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This blog has been nominated – would you please take 1min to vote for it ?

Click here to vote   I am so pleased that my little blog has made it to the nominated blogs. It is a place for me to share home inspirations, some DIY and my preference for a slower pace of living, I am really grateful to know people are reading it and appreciating this content.…

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Great Places to visit in Porto, and North of Portugal – SS18

Porto is the second city of Portugal behind Lisbon the capital, and it is worthy of its own city trip. Porto is filled with charm and rustic, a blend of historical heritage, and Atlantic seaside vibes that Portugal do so well. Yet with something very specific as it is the major point of departure of…

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A 100% Linen Tablecloth and Kitchen Apron product review – From IconicLinen

Soft furnishing and home bedding made of linen fabric have become more and more popular in recent years with more companies starting selling linen-only collections for the homeware space, is it really worth it or is it another home trend that will disappear very shortly? What is Linen? Linen is a premium fabric made from…

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