Category Archive: House Design


I absolutely love this kitchen that I saw on Houzz today. Our kitchen cabinet doors and bench tops are this same colour. It’s a dark industrial grey. We don’t have this layout or… Continue reading

Living Rooms

My latest collection of inspirational living room images from Houzz. I think the common theme here is cosy, with interesting colour combinations.       For the rest, the common theme is neutrals.… Continue reading

Window Shopping

Today I went window shopping in Matt Blatt and, boy, did I shop up a storm! Firstly, for our living room:   Then, for our dining room:   Plus, I am tempted to… Continue reading

Desire to Inspire

Some recent favourite images from Desire to Inspire:


If I lived in the UK I would shop at Toast a LOT. I love their clothing, but at the moment I am on a bit of a homewares obsession (due to house… Continue reading

Poster Cabaret

We really need more art in our house. For years I’ve loved the minimal look but now I want to cover the walls with images that make me happy. I found a great… Continue reading

Back to Work – home office ideas

Our current home office is an unsightly mess. I’m looking for ideas for how to either hide the mess or have a separate room just for work. This half cupboard arrangement is one… Continue reading

House Inspiration – Rooftop Terrace

Some outdoor rooftop terrace images from Houzz. I love how this deck works with the surrounding rooftops. I love the decorative ironwork screen. I love the vintage vibe. Who doesn’t like a fire… Continue reading

House Inspiration – Desks

We need a better home office space in our house.┬áSo… I’ve been browsing Houzz. The question is whether to have a separate office….. Or one that doubles as a dining space.