How To Transform Your Living Room For The New Season

It’s coming up to that time of year where all you want to do is be snuggled up on the sofa with a hot cup of tea. You’ll also be waking up to mornings that are colder and darker than they’ve been all year, and the nights will start drawing in so that by the time your 5pm finish at work comes around, you’re pretty much going to be leaving in the darkness. 

So, if there’s one room in the home that helps us to feel all nice and cosy, it’s the living room. It’s the one area of your home that you go to at the end of the day to put your feet up and just relax. But considering we’re now going through a change of season, your living room might not be as geared up to be as cosy as you would like it to be, and that’s where these tips will help. Whilst you have the chance, you might as well look into a complete living room design, because it’s not as expensive as it sounds! 

Getting Autumn Ready with Boden

It may not feel like autumn yet but it will be here before we know it and like always I like my wardrobe to be ready with prints and colours galore! Lucky for me Boden are designing the most perfect pieces whether you're looking for something to wear to the office or for simply chilling at the weekend, they have you covered. Their new blazers are designed in unique British-made Tweeds and of course not forgetting my favourite transitional trend - lots of stripes. But another trend that has me ready for autumn is leopard print which I'm styling below to get you inspired.

Guest Post: Spring Proof Your Skin - Say Hello Glow and Bye Bye Dry

I was commiserating with a family member recently about how dry and sensitive our skin is due to the changing temperatures and environment (we were sledging not long ago and today it's 10 degrees!). It got me researching ways to keep your skin looking flawless when the seasons change and with my findings I have created this simple step-by-step routine to blow away the Winter cobwebs and get your skin glowing ready for the warmer weather. As well as trying out Liz’s gorgeous 80’s curls tutorial I invite you to join me in Spring proofing our skin!

Tips For Choosing The Perfect Carpet

Carpets are as popular as ever bringing quiet and warmth to any home. Many people like carpet throughout their homes. Others want carpet just in certain rooms like bedrooms and hallways. But before you pick what rooms remember it is an absorptive fabric, so reduces sound levels and also acts as a great insulator by helping to keep rooms warm in the winter and cool in the summer. When choosing a carpet for your home there is a lot to think about including where you are going to lay the carpet plus what materials, styles and patterns to choose from so here are some tips for helping you choose the perfect carpet for your home.