Living-Dining Room Makeover | A New Lighting Scheme

This post is sponsored by Beacon Lighting. When it comes to room makeovers, I generally like to work with what I have. This means leaving well enough alone – using cosmetic enhancements and avoiding the possible mess, expense and hassle of disturbing anything “fixed”. There’s lots to love about this simple form of room transformation. ....Continue reading….

Living-Dining Room Makeover | New Decisions and More Finds

This space is really getting there now! Over the last few weeks we’ve been chipping away at the diminishing ‘to do’ list. There are still a few projects to cross off though we have acquired pretty much everything we need! So here’s where we’re at… If you need to catch up you can check out my ....Continue reading….

Living-Dining Room Makeover | Progress and Pieces

Well, hello there. Sorry I went missing over the whole of December. Yikes! And thanks so much to everyone who asked where I was at. Things just got a little hectic, as they do for everyone at this crazy time of year, though clearly I’m less adept to multi-tasking than most of my more efficient blogging ....Continue reading….

Living-Dining Room Makeover | The Plan

I always feel a little hesitant publishing posts like this. Posts which open a chapter on a new room makeover with the implicit promise of ensuing chapters culminating in a somewhat timely finale. Finales are not my strong suit. In fact, over the past few years, I’ve learned to keep my mouth shut about projects ....Continue reading….

New Reader-Based Consultation Segment…and a room before and after!

A little while back now I was contacted by one of my lovely local readers who was seeking some design advice. She was actually enquiring about ‘hiring’ me to help, and whilst this is something I’ve done in the past, the timing was just a little off for me so I felt uncomfortable committing to ....Continue reading….

Client Consultation…Sitting Room Design

A little while back I was contacted by Corinne who was in the midst of planning a home renovation. She told me she lived in the country on seven acres (lucky thing!) with her husband and five kids and was keen to refresh her interior. Her goal was to create a more open-plan layout and ....Continue reading….

Client Consultation…Dining Room Redesign

It’s been a little while since I shared a client project so here’s one of my most recent. A little while back I was contacted by Sonja. She has a charming home and wanted some inspiration to inject her gorgeous little dining nook with a touch of fresh cottage-coastal flair. She wanted to retain the existing paint scheme, wall ....Continue reading….

Client Consultation…Tiny Living Room Solution

Now, I don’t mean to sound immodest (truly ruly :-) though I consider interior spatial planning one of my design strengths and it certainly came in handy when I was contacted by Jana who was after some fresh inspiration for her teeny-tiny living room. At around 10×10 feet/3×3 meters (and with three doorways plus two windows ....Continue reading….

Client Consultation….Living Room Dilemma

Hey girls and guys! Today I thought I’d do something a bit different and share an abridged version of one of my most recent e-decorating consults. Christine, who mind you, is one of the most loveliest people ever, was having some trouble deciding what to do in her living room: “Hi Kristine! I’m in the process of decorating the 1927 ....Continue reading….