This was a super speedy update and turnaround needed for a very dated landlord rental flat. Ballpark spend £400 on redecoration, painting the battered laminate floor, new lights for de-studentification, fresh Ikea window blinds and vibrant accessories. The apartment (which had stuck for a few weeks without interest) let within 48hrs.
This poor kitchen with it's hideous pine ceiling (Why oh why do people do this? An obsession with Swedish saunas?!) and dated units was loathed by the owner and I was asked to organise the kitchen re-design. The room wasn't a bad size for a kitchen, approx 2.5m x 4m, but there were 3 doors... Continue Reading →
Spent the day buried in paperwork again, no fun, just no fun at all! Twitter and tenant viewings were my only escape, the former fun as everyone is bitching over Fashion Week in NY, plus the hysterical Kate Miller-Heidke Facebook song made me laugh a lot, and the latter was not quite so amusing, but... Continue Reading →
Great to be featured on Claire's Find A TV Expert update for this month, along with some other experts... Jewish Princess Cookery, fabulous! Weirdly note that I am surrounded by brunettes; are brunettes more full of expertise than blondes? Discuss. More Expert News From left to right: 1. Fitness, Pilates, Yoga & Celebrity Trainer: Caroline's just done... Continue Reading →
During my its-nowhere-near-spring clean out, I've come across lots of articles which I've surreptitiously ripped from waiting room magazines and design leaflets collected from shows; some have been binned, some have been filed. But this image, wow, I have fallen in love. I was just about to throw away a rather boring looking black brochure... Continue Reading →
After three lovely, peaceful days on the West Coast of Ireland quietly wandering around Connemara beaches and holed up in a spa hotel, it's back to work with a vengeance. Whilst I was away I was hoping that my whiplash court case may be settled, but it seems this legal trauma just keeps on rolling.... Continue Reading →
A Facebook Rant on paint 🙂 Amy Hudson Cottington is wondering WHY when it says Mellow Mocha on the tin, does it look like strawberry milkshake on my walls...I HATE DIY. Sian Astley Tester pots 🙂 32 minutes ago Amy Hudson Cottington I know, I know, but no time for that and when Dulux say Mocha... Continue Reading →