Dunster Castle’s Interior Design Inspirations

Interior design magazines, other people’s houses, hotels, restaurants, holiday cottages, big cities, parks, small villages and botanical gardens… they are all a wonderful source of design inspiration for your home and garden. Sometimes you just need a truly magical place to free your imagination… let your dreams run wild…a place so very different that might

Woodchip wallpaper – take it (off) or leave it?

Woodchip wallpaper – what is it? Woodchip wallpaper is a type of decorating material consisting of two layers of paper with wood fibres in between. Different kinds of ingrain (wood-chip) wallpaper are distinguished by the size and form of the fibre pieces. It became very popular in Germany in the 1920’s as a decorating wallpaper.

Bathroom Renovation planning guide

When it comes to DIY, bathroom renovation is one of the trickiest ones in the house. It involves more work and thought than other rooms in the house. It can also be one of the most expensive projects to complete, while you will have to live with the design you’ve decided on for a long

Dining Room DIY Renovation – part 1

A girl with a sledge hammer? Not using builders? DIY renovation of a Victorian dining room while her toddler is napping? Can she pull it off…? It was a sunny September day, still a bit warmer than expected for this time of year. As per my daily routine I had few hours ‘to spare’ when

Quick and easy step by step guide on how to make an eye pillow

How to make an eye pillow? Perfect for yoga classes, meditation and relaxation when you are at home or on the go. … and a cute little gift for a yoga-loving friends. If you’ve used eye pillows before  – I don’t have to advertise them any further… If you haven’t… well, you have to try!