preparing for Christmas

I had the day off today. It was wonderful. So nice to stay home, and just chill. I really should do it more often. Work is in that period of the run up to Christmas, when everything has to be finished, and it seems they want everything done by the 15th of December, so everyone…

mini makeover

so this week I revamped the bedside cabinet that had spent too long in our shower room. First coat was a blue Annie Sloan chalk paint, I dipped the drawer knobs, which actually was a bit of a mistake as the paint was then too thick and dried strangely Then came the Pink over the…

holiday on balconia

This week I am taking a week off work and just holidaying at home. I spend so little time at home, that I wanted this week just to chill and do some of those things I never have time for on a weekend. I already have quite a list for this week including going to the…

picture analysis

Image via Garance Dore I came across this picture today via another blog, and there are a lot of things I like about this interior. My eye was particularly drawn to the cross legged statue sitting on the nice wooden floor. Behind it is a tall window, just like through by the kitchen. The windows…

Upgraded

It is Sunday and my seminar week is over. I have decided to stay on a week in Shenzhen and Hong Kong. So this morning I could actually have a lie in, although ironically enough I woke naturally at 7am here. My jetlag is finally fading. But anyhow, I went back to sleep, and arose…

my gallery wall

So we have been back in our apartment now for nearly 3 months. It was pretty easy to decide what furntiure goes where, as it mainly goes back where it was before we moved out 5 years ago. There is a limit as to what you can do with our living room. However one new…

Design blog of the month -T.D.C

If like me, you are a lover of interior design, especially Scandinavian style design, then you will love this blog I found via pinterest yesterday. The design chaser is run by a lady called Michelle who clearly is a professional blogger and runs an interiors consultancy company in New Zealand where she is based. That…