Wallpaper Wednesday: Tress by Sian Elin

Wallpaper Wednesday: Tress by Sian Elin

  Oh be still my beating heart. Welcome to Wallpaper Wednesday and this week’s offering, Tress by Sian Elin. Tress Multi is a graphic, colourful take on ancient Eastern design and I love it. I love the nod towards the pastel trend; very popular this summer and I think it’s...
Welcome to the Brand New Love Chic Living Shop

Welcome to the Brand New Love Chic Living Shop

I am really excited to announce that Love Chic Living shop is now open! Yes that’s right, I’ve started curating a collection of some of my favourite pieces from some of my favourite stores. Some are bigger well-known brands, others are smaller independents, but all have stylish, family-friendly home interiors...
Wallpaper Wednesday: Habitat Wallpaper Etch Floral in KingFisher Blue

Wallpaper Wednesday: Habitat Wallpaper Etch Floral in KingFisher Blue

I’m a big Habitat fan, and love that they have a small wallpaper selection. This one, Etch Floral in Kingfisher Blue is made in the UK and exlclusive to Habitat. I’m loving its clean, fresh and crisp look. Wouldn’t it look lovely on a feature wall in the kitchen or...
Honeycomb Paper Balls from Scarlett Willow

Honeycomb Paper Balls from Scarlett Willow

I’ve been after some of these honeycomb paper balls for a while now and so when I saw these in the Scarlett Willow catalogue I was keen to get my hands on some. Thankfully they were kind enough to send me a few samples so I could show you how...
3 Quick and Easy Weekend Projects for Your Walls

3 Quick and Easy Weekend Projects for Your Walls

It’s Friday and so time to look forward to the weekend. January has now come to an end to, thankfully for some of us, and so you might be finding more time and motivation to put some of your home decorating ideas into practice. The weekend is a great time...
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Personalised Organisation from Stuck on You

Personalised Organisation from Stuck on You

The lovely people over at Stuck on You asked me if I’d like to review some products from their website, in time for Back to School. We’ve looked at their range before and been really happy with it, so I was thrilled to take another look and see what might have changed. There are quite...
Get Covered with a Domestic Canopy

Get Covered with a Domestic Canopy

Today’s guest post is from the lovely people at 123v who make canopies, and this time we’re looking at canopies for domestic homes, a great alternative to extensions and garages. Are you short of space in your home but can’t afford to move or build an extension? Have you nowhere to put your newly-bought, expensive...
50 Things To Do with the National Trust

50 Things To Do with the National Trust

It’s starting to feel like the School Holidays are a dim and distant memory. So much has happened in the 8 days they’ve been back at school, and they’re already focused on Homework, after school clubs, and even the school trip to the Pantomime that I thought it would be lovely to take a minute...
How to Create the Perfect Living Room

How to Create the Perfect Living Room

It’s been on my to-do list for a while now. I’ve wanted to write a little series of posts on different rooms within the home, and how to get the best out of them. So, I’m kicking off with the living room. Now, I’m not an interior stylist or designer and don’t claim to be....
Review: Apples Wall Art in the Shop

Review: Apples Wall Art in the Shop

A little while ago I featured the very lovely Angela Levitt from Mary’s House Designs, on the Design Diva page and I’ve loved her prints so much I am now stocking a few in the Love Chic Living Shop. Here you can see the Apples Fine Art Print, ideal for any kitchen or dining space....
Bathroom Heaven: A Sparkly Before and After

Bathroom Heaven: A Sparkly Before and After

I’ve posted before about the issues we have with hard water in our home. Now I know that’s not a very glamorous topic, so don’t stop reading just yet! If you want to achieve a sparkly bathroom, apart from a lot of elbow grease you often need some specialist products. The lovely people at Viakal,...
Five Essential Items for your First Home

Five Essential Items for your First Home

Welcome to another week, and today’s guest post looking at the most essential items you’ll need in your first home. Would you agree? Congratulations! Moving into your first home is an amazing milestone. It’s the place where you will celebrate your most significant accomplishments and build your family. But before you begin all of that,...
Chic Showcase: Rose and Grey Home Interiors

Chic Showcase: Rose and Grey Home Interiors

A little while ago I was sent this very cute Pineapple by the lovely home interiors store, Rose and Grey as I’ve long been a fan of their products. As Autumn is now approaching, and new lines are hitting the stores daily, I thought I’d showcase some of my favourites from the Rose and Grey...
How to Light your Home in Winter

How to Light your Home in Winter

Ok, so I know it’s not officially here yet, and we shouldn’t wish away the tail end of the summer, but very soon Autumn will be upon us, and for those of us in the UK, the nights start drawing in. How do we keep our homes looking great in the fading light? Well, great...
Golden Homes Magazine Collection 1970s

Golden Homes Magazine Collection 1970s

Do you challenge yourself when it comes to DIY around the home? Would you try out a new project if you felt it was slightly outside your comfort zone? Of course, only by pushing ourselves do we learn new skills, but admittedly some jobs are sometimes beyond our ability. I wouldn’t tackle plumbing jobs, or...
Review: Cricut Explore for Home Decor

Review: Cricut Explore for Home Decor

For the last month or so I’ve been using a Cricut Explore cutting machine to create craft projects and some lovely home decor pieces too. You may have seen how I updated my front door by adding some vinyl numbers to the glass. Or perhaps you saw the unicorn wall art I created for my...
Illuminating Interiors: Latest Lighting Trends for Your Kitchen

Illuminating Interiors: Latest Lighting Trends for Your Kitchen

When you think about redesigning your kitchen, colour schemes and furniture might be the first things you consider, however without a well thought out lighting plan, your design will not be complete. Lighting, although often overlooked, is a huge part of the aesthetics of your home. Knowing how to use lighting to maximise the beauty...
Learning to Photograph Modern Architecture

Learning to Photograph Modern Architecture

A couple of Sundays ago I was invited to spend a day at a photography workshop, walking around Birmingham looking at the modern archictecture on offer. Now, as my blog has developed so has my photography. Initially I started off on my phone, then graduated to a bridge camera, but then treated myself to a...
Blogger Competition: WIN £250 to Spend at BathandShower.Com #WhyINeedaNewBath

Blogger Competition: WIN £250 to Spend at BathandShower.Com #WhyINeedaNewBath

I have a great competition for all you competition loving bloggers out there, where you can give your bathroom a revamp, update the bathroom cabinet or put your winnings towards the dream bathroom of your choice.   BathandShower.com are giving you the chance to WIN £250 to spend at their online store and it couldn’t...
How to Furnish your Conservatory in 3 Easy Steps

How to Furnish your Conservatory in 3 Easy Steps

They can be one of the trickiest spaces to decorate. The conservatory has evolved greatly over recent years, and there’s been a big increase in the availability of stylish furniture and furnishings suitable for this space, but they still pose some interior design dilemmas. As a transition space between indoors and outdoors, they are usually...