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Building A Library – Inspired Space

Building A Library – Inspired Space

The room most revered in our home is our library. I feel totally and utterly spoilt to have an entire room devoted to such pleasure as books. When deciding how to decorate our room, I took inspiration from many sources,  as usual Pinterest played a big part in helping us define…Continue Reading

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My Trade Story with Shannon Chalk

My Trade Story with Shannon Chalk

Working in the construction industry has given me the opportunity to meet some amazing women, and also men. In the early days, I didn’t think I would ever find men who would respect my role, but over time that changed, most often with new sub-contractors who we actively found, that matched our work…Continue Reading

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The Sitting Room – A Sneak Peek

The Sitting Room – A Sneak Peek

I have spoken frequently recently about transforming our daughters bedroom back to a sitting room similar to it’s original purpose of the breakfast room. While it is still a little way from being totally completed, I thought I would share a little sneak peek of how the progress is coming along. All that…Continue Reading

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Banging My Head On A Brick Wall – Women In Construction

Banging My Head On A Brick Wall – Women In Construction

I have just had yet another pointless call with a tradie who thinks it is ok to talk down to a woman within the industry. After extremely firmly putting him in his place, I am reminded how often this has happened in my short career within the industry and usually I would complain,…Continue Reading

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Sitting Rooms – Inspired Space

Sitting Rooms – Inspired Space

Recently we returned our daughters bedroom to a sitting room as this was the rooms original purpose. The son of the first owners shared stories with great joy about this room with the gorgeous glass. Later this week I will share it’s transformation, today however, I would like to share my inspiration and…Continue Reading

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Pen Y Llechwedd – The Open Day Debrief

Pen Y Llechwedd – The Open Day Debrief

Opening your home to the public could be considered by some to be a daunting process, for us however, we were tremendously excited to be able to share our little piece of history with those who also admire her. When first approached about the possibility of opening our home, it was shared with us that…Continue Reading

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Great Houses of Ipswich – Pen Y Llechwedd

Great Houses of Ipswich – Pen Y Llechwedd

Opening our home to the public, has been one of the most amazing experiences in our lives. From the work we put into our home and garden prior to the big day, to the feelings of utter overwhelm in the moments before the public were let into our home, this day taught us so much,…Continue Reading

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