Summer Eclectic Home Tour

Summer Eclectic Home Tour

I’ve got a bumper post for you lovely lot today. As part of the Summer Eclectic Home Tour hosted by gorgeous Jess of Domicile 37, I’m sharing a few updates I’ve made in my dining area and my master bedroom, and a sneak peek at my never-before-seen-on-the-blog kitchen. Links to all the lovely spaces you can see above are at the bottom of this post. If you’ve hopped over here from The Rath Project, hi and welcome. I’m Lizzie. I… View Post

A New Concrete Desk Lamp from Frontal Factory

A New Concrete Desk Lamp from Frontal Factory

I promised one more post about my new work space, because I need to talk about the concrete desk lamp from Frontal Factory. I spotted this concrete and brass beauty at Design Junction. It belongs to a series called Form Follows Function. I got in touch with the designer behind Frontal Factory, Mehmet Birtane, to see if there was any way I could get my hands on one. My concrete desk lamp was one of a very limited number. Fortunately, though,… View Post

How to DIY a Waney/Live Edge Desk

How to DIY a Waney/Live Edge Desk

Our bedroom has built-in cabinets either side of a Velux window. They’re handy for storage, but they were a catch-all for clutter. I felt like they were crying out to be better utilised. I wanted to add a big piece of wood to the top and turn it into a desk and vanity area, ideally with a live edge (also called a waney edge), where the natural edge of the wood slab isn’t squared off. Naively, I thought it would be… View Post

One Room Challenge Week 1: Master Bedroom Plans & Befores

One Room Challenge Week 1: Master Bedroom Plans & Befores

One Room Challenge Posts: Week 1 (here!) / Week 2 / Week 3 / Week 4 / Week 5 / Reveal / Bonus: DeskIt’s One Room Challenge time again! Woohoo! On the off-chance that you don’t know what the One Room Challenge is, I shall explain. It’s a bi-annual event, hosted by Calling It Home where interior designers and bloggers each work on transforming a space over six weeks, posting weekly updates. Every Wednesday, 20 featured designers post their progress (see their links here), and every Thursday, guest… View Post

Favorite Things: Pretty Desk Lamps Under £150

Favorite Things: Pretty Desk Lamps Under £150

I’ve been searching for a desk lamp for the work space in our living room for a while now, but so far I haven’t pulled the trigger on anything. 1 // £149 – West Elm @ John Lewis2 // £80 – John Lewis 3 // £125 – Loaf 4 // £29 – Ikea 5 // £75 – Loaf 6 // £95 – Made Modern 7 // £115 – Scandinavian Design Center 8 // £85 (on sale) – Loaf 9 // £50 – John Lewis 10 // £69 – Marks… View Post