Author : Emma McLaughlan

18 Aug

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From Nostalgic Niknacks to Retro Home Accessories

by · August 18, 2014 · 0 Comments

Retro PlayDoh Pots Herb Planters

When it comes to nostalgic nicknacks around the home, these lifelong loves can range from the sublime to the ridiculous. I’m not usually one for hanging on to things myself, I’m what you might call a de-clutter bug, but I am forced to admit to a few ‘special’ little somethings scattered here and there. Perhaps the strangest of my attachments comes in the form of….. Read more »

13 Aug

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Modern Sofa Beds & Funky Futons

by · August 13, 2014 · 0 Comments

Via Amazon

When far-flung family or old friends land for an impromptu overnight stay (oh the joy, that cold creeping kind of joy as you realise several loads of washed clothes still decorate the banisters, radiators and countertops, and the collection of crumbs delicately dropped by your wandering toddler create a ‘helpful’ path for your guests to follow to find the kitchen), it’s something of a relief….. Read more »

01 Jul

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Craving Chaos: Open Plan Family Room Heaven

by · July 1, 2014 · 0 Comments

Via Home & Decor

As I’ve watched our baby son transform into a boisterous toddler–getting up to and into, well, everything–I’ve come to realise that my list of what makes the perfect home for us has transformed too. When we set our eyes on our lucky number 50 (yes, our first home was no less than the 50th house we viewed…) we knew it was the one for us….. Read more »

18 Nov

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Elegant-Eclectic Notting Hill Home

by · November 18, 2013 · 2 Comments

Wooden kitchen island

I am not often in the market for neutral palette living, but then it’s not the creamy walls of this remarkable Notting Hill pad, Leamington Villas, that has sweetened my desire for contemporary décor in a crisply classic setting… Home accents Just look at the delicious lollipop accent colours taking centre stage in this kitchen. Amidst decadent coving, a contemporary grouping of coloured glass pendant….. Read more »