If you follow me on Instagram then you will no doubt know that I have been searching for a rug for my living room for what feels like forever! Part of the problem is that the room is long and thin with a fireplace in the centre but a door opposite this so it makes… Continue reading Choosing a new rug – trials and tribulations
With two rooms now complete, (see here and here), there's still a long way to go, but we are making progress! We are currently working on the living room and home office. This is how the living room looked previously: So, previously we knocked out the doors you can see in the photo above, and had partially prepared… Continue reading Renovation Update
There's lot going on here at Top to Toe, which has sent me in to panic mode! Hubby is working away like a little beaver and is asking how the plans are coming along for the living room so I have felt the need to put together a quick room plan. This however, has made… Continue reading Living Room Mood Board
Now, I don't know about you, but I'm a bit bit addicted to reading design blogs, so as a treat for the weekend, I thought I would share with you some of the blogs of the designers or fellow home decor enthusiasts who I follow. 1.Decor Gold Designs - I love her use of neutral colours… Continue reading Friday Favourites – five of the best!
Anyone who knows me, knows I LOVE cushions! So much so, that recently my son counted the cushions in the living room and (wait for it), there were 19!! I have since whittled it down to 11! Cushions are so versatile - not only are they comfortable, but they can also add a pop of… Continue reading Cushions, cushions and more cushions!
This is my first dabble at decorating for a theme or holiday. As an ex-primary school teacher, I'm used to decorating classrooms but have never had the time to decorate at home, instead just collapsing in a heap of exhaustion as any holiday approached! I didn't want to go overboard, just a gentle nod to… Continue reading Valentine’s Mantel
I feel like jumping for joy about today's post! The fireplace saga has been going on for about two years but today it's finally finished! For a while anyway... This is what we've had for a fireplace since moving into the house and I have grown to loathe it! (Hope No. 1 son doesn't object… Continue reading Fireplace overhaul