Living room

Choosing a new rug – trials and tribulations

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

Home Office, Living room, renovation

Renovation Update

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

Living room

Living Room Mood Board

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

Decor

Friday Favourites – five of the best!

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!

Decor, Living room, Spring

Cushions, cushions and more cushions!

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!

Decorating

Valentine’s Mantel

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