modern bedrooms

Making good sleep a priority

Making good sleep a priority

After spending several years in a semi sleep deprived state, I can truly attest to the fact that there’s absolutely nothing nicer than curling up on a comfortable bed, surrounded by soft sheets and pillows, and falling in to a deep, deep sleep … for at least eight hours.

A bedroom for him to grow in to ... featuring Kindred

A bedroom for him to grow in to ... featuring Kindred

I find it so, so hard to get my boys' bedrooms right. The last brush of paint hits the wall, I stand back to admire my work, and then they announce that they no longer love robots, dinosaurs are for children ('but you're four and six, you are children') and that their rooms could probably do with a bit more orange in them. Always, more orange. And, as relaxed as I am, I will never agree to paint the walls orange. Never! You just know the moment they move out, they're going to paint their own homes floor to ceiling in tangerine, don't you? I feel faint at the thought.

Time for a bedroom makeover ... the details

Time for a bedroom makeover ... the details

Back in January, I mentioned that I was planning a bit of a bedroom makeover ... getting rid of the awful magnolia on the walls and opting for a cleaner, brighter white. I shared some of the transformation when I wrote about finding my perfect bedding and the best bedside tables ever, but having posted a fair few photos on Instagram lately and receiving questions about where some of the finishing touches are from, I thought it would be nice to round them up in one post.