My Obsession with Candles has Gone too Far
Home , Lifestyle / 9th August 2017

Is there anything better than coming home after a hard day at work, getting into your jammies and curling up with a glass of wine in a cosy home? There really isn’t anything better and I’ve always known that candles are a key factor in making a house feel homely. I’ve always had candles in my room, ever since I moved out of my shared bedroom with my sister and finally got my own space. I’ve moved homes several time since them but one thing has always stayed constant: my candles. Several candles in every room are a must and I dread to think how much I actually spend on these per month. Nowadays, if I don’t get home and light a candle straight away, my partner thinks there is something wrong with me. Yes, it’s really that bad. Candles for Your Living Room Candles for your living room are an absolute imperative. Chances are, it’s the room where you spend the most of your time and it needs to feel like it’s cosy and comfortable so that you yourself feel cosy and comfortable. My candles are set up like this: five in front of the electric fireplace, two on…

Designing My Perfect Dressing Room
Home , Lifestyle / 24th July 2017

I am very lucky at the moment that the house that I live in is very spacious for me, my partner and our two dogs. So spacious in fact, that I have a room that is entirely dedicated to me getting ready. Yes, I have my very own dressing room. For a 23 year old girl, having your own dressing room is the absolute dream. I have all of my clothes laid out exactly how I want to, without them being crushed and all my make-up is ready to go and laid out and not hidden away. The Blank Canvas I say a blank canvas, but in reality, the room was a state. A bright red wall, no carpet or flooring, just bare wood and a very dirty window. I definitely had my work cut out for me. In my head, I knew exactly how I wanted it to look: very bright, very minimalistic and very monochromatic. I had a strong idea of light greys and whites throughout with a feature colour of copper or rose gold. When I first started using it as my dressing room, i had my make-up sprawled out on an old coffee table and I…