Master bedroom revamp plans: creating baby-ready bedroom calm with Tielle Love Luxury

Master bedroom revamp plans: creating baby-ready bedroom calm with Tielle Love Luxury

I’ve always been a light sleeper at the best of times and a solid night’s sleep is the first thing to go out the proverbial bedroom window when life gets a little stressful. So with the impending arrival of a tiny new human, most of my thoughts have moved into the ‘will I ever sleep again?’ realm.

Perfect timing then to be teaming up with premium bed linen aficionados Tielle Love Luxury who are celebrating their 5th birthday this month. I’ll be reviewing a set of their beautiful luxe bedding, sharing my plans for creating the ultimate haven of baby-ready bedroom calm, and getting the inside scoop from Tielle founder Joe Molloy on what the world’s best hotels look for in bed linen

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Make it mustard: how to use earthy yellow in every room

Make it mustard: how to use earthy yellow in every room

I’ve teamed up with Artfinder to share four distinct looks for using mustard in any room of your home - four perfect pairings of my top mustard-y art picks from their online marketplace alongside some killer furniture pieces and home accessories. Mostly high street but with a few high end head-turners too.

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Corporate to creative: adventures in anxiety and coming out the other side

Corporate to creative: adventures in anxiety and coming out the other side

I promised a while back to write a post about my experience of leaving a corporate career in the City to set up my own business and what I learned along the way. It’s  probably not the journey you’re expecting and it hasn’t been easy to write. Because the truth is: anxiety made me do it.

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The best wall lights with plugs - part 1: black & brass

The best wall lights with plugs - part 1: black & brass

What does this image have to do with wall lights with plugs (or wall sconces with in-line switches if you’re posh or American or posh and American)?

I have this empty and slightly awkward narrow-but-tall stretch of wall next to the sofa, above the side table. In an ideal world I would have had it wired for a wall light when we renovated the ground floor, but as is often the case, our plans evolved as the renovation went along and it wasn’t until we finished I realised it was the perfect spot for a wall light.

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Blush & black dressing room refresh

Blush & black dressing room refresh

Our middle bedroom has the honour of being the only room in the house that hasn’t had a full back-to-the-brick renovation. By the time Lansdowne Husby and I had finished the first two bedrooms, we were knackered and the idea of hauling more half-ton rubble sacks full of building detritus down to the dump made us want to pack it all in and go live in a yurt somewhere.

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Kristine with a K

Kristine with a K

The Restoring Lansdowne blog has arrived. Hey! So those who follow me on Instagram might know I’ve been threatening to start a blog for a while. Good things come to those who wait etc etc, so now that you’ve waited let’s just hope it’s good.

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