Hosting the perfect Halloween

Décor Of course we are kicking off with my favourite section, décor Now when I say Halloween décor it may make you think of the outside of the home. While decorating the outside of your home is great, many don't extend the theme inside. If you are hosting this Halloween, there are some great interior…

Autumn Goals

Autumn, it's by far my favourite time of the year. I love the slow, cosy evenings, the warm snuggly clothes and the lazy pyjama Sundays. Although typically spring is the time of year that we all aim to set ourselves new goals, I find that life is so fast paced in the summer months that…

Master bedroom Renovation

Better late than never hey? I get asked about our bedroom renovations often, so thought I would create this post to cover any questions that I get asked. I think it is one of the rooms we are most proud of because of the DIY tasks that we turned our hand to in this project.…

Meet the face behind Bit + Brace

Tell us about yourself? I’m Chris. My story I guess, is one of finding myself. I would say my professional career truly began when I became an apprentice plumbing and heating engineer. It was at 21 I decided that I needed some direction in life. Prior to that I was floating through life, with no…

Calendar Girls Review- Bournemouth Pavilion

Funny, feel good and empowering! What more could you want from a girls night out with your mum? This delightfully warm and witty musical had us laughing, crying and everything in-between. Based on the true story of a group of Yorkshire born and bred WI members, helping their grieving friend raise money with a nude…

How my interior style has Changed

I have always had a huge passion for interiors. I remember working at a hair salon on a Saturday when I was 15 and the first magazine I would always pick up from the rack, on my lunch break was ideal home. I have followed interior trends in my time but as I have got…

Home fragrance essentials

Home fragrance has always been important to me. Our sense of smell is both powerful and fascinating and can do anything from lift your mood, evoke a memory and make your house feel like your home. Filling your home with fragrance adds both style and ambiance and in this blog post I will be sharing…

Fame the Musical – Bournemouth Pavilion

Of course we all know and love the song and when I told my mum I was taking my sister to watch fame this week she immediately pranced around the living room showing us the dance whilst shouting "you need to learn it"! Myself and my sister had never watched fame but knew a bit…

Home fragrance with brownstone – LONDON –

I have been looking for the perfect way to fragrance our bathroom since we completed the project. My styling aim for the bathroom was simple and timeless. So when I was offered the opportunity to review these gorgeous products from brownstone it seemed exactly what I had been looking for, chic looking products with an…

How we afford to renovate

I have been toying with the idea of writing this post for a while. With money being such a personal subject, with so many variants in how people afford to take on a project it has always left me a bit unsure, I have decided to share a bit about our story onto the property…