Category Interiors


How to make Scented Diffuser Oil

If you like to use scent to perfume your home, you may have used scented oil diffusers.  I was bought a diffuser set and then got interested in whether it was possible to make the scented oils myself.  My first attempt was a gin scented diffuser oil which I have since made on a couple of occasions.  I fancied a change of fragrance and have some lavender oil from a local farm that I wanted to […]

How to make scented diffuser oil with lavender

Styling the seasons May

Styling the Seasons May

In January and last month, I joined in with the Styling the Seasons challenge set by Katy of Apartment Apothecary and Charlotte of Lotts and Lots.  It was fun and made me think about what each month meant to me and I think that was reflected in my choice of objects. So, here I am again with Styling the Seasons May. May for me is definitely a month of bluebells. Walking in the local woods, […]


Bathroom Design Ideas – Looking for Inspiration

Over the past few weeks, I have found myself spending more time than I care to admit, browsing Pinterest, blogs and other websites looking for bathroom design ideas. Our shower has been leaking and it is time to take action and get it fixed before we end up with even more water appearing on the kitchen ceiling.  We have to wait until June before we can get someone in to help with the plumbing and […]

Bathroom with tongue and groove walls

Tie-dye cushion with linen piping | The Nice Nest

Tie-Dye Cushion Cover

Do you find that doing one thing often leads to another?  After making new Oxford cushion covers, I realised that the other cushion covers I had looked scruffy.  They were cream and after a couple of years were past their best, especially when new covers were put alongside them.  With some left over linen fabric, I decided to try tie-dying fabric to get some pattern into the room as most of the other textiles are […]