THE MOREGEOUS BLOG : Making Homes More Than Gorgeous

Bringing you inspiration, practical advice, trends spotted on my travels and a view on life as a property renovator, landlord, interior designer, upcycler, DIYer, lady builder, cook & gardener – yep, we do ALL that here at Moregeous Mansions :-) Feel free to ask interior / home / DIY based questions x

Making waxed & painted vintage shelves from old drawers for Project Polka

Using vintage, unused drawers as wall storage is a lovely way to create totally unique, personalised shelving which can also be adapted to suit the interior design scheme in a … Continue reading

January 30, 2014 · 4 Comments

Moregeous Blog Diary: Design Interiors 2014 Highlights, trends & new finds

Awwwwww, I’m a bit sad!! We’ve been visiting January’s Design Interiors at the Birmingham NEC for about 7 years, watching it develop into a much more funky and innovative trade … Continue reading

January 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Mr Cooper’s, Manchester – Floppy waffles & even floppier service

There’s such a buzz in Manchester about food at the moment, with new restaurants popping up all over the place, all very exciting but sometimes all very hit and miss, … Continue reading

January 12, 2014 · 2 Comments

How to bring some vintage Pin-Up glamour to your window blinds!

2014 is all about personalisation and creativity, so how about some vintage sunshine in the form of these rather beautiful printed blinds by Nottingham based company Creatively Different? The ladies … Continue reading

January 9, 2014 · 2 Comments

How design innovation leads to design trends – From Paula Navone’s hexagon floor to West Elm’s walls

Back at the start of 2013, I was asked to design a home office for a young business man who often worked from home. It wasn’t to be too ‘officey’ … Continue reading

December 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Festive sparkles & filthy screed – on the same day!

You can’t tell me that there’s another interiors blog which would feature the glamour of Liberty’s Christmas lights ¬†and a bucket of sludge in the same post because I wouldn’t … Continue reading

December 11, 2013 · 2 Comments

Getting our Game Face on at The Freemasons, Wiswell

The increasingly popular restaurant trend to mark the changing months and celebrate seasonal food, thus encouraging us shoppers to buy & cook seasonal food at home, gets top marks in … Continue reading

October 25, 2013 · Leave a comment