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

How to make a cool & Splendid circus ceiling

It’s been an extraordinarily busy eleven days transforming the old and a little dated Jack Spratt’s restaurant in Manchester into the bright, breezy Splendid Sausage Co but we managed it … Continue reading

April 14, 2014 · 4 Comments

Book Review: “Lost The Plot” by the Allotment Junkie

This book in 3 words: Accessible, Friendly, Practical. Step by Step books are often a little prescriptive & bossy and can feel a bit like being back at school with … Continue reading

March 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Cages, cinematography and cable at Urban Cottage Industries

It seems to be all things lighting so far this week as I source products for not only two client jobs but also my own home, our Moregeous Mansions refurb. … Continue reading

March 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Passing on the Property Portfolio? Not on your Nellie!

We’re at that point in the cycle of the property world when, to be blunt, many large portfolio landlords are either knackered, too old or on their last legs and … Continue reading

February 26, 2014 · 2 Comments

Sugar coated pastel sockets and switches

Yep, Spring is definitely here when your eye is drawn to pastels and Easter Egg shaped stuff. I was checking out some sockets and switches for a client and spotted … Continue reading

February 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

A little Heart Art goes a long, lovely way

Thought you might like to see some images from our fab Valentine’s event in aid of the Love Withington Baths campaign, which most of you know Mr M & I … Continue reading

February 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

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