Hi! I'm Andrea and my blog follows my creative life following my recent move to the coast. I'm passionate about creating unique interiors on a budget, so if you're interested in upcycling, creative crafts and large and small DIY projects, as well as how to settle into a new area, step on in and enjoy!
Decisions, Decisions In my last post I shared the Pinterest mood board for my guest bedroom. Now I’ve started work on the room there are a few key decorating decisions to make. Mainly about fitted furniture, feature walls, and lighting. I’m hoping for some help here – read on and let me know what you […]
Planning a Scheme for the Home Office Back in May, I showed you the pictures of the room which is intended to become the home office. I then called in electricians to ask about moving the overhead light and adding a few more power sockets. One thing led to another and here we are, 2 […]
Hands up: who keeps their old magazines? In my post How to organize a magazine collection I talked about how I’m considering organizing my rather impressive magazine collection. I also admitted to keeping a lot more magazines than your average normal person (if any normal person would like to prove me wrong on this, please have a […]
How is your home style influenced and inspired? Recently I posted What’s my home style? Part One to give you some hints about my home style, and what you might expect as I decorate The Creative Coastal Home. But of course although I have my favourite things that I’ve brought with me, my style is evolving. Here’s what […]
Do you know what your Home Style is? In deciding whether you want to follow The Creative Coastal Home, you’re going to want to know, what’s my home style and do you like it? Is it similar to yours, or will it inspire you and help you decide what yours is? Like many people, my style has […]
A lot of us have a faithful Ikea Rast chest of drawers somewhere in their house. I have 3! 2 of them still look pretty much as they did on purchase: I have big plans for these, and the other unpainted pine furniture I own, when I move next year and can get stuck into […]