Top tips for creating a home office with little or no space -

  I’m blessed at The Barn with a room that I can use as a home office with space for a desk, filing and more. It’s desperately in need of […]

I get lots of  inspiration for The Barn from browsing online (usually when I should be doing something else, right?) and one of my favourites homewares sites has to be […]

Akka Radiator from The Radiator Centre featured at

When we moved into The Barn I was immediately impressed with the two statement radiators in the master bedroom. Rather than being the ugly sisters in the corners they were […]

Inspiration for our boot room makeover

I’ve always wanted a boot room. A cross between a utility room and a mud room, if you like, with lots of space to store away all the unattractive cleaning […]

Banish boring flooring with Harvey Maria

I love the whole ethos behind Harvey Maria flooring. Mark Findlay founded Harvey Maria in 1994 in the back bedroom of a house in Battersea, together with a loveable, live-wire dog […]

How to breathe new life into old oak

One of the things that drew me to love The Barn almost from the moment I walked through the door is the amazing oak that makes up so much of […]