12 ideas for an under stairs makeover

In the newest part of The Barn there is a staircase leading up to the childrens’ rooms. It’s perfectly and completely white and has a lovely airy feel but I’d […]

Building an arch and saving our heads

We’re blessed with beautiful original beams at The Barn and we love the character and warmth they bring to the space. In the parlour the beams are an ecclectic mix of […]

16 stunning statement chairs from TheEssexBarn.com

We have a lovely wide bay window at The Barn that’s just crying out for two occasional chairs. What do I mean by occasional? Well these will be accents in […]

When we moved to The Barn one end of the oldest part, originally a 17th century wheat barn, was divided in two with a mezzanine creating a separate first floor […]