"Welcome to The Essex Barn where I hope you'll find some inspiration for your own dream home, fresh from our converted 17th century wheat barn in the Essex countryside." - Michelle Reeves Life Coach and owner of The Essex Barn.
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The perfect Christmas table with John Lewis

In just one week’s time we’ll be sitting down with the whole family at our 12-seater repurposed dining table and tucking into a delicious turkey with all the trimmings. So it […]

The perfect Christmas fireplace with John Lewis at TheEssexBarn.com

Wow I was blown away by the amazing feedback following last week’s Perfect Christmas tree post in collaboration with the John Lewis Cambridge branch! Thank you for your kind comments… […]

How to create the perfect Christmas tree with John Lewis Cambridge

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at The Essex Barn thanks to the Home Design Team from the Cambridge branch of John Lewis who created a stunning Christmas tree […]

Quick JOY light tutorial at TheEssexBarn.com

With the festive season almost upon us I wanted to show you a little project I’ve been working on here at The Barn – a quick and simple do-it-yourself JOY […]

Christmas at John Lewis with The Essex Barn

John Lewis is my absolute favourite department store and we’ve been shopping here as a family for decades – literally! – so it was very exciting this week to spend […]

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

  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 […]