Nothing to do with interior design, décor, furniture refurbishment, construction or anything else really … i just wanted to write the whole story down while it was still fresh & I remembered all the details.
Our little girl (Harper Lee Walsh) was born on Friday 09th December 2016 at 11:49pm and it was the best day of my life so far.
But it was by no means a stroll in the park.
Saying Harper Lee caused us quite a bit of stress over the course of that day, night and all of the first weekend of her life is an understatement.
To start with she was coming up to a week overdue and my partner Cheryl was getting cranky with her unwillingness to vacate the premises.
Now Cheryl's usually a fairly cool, calm and collected character, but she a narky one over those last few weeks.
On Thursday, the 08th December at just before midnight she started getting contractions.
"Fuck me Wayne - these are starting to get sore"
We didn't freak because we'd had a few false starts over the previous weeks...
They say design is all about trends ... What's in? What's out? What was the big fad last year? And what will be the year's coming trend? Well I've been loving green as a colour for many many years now. It's perfect for walls, furniture, decorative pieces and pretty much everything else.
If you're like me and follow a plethora of interior design pages on Instagram and constantly pin beautiful images on your Pinterest that have green splashed in a variety of different ways in order to add colour and effect to any room, then you'll understand where I'm coming from. I'm a lover of white. But I love white as a starting point with bold and beautiful colours, be it a feature piece or a vibrant indoor plant or terrarium to make that personality statement.
You don't have to have a lot of space that you're looking to fill. You can add a touch of colour to any room, corner, bench top, etc.
Anywhere there's some natural light most plants will grow with some love and attention. Or you could always hav...