Decorating mags will tell you that rooms should have a touch of whimsy.  I think that means that there should be something playful and maybe unexpected to lighten up the seriousness of decorating.

I went to my parents’ home on the weekend and had a chance to poke around in some of the local shops.  At one of them, I found this:


It put a smile on my face and I thought it would add some humour to the serious dreariness that sometimes accompanies the scaling of the laundry mountains.


Now if only the applications would start pouring in…