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Thursday, 28th July, 2016
Garden Gate

Getting started in the garden

We like to think that we’ve made a little bit of progress since we first moved in, we’ve transformed the lounge and spruced up the bathroom. There is still plenty to do inside the cottage,…
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Coastal

#TrendsdayWednesday: Coastal

More often than not I prefer a room scheme which nods to a trend, rather than going completely overboard. A few subtle touches here and there can help create a look and feel, rather than…
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Bach Wen Wales

A break at Bach Wen Farm, Wales

I was lucky enough to have a childhood full of happy family holidays, mainly spent on Bach Wen beach. Each year we’d drive up to Wales with a couple of other families, enjoying a week…
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Bolsius burner

Home Fragrance: Creations by Bolsius

Since having dogs I’ve been preoccupied with the scent of our home, worrying what visitors think and questioning how welcoming our home is. Let’s face it, no one wants to walk through the door and…
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peony pastel pink

#TrendsdayWednesday: Pastel Pink

I’m a big fan of trends, particularly in interiors. When followed it couldn’t be simpler to create a room scheme which ties together effortlessly, knitting together every element. Furniture, soft furnishings and home accessories can…
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mantle piece

Making the most of our mantle

Time and time again I’m torn. I love seeing homes where rooms are filled with characterful bits and pieces, revealing little by little the lives of those who live there… but on the other hand…
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Chest of drawers makeover

Our shabby to chic chalkpaint makeover

If there is one thing I love it’s a transformation on a budget, and with this one nothing more complicated than a tin of paint and a little bit of DIY it couldn’t be easier.…
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after lounge

Our Lounge Reveal

More so than any other room in the house, our lounge has undergone some significant changes. We’ve stripped wallpaper, ripped out a fire place and spent many many hours painting and decorating. As mentioned in…
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Father's Day Gift Guide

My Father’s Day Gift Guide

Father’s day always seems to creep up on me, with a last minute Toblerone dash on the cards the day before. This year I’m determined to be more organised, having his gift ready and wrapped…
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Ideal Home show 2016

A wander round the Ideal Home Show

Last week I was lucky enough to win tickets for the Ideal Home Show after entering a competition on Anna’s wonderful blog Don’t Cramp My Style. Based at Event City in Manchester (Near the Trafford…
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