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DIY Scaffolding Shelves

Among the many jobs we're doing constantly around the house, one of them that I had been thinking about for a while was to remove a set of cupboards in the kitchen and replace them with some open shelves. There was nothing wrong with the cupboards but with the amazing storage that the kitchen already… Continue reading DIY Scaffolding Shelves

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DIY Outdoor Cushions

As part of our recent garden update, the new table and chairs we picked up were crying out for some seat cushions, not only for comfort but I love adding fabrics to a space to add texture and pattern. On our recent visit to the Summer Country Brocante at Cowdray Castle I spotted a bistro… Continue reading DIY Outdoor Cushions

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English Country Garden

Do you remember when I said that I was always renovating the house? Yep, I wasn't lying. So you may remember a few weeks ago I blogged about our garden refurb we did a couple months ago, well I decided to change it all up again. As much as it was fit for purpose and… Continue reading English Country Garden

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My Favourite Instagram Accounts – Part 1

I love Instagram. Without doubt it is my favourite social media platform and the only one that I'm really active on, probably because I don't feel any kind of fear of judgement on Instagram because it's such a positive and supportive community. We all share what we love and talk about our interests, and everyone… Continue reading My Favourite Instagram Accounts – Part 1

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Getting What You Want, Cheap!

When it comes to home renovation, decor and furniture for most what comes to mind is ยฃยฃยฃ and the fact that they won't have any left. Unfortunately, that can be very true. Simply look online or go in store to places like Laura Ashley, Wayfair, Oak Furniture Land, John Lewis and the prices that they… Continue reading Getting What You Want, Cheap!

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Instagram Made Me Buy It!

If there's one thing us lot collectively on Instagram are, if not anything else, is instigatorsย . We all love to share our purchases and happy post, bargains and obviously the contents of our homes. So naturally with the amount of time I spend on Instagram and how much I love shopping, theres definitely a fair… Continue reading Instagram Made Me Buy It!

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Garden Spruce-up

A month or two ago, with the world renowned British summer imminent, we decided that the garden was in need of a bit of a spruce up. With our house being a Victorian Terrace, a large garden was never going to be very realistic, however the garden size we have is perfect for us. Enough… Continue reading Garden Spruce-up

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Hallway Plans

Now that all of the major work that I want to do to the house (for now!) has been completed, I can finally start thinking about doing the hallway. I've waited until now because theres nothing worse than freshly painting a wall or getting a new carpet, and then it being scuffed up and marked… Continue reading Hallway Plans

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Transformation Thursday #1 – The Music Room

Since moving into our Victorian terrace in August not one room has gone unscathed, however only a few room transformations have been featured on the here so far. So, I'm starting a new series where every couple of weeks, on a Thursday, I'm going to put a room in the spotlight to show it's transformation,… Continue reading Transformation Thursday #1 – The Music Room

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Bathroom Renovation – The Reveal

So, the time is finally here! Maybe 4 or so weeks since we started the bathroom it is now complete, well technically it was done last weekend, but there was still a few little bits that I wanted to get sorted before I wrote this post. I'm so pleased with it and it feels like… Continue reading Bathroom Renovation – The Reveal