Decorating your kids room on a budget – makeover ideas your kids will love

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With the cost of living going up and up, many of us are tightening our belts when it comes to home improvements. Saving the money that would be spent on more pressing things or saving the money and creating family memories instead. But did you know that you don’t have to spend a fortune to get that new room look? more “Decorating your kids room on a budget – makeover ideas your kids will love”

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Thinking about an AGA? You really should…

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If the sudden crispness in the mornings has your thoughts turning to autumn and winter – cosy log fires, hot chocolate, misty walks – then you might also be wondering how an AGA would change your lives. more “Thinking about an AGA? You really should…”

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Death by Laundry; Help is coming

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There are many mountains I have had to conquer as a Mother, but few have been harder to scale than the one in front of the washing machine after a bank holiday camping weekend. more “Death by Laundry; Help is coming”

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Mirror Mirror in the hall

Some months back, amidst the dust and chaos of the building site that was our home, we were contacted by Exclusive Mirrors to see if we would like to review one of their exquisite mirrors for either our home or garden. more “Mirror Mirror in the hall”

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A place to sit, to breathe, to be… Sloane and Sons Angel Chair review

Regular readers of my blog will know that this summer we stepped into our second major renovation project in our current home. Having extended the ground floor with a kitchen diner in 2015, we had dreamed long enough of a loft extension and we decided to make it happen. more “A place to sit, to breathe, to be… Sloane and Sons Angel Chair review”

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How to add value to your home

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If you’re thinking of selling your home, or plan to in the next 5-10 years, it’s worth knowing how you can add the most value to your home. There’s the obvious ones, getting an extension, converting your garage and a loft conversion, but it doesn’t always have to cost you the Earth if you want to add value to your home. more “How to add value to your home”

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An underwater children’s bedroom makeover with Wallsauce wallpaper murals

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Back in 2014 when we revamped our nursery for daughter number two, we toyed with a couple of ideas; one being an under the sea theme and one being a silver birch tree and birds design.  more “An underwater children’s bedroom makeover with Wallsauce wallpaper murals”

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#ColourYourPersonality What do the shades in your home say about you?

If you look around your home, do you see a trend? Colours which repeat again and again or seem to find their way into every room? I was asked by Julian Charles to take on the #ColourYourPersonality campaign to see if the shades in my life are telling more about me than I ever realised… more “#ColourYourPersonality What do the shades in your home say about you?”

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Loft Extension Update Week 8

Back in mid May we opened our doors once more to the same building company we used for our ground floor extension in the summer of 2015, and we begun the loft extension project we had been thinking about for years. more “Loft Extension Update Week 8”

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Our second summer at the Allotment

This year sees us muddling through our second growing season at our five rod allotment plot. This time last year we were total novices, and to be honest, I’d still bracket ourselves in that category! more “Our second summer at the Allotment”

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