#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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Guest post: The dependable guide to designing a master bathroom

*collaborative post

This week our loft extension is picking up momentum and we are at the stage we need to pick out a bathroom suite. Having been pinning and lusting after all sorts of designs for months, we’ve got to the pivotal moment of making it into a reality…but all of a sudden, where do we start? more “Guest post: The dependable guide to designing a master bathroom”

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Cost Effective Ways to Update Your Bathroom

*collaborative post

Having a nice bathroom to chill out in is a blessing, especially in today’s frenetic world. After a stressful day, being able to get into a deep tub filled with hot water and bubbles to soak away all your aches is lovely. more “Cost Effective Ways to Update Your Bathroom”

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The fun bits of renovating: Choosing flooring for our loft conversion

So yesterday, after months of clearing out the excessive amounts of ‘stored stuff’ in the loft, the builders have moved in. There’s no going back now, and after months of taking a vague interest in plans on pieces of paper and conversations about structure and permissions, I can finally get a bit excited about the parts of a big building project that I love.  more “The fun bits of renovating: Choosing flooring for our loft conversion”

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Lawn Widow; Getting the grass back on track with @QVCUK and Richard Jackson

Anyone who follows my blog will be pretty familiar with our passion for all things green. Often dresses and handbags, but more often courgettes, trees, herbs, flowers and of course, the biggest feature in any green garden – our lawn. more “Lawn Widow; Getting the grass back on track with @QVCUK and Richard Jackson”

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Mass Exodus : When it’s time to clear the baby gear

Over the last few weeks we have had to face something we’ve been putting off for a while now. You could say we have put it at the back of our minds, or more accurately, shoved it in the top of our house. more “Mass Exodus : When it’s time to clear the baby gear”

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Tigs’ Dream Pet with Petplan

Our six year old daughter, Tigs, is a creative little soul. It goes without saying that when she was asked by Petplan to design her dream pet, we were sure that she would rise to the challenge. more “Tigs’ Dream Pet with Petplan”

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GUEST POST: How to add cosy comfort to your home during the cold months

This is a collaborative guest post

Even though spring has sprung here in the UK, we don’t seem to have shifted the last of the cold weather just yet. Whilst the cold weather isn’t exactly inviting to head outside, it does have the added benefit of meaning that you can get cosy, warm and snuggled up inside instead. However, what about if your home is less than inviting? more “GUEST POST: How to add cosy comfort to your home during the cold months”

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