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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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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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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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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Three key components of a practical family kitchen redesign

As I sit writing this in our dream kitchen (cheesy but true) I’m remembering back to the time we were agonising about how we wanted this room to look, to be used, and to feel; This involved some big decisions to get the most from our kitchen redesign. more “Three key components of a practical family kitchen redesign”

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Guest post: Autumn Inspired Interiors

Summer, as ever, has disappeared and just like every year I am surprised by my excitement for falling leaves, darker evenings and cosy nights in. It’s so easy to forget how lovely the rich colours are, how snug it is in our big Winter coats and much we appreciate a warm drink when our hands are chilly. These feelings can be brought into our homes and the lovely MMT has very kindly lent me your ears to share some of the ways I bring this gorgeous season into my interiors: more “Guest post: Autumn Inspired Interiors”

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Guest post: 11 amazing ideas to make your house awesome

Who wouldn’t want their house to be awesome? It’s pretty high up there on the life goals, somewhere just ahead of a Mulberry handbag and just behind having a healthy happy family and friends etc. more “Guest post: 11 amazing ideas to make your house awesome”

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