Bamboo bedding

I’ve been looking for new bedding for a while now and haven’t been able to find exactly what I want. I am always keen to find sustainable products wherever possible and prefer a breathable material as hubby is a very hot person and I’m always cold! When I had the opportunity to try some bamboo…

Ikea Kallax Hacks

If you look closely at this photo, you can just about make out the pile of baby toys that are currently hiding behind my sofa! I’m sure this pile of toys will only grow as my granddaughter gets older so I’m starting to think about storage solutions. When my own children were growing up, I…

Single bedroom mood board

As you know, we are in the process of renovating our whole house. Progress has been slow as hubby is doing all of the work himself. Most of downstairs is finished, so I am beginning to think about redecorating the bedrooms. We are turning one of our four bedrooms into a guest shower room so…

Decorating with flowers

I love to have fresh flowers in my home. In fact, if I could afford it, I would have them in every room! I’d love to say I buy my flowers from a posh florist and bring them home in a gorgeous basket but the reality is I usually pick up a bunch as I’m…

Introducing ‘Scandiscapes’ – Scandi Inspired Plants

After discovering the online plant store ‘Scandiscapes’ (website)  on Facebook and being really happy with the quality of their plants and their excellent customer service, I was delighted to have the opportunity to interview the founder, Merje Shaw. Here she is answering some questions about her business. Can you tell us a little bit about yourself…

Baby girl baby shower/sprinkle!

If you follow me on Instagram, you will already know that the baby has arrived safely and I will share some pictures at the end of this post! No, not my baby; my granddaughter! What you might not know is that my daughter did not enjoy her pregnancy at all, as she has a severe…

Choosing a new rug – trials and tribulations

If you follow me on Instagram then you will no  doubt know that I have been searching for a rug for my living room for what feels like forever! Part of the problem is that the room is long and thin with a fireplace in the centre but a door opposite this so it makes…

New Print Store

I’m always on the look out for new prints for my walls, so was delighted to find a brand new store on Instagram, with a fantastic and ever growing range of prints. Here’s just a few of their range: D’Luxe Prints Owner of D’Luxe Prints, D’Onne, is 35 and lives in Reading with her fiancé…

Bathroom renovations begin!

Please excuse the lack of pretty pictures in this post, but I needed to document this stage of our bathroom renovation as a reminder to my hubby of how long it’s been going on!   So in my mind’s eye, this is what I’m hoping my bathroom will look like, but in reality I know…