D.I.Y, Home Office, Living room

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… Continue reading Ikea Kallax Hacks

Decor, Living room, Mantle

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… Continue reading Decorating with flowers

Living room

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… Continue reading Choosing a new rug – trials and tribulations

Decor, Living room, shopping

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… Continue reading New Print Store

Decor, Decorating, Fireplace, Home Office, Living room

All White Walls

As soon as we decided to completely renovate the whole house, I knew that I wanted to paint all of the walls white. Friends and family all questioned this decision, it will look cold, it's not very homely, it will be dirty in no time, were their comments. I think it came about because I… Continue reading All White Walls

Home Office, Living room

Living Room and Office Update

It's been two weeks since the last room update and if you don't look closely, you may think nothing has changed, especially in the lounge! This was then: and this now: I've changed the cushions around as I wasn't happy with the last arrangement andI'm much happier now; this is more the scandi  look I'm… Continue reading Living Room and Office Update

Home Office, Living room

Living Room /Home Office Make Over

NoticeboardIf you've been following along on the blog, you will know we are in the process of a whole house renovation. We have built an extra room onto the back of the house, which has given us a long room, which will be half home office and half living room. Now this has proven to… Continue reading Living Room /Home Office Make Over

Home Office, Living room, renovation

Renovation Update

With two rooms now complete, (see here and here), there's still a long way to go, but we are making progress! We are currently working on the living room and home office. This is how the living room looked previously: So, previously we knocked out the doors you can see in the photo above, and had partially prepared… Continue reading Renovation Update