Category Archives: Interiors

Shortlist #12: Jugs

As I recently mentioned, one of my favourite pastimes during the summer months is picking a bunch of flowers for the house from the garden. With the exception of the sweet peas, which I tend to arrange as they are, … Continue reading

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Snowdrops

We followed the cutest little boy into school the other day. Trailing a short distance behind his Mum and brothers, he was walking very slowly as he concentrated hard on carrying a tiny vase filled with snowdrops: a gift for his … Continue reading

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Before & After: Master Bedroom

Better late than never, but I’m finally here with pictures of our master bedroom makeover, now that all those little paint jobs that I kept meaning to do – but never quite got around to doing – are complete. This was … Continue reading

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New Year & New Loo

Firstly, Happy New Year! I hope that your celebrations were fun and that 2015 has got off to a good start. We had a very enjoyable, if hectic, time with family and friends but with the kids back at school … Continue reading

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Before & After: En Suite

Life has been getting in the way of blog posts lately, but it’s nice to be back to show you the fruits of some of my labours over the last few months. As well as keeping an eye on the construction … Continue reading

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Outdoor Lights

It was a while ago that I mentioned we were in the throes of trying to obtain planning permission for some alterations to the house and that our resident bats were causing a few hiccups along the way. Well, I … Continue reading

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Cable & Cotton

When decorating my son’s room last year I bought a set of Cable & Cotton string lights to hang behind the armchair where he likes to sit and read; a little finishing touch that he was thrilled with as they … Continue reading

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Kitchen Makeover – After

The kitchen makeover is now pretty much complete so I thought it was high time I shared some pictures here on the blog. Painting the cupboards was quite an undertaking but the end result is so lovely it almost feels … Continue reading

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The Kitchen Makeover (a belated update)

Those of you who have been reading this blog for a while might remember my announcement back in October 2012 that I was in the throes of redecorating our kitchen. Now, given I don’t like to rush a project (!) … Continue reading

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Home collection from Marks & Spencer

I found myself in my local Marks & Spencer’s home department last weekend and have to say I was mightily impressed – even a bit surprised – by some of the new accessories that they had on display. The Spring/Summer 2014 … Continue reading

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