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A Garden Redesigned

When we moved here, nearly five years ago now, the garden was a somewhat daunting space: after years of semi-neglect, thickets of brambles and nettles rendered large areas inaccessible, vastly overgrown Leylandii cast long shadows over the main lawn and a crumbling, uneven crazy-paved terrace … Continue reading

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Little Rowen & Little Wren

Since launching in 2011, Rowen & Wren has become synonymous with timeless, yet modern, pieces for the home. My wishlist from their collection has become as long as my arm, and just got a little longer (the list, not the arm … Continue reading

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Before & After: A Girl’s Room

‘Before’ and ‘After’ photos of properties, both inside and out are always hugely inspiring; whether you’re embarking on a renovation project or even house-hunting, don’t let an ugly ducking put you off as it’s incredible what a little paint, good … Continue reading

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Stocking Fillers for Kids

Following on from last week’s stocking filler post, here are some ideas for the little people in your life. As well as the obligatory clementine, sweets and pocket money toys, I always try to include a few items that will (hopefully) … Continue reading

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Half Term Hiatus

It’s half term for my kids this week, which means my posts may be a little thin on the ground. If you’re in the same boat, here are some links to a few craft ideas I’ve found that may help … Continue reading

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Shortlist # 3 – Pendant Lights

The electrician starts work on my son’s room next week which is great news as we’ll finally get the ball rolling on the redecoration. It does however mean that we now have to make a swift decision as to which … Continue reading

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Shortlist # 1 – Boys’ Accessories

I love the shortlist pages at the front of magazines as they are always full of inspiration. I therefore thought that it might be useful to do my own version of these here on a regular basis, so that I … Continue reading

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A Girl’s Room – Update

The redecoration of my daughter’s room is almost finished now so I thought I would share the end result; she is really thrilled with it, as am I. I really love the colour of the walls and how it changes … Continue reading

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A Girl’s Room

I am currently redecorating my (five year-old) daughter’s bedroom, transforming it from the bright red space that we inherited when we bought the house, into something altogether more tranquil. Butterflies have to feature somewhere, as per the brief from my … Continue reading

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