House to Home

See the progress we’re making transforming our 1970s house into a home. When we bought it, it was a sea of yellow and brown, with horrible carpets and wallpaper, and it smelled of dog.

How To Make Over A Window with Frosted Window Film

Net curtains. Are you a fan? I’m not really, but I do like the privacy they give. So I’ve tried out a more modern, sleek…

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How to Create a Cosy Reading Nook

I recently wrote about my goals for 2018, and one of them was to read more. As an American and English Literature graduate, and a writer…

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Home Improvement Plans for 2018

I recently wrote about my life and wellness plans for 2018 and was going to also include my home improvement plans. But it was getting…

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How To Create a Hygge Haven

In collaboration with DFS. Is there anything nicer than cosying up on a comfy sofa in front of a fire? If you have a steaming…

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How To Make Wreaths with Embroidery Hoops and Foliage

Last Christmas, I made my first door wreath, using a wicker wreath base, copper fairy lights and eucalyptus. It worked so well that this year I’ve…

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Save Energy at Home with Energenie Smart Plugs

When I was growing up, my dad would go around the house turning off the lights in empty rooms. Now it’s my turn! We have…

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Adding Personality to Our Home With Posterlounge Pictures

Do you have many pictures on your walls? I am so indecisive about what to put on ours – from paint colours to art, it…

*I was sent these pictures for the purposes of this review, and my opinions are all honest, as always.

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Arm Knitting a Throw with I Make Knots at Workshop & Play

I like nothing more than a workshop, where I can make something beautiful to enjoy in my home. From making an origami lampshade or fairy lights with…

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Easy Room Update with Wall Stickers from Nutmeg Wall Art

We decorated Ava’s room when we first moved into our house over three years ago. Now, its time for a quick and easy room update…

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Ten Minutes To Make A Macrame Plant Hanger

Macrame. My mun was a fan in the eighties, and I love that it’s making a resurgence thirty years later! I found a great tutorial…

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Wooden Flooring – Shoes On or Shoes Off?

Sponsored guest post. Wooden flooring is made to be walked on, but why is it whenever we see wooden flooring in a home, the shoes…

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Styling My Home Office With Gold Desk Accessories

I’ve got a confession to make. I *may* be moving on from copper. My little home office is a shrine to black, white and copper.…

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How to Make a Mid Century Inspired Breakfast Bar with Hairpin Legs

When we designed our new kitchen, fitting in a breakfast bar was a key consideration. We chose hairpin legs, rather than cupboards, or regular silver…

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Plans for a Dream Bedroom

Bedrooms. We spend so much time there (about a third of our lives) but I think they get neglected. As they aren’t on show to…

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