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.

In Search Of Blush Pink Kitchen Accessories

The end is in sight for our kitchen/diner refit. We finally have a floor, and most of the kitchen units have doors. The dining area…

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Easy Furniture Update Using A Paper Tablecloth

When I decorated Ava’s nursery six years ago, we decided not to splash out on those lovely but expensive furniture sets. Instead, I bought a cheap…

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Making an Origami Lampshade with Origami-Est

I have had a treat this weekend – two and a half hours of folding paper with the lovely Est from Origami-Est. I went to…

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Before & After: Our Grey & White Lounge Needs A New Sofa

We received the keys to our house three years ago. I thought you might like to see some before and after pictures of our slow progress…

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Half Way Through Our Kitchen Renovation (We Hope!)

Our new kitchen gets delivered sometime today, so the last week has been spent ripping out the old one, and getting the room ready. We really…

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How To Live Without A Kitchen (Without Going Bonkers)

Sponsored post. There is much upheaval and excitement in the Pink house, as we prepare for our new kitchen to be installed. It’s arriving next week, but the old…

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Planning Our New Monochrome Kitchen

About a year ago, I posted about our kitchen, and plans to revamp it, versus replace it. We had planned to replace the tiles, floor and…

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Getting Inspired at The Spring Fair

Have you ever been to a home and gift expo before? I went along to the Spring Fair in Birmingham this week, to look for inspiration. The…

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How We Created A Light, Bright, Monochrome Bathroom

It’s been a while, but our ‘new’ monochrome bathroom is finally complete! It has been fully functional for a long time, but I have only…

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Learning Origami with Origami-Est at Southwood Stores

Paper. As a stationary addict, it’s one of my favourite things. Learning a new craft. Also one of my favourite things, as you’ll know if you’ve…

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Ideas for Thea’s New IKEA Kura Bed

We have just got Thea a new (second hand) IKEA Kura bed. So now I am feverishly pinning  ‘IKEA Kura Bed Hack’ images. Sorry if you are…

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My Favourite 5 for September: Kids’ Clothes, Flower Arranging & Tableware

We are pretty much back to ‘normal’ after the summer (whatever that may be) with Ava loving her new class at school, and Thea starting…

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How Our Utility Room Makeover Is Going

I confessed to my utility room of doom a while back. We’ve been slowly but surely working on our utility room makeover. It’s not finished yet but it’s…

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How To Make Eco-Friendly Homemade Laundry Detergent

Have you discovered Dr Bronner’s Castile Soap? It is pretty amazing stuff. I’ve been using it in homemade natural laundry detergent, amongst other things. Over the past six…

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My Favourite 5 for July: Prints, Lights & End of Term Fun

July has whizzed by in a whirl of end of term fun, work and DIY. We’re currently working on our utility room, so it should be…

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Ideas for Ava’s Bedroom with George at Asda

We have never really finished Ava’s bedroom. It looks fine, but has things left over from her old nursery, which she’s grown out of. When George Home…

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