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Christmas, Make & Do

The Ultimate Christmas Planning List to Create Magical Memories

I’m officially sounding the Christmas Klaxon! #SorryNotSorry The moment it starts feeling a little chilly, I start looking forward to planning Christmas. I don’t think I’m alone in starting my Christmas planning, if the memes going around Facebook are anything to go by! Once the kids are back at school, I like to book festive treats for the family, as in the past I’ve left it too late and been disappointed. So here is my ultimate Christmas planning list. The events  ...

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House to Home, Make & Do

How To Paint a uPVC Front Door: Everything You Need To Know

When you bought your house, did it come with a beautiful front door, or are you making do with the uPVC plastic door you inherited? We are firmly in the second category, and I’ve never liked our dated, yellowing old plastic front door. We’ve had a few (eye-wateringly expensive) quotes for a new composite door over the years. But since our door works fine, it’s hard to justify replacing it. So I set about finding out how to paint a uPVC front door. Several people have been  ...

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Days Out, Life & Style

Holding On To Summer at The Roof Garden London

It’s officially September, so summer blooms have definitely started to fade… apart from the John Lewis Roof Garden in London! This isn’t an advert, but I had such a lovely time there earlier in the summer, I wanted to let you in on it. It’s open until the end of September so hopefully you can go and have some end of summer fun before the weather turns. Read on to see some pictures of how pretty the Roof Garden London is.

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House to Home, Make & Do

How to Upcycle a Tea Trolley into a Drinks Trolley

I have been saving pictures of gorgeous drinks trolleys on my Instagram account for months now. But whenever I looked into buying a drinks trolley, they are all mega expensive. I’d rather rescue something old from landfill than buy a new one anyway. So I’ve been scouring eBay, Gumtree and my local Facebook selling pages, to see if I could get an old trolley to upcycle. And finally, a few weeks ago, I found The One. This old vintage tea trolley looked kind of sad, but was only  ...

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