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How to Paint A Fireplace and Gas Fire

When we moved into our house five years ago, it was very dated, yellow and dark. Every room needed major work, including replacing the flooring, skimming the artex ceilings, stripping layers of wallpaper and painting everything to get rid of the yellow and brown. The living room was probably the most depressing room, with black (non-structural) beams across the ceiling and an oppressive red brick fireplace. You can read more about how we transformed our lounge in this post. Making over the  ...

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Budget Frosted Static Cling Window Film Makeover

When we moved into our house, I hung some ‘temporary’ voile curtains, to give us privacy in the lounge. Nearly five years later, they were still there, and still waiting to be hemmed. I had planned to invest in some special window film, but when I was in Wilko last week, I saw some rolls of frosted static cling window film. This privacy film is £6 a roll, so I thought it was worth a try. I couldn’t be happier with the results!

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How To Make an Accessories Organiser from an Old Cot Side

Girls and accessories. I don’t know about you, but we are drowning in hair bobbles, hairbands and bags. It was bad enough when I was the only girls in the house, but now there are three of us. I guess the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree, as Ava and Thea are just as keen on accessories as me! So I have made a cute accessories organiser for their new playroom. It’s so easy to do I thought I’d show you how to do it.

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How to Make an Indoor Salad Garden from an Old Cot Side

This post will be a bit of a surprise to those of you that know me in real life, as it’s about gardening! I am not a natural gardener but I am trying to learn. I’m going to show you how to make an indoor salad garden from an old cot side. It’s super easy and doesn’t need any tools. We chose to put ours in our kitchen, but you could also lean this vertical salad garden against a fence outside. I think it looks so nice beneath my organisation station, what do you  ...

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