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Creating a Shared Bedroom with Bunk Beds

Do you have space for a playroom in your house? We don’t, but I have come up with a way of making the space, by putting Ava and Thea in the same shared bedroom with bunk beds. Until last week, Ava (7) and Thea (5) each had their own room. Ava’s was a large double, whilst Thea’s can only be described as a box room. I’ve been thinking about putting them in the same room for about six months but was worried they would fight, or not sleep. My sister and I used to have  ...

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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 is totally finished now, apart from adding some pretties. You’ll have to wait a little longer to see the kitchen section, but you can see the plans here. The kitchen units (just seen to the left of the photo) are a very pale grey, and we paired them with medium grey worktops. We wanted a touch of colour to warm it up a bit, and add interest. I decided  ...

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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 sick of seeing them on my Pinterest feed! It’s just so flexible and there are loads of things we could do with it, how do we decide? If you’re not familiar with the delights of the IKEA Kura bed, let me enlighten you. It can be used like a low-ish four poster bed, as we have it. Or you can upturn it, and made into a low  ...

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Why We’re Sticking With the LiveLAGOM Sustainable Life

You may have read one of my previous posts about our exciting sustainability project with IKEA and environmental charity Hubbub. We were chosen from around 9,000 families to take part in their #LiveLAGOM project, long with a handful of families from each of IKEA’s UK stores. We were given a budget of £500 to spend on products to make our lives more sustainable. The project is coming to a close now, so I have been reflecting on the changes we have made and what our next steps will be.  ...

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