• 5 Tips For The Perfect Kitchen

    23rd July 2016

    The kitchen is the centre of my home without a doubt. Like most parents, it’s the room I tend to spend the most time in, so it’s important to me that it’s an enjoyable space to be in.  Efficient layout and storage is essential. I have a bad habit of using my kitchen as a…

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  • 6 Tips for Getting the Garden Ready for Summer

    28th June 2016

    Gardening doesn’t come naturally to me, so for those of you in the same boat I’ve got six tips for you when sorting out your garden for this summer. Hope they are of use! 1. Keep It Simple Don’t try to recreate the botanical gardens, stick with small, simple changes. It’s much easier to complete…

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  • Lino Printing with Anna Hayman

    18th June 2016

    Anna Hayman Range I was invited to a blogger’s craft morning a couple of weeks ago, hosted by homewares designer Anna Hayman, where I got to learn a bit about lino cutting and printing and even got to create my own designs. Myself and four other Sussex-based bloggers spent the morning chatting, eating cake and…

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  • Decluttering Marie Kondo Style!

    27th March 2016

    Spring is finally here and it’s given me the urge to declutter and revamp our home. I’ve been reading The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying a very famous book by Marie Kondo about the art of decluttering and it’s motivated me so much! Some of the book is a bit odd, where you have to thank your clothes…

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  • Now I Have A Boyfriend I Need A New Bed…

    20th January 2016

    As you know I now have a boyfriend and I’ve started to notice that some things need to change, and first off, rather embarrassingly, is my bed! My bed squeaks with the slightest (innocent) movement and even getting in and out of it sounds like the whole thing is going to collapse! I’m convinced that’s…

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  • The Importance of Privacy in Your Home

    23rd December 2015

    Taking the time to relax is vital After a long day at work with lots of polite chatter, deadlines to meet and focus to be held, the thought of getting home and closing the door on the world is very inviting. However, what responsibilities lie therein? You love your family, flatmates and friends but having…

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  • DIY / Upcycling: Revamping My Ottoman

    21st November 2015

    A couple of weeks ago I decided to upcycle my blanket box to match my bedroom, after being inspired by a new technique I saw on an upcycling Facebook page. It’s really simple, but the outcome (I think) is pretty stylish and bold!  Tutorial I used white chalk paint to coat the box lid and…

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  • A Bedroom Makeover!

    18th October 2015

    Recently I was selected by Hillarys alongside some other bloggers to get some home makeover tips from expert interior stylist Joanna Thornhill. I chose my bedroom because am I’m sure any fellow parent would agree, that’s the one room we all put to the bottom of the to do list as we tend to prioritise…

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  • DIY/ Upcycling: Decoupaging Vases

    13th August 2015

    I’m very new to decoupage, which is basically decorating things using ripped napkins, paper, wallpaper just like we did at school! However this is much more intricate and beautiful when done right, which is why I am still very much a beginner! I bought some vases and candles from a 99p store and used napkins…

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  • DIY / Upcycling: My Toilet Revamp

    27th July 2015

    It’s been another busy week of decorating, and I’m starting to get good at this! This time I targeted the toilet, as I was sick of the aged tiles and wanted them to match the rest of my camply-decorated toilet. I love my teal and white walls with random gold, tacky material and sparkly light…

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