We’ve all made dens from blankets and dining chairs on rainy days when we were children, and if you’re a parent you’ve more than likely built these again with your own budding builders. I think we need to teach our children from an early age about recycling, repurposing, upcycling and the best way to do … More Who doesn’t love a den?
As I look out of the window from my work desk in the kitchen, I long for a workspace in the garden. As much as I love working from home, it would be even better if I could separate work and home life. I’m going to do a big feature on workspace soon to try … More Garden workspace, featuring Tent Ltd
It seems like there are so many rules about colour, especially in fashion and interiors. Who decided that blue and green should never be seen? Or that you can’t put red with green and purple? Colour inspiration is everywhere with nature being the most inspiring for me. Nothing clashes in nature. Pink flowers next to … More Colours don’t clash in nature
I’m always harping on about finding inspiration and materials everywhere, well on the school run every day I walk past a greengrocer, a butcher and a baker, unfortunately no candlestick maker though. I’d been coveting the greengrocers display boxes for a while and after deciding that shy bairns get nowt I asked if I could … More Upcycled vegetable crate table
I’m a big fan of skips and the treasures they can hold. I’m always amazed by the things people sometime throw away. I’m okay with it if it’s genuine rubbish, beyond repair or just too far gone to rescue, but some things are still in perfect working order or just need a bit of TLC … More Cable reel play table
Ok, so it might be autumn but there is still time to paint your garden furniture in this Indian Summer we’re having – well the weathermen tell us we are, so it must be true! I’ve had a bit of a Ronseal paint fuelled summer in the garden this year. I painted my decking in Ronseal … More Garden Paint – exactly what it says on the tin.