I’ve been exploring upcycled Christmas baubles and ways to turn old ones into lovely new ones. You can use old baubles that have lived in the dusty corner of the loft for years, let’s face it we all have those, or I’ve found that charity shops and thrift stores often have a huge selection to … More A load of old baubles
I’ve figured out where it all began, this love I have for interiors, revamping and upcycling. It began when I bought my first home 17 years ago, (I must have only been around 10 at the time as I’m definitely not that old 😝). A new magazine came out at the same time we were … More One flat, one magazine and one blue chair
Around ten months ago I wrote about being unhappy at work, quitting my job and grabbing life by the balls. My mid-life crisis officially began in January, if you haven’t read this post you can read it here. (New beginnings, steel toe caps and no more tears) This year has been unpredictable, exciting, hard work, and so much fun. … More Life after quitting
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.
My hubby and I work from home. Together. At the same desk. In the same kitchen. You might think we’re crazy, but it’s working. After 22 years of being together and nine months of this working arrangement we are still married, we still have a roof over our heads and we still want to spend time … More The night we got Intu a right pickle at the Metrocentre
We bought our son possibly the best birthday present ever for his seventh birthday. He loves building dens, and to be honest my sofas and blankets had been getting a bit too much of a battering lately, so when I found the Kidcampz den building kit on Notonthehighstreet it looked perfect. In this summer of … More Kidcampz create teeny architects
An exciting few months ahead for me and this is just a quick post to say how excited I am to have been nominated for a NE Blogger Award in the Homes and Interiors category, sponsored by Adderstone Group! The awards celebrate the bloggers in the North East and really gives us all a massive pat on … More NE Blogger Award Nomination! EEK!
As a child I remember doodling and drawing all the time. I can’t draw to save my life but I can doodle. Today I’m inspired again, my 12 year old nephew has created these beautiful line drawing doodles. Think I might use one of my empty sketchbooks and start again… Who am I kidding, … More Doodles