Helpful Advice For A Small-Scale Home Renovation

When was the last time you redecorated your house? Every home becomes a little worn out over time. Even if you love your quaint little abode, that doesn’t mean it’s necessarily in good shape. And the aesthetic of your household plays a big part in how comfortable you feel. You might love your old sofa because it’s soft and cosy, but you might hate the sight of the faded paint on the walls and the ugly old curtains hanging on {Read More}

Easy DIY Garden Furniture Projects for the Summer

Garden furniture is not just an accessory, it is a practical addition to the garden allowing you and your family to enjoy many hours of summer sunshine (hopefully!). It can also be the item that is in need of most care and attention. If you are looking for a handy DIY project this summer, we have just the thing… Garden bar Who doesn’t love kicking back and relaxing on their day off in the garden, enjoying the rays of sunshine {Read More}

My Garden needs some TLC!

We’ve been in our ‘new’ house for just over 2 years now but there’s still so much we want and need to do to make it perfect. One of the items on our ever growing to-do list is the garden. Apart from adding things for the children (a large play-set and a small wooden play house), we really haven’t done much to it and it’s starting to show – it definitely needs some TLC. Adults need a nice space too {Read More}

How to Make Your Garden Personal to You

The garden is an important space. It may mean different things to different people, but the garden represents so much. It is also the place that more people are adding memorial benches, making it an even more personal space. But what designs can support this so that your garden soaks up memories? When we lose a loved one, we need space, emotionally and physically, to come to terms with the loss. An important process as we grieve are the memories {Read More}

WIN SONGMICS Ottoman : Are you always looking for extra storage ideas in your house?

If you’re anything like me, you will always be on the lookout for additional storage solutions that look great as well as being functional. With two children and I don’t know how many toys, as well as having my own crafting paraphernalia, in the house, we are constantly looking for the best ways to keep the house looking tidy. The SONGMICS Ottoman is my idea of the perfect solution to hide my mess! We have lots of storage boxes in {Read More}

How to always have gorgeous grass!

If you have children and a garden, you might want to consider the idea of looking into fake grass! Yes, you heard me right, fake grass. Now, while this might not be everyone’s cup of tea, we’ve been lucky enough to have some artificial grass in the garden under our playset for the past 4 and a half years and my only regret is that we don’t have it covering the entire lawn. We have even moved our fake grass {Read More}

How to breathe new life into your garden in 2018

We are already well into a new year, and the thought of transforming our lives or our fitness are probably either well on track, or perhaps fallen by the wayside. However, just because it is already into 2018, that doesn’t mean that you can’t get on board with the idea of change. One great place to start is your garden. As the weather hasn’t been great, there is a good chance that you have even thought about your garden over {Read More}

Are home improvement projects helping the construction industry?

The British population is obsessed with home improvement projects, with the average Brit redecorating their home around 36 times throughout their lifetime — and each project usually takes around 18 days, on average, from start to finish. Data from the Office for National Statistics has also predicted that those in the UK collectively spend almost £30 billion on home improvements annually. That works out at £43 million each week! With those figures, business must be booming for traders in the {Read More}

A family friendly floor – perfect for any DIY project you have coming up!

Having children changes a lot of things in your life and the house is no exception. You have to think carefully about protecting your little ones, but also try to minimise any damage they could cause too. Among the things you might have to consider changing is your floor. This decision could help you save money in the long term, simply by choosing a surface that can resist against spillages or that can be easily cleaned without needing to be {Read More}

My ideal bedroom and en-suite

This is a collaborative post. In November we will have been in our house for 2 years – although, it seems to have just flown by! As soon as we got the keys, we had someone in to replace the boiler and my husband painted the children’s rooms so they were excited about their new room and we also painted the living room so it looked nice and fresh. At the time our bedroom and en-suite were fine and we {Read More}