Made to Measure Blinds

All rooms need a spruce up one in a while, yet sometimes the budget doesn’t seem to stretch that far. We’ve been wanting to do up our bedroom for a while now but it’s just not at the top of our priority list at the moment. This is why we’ve been looking at ways to give it a makeover without doing too much. Make My Blinds have kindly supplied us with a new wooden blind and we’ve added some new {Read More}

Upgrading the Kitchen Appliances: 3 Tips to Do It Right

*Collaborative Post* Whether you are planning a kitchen renovation or just moving into a new home that needs a kitchen upgrade, it is essential to pay special heed to the appliances, because at the end of the day, they are going to be the most useful items in your kitchen for day-to-day use. To avoid making any of the common mistakes made while choosing kitchen appliances during a renovation or even a simple upgrade, here are a few tips that {Read More}

3 Failsafe Ways to Keep A Tidy House When You Have Children

*Collaborative Post* As mums, our busy lives can mean that we have little time for staying on top of household chores. Thanks to their high energy levels, our children often end up undoing any tidying that we do manage to fit in within the blink of an eye. However, because of its potential to improve our health and wellbeing, making time to minimise mess can be hugely important – especially for parents. Luckily, there are simple ways to keep our {Read More}

Using Bedspreads to Make a Cosy Bedroom this Winter

With winter coming and the mornings turning rather chilly, my thoughts always turn to making the bedroom more cosy. One quick, simple and cheap way to cosy up your bedroom is looking at your bedspread. I love quilted bedspreads personally. For me, the quilted style adds warmth and extra layers with the weight needed to feel super snuggly in bed. The quilted bedspreads are great because they offer an even distribution of filling over the entire bed. As well as {Read More}

How to Create a Glamorous Bathroom

Bathrooms can be pretty uninspiring at times. The plain and minimalist look with clean lines and no clutter in sight sounds like a dream but can be hard to maintain (especially if you like your cosmetics!) and just lack a little lustre, which is why I’ve started looking at ways I can glam up my bathroom without costing the earth. Bathrooms can be expensive to redecorate (it’s the second most expensive room aside from the kitchen!), especially if you are {Read More}

Moving house? Make things less stressful!

With our moving-in ‘anniversary’ just around the corner (and having a good friend who has just been through the process of moving), it got me thinking about the stress and struggles that moving house can bring. So I thought I’d put together a little checklist of things you can do to help make your move a little less stressful. Once you have made the decision to move and you’re offer has been accepted on  your new home, the excitement can {Read More}

Say Goodbye to Summer by Hosting the Ultimate Gazebo Garden Party

Are you the hostess with the mostess?  Let’s end Summer 2018 with a bang! Whether your garden is large or small, this inexpensive pop up Gazebo is the perfect solution to throw an unforgettable soiree. They come in a range of shapes and sizes, and can be decorated with lights and scatter cushions, so channel your inner feng shui until your heart’s content! Unfortunately the British weather can be a little unpredictable, but we’re not letting it rain on our {Read More}

Updating your kids bedroom with a mural

Wallpaper has been used in houses for centuries and it’s now trendier than ever to decorate your home with the inspiring prints, colours and textures available. But it’s not just wallpaper, if you’re looking for a statement piece, or something to simply brighten up one wall, you could always opt for a wall mural, wall art or even wall stickers; the choice really is almost endless. Thinking of a mural? We’ve used a wall mural in Isabella’s room to add {Read More}

How to Create a Stress-Free Home Environment

Do you sometimes feel that your home isn’t quite the relaxing and tranquil home that you long for? Most people want to come home from a busy day and relax in a stress-free home. If your home is chaotic, you might not be able to do this and instead you’ll find it exacerbates any stress levels you already have. Sloane and Sons have created a handy guide to creating a Stress-Free Home with Feng Shui – an ancient Chinese art. {Read More}

Freshening up the Living Room

Having been in our home for just over 2 years now, I’ve started to freshen up the rooms starting with the children’s bedrooms. Next on my list is the living room. Our living room is quite long and so while the children are still quite young we’ve almost split the room into two; a living room and a playroom. This means that we’ve decided to hold off on completely redecorating until we move all the toys out in a few {Read More}