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Dressing the Windows for Christmas

There may still be a few days until it’s December but things are starting to feel very festive around here. The tree is up, coloured lights twinkle, the fire is roaring and Santa takes pride of place on the sideboard. I love my house at Christmas time, it feels so warm and inviting. The mismatch of decorations lovingly picked over the years are a reflection of our family, in a way. And for me, that’s kinda perfect. One thing that has been overlooked in the six years we’ve lived here is the windows. While we have acquired a lovely collection […]

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Children’s bedroom Storage – Room to Grow

My children have too much stuff. There, I said it, it can’t be taken back. They have enough toys, enough clothes, enough books, yet I still continue to add to their collections. Adding to their collection of stuff is easy, the problem comes when you have a to find a home for it all. I think it’s a common thing with children. Too much stuff, not enough space. Hands up who has watched their child opening birthday presents secretly wondering ‘Where the hell is all of this going to go?’ When it comes to children’s bedrooms, the key is utilising […]

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Our Living Room Makeover

I’ve been wanting to redecorate our living room for ages. Since before Christmas in fact. We’ve been buying bits here and there, wall art, paint, cushions. But, as with many other plans, we just never found the time or the money to get the project off the ground. There always seemed to be something else that needed to be done first It’s been getting to me, the state of our living room. It was getting to a point where I didn’t even enjoy spending time in that room. Dramatic, I know, but I’m dramatic about most things! Lets rewind a […]

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Bedroom Storage – Picking the Right Bed

A bedroom is often your sanctuary in your home. After a busy day, it’s nice to have somewhere to relax and unwind. We spend a lot of time in our bedrooms, so it’s important to create a stress free environment. Keeping your bedroom as clutter free as possible is the best way to create a relaxing space, but sometimes that feels like an impossible task. I have a lot of stuff, and generally not enough places to put it all, so it often spills out in to my bedroom. When that happens I really do notice a difference in my […]

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Children’s Wallpaper Wishlist

Graham Brown at Dulux Decorator Centre has some spectacular wallpapers designed for kids. These aren’t your ordinary garish cartoon characters either. These wallpapers have style and an elegance that means you don’t have to compromise your home décor to achieve a cute kid’s room. Take a look below at my Wallpaper Wishlist and see if any catch your eye. For kids who love Disney but without plastering logos and characters all over your walls. This Tinkerbell themed wallpaper is just gorgeous, with subtle Tinkerbells dotted around, a beautiful colour palette and a great floral pattern. The variety of colours means […]

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