Boots 50 Days of Christmas Gifting

I am delighted to have been asked to participate in The Boots 50 Days of Christmas Gifting Campaign this year. To choose some gifts for family members and friends that they would adore.  No need to ask me twice on this one - have you seen the Boots Christmas Gifts...

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Dining Room Makeover – Ivory to Dark Green

I have taken the very brave step of giving our Dining Room a complete colour change.  When I say a complete change, I am talking Ivory to Dark Green.  A pretty big change.  As is often the case, the idea stemmed from an item of soft furnishing - curtains in this...

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At Last Some Gardening!

Well that's certainly not something I would have said in my teens!!  'At Last Some Gardening'!  How times have changed but I make no secret of the fact that I love gardening.   It's a labour of love.  A forever work in progress. Last week saw my very first venture...

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Study Makeover – In The Pink!

About a year ago, we set to work on the Study Makeover and I vowed that this room would not be Pink.  In fact I actively followed a black and white theme and I'm ashamed to say that I have made no progress at all.  None whatsoever.  Until now!   I am also ashamed but...

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50 Shades of Green

I've been having one of those lightbulbs moments. You know how we listen to ourselves and wonder if we are morphing into our parents? WELL, I'm wondering if I'm now getting a bit of it on the home design front.     These are not my parents by the way but you get the...

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Wayfair Blogger Picks for our Loft Bedroom

As a Wayfair Home Experts Blogger, I have been given the opportunity to select six 'Blogger Picks' from the fabulous Wayfair collection. As you know, I had the pleasure of styling a Picnic Hamper recently.  In fact, said hamper will be taking a little outing to an...

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Interview with Charlotte Posner – Contemporary Artist

It was with absolute delight that I had the opportunity to interview local Contemporary Artist Charlotte Posner recently. Charlotte's artwork has been popping up on my Social Media feed for some time and I was so drawn to her designs that I started to follow...

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How To Make Strawberry & Lavender Flavoured Gin

Having teased you with the delights of our homemade Strawberry & Lavender Gin in our recent picnic hamper, I though it was only fair to share the recipe here too. Gin is really having it's moment isn't it.  I am marvelling at all of the different Gin products...

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Window Boxes – My Guilty Pleasure – Summer Theme

The window boxes had well and truly had it from last season.  They had nothing left to give in the way of flowers and colour.     I would usually have changed them earlier than now but the weather hasn't been conducive and I wanted to make a start on the garden first....

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Walkie Round the Garden

For the fair weather gardener, it can feel as though they we are constantly chasing our tail in keeping on top of things outside in the garden can't it? Particularly on the winter days of summer! As is often the case, we are teased into a false sense of security...

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