An Old Fashioned Dressing Table for a New Modern Space

An Old Fashioned Dressing Table for a New Modern Space

You may have wondered whatever became of the loft conversion. Admittedly, there have been no after pictures.   Yet! These things take time.  There was I thinking that it would be done and dusted in a week when actually that couldn't be further from the truth. Of...

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Jingle Bells, Christmas Smells …………………..

Jingle Bells, Christmas Smells …………………..

So here we are - December is upon us folks and as Christmas is all about getting together, I've joined with some of my favourite bloggers to share some Christmas cheer and inspiration. This group of wonderful bloggers are sharing some fabulous Christmas ideas.  There...

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Sleeping Tight with the Leesa Mattress

Sleeping Tight with the Leesa Mattress

I wrote recently about our quest to find a new mattress for our converted loft room and how we hadn't particularly enjoyed shopping for a mattress. We found it a little uncomfortable and, let's face it,  you really cannot tell much from a 2 minute lie down.  Obviously...

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Hallway Makeover

Hallway Makeover

Hola! We are alive and well after the loft conversion.  You may have been wondering where we are - that thought has crossed our minds too! There was I thinking we'd have it all decked out in a week.  Reality check!  These things take a while. So thought I'd start with...

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Top Tips For Your Loft Conversion

Top Tips For Your Loft Conversion

Having recently undergone a loft conversion, I thought it would be useful to share some top tips with you for the things you may want to consider in advance of and during your build. You can also find links below to my Loft Conversion Series which takes you through...

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Living etc – I Would Live In A House Like This

Living etc – I Would Live In A House Like This

Imagine my delight to receive an invite from a blogging buddy to join her as a VIP guest at the Living etc House Tours last week. I got a little bit over excited by this as I am sure you can imagine given my love of all things home and the fact that we are currently...

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Loft Conversion Series – Part 4 – Floors & Doors

Loft Conversion Series – Part 4 – Floors & Doors

Woo hoo!! The scaffolding is down and the skip is history.  That skip that just kept on giving.  To everyone. We are done. The build is complete.  There are a few little bits to be done as you would expect but our crusty old roof is soon to be a bedroom. For the first...

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Alice in Wonderland Afternoon Tea

Alice in Wonderland Afternoon Tea

What fun I had pulling this Alice in Wonderland Afternoon Tea together. Having decided she really wanted to see the Alice in Wonderland film for her birthday with friends, my daughter then conveniently spotted a very suitable cake stand in a local shop.  I said...

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These Are A Few Of My Favourite Things

These Are A Few Of My Favourite Things

I want to share a few of my favourite things and areas in the home here with you today. There is a reason for doing so and that's because when the house is in turmoil and there is building dust everywhere, you have got to focus on the positive - right? And so I am. We...

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Loft Conversion Series Part 3 – Taking Shape

Loft Conversion Series Part 3 – Taking Shape

I wrote recently in the Loft Conversion Series Part 2 about how things were starting to take shape in the loft. Well things are really, really moving now and I almost can't blog fast enough. Here we are complete and ready for plastering. ...

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