If you’ve got a fairly small home, you may find it’s frustratingly easy to become cluttered. When storage space is limited, it can be difficult keeping everything clean and organised. However, there are ways you can make the most of small spaces in order to de-clutter family rooms. Here, you’ll discover just some of them. First things first – de-clutter The first thing you should do is to start de-cluttering the home. This means, throwing out anything which you don’t use or need anymore. Do you have a drawer full of receipts, paperwork and all kinds of miscellaneous stuff? If so, now’s the time to sortRead More →

Spring has arrived and while you’re waiting for the weather to get a little warmer, why not start by bringing a little spring into your home? After the long, dark winter days, what better way to prepare for a fresh new season than to give the home a spring makeover? Here, you’ll discover the best ways to bring a little Spring into your home this season. Change the colour scheme One of the easiest, yet most dramatic ways to add spring to your home is to change the colour scheme. Yellows, light blues and bright greens all work especially well at creating a fresh, invitingRead More →

You may have read that we moved house last year (you can read about why here). Despite it being a terrible time for us to move it actually worked out for the best and we’ve ended up with a bigger house and garden. The only thing is the garden is a bit, well, boring! Our old house had well established borders which added a lot of green but this house is just grass and a fence. What to do?! Since we rent we can’t really make borders so what I’m planning on is tubs, lots of tubs! I am a big fan of tubs becauseRead More →

#alternative gifts #mothersday

In case it has escaped your notice Mother’s Day is fast approaching. As usual I have left this guide until the last minute…unless you’re reading this after 11th March 2018 in which case I’m early – you’re welcome! I decided to create a list of things other than personalised tea towels, teapots and books because, well, I don’t want tea towels, teapots or books and I’m sure I’m not alone. What I would REALLY like is a night out on the tiles and a day off to suffer a hangover in peace but that isn’t going to happen so without further ado feast your eyesRead More →

    We may all be inundated with snow right now but as soon as the white stuff clears, it’s full steam ahead on the garden planning. We all want our gardens to look amazing for summer, right? Fake grass is this years must have garden accessory. Whether you’re freshening up the decking, replacing a lawn or creating a unique garden feature – it looks amazing! You all know I’m not shy of a bit of DIY so when I heard you can self-install fake grass to save on fitting cost, my ears picked up. There’s hundreds of fitting guides available to choose from, howeverRead More →