the DIY sun patio – how long it took, how much it cost & …

The evening sun patio was something we discussed often over the past few years.  The sun would start to dip behind the ancient neighbouring pines revealing one final corner of the garden, bathed in that perfect evening glow… The previous owners knew it too because the corner was already home to a small raised patio (you can see it here)…
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5 steps to the perfect photo gallery wall

Paid partnership with Desenio If ever there was a time to hang photos of your nearest and dearest, that time is now.  In fact we have been planning this gallery wall for YEARS but somehow never quite bit the bullet…  the biggest stumbling block in this project was in fact the frames – if you have priced a full wall of…
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My relationship with you – my home

I wonder if this home had feelings what she might say?  I am full?  I am loved?  I am content?  I am overwhelmed?  It is a living breathing thing; filled with padding paws and tiny steps and tired legs.  This home and her embrace has expanded over the past year to accommodate us all full time, right here within these…
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How to define your unique interior style

I have been thinking a lot about interiors recently.  Just like my wardrobe, my taste has evolved and become more defined over the years.  In a sea of cookie cutter insta-homes it can be tricky to carve your own path but, when you take that leap, you create a space you love – not just this season but for years…
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3 hygge home updates you need to try

Paid partnership with Local Heroes but all thoughts are my own Now more than ever my home is my sanctuary and, with the mornings getting colder and the evenings drawing in, a little seasonal update was in order.  In the cooler months I strive to create a cosy, welcoming, (dare I even breathe the most overused word of winter?  Sorry, here…
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