Valentine’s Day… from my sofa

With the day of romance almost upon us I have big plans…  to stay in.  Because staying in is the new going out and, truth be told, we have never been ones for celebrating Valentine’s Day anywhere other than at home.  Somehow the thought of sitting amongst tables of other loving couples always seemed like it would detract from the…
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Home tour – the unstagrammable rooms

Welcome.  This is my home.  The real, unedited, not quite there yet situation I live in.  You might as well grab a cuppa and retire your ‘Pin it’ finger right now.  So it’s not done but as my general approach to decorating turns out to be one of tackling every room at once and finishing none of those rooms anytime soon, I…
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Love from Santa

His first Christmas…  I asked for family, he asked for more hair.  I got my wish and he got his – in the form of a beautiful rocking sheep.  To be in this home with my boys and my mum today is just everything. Wishing you all the most wonderful Christmas.x … issa dress – House of Fraser   |   alexa…
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Home tour – the family room

Welcome home.  I never thought that this move would be ‘the move’, the forever home, but one room complete and it feels so right, you know?  After our offer was accepted (ok, actually way before then), we were pouring over the Rightmove images and had a plan for this room (which was a burgundy dining room) if nothing else.  With…
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Blank canvas : adding personality

The thing about moving into a new home is that it can take some time to feel like ‘you’.  Our open plan living space is currently the only room that’s ‘done’ and by ‘done’ I mean it has had a fresh lick of white paint.  Because this is the room we are spending all our time in right now (aka the…
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