Fun flooring

So what are is your flooring like? Mine goes a bit like this…wood, laminate, wood, oatmeal coloured carpet, brown carpet, oatmeal carpet, grey bathroom tiles. All very neutral and yes…

New year, new approach to finances

Today – New year, new approach to finances Let’s face it, sorting out your finances is usually top of everyone’s New Year resolutions. And every year, around let’s say February…

How to make the best of your space in a small bathroom

How to make the best of your space in a small bathroom     Pin… How to make the best of your space in a small bathroom for later  …

How to be your True Self

Toay  – How to be your True Self   I have often wondered what people mean when they say they want to find their true self. I have always been…

Drama on the Park

Oh yes Drama on the Park ! I was in the park yesterday with my youngest who was riding her bike as I ambled along. The sky was blue and…

How to teach children we rise by lifting others

We do indeed …we rise by lifting others   I learned long ago that in lifting others up, supporting them, cheering them on and helping them we also rise. This…

Quinn’s Storyelling Cushions by Andy Hau

Oh Andy Hau these are lovely! These cushions are a bit special. They are like a book in cushion form! London designer Andy Hau has just launched his quirky cushion collection on Not…

How to select the perfect Ceiling Light

  Do you know just how to select the perfect ceiling light for your home? The first thing to consider is how that lighting will be used.  There are three…

Back to the Feature Wall

Interior design is all about bringing your unique sense of style to the space in which you live. Unfortunately, all too often, people shy away from leaving their mark, sticking…

10 Simple Ways to Keep Your Home Warm on a Budget

today – ways to keep your home warm on a budget   Ways to Keep Your Home Warm on a Budget Are you looking for ways to keep your home…

The love sculpture

Sorry its not a great photo but I just had to show it you anyway because I think the sculpture really is  just lovely! This week I was reviewing Eden…

Team Honk Danceathon: 18 bloggers share their ’18 and happy song’

So the Team Honk danceathon is happening soon and it’s made me think about dancing! When I was 18 I spent most Saturday nights at the Irish club in Nottingham…

Artificial Grass – What’s all the fuss about?

Artificial Grass keeps cropping up wherever I go – shows, magazines and even on the radio. But what’s all the fuss about? My initial reaction to Artificial Grass is that…

The Nottingham Cook Book Review

Today  – The Nottingham Cook Book Review I have lived in Nottingham all my life, my parents and Grandparents were all born in Nottingham too. There is a great deal…

Do your kids send thank you cards?

My mum and dad were huge HUGE sticklers for manners and saying thank you was really important to them. A day or two after Christmas we would sit down with…

I Love Recycling Peter Blake

I Love Recycling Peter Blake     I Love Recycling Peter Blake For Christmas my husband bought me this limited edition I Love recycling Peter Blake made this lithographic print…

My vintage snow girl

This snow girl belonged to my granny and grandad. She always looked a little too cool for Christmas even back in the seventies when I remember seeing her and a…

Amazing Spaces Nestled in Nature

For many, the words “treehouse”, “hideout” and “hideaway” all trigger happy childhood memories. Whether it’s a few planks resting along the branches of a tree in the back garden, or…