I mentioned in a recent blog post that I had spent a lot of time during lockdown giving our garden a full makeover on a budget! We moved into our Victorian terrace in September last year and we hadn’t really ventured out into the garden at all over winter. When I was furloughed from work at the end of March due to coronavirus I had a lot of spare time on my hands and the weather was just beginning to warm up, so it was the perfect time to start my first stencilling project! Read on to find out how…

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I can’t believe that the UK has now been in lockdown since March! I’ve been keeping myself busy (see what I’ve been up to here) but It’s crazy how quickly this has become the new ‘normal’. I am certainly looking forward to all the shops, pubs and restaurants reopening and returning to work. Lockdown has affected everybody’s daily life and things have been very different to usual. One of the changes for us is that we usually go out to eat quite a lot (I’m a lazy cook) so we’ve been having to find alternatives to where we would usually…

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I haven’t written a blog post since the first day of lockdown when I created a ‘to do list’ to stay productive over the coming weeks. I thought I’d follow up on that post with a little update on what I’ve been up to since then, in the 5 weeks since lockdown. I’m writing this blog post now as in a few years time I’ll be able to look back on it and remember this very weird situation and can remind myself of exactly what I got up to! I’ve been furloughed so I don’t have any work to be…

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So.. things are pretty weird for everyone right now. The world is a mess and things are so crazy and no one seems to know what to do. Some (stupid) people are still carrying on as normal, some (amazing) people still have to go to work, and some of us are spending their days at home for the next few weeks. If you’re like me and you now have a lot of time on your hands at home, I’ve come up with a few ideas to help keep you occupied. To be honest, this started out as a to do…

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We’ve been doing up our new house bit by bit over the last six months and the place is really coming together now! Before we moved in a family of tenants had been living in the property for a few years so the place was livable but definitely needed a deep clean, a fresh look and a lot of work. Luckily all of the rooms had been painted magnolia so there was no crazy wallpaper or bad paint jobs to deal with, but there was still a lot to do! Follow me on Instagram for the latest house updates: @VictoriaJane6 …

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