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 often used to post about little DIY projects I would complete at home, but it’s literally been years since I last did something creative! But a couple of weeks ago I got my creative mojo back and decided I wanted to give this lovely French style bedside table (from Out There Interiors) a little make over. It’s been in my dressing room for 18 months with bare, raw wood and heavy metal drawer pulls. I quite liked the natural finish, but it didn’t really fit in with the rest of the decor. I decided to give it a lick…

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Following on from my pumpkin picking blog post I thought I’d show you what I did with my pumpkins! I wanted to decorate them but not in the usual spooky Halloween way. I wanted them to be pretty and sparkly! I had an idea in my mind that I wanted them to be inspired by Peggy Porschen’s pretty pastel style, so that was what I aimed to achieve, and this is the outcome! Read on to find out how to paint pumpkins for Halloween… There are so many different ways to decorate pumpkins but I decided to paint mine; so…

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 Yesterday I invited a couple of friends round for a little get together at my place. Gavin was out for the day so I had planned a girlie day in and a surprise Easter themed craft-ernoon tea party! My friend is pregnant so it was kind of a mini baby shower for her as well as a nice little catch up! I had a little Easter tea party at my parents house for family a few years ago and I really enjoyed putting it all together, so I decided to do a similar thing again this time around. It was a little bit tougher…

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In my last blog post on my new flat I did a little tour of my kitchen, so now I’m doing the same again but this time it’s on my new bedroom! The bedroom is quite small and also a bit of a funny shape, so when I first started moving my stuff in I was a bit worried about how it would all fit in and how it would be best laid out. But in the end with a lot of shuffling of things around, here it is! My bed is my happy place Firstly I can only apologise…

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