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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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Last month I posted about this wooden shelf that I had bought from the carboot sale for £1. It had already been given a pretty poor coat of white paint by the previous owner, and overall it was really tatty and needed a good clean up and make over. I could see the potential in it immediately and snapped it up. I thought it would be absolutely perfect in my dressing room for displaying my pretty perfume bottles. I could picture…

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Okay so Merlin looks a bit startled in this photo and not particularly happy, as he struggled with parting from his manky old bed! But I’ve wanted to get Merlin a new cat bed for a while but I just couldn’t find one pretty enough or at the right price.  I then stumbled upon a photo on Pinterest where someone made a pet bed at home using an old knitted jumper. I thought this was the perfect solution to my kitty…

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