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Renovation Diaries: The Build Work is Nearly Done!

So the last three weeks since I posted about our renovation feels like it's flown by. We are nearly at the stage now where we have what appears to be an ACTUAL SPACE. The walls went up as quickly as they came down, the roof light and window installed, new subfloors...

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The Plans for Our Tiny Mudroom

With the renovation of our kitchen and dining space in full swing, the back entrance of our home has become the natural throughway from the back garden into our home. With tradesmen and pets constantly using the space along with the fact that just outside the door,...

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How I’m Trying to Create a Coordinated Home

This post is going to be basically a bunch of rambling thoughts I'm having in terms of decorating this house. It's something that I feel like is on my mind a lot, especially as we are in the middle of this renovation project (catch up here) and I'm trying desperately...

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Renovation Diaries: Our Extension Work Has Begun!

I wanted to kind of check in with you all with how things are going in terms of the last few weeks as the back of my house has been ripped apart in preparation for the new extension going in and the open plan kitchen diner taking shape! (Can I get a hell yeah?!) ...

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The Reveal of Our Living Room Refresh

So as I mentioned in this post, I decided rather last-minute that somehow, just before work was meant to start in our new extension and kitchen and dining room renovation, I was going to squeeze in a bit of a makeover for our living room. I have big plans for the...

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An Update on Our Kitchen/Diner Extension!

It's been a while since I've just done a blog post telling you what's been going on around here so while there may not be many pretty pictures, I did want to share an update for what will probably be the biggest project we've ever undertaken. One thing I've always...

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Refreshing Rooms with Something Old, Something New

I think it's a combination of shorter days and the loss of sparkle that Christmas brings, but every year in January, after the Christmas decorations all come down, my home feels a bit flat. What I tend to do is give my spaces a little bit of a shakeup so they feel...

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Setting Goals for the House for 2019

While, as many of us do, I view January as a bit of a clean slate, I also think it's probably one of the worst times of year for me to make concrete goals. I am definitely affected by SAD and the lack of sunlight really wreaks havoc on my mood, energy levels and...

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My 2018 Christmas Living Room

It's been quite interesting decorating my home for Christmas this year. It's our first Christmas in this house and while I knew I had plenty of Christmas decor stashed in our loft space for when the time came, I didn't really know how that decor would be used in a...

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My Christmas Dining Room (and a Pink Christmas Tree!)

On Monday, I shared my Christmas tablescape and within that post, you will have seen a bit of the dining room as it's decorated for Christmas. One of the reasons I was so desperate to give this room a bit of a refresh (you can see that here) was because I wanted to be...

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Budget Dining Room Refresh Reveal (in a weekend!)

About a week and a half ago, I came to the realisation that my dining room had turned into a dumping ground. From fabric, tiles, paint and flooring samples to bits of decor and art I had no place for, the space was littered with the discarded, unloved and disorganised...

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