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Five DIY Projects to Try this Winter

As you may have noticed by now, I love a good DIY project. I’ve written a few blog posts on the matter already, and this one is no different. Today I’m sharing five DIYs I’d love to tackle this winter. Let’s jump straight in. Mid Century Plant Stand Image source: Burkatron A stylish mid-century inspired…

Kyali dog bed

Living with Animals: Stylish Pet Supplies

Pets are one of the greatest joys in life. There’s nothing better than an excitable dog or indifferent cat to welcome you home after a long day. The only real downsides are the cost of pet-ownership and the sheer amount of stuff pets tend to accumulate; beds, toys, food bowls, toys, blankets, toys… you get the…

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Three Ways to Give Your Kitchen Wow Factor

It doesn’t take much to create a good kitchen; decent cabinetry and well-placed tiles are about all you need for a solid space. But a great kitchen is a different matter. It requires that little extra something that makes you stop and stare every time you walk in. Here are three ways to give your…

Walk-in wardrobe

Four Uses for the Spare Room

Has your spare room become a clutter catch-all? Or is it empty and neglected; the last room in the house to get any attention? Well it’s time to turn that spare room into a beautiful, useful space. Here are some creative ideas… Guest Bedroom / Second Living Room Image source: Hannah Gale I’m a little…

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Six Things Every Homeowner Needs

Image source: Clair Strong Interior Design Whether you’ve just bought your first house or you’ve lived in your property for years, there are certain things every homeowner needs. The following is a short list of absolute essentials to keep your home safe, secure and stress-free. An Emergency Fund Being a homeowner is expensive, and there…

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DIY: How to Make Your Own Bespoke Lampshade

If you’ve ever spent hours looking for just the right lampshade, only to have to settle for something that’s good enough (but not great), I have the perfect solution for you today: DIY fabric lampshades! Choose your own fabric, shape and size for a completely bespoke lampshade that will suit your interiors perfectly. Image source:…

SPANST shoe box

Best of: IKEA’s Small Storage Solutions

IKEA are seemingly experts in just about every type of furniture. But there’s one particular area where they really excel, and that’s in small storage options. They have a vast range of stylish but affordable organisers for your desk, wardrobe, dressing table, bookshelves, kitchen cupboards, utility room… you get the picture. If you ever feel…

Farmhouse renovation

How to Fix These Nagging Home Issues

Image source: Clair Strong I don’t know about you but I can walk around my home at any time and find at least one or two small issues. Today I want to show you some quick fixes to common issues; issues that affect the overall look, and in some cases, comfort of your home. Because…

Plantstand

Five Uses for the IKEA Raskog Trolley

IKEA is well-known for its multifunctional furniture. But few pieces have quite so much versatility as the Raskog Trolley. At £49 this sturdy little number is an affordable investment. It comes in four pleasingly neutral colours, has three walled ‘shelves’, and is made from wipe-clean, powder coated steel. Oh, and it’s on wheels. Here are…

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Five (More) British Etsy Sellers to Watch

Last year I shared five of my favourite British Etsy sellers in the home and living category. But that small list barely scratched the surface of the incredible designer-maker talent on Etsy at the moment. So without further ado, here are five more British Etsy sellers to watch: Florence and Moose Multicolour concrete planter by…