We live in a smallish town in North Norfolk and although we’re only 30 minutes away from Norwich by train, I don’t get into the city much. This means that, as well as a lack of money, I don’t go shopping much at all. Something we do have where I live is quite a lot of charity shops though. I think we have at least 6 or 7 in our market square and they’re great to have a rummage in. I have one favourite thing that I’ve bought locally and it really is a charity shop bargain! One day, I
We are very lucky to have quite a large garden, even if it needs a bit of work doing to it. As soon as we moved in we started to clear the overgrown mess we had been left with and after 3 skips worth of rubbish, we ended up with a nice lawn (although now ruined by a dog). We also got new fences a couple of years ago and our neighbour did the same so that was a big job done. When we moved in it was just me and John but now, we need to think more about
We all wish that we had more space in our homes. However, not everyone is lucky enough to be blessed with a massive home to call their own. That doesn’t mean, however, that those with small homes have to resign themselves to a lack of space to decorate and design. In fact, small homes can be just as great as larger homes, you just need to look at slightly different approaches to take. To help you on your way, we have put together our top tips for interior design ideas that are going to work great for your small home.
After taking down the Christmas decorations I always feel like our living room is too bare and a bit lacking in, well, something. I’m never really sure what but it doesn’t feel right just after Christmas. I always feel like I need to add something a bit more at this time of year so I thought I’d put together a little list of ways to revamp your living room this New Year! Pictures If you’re anything like me you will have taken hundreds of photos last year. Actually, I probably took thousands but most of them end up staying in
Do you have limited space in your home? Are you fed up of stuff cluttering up the house? Are you running out of places to put things? I’ve recently discovered a fabulous bespoke storage company called Bravo London that can take all your worries away. They specialise in making handcrafted storage solutions to fit any space you have. What I love about them is that they come to your home, measure up the space, listen to your wants and needs, and then create a personal design just for you. When we first became parents, we kept all the baby toys
Do you marvel at the glossy pages of interior design magazines and wonder how people seem to have impeccable interior design style and taste? Try as hard as you might, you look at your own living room, dining room, study and bedroom and find that somehow, they lack a ‘certain something’. Is this ‘certain something’ the best-kept secret in interior design, you may ask? What is it that stops your interior design style looking individual and yet cohesive? Take a look at some of these insider tips and enhance your interior design style (and better still, they come in under