For around the last 3.5 years I have had the same desk that I use for work. To start with, I worked from downstairs in the corner of the living room but later moved upstairs to the spare bedroom which is now my office. At the time, I thought the Ikea Alex/ Linnmon Desk was the perfect desk for me. However, things change and I recently realised that I needed to revamp my space and create stimulating home office, and that included getting a smaller desk that worked better in the space I have. So, after quite a bit of looking
Just a couple of weeks ago I wrote about all of the things we got done around the house and in the garden over the last year. It has really got me in the mood to make some plans for 2021 and to think about some of the jobs that we might like to get done this year. Quotes, quotes and more quotes The thing about our house is that it’s old and needs loads of work doing to it. We haven’t been able to really afford to do anything until last year so now we’re left with massive lists
John and I bought our house back in 2014 so we’ve lived here for quite some time now. When we moved in we got a couple of big jobs done but since I was pregnant in 2015 it’s been really slow going. 2020 was the first year in a while where I feel like we actually achieved something with the house and ticked off a couple of jobs. Living room/ dining room carpet Right at the beginning of the year we decided to get a big job done in the living room and dining room. The front half of the
AD | Collaborative post Just because you have a small bathroom, doesn’t mean you have to think small during the design process. That’s why we’ve brought you some small bathroom solutions that are bound to make you smile. Incorporating these things will help you to ensure you’ve got a practical bathroom that you’re making the most of. Read on to learn more! Floating Furniture Floating furniture in the bathroom isn’t a magic trick. It’s a simple illusion that can make your bathroom look like it has a ton of space more than it really does. Choose your furniture carefully. Furniture
AD | Collaborative post Are you tired of looking at the same dull and monotonous look of your room? Well, you are not alone as hundreds and thousands of people think about their living room or bedroom the same way. After all, any room decor can turn boring after a certain period of time. If you are looking for some simple and easy ways to add instant flair to any dull looking room, you are just on the right page. Just browse through the following ideas and see how you can incorporate them within your room to brighten it up.
AD | Collaborative post Storage needs seem to grow exponentially as the family grows up or expands. Managing the house so it’s not in a constant muddle can end up being a full-time job by itself. What’s needed is a few alternative storage solutions. Use the Awkward Spots If you’ve got tricky areas in the house that you just don’t use properly, like under the stair cupboards or narrow alcoves, you can get more out of these areas with shelves. Other odd areas include the blank space at the end of a cabinet run in the kitchen. A narrow shelf
AD | Collaborative post We live in a 1900 Victorian house and while our rooms are quite large, they are also quite dark. We don’t get a whole lot of natural light in our 25ft living room/ dining room because of the size so on the darker winter days it can be quite a gloomy room to be in. Sadly, we can’t afford to put in new big windows, or add an extra light fitting at the back of the room so we look to other ways to brighten up the room. One way of doing this is to add
AD | Collaborative post Moving house can be one of the most stressful times and there’s a lot to think about. My sister and her husband have just bought their first home together and have already got to work on making some changes and making things their own. Here are some jobs that you might want to tackle as soon as you move house, whether it be rented or somewhere you have bought. Electrics Older properties may need quite a bit of work when it comes to the electrics. When we moved into our house in 2014 we had to