We’ve been in this house for a while now and you may well be wondering where all the progress is. Truth be told we haven’t really progressed very much, and all progress is very slow. You see we didn’t fall in love with this house for the interior, far from it, textured wallpaper covered in layer upon layer of paint really isn’t our thing. Pretty much every room needs to…

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This year we will re-design our living room; the main focus will be the chimney breast with striking yellow wallpaper and a grey ES2000 electric stove from Focal Point Fires. To celebrate my impending makeover Focal Point Fires are giving my readers the chance to WIN their very own ES2000 electric stove in a colour of their choice. Get that hygge feeling with the ES2000 electric stove from Focal Point…

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I don’t tend to make new years resolutions, but I always make plans for the new year. The fresh new year just seems like a good time to get things done, full of motivation and eager to go. A time to finish jobs started in 2017 and start jobs dreamt about in 2017. There is so much that we want to do to our house, but time and funds aren’t…

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I’m well and truly hooked on the copper trend and gradually introducing more and more copper into my kitchen. At first I worried that it would look odd, we have a silver sink and draining board, silver cupboard and drawer handles – would the copper stick out like a sore thumb? I’ve started by adding a few copper accessories. We have copper pans hanging down on one wall and more…

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In my old house I craved all wooden floors; wooden floors were nice and modern, they looked the part and were easy to clean. By the time we sold the house we had wooden floors in every room bar the tiled kitchen; the only carpet in the house was on the stairs. Several years and a new home later and I am now seeking the comfort that only carpet can…

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