Working out which interior design style suits you and your likes and dislikes can certainly be confusing. But knowing your rustic from your farmhouse, as well as the key elements on the Scandinavian look can help you create the look in your home that you crave. Bohemian Style Also known as Bo-Ho, this is the style for those who have a deep sense of the individual. It is a case, in some ways, of anything goes and so if you love colourful collections and unconventional displays, take a look at what Bo-Ho offers. Coastal Style A tough style to pull… View Post

Your dog is very much a part of the family, so why shouldn’t your garden be a reflection of that? I know what you’re thinking, having a dog running in the garden means that you can’t have a beautiful lawn, let alone gorgeous flower beds, rosebushes, Skip Cherry Laurel Shrubs from The Tree Center or anything else! But if you take a little time your garden can be a little haven for your dog as well as the rest of your family no matter the season. Make your surfaces pet friendly If you want them to walk on paths instead… View Post

“Christmas is coming; the geese are getting fat.” This start of a classic nursery rhyme conjures up images of a groaning dinner table, log fires and frost and snow on the ground. And whether you have a goose, a turkey or something else for your Yuletide meal there are some simple ways to host the perfect Christmas dinner. It doesn’t have to be stressful and if you plan things well, you’ll not only give your guests a memorable experience but also end the event without being frazzled. Here are some tips to help you along: 1. Organise your menus in… View Post

Christmas is a really special time of year for our family, it’s where we all began. On a very cold, icy Christmas Eve back in 1995 a shy, slightly awkward 17 year old boy sent his best mate over to tell a 16 year old girl he liked her….and the rest is history. That’s not to say it’s all been plain sailing, And I had to wait, and wait, and wait before my husband eventually put a ring on it.  Every Christmas I would hope there would be an extra special present under the tree.  It seemed fitting, we met… View Post