A few weeks ago I was still trying to decide what theme we wanted to go for with the nursery. I was spending hours browsing Pinterest looking for inspiration and found some beautiful ideas.  I managed to narrow it down to my five favourite wallpapers for the nursery, and eventually it came down to a choice of two.  Whilst one was undeniably stunning my husband and I both agreed it was a little bit too pricey and so we have decided to go for a woodland theme, aiming for a similar look to this nursery I found on Pinterest. I… View Post

Now that Christmas is over and life is returning to normal it’s time to start looking ahead and for us that means thinking about our new arrival, and for me, how to decorate the nursery. When we were expecting O we knew that the spare bedroom at the front of the house was going to become the nursery.  We had planned to try for a second baby when O was around one and our plan was to then move O into the study and keep the larger bedroom as the nursery.  Well, life has a habit of not working out… View Post

I have a bit of a love hate relationship with our bedroom.  I love the space, the open brick wall and the floor to ceiling radiator.  I love the full length doors that open onto a little balcony that overlooks the garden, it was one of the many things that made us fall in love on first sight of this house.  I love that the sun streams through the window in the mornings or that we can sit in bed and watch the rain pouring down whilst we are lovely and cosy inside. What I dislike about the room is all… View Post

There’s always a but, isn’t there?  I really do love my kitchen, it is one of my favourite rooms in the house but if I were to change anything it would be the amount of light that comes into the room.  The window is East facing which means that we get the sunlight streaming in first thing in the morning, but by midday the sun is over the top of the house and it can get a little dark. It doesn’t help that there is a ledge above the kitchen window which limits the light that gets in once the… View Post