It’s been quite a while since I’ve written a home post, and there is actually a really good reason.  Behind the scenes there have been some very exciting plans taking place which, if everything goes smoothly, will mean some very big changes to our forever home. I have mentioned before that we fell in love with the house almost immediately.  It was one of those feelings that is quite hard to  describe but the house just felt like home.  It was far from perfect but we loved it’s quirky features and traditional cottage style.  As the house had been empty for… View Post

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