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

I have a love/hate relationship with our bedroom.  I love the space in the room, the brick wall, the balcony with views over the garden.  I love it’s high ceiling and that it has a lovely little ensuite.  But I really hate the decor! This is completely our own fault as when we first moved in we decorated to match the existing furniture we had from our previous home.  Buying and renovating our forever home (whilst getting married a couple of months later) wiped out all of our savings and there wasn’t any spare money to buy new bedroom furniture… View Post

One of my favourite things about the new baby preparations has been planning the new nursery.  With O we worked with what we had, there was no new wallpaper or curtains and as lovely as it was it still felt a little like the spare bedroom rather than a nursery.  It’s only been this year that we have decorated the room for him and it is still awaiting new curtains. The new nursery was a completely different matter, the room had been my husbands office and (once the Manchester United memorabilia had been taken off the walls) it was a… View Post

When we first visited our house we were adamant that we would need to decorate every single room, and the bathroom was no different.  The colour scheme was not exactly to our liking. We did agree that one item did need to stay, and that was the bath.  It was beautiful (bright yellow paint aside).  It’s probably a good thing that we decided it was a keeper as due to it being cast iron I’m not sure it would have been the easiest item to remove. Apart from the bath, we weren’t too sure what look we wanted.  Our previous… View Post