4 Mistakes To Make When Decorating A New Build Lounge

New builds are funny aren’t they. On one hand we’re itching to do the house up and get cracking with painting the walls, but on the other hand I’m kinda glad that snagging means we can’t and we’ve had to wait for the walls and house to settle, cos we’ve had loads of time (over…

Why The Dinner Table Is The Heart Of Our Home

Darren and I will have lived together for four years next month and it’s true when they say you need to learn to live with someone. As much as you love and respect your partner, everyone has different way of doing things. Whether that’s washing, cleaning (which I’m very ~opinionated~ on) or just everyday routine’s…

How I’ve Styled My Coffee Table

When we moved into home in April 2018 I was so keen to make our house truly feel like ours now we’re no longer renting and the main room is the lounge. Our vibe is cosy, warm, yet modern. And the main crux of that is our coffee table. I bought it from John Lewis…

What we’ve learnt from buying a new build home – One year later

I can’t believe we’ve been homeowners for over 12 months. Anyone who’s rented for a set period of time and tried to save in conjunction, knows the struggle is real when trying to get yourself onto the elusive ladder our elders and the media wax lyrically about. But low and behold last April Darren and…

It's Ok To Be A Homebird #SpillTheTea

Social media gives off this impression that everyone is busy all the time. Checking in on Facebook, tagging your location on IG Stories, seeing friends and family. We’ve all read that memes about how exhausting it is to work out (LOL, I don’t do that), physically go to work, keep your home clean, see people…

Buying Our House – What Renting Taught Me

Renting is a mind-field. Since we bought our house earlier this year we’re out of the trap, thank god. But if you’re a renter who’s saving for a deposit or, shock horror, someone who is happy renting and likes the flexibility of not being tied in, I’m now ready to look back on my experience…