Adding a Touch of Fun to Children’s Bedroom Decor with Hurn & Hurn

•Features gifted items• We have been decluttering the house over the past week or so, in preparation for updating the children’s bedrooms. The main motivation for this was getting rid of Benjamin’s cotbed. He hasn’t been sleeping in it for months as he’s been sharing his big brother’s double bed, but it still feels like a bit of a milestone getting rid of it completely. We were sent across a...

Updating Our Home with Desenio Prints

•Sponsored Post featuring gifted items• Ever since I first collaborated with Desenio last year, I fell in love with their vast range of affordable prints. There truly is something to suit every taste and budget on the Desenio website, which is really easy to navigate, with the option to search for something specific, or by category, print size or price. I could quite easily spend hours just browsing and picking...

Fixing Common Household Problems With Tape

•Guest Post• Home deterioration is inevitable, especially if you have lived in the house over a long period of time. It is often advised that obvious signs of wear and tear should be attended with a renovation to make sure the structure is still safe to live in. However, if the property doesn’t pose any immediate threat, you can opt for a cheaper, quicker solution and use a material that most...

Adding a Pop of Colour to Our Home Decor with Skulpta

• Paid Post • Adding personality to our house is so important to me, especially as we are currently renting. I love browsing websites and looking for the perfect pieces that resonate with me. When the team at Skulpta, experts in canvas art, got in touch asking if I would like to have a couple of their canvases sent across, I went straight onto the website to have a look at...

How to Maximise Space in Your Bathroom

Paid Post / Ad with Bathing Solutions.   Our bathroom is pretty small. It has a toilet, bath and towel rail, and has fitted shelving, so during bath time for the kids, it can get a little bit cramped! When we buy somewhere, the first thing I will be looking for is a nice big bathroom, but it is possible to maximise the space you are working with and a few...

Keeping Clothes Fresh for Longer with Day 2

Features gifted products  I am the least domesticated person ever and quite often go to find an item of clothing to wear to an event on the day, only to realise I wore it the week before and forgot to wash it. This has happened more times than I care to admit in recent months, so when the lovely team at Tin Man Comms got in touch to let me...

10 Weird and Wonderful Things About Flats

Over the past ten years I have moved several times. Although I now live in a house, our last property was a maisonette and I have lived in a couple of flats as well. Flats account for a high proportion of homes in the UK – about an eighth of residences in England alone.  With the global population predicted to rise even higher in the next few decades, and city...

3 Signs You Might Need to Replace Your Boiler

We are currently renting the house we live in. In general I am not a fan of renting, it can feel like a waste of money, paying out each month without being any closer to owning your home. One of the main benefits of renting, however, is that you are not responsible for big household costs like needing to replace a boiler. The boiler in our home needed replacing at...

3 Reasons Why You Should Consider Replacing Your Windows

I’m not sure I have ever written a more grown up blog post title but replacing your windows can have benefits that you might not have considered. The average lifespan of windows is apparently around 15-20 years so if yours have been around for a long time, or you simply fancy an excuse to update them, these are 3 reasons why you should consider replacing your windows. Better Security  Obviously...