Our poor kitchen table has been tampered with yet again and has endured yet another Soothill makeover! When we first moved into our new-build family home over 2 years ago (from a country-style cottage) we brought with us a traditional farmhouse table and chairs that my parents had given to us. It thus didn’t work in our modern, shiny, new grey kitchen and we absolutely…

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When we were viewing new-build family homes a couple of years ago this particular house style really appealed to me mainly because of the stunning hallway. It is large, spacious and light and has a lovely sweeping staircase. I looked at Hubby when we walked in, grinning wildly…we literally had to have this house! The entrance hall in our previous home had been a really small…

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It’s been a little while since I did an interiors post here on my blog. In fact, I used to do them several times a month when we first moved into our new-build home just over two years ago. Back then, our brand new family home was a completely blank canvas (literally) in which not much of our furniture went with! (we moved here from…

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As a trend for 2017, gold is still proving extremely popular and increasing in demand. It was identified as a key trend this year and the metal is already in many people’s homes. Such as mirrors, side tables, ornaments and photo frames. Gold – in the kitchen – is also proving to be a really popular trend and very HOT right now. Think taps, handles…

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It’s funny how a bunch of flowers can totally change your mood. Peonies (which are, incidentally, my favourite ever flower and colour) have really brightened me and my home up lately. I have been buying myself a bunch each week – and every bloom looks stunning sitting around our family home. It has actually got me loving this baby-pink colour again. It is such a…

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Dave and I are *those* kind of people. The ones where we will be chatting away, discussing an idea, (such as creating a new decked area in our garden) and then a few hours later the wood is ordered, the hole is being dug and the furniture being planned out. This is a true story! It happened a few weeks ago when we were casually…

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So after all the complaining by MANY of us on social media at just how cold, wet and miserable the weather has been lately (SO grey outside) – out of the blue came the most glorious of weeks and a UK heatwave! The windows have been flung open of our family home, the freezer stocked up with ice lollies and our moods have all been lifted!…

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If you regularly read my blog and follow me on social media then you will know that we moved to a new-build house 18 months ago (which we absolutely adore!). You’ll also know that I’ve got so much furniture, accessories & homeware for our family home from the amazing and brilliant Homesense. One of my favourite interiors shops! You may have picked up that I’ve actually…

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One of the nicest things in life is climbing into bed after a long, busy day and our bed being made – complete with fresh bedding. I realise that this whole sentence makes me sound incredibly old, however, being a tired parent of twins, getting a good nights sleep at night becomes a huge part of your life. It is something I look forward to after…

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