When we moved into our new-build family home back in August 2015 the twins were just 3-years old at the time and so the 100-mile move from North Wales to the Midlands was fairly stressful enough. Therefore getting every room in the house 100% to our exact taste wasn’t going to be an easy task, nor was it going to happen overnight. A few years…

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I just wanted to do one last blog post before the twins officially break up from school for Christmas tomorrow, as a little Happy Christmas post to you all before I settle down into feeling festive and spending time with them. Dave finishes this coming Friday and so I’ve got a few days with the children this week to wrap presents, make mince pieces, watch…

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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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