I haven’t bought anything new for our family home for a little while now. I don’t really know why. Perhaps I am at the stage where we have pretty much everything we need? Or maybe I am just too darn busy to think about purchasing lovely home decor pieces at the moment? Or probably both. Anyway, that aside, I actually HAVE picked up a few new pieces recently (which…

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Most people that read this blog know just how much I love my home office! I talk about it, photograph it, write about it…I adore it! It is because I spend quite a lot of time in it – I work in here 3 days a week when the twins are at preschool – on blogging and freelance writing related jobs. Therefore I have dedicated…

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Even though we only moved into our new-build family home one year ago we have already done quite a lot to it – we have been busy! Every room is pretty much completely furnished and looks presentable. The main living areas are practical, liveable and comfortable – the kitchen/diner, living room, twins bedrooms, playroom, study and master bedroom. Moving into a new-build house though has made it…

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I am at a point within our home where the twins now have a HUGE collection of children’s books. They get a new book for every birthday & Christmas, plus they have library books, books from school and ones from car boots sales/charity shops. We therefore have accumulated many books throughout the last four years. Book storage is subsequently something that is high up on my priority list for…

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Large kitchen-diners are incredibly sought after by families; they are seen as the ultimate luxury in open-plan living and are hugely favoured. But…what’s not to love?! Not only can you prepare food and drinks whilst chatting to family and friends, but you can also keep an eye on children whilst they play in there, or as they do their homework at the table. They are sociable, practical and…

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You may have noticed that I quite like a latte coffee – or two. In fact, I would go as far as to say that my drinks probably make up 80% of my photographs! My Instagram feed is quite literally filled with them! Within our home there are some luxury items that make my day brighter/easier/more enjoyable/better…and one of those is absolutely my Dolce Gusto coffee machine. To…

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Where we lived before (a 1900 cottage) was a lovely, cosy, happy, family home…but it never felt stylish. No matter how much we renovated and decorated it in a modern and contemporary style it always felt as though it was torn between country chic and modern living. It didn’t 100% work and I never felt totally happy with the rooms. I couldn’t quite put my finger on…

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My iMac has been on its knees over the last few months, performing SO slowly…and I *may* have uttered a swear word (or two) at it. In it’s defence it has got several thousand high resolution images stored on it, with new ones going in each day. It is therefore no wonder it is incredibly slow. I have consequently been going through all of my many photographs and deleting…

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I’d like to think that my own Instagram photographs are good to look at – visual, interesting and well captured. But a photographer, I am not! So being able to have the chance to display the artwork of somebody who is talented (and who has taken a striking and beautiful image) for a very reasonable price – is really rather cool. We have been after some…

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