Vase

I go a bit crazy at this time of year dotting fresh flowers around the house on every windowsill so desperate am I for Spring. I always think it’s a good idea to have a variety of vases at the ready. Tall and thin for gladioli, hourglass for lillies or peonies… shape matters when it…

Not Tupperware

Recently I helped a dear friend move house. It wasn’t under easy circumstances, her husband had just been involved in a horrific traffic accident and was in hospital so she was trying to do it all on her own. Two weeks before Christmas. With a baby. Not. Fun. Times. Anyway I ended up taking some…

Bed

My husband and I have had the same bed frame since before we got married. We’ve now been married 16 YEARS. I’m too embarrassed to even talk about the mattress. You know those Dreams adverts that say you’re supposed to replace your mattress every 8 years? Hah! Are we weird? Do people update their beds…

Joseph Joseph

I have two recycling tubs from IKEA that I love (click here). They cost a total of £14 for the pair. But if you want a more designer look then you may like the new Stack recycling range from  Joseph Joseph. I’m not sure if recycling can be sexy but they’re giving it their best shot. The range…

Soak & Sleep

One of my favourite things on Earth is a bubble bath. I will happily soak until I’m lobster pink and wrinkled like a prune. And I love my bed. I can contentedly lounge around in bed for hours. Reading in bed? Cosy. Breakfast in bed? Sold! I’m clearly part-Sloth.  So it’s no surprise that I adore…

Update: Dulux Light & Space

Just a quick one… I had a few people commenting about how wonderful the Dulux Light & Space paint sounded after I mentioned it in a previous post (read it here). It was for our daughter’s relatively small room. It claimed to reflect light and made wondrous promises. Well, my decorators, The Chuckle Brothers, have been…