Street View: Planning for Shutters

Ever since we had the windows at the front of our house replaced, we’ve been a little on the “exposed” side with people walking past…

WIN! A bespoke, handmade cushion from The Cushion Room

Recently, I’ve developed a bit of a “thing” for cushions. There are 4 cushions across two sofas in our living room, a cushion on a…

Silver Linings and Wood Burning Stoves

What beautiful weather we’re having – in typical fashion now that our wood-burning stove is finally in there’s a heatwave. Not that I was really…

Getting Ready for Winter

I can’t actually believe that is the subject line of a post when we haven’t even had a proper summer yet so far, but in…

Planning a Kitchen

The other night I was lying in bed waiting for Pete to come home and I started looking on Pinterest. Ah, Pinterest. The drain of…

Recreating a period hallway

Part of the joy for me in owning a period home is the possibility you have to try and enhance some period features or recreate…

Dreaming of Bathrooms

In all the posts I’ve written about our home updates and plans so far, the bathroom has rarely featured, if at all. Which is surprising…