It was Mr R’s birthday a few weekends ago and we decided to have a mini break to the East Coast. We booked a cottage near Hornsea and Mappleton (I wouldn’t recommend this particular cottage) and used it as a base to explore the local area. We decided to explore the coast and had a […]
I love old floral oil paintings. There’s something so characterful about them and when teamed with a vintage-style gold frame, there’s nothing nicer. I don’t like the price of them though! Original oil paintings can cost a small fortune, like hundreds of pounds, which is way over my budget. Here’s how to get cheaper vintage […]
I have been DYING to show you our kitchen floor transformation! It’s been a long time coming (thanks Covid-19 lockdown!). Our kitchen and dining area had two different floor surfaces – slate tiles in the kitchen part, which were so cold your feet turned white when you walked on them in winter, and painted concrete […]
There’s something quite magical about an aged mirror. They look like a mirror who’ve seen things, you know? A mirror who’s lived. If a mirror has spots from age, it’s known as a foxed mirror and you can achieve the look without having to wait 100 years. Here’s how to create a foxed mirror.
It’s been a funny old time recently. The Covid-19 lockdown has certainly provided me with more time to spend in the garden and I’ve been able to keep on top of things there a bit more. Usually by this time of year the garden has to be self sufficient as I’m so busy with work, […]