Styling the Seasons: January

: Styling the Seasons, by Apartment Apothecary and Lotts and Lots : “Reflect the change of seasons and show those changes in your own home, by styling any surface (shelf, dining table, mantelpiece) with something you like to reflect the new month and what it means to you” An image of calm in amongst the chaos that reigns in our house right now. January has brought a lot of change – it started with creating two new bedrooms for the twins (which still need their finishing touches before I will share them here). Ez has moved into my old office…

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{How to} create a magnetic blackboard wall

We’ve had a blackboard wall in every home we’ve lived in, but it’s really come into its own now we have kids. They love doodling on the wall and we can write notes to remind ourselves of shopping items or other things we know we’re likely to forget. Adding magnetic paint under the blackboard paint means the wall also doubles up as a noticeboard to make it even more useful. It’s so simple to do – here’s my easy video How To….

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