Snagging and the never-ending decorating cycle

My husband and I are not natural completer-finishers when it comes to DIY. We love the excitement of a new project – the planning, the sourcing all the elements, the thrill of a big transformation – and then, just before we completely finish all the details, we inevitably run out of energy and enthusiasm and our thoughts quickly turn to the next thing. This means that, after nearly five years in our current home, although we’ve pretty much tackled all the major renovations that the house needed, we’re still left without a single room that’s been properly finished off. The…

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Making space at home to create

It’s all about the She Shed on my YouTube channel this week, as I give my humble potting shed a desperately-needed update to turn it from a dingy dumping ground into a usable shed that will hopefully encourage me to get creative in the garden. My shed was piled high with junk – old buggies, kids’ garden toys, old bags of compost and even craft bits that I couldn’t fit into my craft cupboard indoors. So I had a whole heap of stuff to clear out, most of which is now sat in a pile on my lawn, covered with…

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A few days from a finished en suite

In case you missed it, here’s the original post where I vlogged in the shower…

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We can unpack boxes…

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That wasn’t meant to happen…

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