March has been about a renewal of our decluttering efforts, and about finishing off all those snagging tasks to make the house finally feel more finished and a whole lot calmer. As I’ve cleared out the clutter, I’ve been able to give the things I really love more space to be displayed. Whilst tackling the mammoth job of clearing our garage, we discovered a collection of pots made by Ben’s gran, that were carefully wrapped up and stored away in a box buried deep in all our accumulated junk. I can only think that they hadn’t gone out on show… View Post

I’m sneaking in at the very last minute with this month’s Styling The Seasons post for Katy and Charlotte. I’ve had a bit of a styling block this month – I feel like I’m running out of surfaces to style and I was coming up blank when I tried to think about what June means to me (I think this year, June means going 100 miles an hour and the month disappearing in the blink of an eye). I needed some inspiration so I turned to the twins for some ideas. When we asked them what’s special about June, they… View Post

: 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” Cutting it pretty close to the wire to get this month’s Styling the Seasons post up, but I was determined not to miss a month, and grabbed a spare ten minutes this morning (still in my dressing gown!) to style up the shelf in our family craft area. November has really whizzed by in a blur. I’ve… View Post