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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Me, myself and organising

Last week I had an extremely rare weekend on my own. No husband, no kids and no plans whatsoever. Coming at the end of a manic few months of work, I didn’t want to tackle anything too strenuous as basically I’m a walking zombie at the moment. I started out well, with a nice lie-in and some time re-aquainting myself with my much-neglected tapestry. And then I got up and had the bright idea to declutter and reorganise the cupboards and wardrobes. And in just over an hour, most of my house pretty much looked like this… It was too…

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