New love: my fiddle leaf fig (ficus lyrata)

As birthday presents go, this was a parcel that was hard to beat – a huge box, with a few tantalising leaves poking out of the box – inside was the most gorgeous fiddle leaf fig tree (ficus lystrata). It was a gift from my lovely mother-in-law (she sourced this beauty from The Palm Centre), and I was over the moon because I have wanted to add a fiddle leaf fig tree to my plant family for absolutely ages. Having got my green-fingered confidence up over the last couple of years tending lots of succulents and other low-maintenance houseplants such…

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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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Storage secrets for a family home

For the next three months, I’ve joined up with the newly formed Tots100 Home Club – a group of bloggers who love their homes and interiors including Jen from  Mum in the Madhouse, Liz from Violet Posy, Karen from The White Approach, and Kelly from Domestic Goddesque – to take on a project in our homes each month in association with Homebase. This month’s theme is ‘Get Organised’, so we’ll each be sharing some smart storage ideas with you on our blogs. You can also share your organisation tips on the Tots100 facebook page, or see some great ideas on the…

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