#TheEverydaySpruce Read your way to a happier home

#TheEverydaySpruce – a collaborative project between lapinblu & growing spaces – | SIMPLIFY | CLARIFY | BEAUTIFY | Never one to resist a bandwagon, I ordered my copy of the best-selling The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying by Marie Kondo once I’d seen a couple of people mention it on Instagram. I bought Happier At Home by Gretchen Rubin a few months back (about when Sarah-Lou and I started The Everyday Spruce project), after reading her earlier book The Happiness Project a couple of years ago. And then The Year Of Living Danishly by Helen Russell has been recommended to me…

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#TheEverydaySpruce DIY wall planner

| SIMPLIFY | CLARIFY | BEAUTIFY | I’m so enjoying #TheEverydaySpruce project with Sarah-Lou. Not only is it a great for making me look out for ways to make life easier and clearer, but it’s meant that I’m actually tackling things that I’ve always had in the back of my mind but have never got round to. Turning those vague ideas and plans into reality feels absolutely satisfying. The big focus here over the last fortnight has been transforming the old playroom into an office for me (after my old office upstairs became Ez’s new bedroom). I’m determined to keep…

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Introducing : The Everyday Spruce :

A very happy new year to you! I love the blank page that a new year offers, and although I’ll always be a fan of the twinkle and frippery when the house is all decked out for Christmas, I’m just as seduced by the renewed feeling of space and light when the decorations are taken down and our home returns to its normal state. And I can’t help but muse about how wonderful and welcome it would be to be able to instil that same sense of space and light to everyday life, too, as well as to my surroundings.…

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