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    Easter holidays – bedroom mini-makeover

    It was a little remiss of me to not take a ‘before’ photograph of our bedroom but basically it was a magnolia box with plain cream bedside lamps and colour was thrown in via various different duvet covers. It has been our intention for some time to give our bedroom a makeover since it is […]

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  • Little Bean’s Bedroom Makeover with Wall Stickers 1

    Little Bean’s Bedroom Makeover with Wall Stickers

    When we did the big bedroom switch in preparation for Jelly Bean’s arrival, we pretty much kept the style of their rooms the same as they had been. We gave each child their choice of colours but they didn’t want to change them so Little Bean kept her pink bedroom and decided she wanted to […]

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  • Command Strips for Damage-Free Picture Hanging 2

    Command Strips for Damage-Free Picture Hanging

    So often I have heard people saying how they don’t hang pictures on their walls when they have new-build houses because they don’t like to damage the walls. From our point of view we haven’t put much on our walls because the plaster just seems to crumble into a big gaping hole!! But in recent […]

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  • Bargain finds . . . 3

    Bargain finds . . .

    This week Hubby has taken a few days off with me and the children. The weather hasn’t been the best so we’ve been spending a lot of time at home which meant that we have been spending a lot of time looking at all the things which we want to change around the house. When […]

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  • October Half Term 2013 – Tuesday 4

    October Half Term 2013 – Tuesday

    Some time since the middle of the summer holidays we have had a sample of wallpaper cellotaped to the wall in our downstairs toilet. Tuesday was finally the day that we found the time to take it down and make it a more permanent fixture. Hubby has always said that he doesn’t really enjoy wallpapering […]

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  • Creating a playroom on a budget 5

    Creating a playroom on a budget

    If you’ve got kids, you’ll be all too aware of the mess they can make. A few weeks after the birth and they soon become king or queen of the castle. This is why, if you’ve got the room, you need a playroom. I know what you’re thinking… they can play in their bedroom. Well […]

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