• How to Design Your Own Happiness

    Happy by Design (affiliate link) is a relatively new book written by Victoria Harrison, who you may know as the Editor of Houzz. She is also a columnist for the Metro and i newspaper and has over 14 years experience writing for consumer magazines like Ideal Home, House Beautiful, The English Home and Real Homes. I received this book to review

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  • Who loves a Posh Shed?

    So I have been super busy the past few weeks. After completing our decking last year and doing a bit of a nautical garden makeover, we have upped tools again this year to continue with the work. We have a brick outbuilding/shed in the garden which sits directly behind the decking and I’m the first

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  • Net Outdoor Furniture by Nardi

    Although I already have garden furniture, I can’t seem to stop myself from looking at all the options available out there and lusting after some of the pieces that I come across. My latest favourite is this striking outdoor furniture collection from Nardi. Designed by Raffaello Galiotto, this stunning range is called Net. The Net range

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  • Let the Summer beGIN!

    Are you ready for summer yet guys? I can tell you now that I am more than ready, I just can’t wait. I’m starting to get used to all these little tasters of warm and sunny weather we’ve been having recently. The early May bank holiday was amazing and this weekend just gone wasn’t all

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  • WWOO Outdoor Kitchen

    How nice was bank holiday weekend guys? Apparently it was the hottest since records began. The Met office weather app insisted that it was 17c but I can tell you it was more like 28c in my garden. Our decking is such a sun trap and by mid afternoon it was almost too hot to

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  • Garden Makeover : The Plan

    Image c/o Dash & Albert (my garden looks nothing like this and I don’t have a pool sadly!) Following on from my Garden Makeover Inspiration post, I wanted to tell you all a little bit more about my garden and our own garden makeover plans. We are really lucky to have a south facing garden

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  • Garden Makeover Inspiration

    City Living showpiece at RHS Chelsea by Kate Gould Gardens featuring Anglepoise Original 1227™ Giant Outdoor Lamp So now that our kitchen makeover is complete, our next project is our garden makeover. My thoughts at the moment have become totally overtaken by the various options we have for creating an outdoor livingroom. I think this is a big

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