This year has been a year of challenges, but also one of personal growth and discovery. I have been tested again and again, but I am ending the year thankful for so many things and seeing it as an important year in understanding my mental health and appreciating my wellbeing. I thought I would reflect … Continue reading What 2018 has taught me
I see my blog as my own little diary, to look back on and spark memories. I wanted to create a little snapshot into this Christmas and thought I would do a little picture diary. Hope you enjoy!
After the kitchen, the bathroom was the next room to have a complete and utter makeover. The bathroom was perfectly usable but not to our taste and we also wanted to install a shower and a number of new fittings as well as some new decor. We began by taking off the tiles and the … Continue reading Renovation: Bathroom
Devil's Ivy (Epipremnum aureum) is one of my all time favourite plants. It is so easy to grow, and creates such a gorgeous addition to any room with its trailing vines. I have a number of Devil's Ivy around the house, and have started to propagate them. I thought I would write a post on … Continue reading Propagating Devil’s Ivy
I've written previously about my love of derelict buildings, finding the beauty in the unexpected. Sadly, Stoke-on-Trent has a lot of derelict spaces, but they still emanate such beauty that makes me stop in my tracks to photograph them. I've recently been discovering more of Longton, where there are wonderful places such as the Shala … Continue reading Derelict Beauty in Stoke-on-Trent
As with the bedroom, our spare room was good to go in terms of moving into it. But we wanted to fully change the room, to create more of a dressing room space and when I developed my passion for Yoga this year, it is also became my dedicated room to practice in. We have … Continue reading Renovation: Dressing Room / Yoga Room
As the title says - I have opened an online shop! Selling my handmade Macramé Plant Hangers and hope to sell more crafts that I make in the future. I taught myself how to macramé one day when not feeling too well, and I have now been making them as a hobby for a while. … Continue reading I’ve opened a shop!
We were lucky to have upstairs completly livable when moving in, so this is where we stored all of our belongings when we moved in and the mess was unravelling downstairs! We just wanted to update upstairs to our taste, which slowly developed really whilst the major renovating was taking place below. The room was … Continue reading Renovation: Bedroom
This year Christmas has to be on a budget, but I find myself actually having more fun crafting as opposed to buying. All my loved ones are receiving homemade gifts, and I am really enjoying spending the time making something for them that I think they will like and enjoy. No hustle and bustle or … Continue reading Christmas Crafting: DIY Wreath